Bulgaria vs Tanzania - Cost of Living Comparison

Bulgaria Tanzania
🚶 Cost of living one person
$639
$743
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1565
$1931
🏠 One person rent
$282
$377
🏘️ Family rent
$465
$773
🍽️ Food expenses
$249
$220
🚐 Transport expenses
$43.5
$89.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$750
$228
💸 GDP per capita
$10079
$1076
😃 Human freedom index
8.08
6.48
❤️ Life expectancy
73.6
65.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
39
🌐 English speaking %
24.9%
9.9%
🎓 Higher education
73
56
😀 Quality of life
63
45
🏙️ Population
7M
57.3M

The average cost of living in Bulgaria ($639) is 14% less expensive than in Tanzania ($743). Bulgaria ranked 133rd vs 111th for Tanzania in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months in Bulgaria compared to 0.3 months in Tanzania. Ranked 51st and 111th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bulgaria vs Tanzania

We calculate prices for Bulgaria and Tanzania as a population-weighted mean of 21 and 10 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Bulgaria Tanzania
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.17
$2.97
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.4
$20.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.33
$6.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$1.15
 Cappuccino
$1.5
$1.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$0.38
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$285
$384
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$190
$245
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$464
$740
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$331
$615
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.7
$53.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$98.2
$82.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.82
$50.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.27%
15.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1474
$3324
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$979
$4663
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.77
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.6
$10.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.98
$13.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.42
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.18
$1.2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.71
$0.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$0.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.1
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.19
$9.36
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.84
$5.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$3.69
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
$0.98
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$0.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$0.8
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.26
$1.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.57
$6.65
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.73
$0.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.08
$1.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6
$5.83
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.62
$3.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.58
$1.2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21
$47.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.84
$5.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$20.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.3
$3.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$49.5
$24.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.4
$55.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$300
$299
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4312
$6527

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Cities Comparison in Bulgaria vs Tanzania

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bulgaria

City Cost of living Population
Sofia
$786
1.28M
Varna
$627
368K
Plovdiv
$589
382K
Stara Zagora
$505
156K
Burgas
$554
226K
Ruse
$488
160K
Pleven
$551
120K
Haskovo
$686
92.1K
Blagoevgrad
$534
82.2K
Dobrich
$647
90.1K
Pazardzhik
$553
83.1K
Pernik
$470
81.7K
Yambol
$473
81.7K
Sliven
$514
89.4K
Shumen
$485
95.8K
Veliko Tarnovo
$515
71.1K
Vratsa
$833
67.4K
Asenovgrad
$545
59K
Gabrovo
$429
60.9K
Vidin
$399
56.1K
Bansko
$745
9.53K

In Tanzania

City Cost of living Population
Dar es Salaam
$796
4.72M
Dodoma
$656
411K
Morogoro
$653
207K
Arusha
$591
416K
Mbeya
$624
292K
Tanga
$599
244K
Mwanza
$555
386K
Moshi
$675
145K
Zanzibar
$854
206K
Stone Town
$636
18K