Tanzania is 49.3% more expensive than Kenya.

If you lived in Tanzania instead of Kenya, you would:

pay 20.8% more for restaurants

 
Kenya
Tanzania
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.01
KES311.87
$4.18
TZS9,332
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.98
KES620.20
$7.39
TZS16,481
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.47
KES48.45
$0.59
TZS1,319

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pay 35.5% more for groceries

 
Kenya
Tanzania
Bread
1 loaf
$0.45
KES46.72
$0.83
TZS1,846
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.19
KES642.12
$8.08
TZS18,035
Milk (1 gallon) $2.44
KES253.33
$5.00
TZS11,163

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pay 5.3% less for transportation

 
Kenya
Tanzania
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.09
KES424.16
$4.04
TZS9,020
Monthly public transit pass $28.28
KES2,933.69
$5.88
TZS13,112
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $13,511.04
KES1,401,769.53
$17,696.27
TZS39,480,367

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pay 2.3 times more for housing

 
Kenya
Tanzania
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$38.30
KES3,974.08
$72.60
TZS161,976
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $170.20
KES17,658.49
$323.29
TZS721,265
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $114.56
KES11,885.45
$271.61
TZS605,963

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pay 62.1% more for childcare

 
Kenya
Tanzania
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $134.68
KES13,972.92
$291.89
TZS651,196
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $5,503.89
KES571,028.19
$5,922.92
TZS13,214,026

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pay 1.4% less for entertainment and sports

 
Kenya
Tanzania
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.07
KES214.41
$1.31
TZS2,920
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.96
KES202.91
$1.97
TZS4,386
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.69
KES175.72
$1.72
TZS3,828

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pay 2.1 times more for clothing

 
Kenya
Tanzania
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$14.38
KES1,491.42
$21.87
TZS48,786
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$21.57
KES2,238.31
$49.45
TZS110,332
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$27.92
KES2,897.20
$62.80
TZS140,109

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