Cost of living in Arusha, Tanzania

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 14,858 Shilling
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 13,489 Shilling
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 7,954 Shilling
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2,870 Shilling
12 eggs, large 3,141 Shilling
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 3,081 Shilling
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13,300 Shilling
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 4,103 Shilling
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2,300 Shilling
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2,238 Shilling
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 20,573 Shilling
2 liters of Coca-Cola 2,900 Shilling
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1,700 Shilling
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,549,320 Shilling
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 938,550 Shilling
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 131,603 Shilling
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 671,502 Shilling
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 550,000 Shilling
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 162,500 Shilling
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 80,504 Shilling
40” flat screen TV 1,584,760 Shilling
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 362,959 Shilling
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 26,402 Shilling
Hourly rate for cleaning help 32,500 Shilling
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 137,500 Shilling
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 94,000 Shilling
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 85,000 Shilling
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 140,000 Shilling
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new -
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 2,175 Shilling
Monthly ticket public transport 99,000 Shilling
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 31,193 Shilling
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 7,984 Shilling
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 8,500 Shilling
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 24,949 Shilling
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 23,833 Shilling
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 7,008 Shilling
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 8,126 Shilling
4 rolls of toilet paper 3,028 Shilling
Tube of toothpaste 2,675 Shilling
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 13,333 Shilling
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 31,582 Shilling
2 tickets to the movies 17,585 Shilling
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 33,333 Shilling
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 156,524 Shilling
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 29,333 Shilling
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 3,332 Shilling
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 2,793 Shilling
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 900,000 Shilling
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 180 Shilling
1 month of gym membership in business district 143,333 Shilling
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 4,250 Shilling
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 22 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: July 18, 2018.

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