Saint Lucia vs Tanzania - Cost of Living Comparison

Saint Lucia Tanzania
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1042
$743
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2592
$1931
🏠 One person rent
$406
$377
🏘️ Family rent
$777
$773
🍽️ Food expenses
$450
$220
🚐 Transport expenses
$81.6
$89.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$985
$228
💸 GDP per capita
$8805
$1076
😃 Human freedom index
6.5
6.48
❤️ Life expectancy
76.3
65.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
56
39
🌐 English speaking %
43%
9.9%
🎓 Higher education
1
56
😀 Quality of life
41
45
🏙️ Population
179K
57.3M

The average cost of living in Saint Lucia ($1042) is 40% more expensive than in Tanzania ($743). Saint Lucia ranked 55th 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 0.9 months in Saint Lucia compared to 0.3 months in Tanzania. Ranked 124th and 111th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Saint Lucia vs Tanzania

We calculate prices for Saint Lucia and Tanzania as a population-weighted mean of 2 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.

Saint Lucia Tanzania
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.19
$2.97
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.8
$20.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.26
$6.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.99
$1.15
 Cappuccino
$2.51
$1.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$0.38
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$442
$384
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$256
$245
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$968
$740
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$560
$615
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.6
$53.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.8
$82.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$71.4
$50.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.28%
15.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1450
$3324
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1015
$4663
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.93
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.2
$10.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$39.3
$13.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.61
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.72
$1.2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.01
$0.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$0.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.33
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.33
$9.36
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$5.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$3.69
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$2.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$0.98
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.54
$0.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.92
$1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$0.8
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.2
$1.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
$6.65
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.42
$0.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.26
$1.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.15
$5.83
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.08
$3.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.15
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.24
$1.2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.3
$47.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.79
$5.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.1
$20.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.44
$3.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.1
$24.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
$55.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$166
$299
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1852
$6527

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In Saint Lucia

City Cost of living Population
Castries
$1031
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$1095
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In Tanzania

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