Cost of living in Tunis, Tunisia

Summary of cost of living in Tunis

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 4,973 Dinar
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 2,133 Dinar
  • Tunis is the cheapest city in Africa (8 out of 8)
  • Cost of living in Tunis is cheaper than in 92% of cities in the World (184 out of 200)
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List of prices in Tunis, Tunisia. Current as of Jan 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 21 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 11 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 5.955 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.307 Dinar
12 eggs, large 2.824 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1.812 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 11 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.685 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.342 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.806 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 24 Dinar
2 liters of coca-cola 2.878 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 0.798 Dinar
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 1,501 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 847 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 168 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 1,012 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 560 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 196 Dinar
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 34 Dinar
40” flat screen tv 950 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 276 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 17 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 8 Dinar
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 150 Dinar
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 140 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 296 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 220 Dinar
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 75,627 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 2.001 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 32 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 17 Dinar
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 6 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 20 Dinar
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 58 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 5.718 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 9 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 9 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.878 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 3.199 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 9 Dinar
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 64 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 27 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 85 Dinar
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 93 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 14 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 5.591 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 6 Dinar
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 1,346 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.284 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 114 Dinar
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 7 Dinar
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 429 prices entered by 33 different people.
Latest price update: January 16, 2021

Tunis position in our World Ranking

the world
184th
out of 200
africa
8th
out of 8

Cheapest and most expensive products in Tunis compared to other cities:

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1st
the world
2nd
the world
3rd
the world
3rd
the world
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the world
4th

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