Cost of Living in Tanzania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6,000.00 TSh 3,000.00-15,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 64,000.00 TSh 40,000.00-100,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,000.00 TSh 13,000.00-21,106.28
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2,500.00 TSh 2,000.00-5,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5,000.00 TSh 4,000.00-8,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4,513.64 TSh 2,321.54-10,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1,331.43 TSh 600.00-3,000.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 693.10 TSh 500.00-2,000.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10,843.38 TSh 5,299.58-17,034.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,586.08 TSh 907.19-3,628.74
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,018.96 TSh 816.47-1,360.78
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,640.77 TSh 3,000.00-6,000.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10,281.44 TSh 4,535.93-20,411.68
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5,345.92 TSh 2,721.56-8,164.67
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4,120.14 TSh 2,948.35-5,443.11
Apples (1 lb) 3,170.58 TSh 907.19-5,443.11
Banana (1 lb) 1,041.20 TSh 635.03-2,267.96
Oranges (1 lb) 874.43 TSh 453.59-2,267.96
Tomato (1 lb) 1,118.30 TSh 453.59-1,814.37
Potato (1 lb) 822.65 TSh 362.87-1,587.58
Onion (1 lb) 1,106.00 TSh 453.59-2,041.17
Lettuce (1 head) 1,385.71 TSh 500.00-3,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,053.33 TSh 700.00-1,500.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15,000.00 TSh 10,000.00-28,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,382.05 TSh 1,500.00-4,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4,281.25 TSh 3,000.00-7,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4,000.00 TSh 2,500.00-5,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 500.00 TSh 400.00-2,500.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 25,000.00 TSh 12,400.00-60,000.00
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 5,000.00-20,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 9,978.52 TSh 8,706.45-11,734.78
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 40,000,000.00 TSh 30,000,000.00-50,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,000,000.00 TSh 13,000,000.00-15,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164,641.65 TSh 88,000.00-300,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 32.87 TSh 5.00-100.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 115,555.56 TSh 60,000.00-200,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 110,000.00 TSh 60,000.00-150,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18,571.43 TSh 10,000.00-25,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10,000.00 TSh 10,000.00-22,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 722,345.00 TSh 300,000.00-1,500,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,815,463.64 TSh 4,206,600.00-30,000,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 32,500.00 TSh 20,000.00-60,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 81,875.00 TSh 30,000.00-150,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 141,111.11 TSh 50,000.00-300,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124,166.67 TSh 50,000.00-180,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 709,561.04 TSh 300,000.00-1,402,200.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 589,585.35 TSh 200,000.00-934,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,535,339.69 TSh 900,000.00-2,310,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,164,666.30 TSh 700,000.00-2,070,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,028,743.84 TSh 300,266.72-2,136,752.14
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) 605,714.29 TSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 17.94 1.30-20.00

Prices in Tanzania

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Last update: January 2023
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