Cost of living in Tunis, Tunisia

Summary of cost of living in Tunis

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 4,992 Dinar
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 2,077 Dinar
  • Tunis is the 3rd cheapest city in Africa (12 out of 14)
  • Cost of living in Tunis is cheaper than in 96% of cities in the World (260 out of 271)

List of prices in Tunis
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 19 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 13 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 5.816 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.434 Dinar
12 eggs, large 2.845 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1.453 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 11 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 4.702 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.585 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.173 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 24 Dinar
2 liters of coca-cola 2.788 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 0.703 Dinar
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 1,471 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 731 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 152 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 975 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 444 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 185 Dinar
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 35 Dinar
40” flat screen tv 898 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 258 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 18 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 7 Dinar
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 167 Dinar
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 157 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 309 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 264 Dinar
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 78,407 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 2.052 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 37 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 18 Dinar
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 5.301 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 17 Dinar
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 55 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 7 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 10 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 8 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.662 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 3.119 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 9 Dinar
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 66 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 26 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 86 Dinar
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 81 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 12 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 4.995 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 5.969 Dinar
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 1,346 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.270 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 121 Dinar
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 8 Dinar
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 153 prices entered by 15 different people.
Latest price update: May 23, 2022

Tunis position in our World Ranking

the world
260th
out of 271
africa
12th
out of 14

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

the world
3rd
the world
3rd
africa
1st
africa
1st
africa
1st
africa
1st

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