Cost of Living Comparison

ISK
COMPARED TO
TZS

Iceland is 57.7% more expensive than Tanzania.

If you lived in Tanzania instead of Iceland, you would:
local_dining

pay 71.2% less for restaurants

  Iceland help_outline Tanzania help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $16.02
kr1,681
$2.93
TZS6,547
-81.7%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$12.24
kr1,285
$5.49
TZS12,246
-55.2%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.13
kr223
$0.50
TZS1,124
-76.3%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.73
kr181
$0.31
TZS683
-82.3%

Iceland vs. Tanzania - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 51.0% less for groceries

  Iceland help_outline Tanzania help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$2.69
kr283
$0.51
TZS1,146
-80.9%
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.92
kr727
$4.37
TZS9,740
-36.9%
Milk (1 gallon) $4.55
kr478
$4.21
TZS9,386
-7.6%
Eggs
1 dozen
$4.85
kr509
$2.39
TZS5,331
-50.7%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $7.38
kr775
$2.91
TZS6,493
-60.6%
Apples (1 lb) $1.03
kr108
$1.22
TZS2,728
+19.2%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.95
kr100
$0.47
TZS1,049
-50.8%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.02
kr107
$0.63
TZS1,399
-38.4%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.79
kr188
$0.47
TZS1,054
-73.6%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.97
kr102
$0.33
TZS746
-65.6%
Onions (1 lb) $0.75
kr78
$0.44
TZS990
-40.5%

Iceland vs. Tanzania - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 44.3% less for transportation

  Iceland help_outline Tanzania help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $6.31
kr662
$3.72
TZS8,308
-41.0%
Monthly public transit pass $48.62
kr5,102
$11.52
TZS25,705
-76.3%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $27,290.40
kr2,864,127
$15,217.22
TZS33,949,611
-44.2%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $23.62
kr2,479
$12.93
TZS28,857
-45.2%

Iceland vs. Tanzania - Cost of transportation
home

pay 75.3% less for housing

  Iceland help_outline Tanzania help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$62.02
kr6,508
$62.50
TZS139,436
+0.8%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,337.39
kr140,359
$281.41
TZS627,828
-79.0%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,140.16
kr119,660
$231.06
TZS515,488
-79.7%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$61.01
kr6,403
$66.41
TZS148,150
+8.8%

Iceland vs. Tanzania - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 8.9% more for childcare

  Iceland help_outline Tanzania help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $265.14
kr27,827
$371.98
TZS829,884
+40.3%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $7,007.90
kr735,480
$7,548.40
TZS16,840,482
+7.7%

Iceland vs. Tanzania - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 45.5% less for entertainment and sports

  Iceland help_outline Tanzania help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $8.49
kr891
$1.36
TZS3,031
-84.0%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.12
kr432
$1.90
TZS4,238
-53.9%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$10.86
kr1,139
$1.37
TZS3,068
-87.3%
Monthly membership at local gym $59.57
kr6,251
$42.59
TZS95,029
-28.5%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $12.20
kr1,280
$4.64
TZS10,347
-62.0%

Iceland vs. Tanzania - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 69.2% less for clothing

  Iceland help_outline Tanzania help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$112.60
kr11,817
$26.38
TZS58,846
-76.6%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$63.99
kr6,716
$20.30
TZS45,299
-68.3%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$154.19
kr16,182
$60.87
TZS135,798
-60.5%
Men's business shoes (leather) $186.69
kr19,593
$51.59
TZS115,105
-72.4%

Iceland vs. Tanzania - Cost of clothing
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