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 64,000.00 TSh 50,000.00-100,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 20,000.00 TSh 15,000.00-25,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,500.00 TSh 2,000.00-5,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6,225.00 TSh 4,000.00-8,239.34
Cappuccino (regular) 5,193.53 TSh 3,000.00-10,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1,531.03 TSh 1,000.00-2,500.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 714.35 TSh 500.00-1,500.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 12,113.32 TSh 5,299.58-18,927.06
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,893.75 TSh 1,000.00-4,535.93
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,197.16 TSh 907.19-1,587.58
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,546.43 TSh 3,000.00-6,000.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9,560.34 TSh 4,535.93-27,215.57
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5,572.71 TSh 2,721.56-8,164.67
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4,516.21 TSh 3,175.15-5,896.71
Apples (1 lb) 3,624.41 TSh 907.19-5,443.11
Banana (1 lb) 1,050.43 TSh 680.39-2,267.96
Oranges (1 lb) 966.72 TSh 453.59-5,443.11
Tomato (1 lb) 999.97 TSh 453.59-1,814.37
Potato (1 lb) 868.01 TSh 362.87-1,587.58
Onion (1 lb) 1,220.38 TSh 453.59-2,721.56
Lettuce (1 head) 1,559.38 TSh 500.00-3,250.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,017.86 TSh 700.00-1,500.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15,000.00 TSh 10,000.00-30,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,520.81 TSh 1,500.00-4,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4,194.44 TSh 3,000.00-7,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4,250.00 TSh 3,500.00-5,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 600.00 TSh 400.00-2,000.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 22,500.00 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) 11,595.18 TSh 9,501.39-12,302.59
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 126,949.35 TSh 80,000.00-200,000.00
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) 124,687.50 TSh 70,000.00-200,000.00
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 546,555.56 TSh 300,000.00-1,290,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,950,400.00 TSh 4,644,000.00-41,280,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 30,416.67 TSh 20,000.00-40,000.00
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) 133,333.33 TSh 50,000.00-300,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117,083.33 TSh 50,000.00-150,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 851,728.27 TSh 300,000.00-1,780,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 521,823.05 TSh 200,000.00-1,032,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,874,908.55 TSh 700,000.00-3,870,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,237,327.22 TSh 450,000.00-2,100,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,039,151.03 TSh 331,488.29-2,136,752.14
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) 605,000.00 TSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 16.39 10.00-20.00

Prices in Tanzania

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Last update: March 2024
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