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Cost of Living in Tanzania

Cost of living in Tanzania is 38.66% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Tanzania is 49.88% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7,000.00 TSh 5,000.00-10,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 57,767.32 TSh 36,000.00-70,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,000.00 TSh 11,196.75-19,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,732.01 TSh 2,500.00-4,500.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4,239.35 TSh 3,000.00-5,598.38
Cappuccino (regular) 4,132.88 TSh 2,239.35-5,598.38
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,125.49 TSh 600.00-2,500.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 709.18 TSh 500.00-1,500.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10,334.07 TSh 5,678.12-15,141.65
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,201.83 TSh 907.19-1,814.37
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,101.45 TSh 816.47-2,041.17
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,513.30 TSh 3,200.00-6,718.05
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7,873.40 TSh 5,443.11-11,339.82
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4,759.10 TSh 3,175.15-9,141.78
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3,952.74 TSh 2,721.56-5,078.77
Apples (1 lb) 3,162.88 TSh 2,041.17-4,535.93
Banana (1 lb) 896.53 TSh 544.31-1,133.98
Oranges (1 lb) 873.03 TSh 453.59-1,814.37
Tomato (1 lb) 987.57 TSh 680.39-1,814.37
Potato (1 lb) 854.10 TSh 589.67-1,133.98
Onion (1 lb) 946.65 TSh 680.39-1,360.78
Lettuce (1 head) 1,559.84 TSh 1,000.00-2,239.35
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,516.04 TSh 1,000.00-2,500.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17,957.40 TSh 12,000.00-22,393.50
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,792.55 TSh 2,000.00-3,359.03
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3,750.00 TSh 3,000.00-5,598.38
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3,359.03 TSh 2,500.00-4,478.70
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 TSh 400.00-600.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75,000.00 TSh 60,000.00-90,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 TSh 3,000.00-8,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4,828.03 TSh 3,603.89-8,046.72
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10,000.00 TSh 7,000.00-15,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7,923.55 TSh 7,003.01-8,706.45
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) 28,154,150.00 TSh 16,000,000.00-40,308,300.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188,117.49 TSh 78,377.25-447,870.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 345.99 TSh 200.00-559.84
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 291,967.50 TSh 210,000.00-400,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 137,068.59 TSh 60,000.00-220,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19,969.57 TSh 10,000.00-33,590.25
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10,166.65 TSh 9,000.00-13,436.10
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 666,666.67 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) 60,353.39 TSh 40,000.00-120,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 114,494.58 TSh 50,000.00-200,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 128,409.94 TSh 78,377.25-170,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 144,555.18 TSh 100,000.00-250,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 896,959.44 TSh 500,000.00-1,343,610.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 576,831.11 TSh 200,000.00-1,119,675.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,583,964.23 TSh 1,343,610.00-4,478,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,096,127.27 TSh 500,000.00-3,960,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 265,251.88 TSh 249,648.83-312,061.04
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 238,053.39 TSh 185,804.53-278,706.80
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 701,284.58 TSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 18.40 10.00-22.00

Prices in Tanzania

These data are based on 922 entries in the past 18 months from 96 different contributors.
Last update: August 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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