Cost of living in Tunisia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 11 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 7 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 4.658 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.182 Dinar
12 eggs, large 1.944 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1.099 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 9 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.824 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 0.946 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.254 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 18 Dinar
2 liters of Coca-Cola 2.222 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 0.414 Dinar
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 990 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 605 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 149 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 766 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 401 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 81 Dinar
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 38 Dinar
40” flat screen TV 1,004 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 217 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 11 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 5.417 Dinar
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 141 Dinar
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 138 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 176 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 136 Dinar
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 50,068 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1.585 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 39 Dinar
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 5.747 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 17 Dinar
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 37 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 4.879 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 6 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5.405 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.579 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 2.253 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 4.482 Dinar
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 44 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 13 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 39 Dinar
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 88 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 11 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 4.069 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 4.910 Dinar
iPod nano 16GB 750 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.167 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 81 Dinar
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 5.871 Dinar

Map of Cost of Living in Tunisia

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This map shows only the top cities in Tunisia. We also have on this page a list of all the cities available in Expatistan.

The color of each marker corresponds with the Cost of Living in the city. Red markers show more expensive cities, green ones show cheaper cities.
Moving the mouse on top of a city will show its name and the Cost of Living Index of that city.

What is the Cost of Living Index? To calculate each city's Price Index value, we start by assigning a value of 100 to a central reference city (that happens to be Prague). Once the reference point has been established, the Price Index value of every other city in the database is calculated by comparing their cost of living to the cost of living in Prague.
Therefore, if a city has a Price Index of 134, that means that living there is 34% more expensive than living in Prague.

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Recent Prices Added

  • 1 pack of marlboro cigarettes in Tunis costs 5.400 Dinar (about 18 hours ago)
  • 1 month of gym membership in business district in Tunis costs 60 Dinar (about 18 hours ago)
  • 500 ml beer in neighbourhood pub in Tunis costs 4.000 Dinar (about 18 hours ago)
  • Cappuccino in expat area of the city in Tunis costs 2.000 Dinar (about 18 hours ago)
  • 2 tickets to the movies in Tunis costs 6.000 Dinar (about 18 hours ago)
  • Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city in Tunis costs 4.000 Dinar (about 18 hours ago)
  • 400 ml hair shampoo 2-in-1 in Tunis costs 1.800 Dinar (about 18 hours ago)
  • 40ml deodorant, roll-on in Tunis costs 3.750 Dinar (about 18 hours ago)
  • Short visit to private doctor in Tunis costs 30 Dinar (about 18 hours ago)
  • 24 tablets box of cold medicine (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) in Tunis costs 2.300 Dinar (about 18 hours ago)