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Cost of Living in Tanzania

Cost of living in Tanzania is 37.63% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Tanzania is 44.88% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7,500.00 TSh 5,000.00-12,041.43
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55,439.38 TSh 36,000.00-70,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 17,772.40 TSh 13,000.00-19,266.29
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,726.88 TSh 2,300.00-4,976.33
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4,000.00 TSh 3,352.73-5,587.88
Cappuccino (regular) 4,108.85 TSh 2,458.67-5,924.07
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,341.85 TSh 600.00-2,665.89
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 837.10 TSh 500.00-2,235.15
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10,793.59 TSh 6,264.51-15,141.65
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,248.70 TSh 907.19-1,814.37
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,101.29 TSh 816.47-1,587.58
Eggs (12) 4,502.91 TSh 3,200.00-6,705.45
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8,709.53 TSh 5,443.11-16,329.34
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5,041.17 TSh 3,175.15-9,124.63
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3,968.94 TSh 2,721.56-5,069.24
Apples (1 lb) 3,056.51 TSh 2,267.96-4,535.93
Banana (1 lb) 916.50 TSh 506.92-1,360.78
Oranges (1 lb) 1,048.88 TSh 453.59-2,267.96
Tomato (1 lb) 929.75 TSh 680.39-2,041.17
Potato (1 lb) 856.92 TSh 506.92-1,360.78
Onion (1 lb) 933.85 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Lettuce (1 head) 1,752.03 TSh 500.00-3,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,452.35 TSh 1,000.00-2,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18,000.00 TSh 12,000.00-22,351.50
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,641.16 TSh 2,000.00-3,352.73
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3,727.27 TSh 3,000.00-5,587.88
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3,426.36 TSh 3,000.00-4,000.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 TSh 400.00-670.54
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90,000.00 TSh 22,351.50-116,227.80
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 TSh 3,000.00-8,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4,828.03 TSh 3,597.13-6,437.38
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10,000.00 TSh 8,000.00-11,175.75
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7,971.83 TSh 7,192.28-8,517.18
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 65,027,250.00 TSh 63,000,000.00-67,054,500.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 40,232,700.00 TSh
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188,916.37 TSh 78,230.25-447,030.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 388.64 TSh 240.00-600.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 270,109.00 TSh 200,000.00-400,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 129,162.28 TSh 60,000.00-220,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19,950.50 TSh 10,000.00-33,527.25
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10,684.02 TSh 9,000.00-13,410.90
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,485,000.00 TSh
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 44,750,000.00 TSh 27,000,000.00-62,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67,006.06 TSh 50,000.00-120,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 107,351.50 TSh 50,000.00-200,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 117,219.50 TSh 70,000.00-167,636.25
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130,164.46 TSh 60,000.00-250,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,062,046.67 TSh 447,030.00-1,800,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 595,407.22 TSh 200,000.00-1,117,575.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,773,583.33 TSh 1,341,090.00-4,500,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,318,302.50 TSh 400,000.00-4,470,300.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 264,754.39 TSh 249,180.60-311,475.75
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 217,492.57 TSh 49,999.58-278,706.80
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,201,279.17 TSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 18.40 10.00-22.00

Prices in Tanzania

These data are based on 838 entries in the past 18 months from 97 different contributors.
Last update: March, 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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