Cost of living in Tanzania

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These numbers reflect the average prices of 4 cities in Tanzania, such as Zanzibar, Mwanza, Arusha, Dar Es Salaam, and more. To view the cost of living in a specific city in Tanzania, search for a city above.
 
Cost
Range
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.18
TZS9,332
$1.50 - $6.42
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.39
TZS16,481
$6.97 - $8.14
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.59
TZS1,319
$0.38 - $0.97

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Cost
Range
Bread
1 loaf
$0.83
TZS1,846
$0.60 - $1.23
Local cheese (8 oz) $8.08
TZS18,035
$1.82 - $8.58
Milk (1 gallon) $5.00
TZS11,163
$2.35 - $8.12

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Cost
Range
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.04
TZS9,020
$3.65 - $4.50
Monthly public transit pass $5.88
TZS13,112
$4.29 - $10.73
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $17,696.27
TZS39,480,367
$15,015.02 - $21,450.02

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Cost
Range
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$72.60
TZS161,976
$43.97 - $104.57
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $323.29
TZS721,265
$239.24 - $417.77
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $271.61
TZS605,963
$182.33 - $464.14

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Cost
Range
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $291.89
TZS651,196
$128.61 - $819.62
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $5,922.92
TZS13,214,026
$1,886.49 - $7,094.67

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Cost
Range
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.31
TZS2,920
$0.80 - $1.88
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.97
TZS4,386
$1.12 - $3.72
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.72
TZS3,828
$1.05 - $2.15

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Cost
Range
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$21.87
TZS48,786
$10.44 - $37.18
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$49.45
TZS110,332
$13.94 - $68.64
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$62.80
TZS140,109
$31.10 - $90.09

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