Prices in Tanzania

What are the supermarket prices in Tanzania? Is the cost of living in Tanzania higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Tanzania and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Tanzania: food prices, Prices in restaurants, cost of living, and entertainment costs (The last update: today 11 hours ago)

Currency in Tanzania Tanzanian shilling (TZS). For 10 US dollars you can get 26.2 thousand Tanzanian shillings. For 100 US dollars you can get 262 thousand Tanzanian shillings. And the other way around: For 100 Tanzanian shillings you can get 0.0381 US dollars.



What are the different prices in the cities in Tanzania? Look here: Prices in cities in Tanzania

Prices: Dar es Salaam   Arusha   Dodoma   Zanzibar   Morogoro   Bagamoyo   Kilosa   Mwanza   Tanga   Moshi  

Generally, it is much cheaper in Tanzania than in United States. Food is 64% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 67%. In the case of the cost of living in Tanzania, it is lower than the cost in United States by about 64%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 33%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Tanzania


Are hotels expensive in Tanzania? How much will we pay for a room in Tanzania?

The average price of accommodation in Tanzania is $80 (TZS 210K). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $35 (TZS 91.8K) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $19.8 (TZS 51.9K). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Tanzania in $47 (TZS 124K). 3-star hotels offer accommodation for an average price of $94 (TZS 246K) Overnight stay in a 4-star hotel costs $131 (TZS 343K) in Tanzania If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $343 (TZS 900K)


When you're thinking about traveling and it doesn't necessarily have to be a specific country, maybe the costs will be lower than in Tanzania in one of the nearby countries? Check prices in: Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda.

Food

Current prices overview: food prices Tanzania

Restaurants

Current prices overview: Prices in restaurants Tanzania

Cost Of Living

Current prices overview: cost of living Tanzania

Entertainment

Current prices overview: entertainment costs Tanzania

Comparison of selected prices in Tanzania with prices in United States:

fees

$48 ($30 - $76)
76% is less expensive than in United States

internet

$48 ($27 - $76)
33% is less expensive than in United States

jeans

$11.6 ($7.6 - $15.2)
78% is less expensive than in United States

average earnings

$231
95% is less expensive than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$326 ($114 - $679)
82% is less expensive than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the center

$472 ($172 - $801)
80% is less expensive than in United States

bread

$0.8 ($0.42 - $1.9)
78% is less expensive than in United States

cheese

$8 ($3.8 - $23)
38% is less expensive than in United States

rice

$1 ($0.76 - $1.3)
78% is less expensive than in United States

tomatoes

$0.84 ($0.38 - $1.5)
83% is less expensive than in United States

bananas

$0.88 ($0.57 - $1.9)
by half less than in United States

wine

$5.7 ($3.8 - $11.4)
62% is less expensive than in United States

cheap restaurant

$3 ($1.1 - $5.7)
85% is less expensive than in United States

local beer

$0.95 ($0.76 - $1.9)
84% is less expensive than in United States

coffee

$2 ($1.1 - $3.8)
61% is less expensive than in United States

bottle of water

$0.27 ($0.19 - $0.57)
87% is less expensive than in United States

Burger King or a similar bar

$7.6 ($5.7 - $9.5)
29% is less expensive than in United States

Cola, Pepsi, Sprite, Mirinda

$0.58 ($0.38 - $0.95)
77% is less expensive than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Tanzania

Has the price of bread increased in Tanzania?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2012: $0.48(TZS 1.27K), 2013: $0.52(TZS 1.37K), 2015: $0.5(TZS 1.31K), 2017: $0.47(TZS 1.23K), and 2018: $0.45(TZS 1.18K).

Tanzania price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2012-2018
Tanzania price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Price changes in Bananas over the years: 2015: $0.72(TZS 1.89K), 2017: $0.76(TZS 2K), and 2018: $0.82(TZS 2.14K)

Tanzania price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Tanzania price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Tanzania?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2012: $1.8(TZS 4.64K), 2013: $1.9(TZS 5K), 2015: $3(TZS 8K), 2017: $2.9(TZS 7.5K), and 2018: $2.5(TZS 6.5K)

Tanzania price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2012-2018
Tanzania price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Price changes in Renting A Small Apartment In The Center over the years: 2012: $233(TZS 610K), 2013: $313(TZS 822K), 2015: $573(TZS 1.5M), and 2018: $275(TZS 722K)

Tanzania price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre 2012-2018
Tanzania price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre hikersbay.com
Tanzania price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2012-2018
Tanzania price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com

Prices in cities and towns in Tanzania

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