Cost of Living in Tete

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$989
$2047
🛋️ Without rent
$397
$1209
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$592
$838
🍽️ Food
$262
$698
🚐 Transport
$54.3
$157
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$204
😀 Quality of life
14
🏙️ Population
153K

The average cost of living in Tete is $989, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 5408th out of 9294 in our global list and 10th out of 10 in Mozambique.

The median after-tax salary is $204, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months. Ranked 9118th (TOP 98%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 9th best city to live in Mozambique. With an estimated population of 153K, Tete is the 8th largest city in Mozambique.

Why living in Tete costs 4.9 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Tete for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 8 km Chingozi Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 20.3 µg/m³
Cost of living in Tete infographic

Share this infographic!

Prices in Tete

Prices for goods and services in Tete are partly crowdsourced by our visitors, just like yourself. Please consider telling us about your city.

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$45.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.78
 Cappuccino
$1.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.78
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$566
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$422
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$975
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$592
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$53.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$87.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
23.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2261
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1542
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.57
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.25
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.11
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.43
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.45
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.57
👖 Brand Jeans
$29.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$252
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3777

Tete hotels map