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Cost of Living in Tanzania

Cost of living in Tanzania is 46.91% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Tanzania is 56.48% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7,500.00 TSh 4,000.00-13,716.60
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60,000.00 TSh 44,000.00-80,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14,000.00 TSh 10,000.00-18,391.79
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,500.00 TSh 2,400.00-4,572.20
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4,000.00 TSh 3,000.00-5,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4,411.64 TSh 2,500.00-5,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,155.01 TSh 500.00-2,452.24
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 694.86 TSh 500.00-1,000.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,963.41 TSh 4,542.50-13,248.94
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,153.42 TSh 907.19-1,451.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,133.98 TSh 907.19-1,632.93
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,758.33 TSh 3,200.00-6,000.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7,929.99 TSh 5,443.11-11,339.82
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4,661.93 TSh 3,175.15-7,030.69
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4,334.33 TSh 3,175.15-6,350.30
Apples (1 lb) 2,948.35 TSh 1,814.37-4,147.84
Banana (1 lb) 880.20 TSh 544.31-1,360.78
Oranges (1 lb) 1,159.18 TSh 453.59-2,267.96
Tomato (1 lb) 948.85 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Potato (1 lb) 745.19 TSh 453.59-1,133.98
Onion (1 lb) 899.72 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Lettuce (1 head) 1,190.51 TSh 500.00-1,500.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,389.55 TSh 1,000.00-3,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17,000.00 TSh 12,000.00-23,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,436.36 TSh 1,500.00-3,500.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3,475.00 TSh 2,500.00-5,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3,214.57 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) 39,000.00 TSh 18,000.00-60,000.00
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) 8,500.00 TSh 5,000.00-15,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8,220.72 TSh 7,472.40-9,024.42
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) 14,560,166.67 TSh 9,000,000.00-28,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188,704.99 TSh 68,000.00-500,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 254.65 TSh 100.00-500.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 141,230.00 TSh 70,000.00-250,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 145,277.69 TSh 85,000.00-342,915.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35,002.70 TSh 10,000.00-50,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10,000.00 TSh 8,000.00-13,716.60
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 30,457,760.00 TSh 14,000,000.00-60,750,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70,876.44 TSh 40,000.00-150,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 73,574.00 TSh 35,000.00-100,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 100,309.43 TSh 50,000.00-200,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134,111.00 TSh 75,000.00-182,888.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 712,878.18 TSh 300,000.00-1,125,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 630,988.75 TSh 200,000.00-1,200,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,374,372.50 TSh 1,000,000.00-4,000,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,068,416.67 TSh 1,000,000.00-3,429,150.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 210,148.02 TSh 180,526.29-1,114,827.20
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 194,660.13 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 20.50 18.00-22.00

Prices in Tanzania

These data are based on 992 entries in the past 18 months from 94 different contributors.
Last update: September 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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