Cost of living in Tanzania

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These numbers reflect the average prices of 4 cities in Tanzania, such as Mwanza, Zanzibar, 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 $3.77
TZS9,872.97
$1.74 - $6.03
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.04
TZS15,817.59
$5.80 - $8.16
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.59
TZS1,537.17
$0.47 - $0.75

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Cost
Range
Bread
1 loaf
$0.76
TZS1,980.95
$0.50 - $1.72
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.54
TZS9,265.60
$2.41 - $9.67
Milk (1 gallon) $4.49
TZS11,754.54
$2.17 - $6.65

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Cost
Range
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.34
TZS11,376.97
$3.91 - $4.73
Monthly public transit pass $11.63
TZS30,470.73
$4.81 - $58.17
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $15,997.25
TZS41,897,248.95
$11,634.36 - $21,329.67

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Cost
Range
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$54.88
TZS143,725.68
$38.62 - $94.12
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $299.88
TZS785,405.96
$149.69 - $465.25
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $204.77
TZS536,293.06
$124.47 - $507.44

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Cost
Range
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $239.74
TZS627,875.64
$127.32 - $365.78
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $6,071.51
TZS15,901,452.38
$2,783.75 - $15,798.33

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Cost
Range
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.16
TZS3,036.35
$0.85 - $1.82
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.86
TZS4,863.47
$1.12 - $3.60
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.68
TZS4,406.36
$1.35 - $2.03

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Cost
Range
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$16.50
TZS43,201.09
$11.20 - $14.50
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$33.56
TZS87,886.09
$9.31 - $34.90
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$50.99
TZS133,556.69
$28.96 - $77.44

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