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Cost of Living in Tanzania

Cost of living in Tanzania is 36.09% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Tanzania is 44.00% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8,965.60 TSh 5,000.00-13,448.40
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 56,035.00 TSh 37,000.00-70,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 17,830.16 TSh 13,000.00-19,033.97
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,867.25 TSh 2,300.00-4,812.72
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4,000.00 TSh 3,362.10-5,948.12
Cappuccino (regular) 4,249.10 TSh 2,465.54-5,943.39
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,363.68 TSh 600.00-2,578.24
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 895.90 TSh 500.00-2,241.40
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10,957.71 TSh 6,135.81-16,969.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,331.92 TSh 907.19-1,814.37
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,032.60 TSh 680.39-1,587.58
Eggs (12) 4,664.67 TSh 3,137.96-8,965.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10,041.63 TSh 7,116.78-16,329.34
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5,251.53 TSh 3,175.15-9,150.15
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3,893.34 TSh 2,721.56-4,989.52
Apples (1 lb) 3,157.56 TSh 2,267.96-4,535.93
Banana (1 lb) 877.86 TSh 508.34-1,016.68
Oranges (1 lb) 1,039.16 TSh 453.59-2,267.96
Tomato (1 lb) 913.38 TSh 680.39-2,041.17
Potato (1 lb) 832.25 TSh 508.34-1,360.78
Onion (1 lb) 962.71 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Lettuce (1 head) 1,754.94 TSh 500.00-3,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,459.78 TSh 1,000.00-2,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17,931.20 TSh 12,000.00-20,172.60
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,556.21 TSh 2,000.00-3,362.10
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3,750.00 TSh 2,500.00-5,603.50
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3,362.10 TSh 3,000.00-4,000.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 446.55 TSh 400.00-672.42
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90,000.00 TSh 22,414.00-116,552.80
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 TSh 3,000.00-8,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4,828.03 TSh 3,607.18-6,437.38
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10,000.00 TSh 8,000.00-11,207.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7,989.93 TSh 7,192.28-8,517.18
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 65,121,000.00 TSh 63,000,000.00-67,242,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 40,345,200.00 TSh
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 189,031.99 TSh 78,449.00-448,280.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 389.36 TSh 240.00-600.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 270,484.00 TSh 200,000.00-400,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 137,862.25 TSh 60,000.00-224,140.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19,971.33 TSh 10,000.00-33,621.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11,207.00 TSh 9,000.00-13,448.40
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child ?
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67,026.89 TSh 50,000.00-120,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 107,414.00 TSh 50,000.00-200,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 117,337.56 TSh 70,000.00-168,105.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130,320.71 TSh 60,000.00-250,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,063,991.11 TSh 448,280.00-1,800,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 701,942.50 TSh 200,000.00-1,568,980.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,771,936.92 TSh 1,344,840.00-4,500,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,368,770.00 TSh 400,000.00-5,500,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 265,494.70 TSh 249,877.37-312,346.71
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 186,873.53 TSh 49,999.58-278,706.80
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 1,381,778.57 TSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 17.00 10.00-21.00

Prices in Tanzania

These data are based on 802 entries in the past 18 months from 95 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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