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Cost of Living in Tanzania

Cost of living in Tanzania is 38.50% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Tanzania is 49.27% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7,000.00 TSh 4,000.00-10,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 56,776.33 TSh 36,000.00-70,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,000.00 TSh 10,500.00-20,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3,000.00 TSh 2,500.00-4,601.61
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4,491.30 TSh 3,000.00-5,603.25
Cappuccino (regular) 4,292.85 TSh 2,241.30-6,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,099.54 TSh 500.00-2,465.15
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 679.06 TSh 493.09-1,120.65
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9,314.47 TSh 5,678.12-13,248.94
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,213.90 TSh 907.19-1,814.37
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,062.62 TSh 816.47-1,542.22
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,650.17 TSh 3,200.00-6,723.90
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8,096.79 TSh 5,443.11-11,339.82
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4,909.98 TSh 3,175.15-9,149.74
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4,324.74 TSh 3,175.15-5,083.19
Apples (1 lb) 2,987.43 TSh 2,267.96-4,066.55
Banana (1 lb) 871.98 TSh 680.39-1,133.98
Oranges (1 lb) 1,076.30 TSh 680.39-1,814.37
Tomato (1 lb) 913.93 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Potato (1 lb) 782.05 TSh 453.59-1,016.64
Onion (1 lb) 895.80 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Lettuce (1 head) 1,360.33 TSh 1,000.00-1,680.98
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,545.04 TSh 1,120.65-3,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17,930.40 TSh 12,000.00-22,413.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,777.99 TSh 2,500.00-3,361.95
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3,611.11 TSh 3,000.00-5,000.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3,180.98 TSh 2,500.00-4,482.60
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 3,607.02-7,214.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10,000.00 TSh 7,000.00-11,206.50
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7,849.30 TSh 7,003.01-8,484.25
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) 22,614,466.67 TSh 11,500,000.00-40,343,400.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 150,976.92 TSh 68,000.00-300,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 322.16 TSh 200.00-560.33
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 297,463.33 TSh 210,000.00-400,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 161,289.10 TSh 85,000.00-224,130.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19,568.83 TSh 10,000.00-33,619.50
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10,087.75 TSh 10,000.00-13,447.80
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) 74,343.40 TSh 38,102.10-175,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 121,413.00 TSh 50,000.00-200,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 124,913.00 TSh 78,445.50-168,097.50
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 148,445.50 TSh 100,000.00-270,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 871,991.67 TSh 500,000.00-1,344,780.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 611,630.00 TSh 300,000.00-1,008,585.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,584,725.83 TSh 1,120,650.00-4,482,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,196,520.00 TSh 800,000.00-3,960,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 249,866.22 TSh 232,255.67-312,332.78
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 238,125.85 TSh 185,804.53-278,706.80
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 687,463.33 TSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 17.83 10.00-22.00

Prices in Tanzania

These data are based on 794 entries in the past 18 months from 99 different contributors.
Last update: December 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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