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Minimum living costs in Dar es Salaam

Hey everyone,

I'm a British citizen and have received an opportunity to work in Dar es Salaam!
I don't have much money and want to know what the bare minimum costs of living in Dar es Salaam are for 1 person:
- rent (1 room in a shared house or a small cheap flat?)
- utility bills - gas, electricity, water
- phone and internet
- weekly food allowance

I have looked on expat websites for details on this but I'm thinking that the figures might be for a more luxurious lifestyle which I'm not hugely interested in! Any help on this would be hugely appreciated!

numbeo.com/cost-of-living/in/Dar-Es-Salaam?displayCurrency=TZS
expatistan.com/cost-of-living/dar-es-salaam

Hello katiefi and welcome to expat.com

You may check out threads from our section below to have an idea of living expenses in Dar Es Salaam : Cost of living in Dar es Salaam

Regards
Kenjee
Expat.com

Hi Kateifi
Hope you doing well.

This is regarding your add on moving to Dar-es-salam and looking for accomodation.

All depend on your lifestyle and which area you live.

On average a single person need 500$ including everything living in a safe area like town. ***

Moderated by kenjee 2 weeks ago
Reason : Promotion of services not allowed. Drop advert of rents only in HOUSING section please.
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