Cost of Living in Zanzibar

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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11,586.21 TSh 3,000.00-20,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 66,635.72 TSh 50,000.00-114,869.26
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,000.00 TSh 15,000.00-15,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5,000.00 TSh 4,000.00-8,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6,000.00 TSh 5,000.00-8,225.29
Cappuccino (regular) 5,040.89 TSh 3,000.00-9,572.44
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2,197.83 TSh 1,000.00-3,000.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1,240.51 TSh 1,000.00-2,500.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 12,113.32 TSh 8,771.71-18,927.06
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,360.78 TSh 500.00-2,267.96
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,466.62 TSh 453.59-2,267.96
Eggs (regular) (12) 5,400.00 TSh 3,800.00-8,500.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11,793.42 TSh
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4,755.43 TSh 2,948.35-8,164.67
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4,989.52 TSh 3,628.74-6,803.89
Apples (1 lb) 3,175.15 TSh 1,360.78-4,535.93
Banana (1 lb) 1,587.58 TSh 907.19-2,721.56
Oranges (1 lb) 703.07 TSh 680.39-725.75
Tomato (1 lb) 1,360.78 TSh 907.19-1,814.37
Potato (1 lb) 1,081.64 TSh 544.31-1,270.06
Onion (1 lb) 1,285.18 TSh 907.19-1,814.37
Lettuce (1 head) 2,000.00 TSh 2,000.00-2,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,475.63 TSh 1,000.00-2,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19,000.00 TSh 11,586.21-25,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3,625.00 TSh 1,800.00-5,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5,500.00 TSh 2,400.00-6,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4,750.00 TSh 2,317.24-5,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 TSh 300.00-1,000.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 18,000.00 TSh
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 TSh
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4,828.03 TSh 3,218.69-8,046.72
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,000.00 TSh 3,000.00-5,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8,844.62 TSh 6,859.17-9,122.84
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) ?
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,500,000.00 TSh 8,000,000.00-11,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 202,013.95 TSh 118,055.79-400,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 59.50 TSh 5.00-200.00
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 65,000.00 TSh 30,000.00-100,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5,000.00 TSh
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat ?
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 591,494.25 TSh 347,586.21-926,896.56
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,130,574.74 TSh 4,171,034.50-16,220,689.73
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 30,000.00 TSh
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 25,000.00 TSh
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) ?
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 75,000.00 TSh
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,240,151.45 TSh 1,000,000.00-1,622,068.97
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,331,379.32 TSh 750,000.00-2,317,241.39
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,216,666.67 TSh 450,000.00-2,000,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,445,172.42 TSh 1,390,344.83-1,500,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 504,363.20 TSh 182,985.43-1,114,827.20
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 209,318.42 TSh 139,930.04-278,706.80
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 375,000.00 TSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate ?

Prices in Zanzibar

This city had 59 entries in the past 12 months by 11 different contributors.
Last update: May 2021
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Itumeleng on Oct 14, 2019:
Hi guys,

When last was this price list updated?