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Cost of Living in Tanzania

Cost of living in Tanzania is 40.80% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Tanzania is 56.52% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8,000.00 TSh 5,000.00-12,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60,000.00 TSh 44,000.00-79,814.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,000.00 TSh 10,000.00-20,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,500.00 TSh 2,500.00-4,560.80
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4,000.00 TSh 3,000.00-6,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4,131.08 TSh 2,280.40-5,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,094.12 TSh 500.00-2,442.85
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 690.00 TSh 400.00-1,000.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9,340.60 TSh 5,299.58-13,248.94
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,121.61 TSh 907.19-1,451.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,113.36 TSh 907.19-1,632.93
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,953.43 TSh 3,200.00-8,500.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8,328.33 TSh 5,443.11-15,875.75
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5,359.40 TSh 3,175.15-9,309.36
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4,471.13 TSh 3,175.15-6,350.30
Apples (1 lb) 3,005.05 TSh 2,267.96-4,137.49
Banana (1 lb) 909.69 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Oranges (1 lb) 1,036.48 TSh 453.59-2,267.96
Tomato (1 lb) 979.09 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Potato (1 lb) 794.85 TSh 453.59-1,133.98
Onion (1 lb) 909.48 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Lettuce (1 head) 1,328.04 TSh 1,000.00-2,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,398.45 TSh 1,000.00-3,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20,000.00 TSh 12,000.00-25,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,477.78 TSh 1,800.00-3,000.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3,437.50 TSh 3,000.00-4,500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3,420.60 TSh 2,500.00-3,700.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 TSh 400.00-500.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60,000.00 TSh 18,000.00-118,580.80
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 TSh 3,000.00-5,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4,828.03 TSh 3,218.69-8,046.72
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 9,000.00 TSh 5,000.00-15,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8,050.73 TSh 7,192.28-8,632.25
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 63,000,000.00 TSh
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,576,000.00 TSh 11,500,000.00-22,804,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179,715.39 TSh 68,000.00-500,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 322.46 TSh 180.00-500.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 151,005.00 TSh 75,000.00-228,040.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 167,825.45 TSh 85,000.00-342,060.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27,936.33 TSh 6,841.20-50,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10,000.00 TSh 8,000.00-15,000.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 863,666.67 TSh 500,000.00-1,485,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 35,498,866.67 TSh 18,243,200.00-60,750,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78,669.20 TSh 38,766.80-150,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 78,386.73 TSh 25,084.40-114,020.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 115,333.50 TSh 70,000.00-171,030.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126,133.75 TSh 75,000.00-182,432.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 707,026.67 TSh 200,000.00-1,125,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 530,348.89 TSh 200,000.00-903,680.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,367,934.55 TSh 1,000,000.00-4,000,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,967,725.00 TSh 1,000,000.00-3,960,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 349,324.91 TSh 185,804.53-1,114,827.20
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 210,578.47 TSh 111,482.72-278,706.80
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 750,710.56 TSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 18.30 10.00-22.00

Prices in Tanzania

These data are based on 898 entries in the past 18 months from 89 different contributors.
Last update: May 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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