Cost of living index in Tanzania

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.27 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 5.3 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.12 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.02 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.21 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 5.36 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.31 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.9 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.13 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.94 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.03 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.7 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.12 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.61 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.47 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 6.77 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.65 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.65 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 1.58 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 5.28 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 3.05 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 26.69 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.36 (USD)
Cup of coffee 2.01 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.57 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.73 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.04 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 57.54 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 53.09 (USD)
High quality jeans 22.51 (USD)
womens summer dress 33.04 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 2.18 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 1.24 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 3 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.17 (USD)
One month pass 6.11 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.99 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 18538.4 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 5920.72 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 54 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 12.64 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 4.11 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 298.06 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 793.39 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 283.31 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 698.19 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 1974.18 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 880.76 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 71.63 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 62.22 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.13 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 462.22 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 4667.26 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 183.48 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 19.98 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Tanzania

On average a signle person can spend arround 94 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Tanzania

160 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Tanzania

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 253 (USD) per month in Tanzania, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Tanzania for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Tanzania for arround 587 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 94 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 283 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 207 (USD).

Average living cost in Tanzania for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Tanzania can average 920 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 425 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 160 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 275 (USD).

Average living cost in Tanzania for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Tanzania for about 2217 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 977 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 560 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 253 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 157 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Tanzania