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Cost of Living in Tanzania

Cost of living in Tanzania is 38.81% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Tanzania is 48.85% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8,471.60 TSh 5,000.00-11,990.07
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55,895.00 TSh 36,000.00-70,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 17,036.86 TSh 11,179.00-20,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,613.84 TSh 2,500.00-4,500.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4,485.80 TSh 3,353.70-5,962.90
Cappuccino (regular) 3,960.97 TSh 2,459.38-5,589.50
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,276.95 TSh 600.00-2,555.53
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 798.77 TSh 500.00-2,235.80
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10,596.66 TSh 6,349.16-15,141.65
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,245.07 TSh 907.19-1,814.37
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,061.23 TSh 816.47-1,542.22
Eggs (12) 4,525.90 TSh 3,200.00-6,707.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8,302.08 TSh 5,443.11-11,339.82
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4,834.03 TSh 3,175.15-9,127.29
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3,790.74 TSh 2,721.56-5,070.72
Apples (1 lb) 2,954.56 TSh 2,041.17-4,535.93
Banana (1 lb) 865.89 TSh 507.07-1,360.78
Oranges (1 lb) 872.57 TSh 453.59-2,267.96
Tomato (1 lb) 1,017.51 TSh 680.39-2,041.17
Potato (1 lb) 849.41 TSh 544.31-1,133.98
Onion (1 lb) 971.72 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Lettuce (1 head) 1,575.79 TSh 500.00-3,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,474.99 TSh 1,000.00-2,500.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17,943.20 TSh 12,000.00-22,358.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,629.47 TSh 2,000.00-3,353.70
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3,750.00 TSh 3,000.00-5,589.50
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3,176.85 TSh 2,500.00-4,000.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 445.94 TSh 400.00-670.74
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75,000.00 TSh 60,000.00-90,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 TSh 3,353.70-8,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4,828.03 TSh 3,598.17-8,046.72
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10,000.00 TSh 7,000.00-15,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7,950.22 TSh 7,003.01-8,555.03
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 65,037,000.00 TSh 63,000,000.00-67,074,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,122,200.00 TSh 16,000,000.00-40,244,400.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162,749.39 TSh 68,000.00-300,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 351.22 TSh 200.00-558.95
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 270,148.00 TSh 200,000.00-400,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 136,591.45 TSh 60,000.00-223,580.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19,959.43 TSh 10,000.00-33,537.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10,195.25 TSh 9,000.00-13,414.80
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 992,500.00 TSh 500,000.00-1,485,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 43,166,666.67 TSh 27,000,000.00-62,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60,384.25 TSh 40,000.00-120,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 114,465.00 TSh 50,000.00-200,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 123,135.75 TSh 70,000.00-170,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 138,908.12 TSh 100,000.00-200,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 924,305.00 TSh 500,000.00-1,341,480.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 592,685.00 TSh 200,000.00-1,117,900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,601,376.92 TSh 1,341,480.00-4,471,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,125,936.36 TSh 400,000.00-4,000,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 264,831.38 TSh 249,253.07-311,566.33
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 237,921.47 TSh 185,804.53-278,706.80
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,201,581.25 TSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 18.40 10.00-22.00

Prices in Tanzania

These data are based on 917 entries in the past 18 months from 100 different contributors.
Last update: April, 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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Cost of Living in this country for some cities: Dar Es Salaam

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