Cost of Living in Tanzania

Summary of cost of living in Tanzania:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8,000.00 TSh 3,000.00-15,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60,000.00 TSh 45,000.00-100,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,000.00 TSh 13,500.00-20,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,921.32 TSh 2,000.00-5,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5,500.00 TSh 4,000.00-10,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5,132.91 TSh 2,921.32-13,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1,452.17 TSh 1,000.00-2,000.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 718.43 TSh 500.00-1,500.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11,734.78 TSh 5,299.58-18,927.06
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,859.73 TSh 907.19-4,535.93
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,259.11 TSh 907.19-1,814.37
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,635.17 TSh 3,000.00-6,600.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8,618.27 TSh 4,535.93-18,143.72
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5,896.71 TSh 2,948.35-8,164.67
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4,595.09 TSh 3,175.15-6,350.30
Apples (1 lb) 3,437.76 TSh 907.19-4,535.93
Banana (1 lb) 1,069.18 TSh 680.39-2,267.96
Oranges (1 lb) 867.50 TSh 453.59-2,267.96
Tomato (1 lb) 1,016.05 TSh 453.59-2,041.17
Potato (1 lb) 912.63 TSh 362.87-1,814.37
Onion (1 lb) 1,331.20 TSh 453.59-2,721.56
Lettuce (1 head) 1,621.88 TSh 500.00-3,250.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,051.72 TSh 800.00-1,500.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15,000.00 TSh 10,000.00-30,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,537.24 TSh 1,800.00-4,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4,105.26 TSh 3,000.00-6,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5,000.00 TSh 3,500.00-5,500.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 600.00 TSh 400.00-2,000.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 25,000.00 TSh 5,500.00-60,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4,000.00 TSh 3,000.00-5,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4,828.03 TSh 3,218.69-8,046.72
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10,000.00 TSh 6,500.00-25,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 11,633.10 TSh 9,501.39-12,491.86
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000,000.00 TSh 30,000,000.00-40,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,500,000.00 TSh 15,000,000.00-19,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 133,696.60 TSh 70,000.00-200,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 30,000.00 TSh 30,000.00-30,000.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 126,714.29 TSh 75,000.00-200,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 115,666.67 TSh 60,000.00-200,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17,142.86 TSh 10,000.00-20,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12,000.00 TSh 10,000.00-15,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 584,469.40 TSh 300,000.00-1,341,595.66
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,436,448.91 TSh 4,829,744.37-42,931,061.09
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 30,416.67 TSh 20,000.00-60,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 58,125.00 TSh 25,000.00-90,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 128,000.00 TSh 50,000.00-200,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117,307.69 TSh 50,000.00-150,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 945,456.48 TSh 300,000.00-1,780,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 550,106.38 TSh 200,000.00-1,500,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,941,987.62 TSh 700,000.00-4,024,786.98
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,143,155.16 TSh 402,478.70-2,500,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,043,570.50 TSh 344,746.71-2,136,752.14
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,122,743.25 TSh 209,552.68-1,858,045.34
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 630,000.00 TSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 16.34 10.00-20.00

Prices in Tanzania

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Last update: July 2024
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