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Cost of Living in Tanzania

Cost of living in Tanzania is 39.35% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Tanzania is 44.87% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7,000.00 TSh 4,000.00-11,228.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 57,607.24 TSh 36,000.00-80,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16,459.21 TSh 11,228.00-20,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,739.63 TSh 2,500.00-4,608.58
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4,245.60 TSh 3,000.00-5,614.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4,226.37 TSh 2,245.60-6,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,138.69 TSh 500.00-2,468.88
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 689.63 TSh 494.03-1,500.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9,531.65 TSh 5,678.12-13,248.94
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,171.04 TSh 907.19-1,527.88
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,041.02 TSh 816.47-1,542.22
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,571.93 TSh 3,200.00-6,736.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7,882.72 TSh 5,443.11-11,339.82
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4,704.53 TSh 3,175.15-9,167.29
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4,082.34 TSh 2,721.56-5,092.94
Apples (1 lb) 3,107.84 TSh 1,814.37-4,535.93
Banana (1 lb) 844.97 TSh 544.31-1,018.59
Oranges (1 lb) 873.85 TSh 453.59-1,814.37
Tomato (1 lb) 942.73 TSh 453.59-1,360.78
Potato (1 lb) 801.74 TSh 509.29-1,018.59
Onion (1 lb) 884.11 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Lettuce (1 head) 1,561.40 TSh 1,000.00-2,245.60
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,489.00 TSh 1,000.00-2,500.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19,000.00 TSh 12,000.00-22,456.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,823.68 TSh 2,000.00-3,368.40
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3,818.18 TSh 3,000.00-5,614.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3,184.20 TSh 2,500.00-4,000.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 TSh 400.00-500.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75,000.00 TSh 60,000.00-90,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 TSh 3,000.00-5,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4,828.03 TSh 3,613.94-8,046.72
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 9,500.00 TSh 7,000.00-11,228.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7,867.93 TSh 7,003.01-8,500.52
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) 22,640,266.67 TSh 11,500,000.00-40,420,800.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 176,039.59 TSh 68,000.00-449,120.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 319.69 TSh 200.00-449.12
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 275,920.00 TSh 210,000.00-336,840.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 148,182.67 TSh 60,000.00-224,560.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19,576.00 TSh 10,000.00-33,684.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10,097.51 TSh 9,000.00-13,473.60
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 777,777.78 TSh 500,000.00-1,485,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,500,000.00 TSh 27,000,000.00-62,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53,909.71 TSh 38,175.20-134,736.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 114,546.67 TSh 50,000.00-200,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 132,269.50 TSh 80,000.00-170,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127,163.33 TSh 70,000.00-200,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 940,822.86 TSh 500,000.00-1,800,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 689,910.00 TSh 300,000.00-1,122,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,699,832.73 TSh 1,347,360.00-4,491,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,444,240.00 TSh 800,000.00-4,000,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 250,345.60 TSh 232,255.67-312,932.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 238,285.64 TSh 185,804.53-278,706.80
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 722,104.00 TSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 18.40 10.00-22.00

Prices in Tanzania

These data are based on 921 entries in the past 18 months from 103 different contributors.
Last update: October 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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