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Cost of Living in Tanzania

Cost of living in Tanzania is 49.56% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Tanzania is 59.35% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7,000.00 TSh 5,000.00-12,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 57,242.50 TSh 35,000.00-80,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12,000.00 TSh 8,000.00-18,420.76
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,500.00 TSh 2,000.00-3,500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3,500.00 TSh 3,000.00-5,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4,253.97 TSh 2,500.00-5,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1,052.57 TSh 500.00-2,456.10
Water (12 oz small bottle) 664.32 TSh 500.00-1,000.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,895.72 TSh 4,542.50-13,248.94
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,118.86 TSh 907.19-1,360.78
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,099.09 TSh 907.19-1,632.93
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,807.69 TSh 3,200.00-6,000.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7,581.48 TSh 3,175.15-15,875.75
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4,384.73 TSh 3,175.15-7,030.69
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4,183.13 TSh 3,175.15-6,350.30
Apples (1 lb) 2,771.96 TSh 1,814.37-3,628.74
Banana (1 lb) 869.39 TSh 544.31-1,360.78
Oranges (1 lb) 1,133.98 TSh 453.59-2,267.96
Tomato (1 lb) 939.59 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Potato (1 lb) 710.63 TSh 453.59-907.19
Onion (1 lb) 872.29 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Lettuce (1 head) 1,166.67 TSh 500.00-1,500.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,280.19 TSh 1,000.00-3,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16,000.00 TSh 12,000.00-23,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,300.00 TSh 1,500.00-3,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3,308.33 TSh 2,500.00-4,500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,850.00 TSh 2,500.00-3,600.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 TSh 400.00-500.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 18,000.00 TSh 10,000.00-60,000.00
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) 7,750.00 TSh 5,000.00-15,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8,256.98 TSh 7,570.83-8,706.45
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000,000.00 TSh
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,900,000.00 TSh 9,000,000.00-22,897,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164,294.53 TSh 68,000.00-500,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 235.00 TSh 100.00-500.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 138,621.25 TSh 75,000.00-228,970.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 139,230.77 TSh 85,000.00-343,455.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38,158.80 TSh 10,000.00-50,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10,000.00 TSh 10,000.00-15,000.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,101,338.89 TSh 500,000.00-2,289,700.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,719,600.00 TSh 10,215,000.00-60,750,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66,609.44 TSh 30,000.00-150,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 68,317.60 TSh 35,000.00-100,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 93,571.43 TSh 50,000.00-200,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 123,750.00 TSh 75,000.00-180,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 691,151.67 TSh 300,000.00-1,125,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 560,839.58 TSh 200,000.00-1,144,850.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,278,876.36 TSh 1,000,000.00-3,434,550.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,908,443.33 TSh 800,000.00-3,405,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 210,259.51 TSh 180,810.57-1,114,827.20
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 194,732.60 TSh 111,482.72-278,706.80
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 639,524.38 TSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 21.33 17.83-23.00

Prices in Tanzania

These data are based on 1007 entries in the past 18 months from 98 different contributors.
Last update: November 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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