Cost of Living in Zanzibar

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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12,442.78 TSh 3,000.00-24,476.67
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60,000.00 TSh 48,953.34-107,407.28
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16,832.09 TSh 15,000.00-18,664.18
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5,115.70 TSh 2,500.00-8,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6,400.41 TSh 5,000.00-11,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3,991.06 TSh 2,447.67-8,950.61
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2,108.35 TSh 1,000.00-3,000.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1,223.22 TSh 622.14-3,580.24
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10,346.79 TSh 6,435.20-13,248.94
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,700.97 TSh 500.00-2,267.96
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,088.62 TSh 453.59-1,133.98
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,800.00 TSh 3,600.00-6,000.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11,793.42 TSh
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5,669.00 TSh 3,173.34-8,164.67
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5,669.91 TSh 4,535.93-6,803.89
Apples (1 lb) 2,948.35 TSh 1,360.78-4,535.93
Banana (1 lb) 982.78 TSh 907.19-1,133.98
Oranges (1 lb) 725.75 TSh
Tomato (1 lb) 1,133.98 TSh 907.19-1,133.98
Potato (1 lb) 886.86 TSh 544.31-1,133.98
Onion (1 lb) 1,133.98 TSh 907.19-1,360.78
Lettuce (1 head) 2,000.00 TSh
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,166.67 TSh 1,000.00-1,500.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18,000.00 TSh 11,660.00-25,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3,666.67 TSh 3,000.00-4,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5,666.67 TSh 5,000.00-6,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4,500.00 TSh 2,332.00-5,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1,000.00 TSh 400.00-6,000.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) ?
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) ?
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3,218.69 TSh 2,272.39-4,828.03
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 TSh
Gasoline (1 gallon) 9,255.33 TSh 8,706.45-9,614.95
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) ?
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 8,000,000.00 TSh
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 222,685.26 TSh 118,055.79-400,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 34.50 TSh 5.00-28.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 133,333.33 TSh 100,000.00-200,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 100,000.00 TSh
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) ?
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat ?
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 594,200.00 TSh 349,800.00-932,800.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,173,866.67 TSh 4,197,600.00-16,324,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) ?
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) ?
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) ?
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes ?
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,355,358.37 TSh 1,166,000.00-1,632,400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,338,266.67 TSh 750,000.00-2,332,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,600,000.00 TSh 1,200,000.00-2,000,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,449,600.00 TSh 1,399,200.00-1,500,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 416,681.76 TSh 184,150.87-649,212.65
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 175,186.97 TSh 140,821.26-209,552.68
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 300,000.00 TSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 16.70

Prices in Zanzibar

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Last update: May 2022
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1 Comments so far
Itumeleng on Oct 14, 2019:
Hi guys,

When last was this price list updated?