Cost of Living Comparison

TZS
COMPARED TO
USD

Tanzania is 18.2% more expensive than Northern Mariana Islands.

If you lived in Northern Mariana Islands instead of Tanzania, you would:
local_dining

pay 2.4 times more for restaurants

  Tanzania help_outline Northern Mariana Islands help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.93
TZS6,547
$10.00 +240.7%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.49
TZS12,246
$10.00 +82.2%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.50
TZS1,124
$1.00 +98.6%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.31
TZS683
$1.00 +226.6%

Tanzania vs. Northern Mariana Islands - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 40.6% more for groceries

  Tanzania help_outline Northern Mariana Islands help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.51
TZS1,146
$3.58 +597.6%
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.37
TZS9,740
$5.51 +26.2%
Milk (1 gallon) $4.21
TZS9,386
$7.96 +89.2%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.39
TZS5,331
$2.99 +25.1%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.91
TZS6,493
$3.00 +3.1%
Apples (1 lb) $1.22
TZS2,728
??
Bananas (1 lb) $0.47
TZS1,049
??
Oranges (1 lb) $0.63
TZS1,399
??
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.47
TZS1,054
??
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.33
TZS746
??
Onions (1 lb) $0.44
TZS990
??

Tanzania vs. Northern Mariana Islands - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 36.8% more for transportation

  Tanzania help_outline Northern Mariana Islands help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.72
TZS8,308
$4.29 +15.2%
Monthly public transit pass $11.52
TZS25,705
??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $15,217.22
TZS33,949,611
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Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $12.93
TZS28,857
$17.91 +38.5%

Tanzania vs. Northern Mariana Islands - Cost of transportation
home

pay 2.1 times more for housing

  Tanzania help_outline Northern Mariana Islands help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$62.50
TZS139,436
$80.00 +28.0%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $281.41
TZS627,828
$583.33 +107.3%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $231.06
TZS515,488
$466.67 +102.0%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$66.41
TZS148,150
$192.40 +189.7%

Tanzania vs. Northern Mariana Islands - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 28.5% less for childcare

  Tanzania help_outline Northern Mariana Islands help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $371.98
TZS829,884
$266.67 -28.3%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $7,548.40
TZS16,840,482
$5,400.00 -28.5%

Tanzania vs. Northern Mariana Islands - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 2.5 times more for entertainment and sports

  Tanzania help_outline Northern Mariana Islands help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.36
TZS3,031
$4.00 +194.4%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.90
TZS4,238
$3.75 +97.4%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.37
TZS3,068
$5.00 +263.6%
Monthly membership at local gym $42.59
TZS95,029
$111.67 +162.2%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $4.64
TZS10,347
$7.75 +67.1%

Tanzania vs. Northern Mariana Islands - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 69.0% more for clothing

  Tanzania help_outline Northern Mariana Islands help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$26.38
TZS58,846
$60.00 +127.5%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$20.30
TZS45,299
$19.00 -6.4%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$60.87
TZS135,798
$100.00 +64.3%
Men's business shoes (leather) $51.59
TZS115,105
$90.00 +74.4%

Tanzania vs. Northern Mariana Islands - Cost of clothing
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