Cost of living in Tunis, Tunisia

Summary of cost of living in Tunis

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 4,984 Dinar
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 2,249 Dinar
  • Tunis is the cheapest city in Africa (12 out of 12)
  • Cost of living in Tunis is cheaper than in 94% of cities in the World (242 out of 258)

List of prices in Tunis
Current as of Apr 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 15 Dinar
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 8 Dinar
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 6 Dinar
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.301 Dinar
12 eggs, large 2.729 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1.580 Dinar
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.533 Dinar
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.366 Dinar
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.206 Dinar
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 19 Dinar
2 liters of coca-cola 2.526 Dinar
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.298 Dinar
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 1,918 Dinar
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 823 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 200 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 983 Dinar
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 576 Dinar
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 90 Dinar
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 41 Dinar
40” flat screen tv 1,361 Dinar
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 361 Dinar
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 21 Dinar
Hourly rate for cleaning help 12 Dinar
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 123 Dinar
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 145 Dinar
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 281 Dinar
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 220 Dinar
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 61,199 Dinar
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 2.109 Dinar
Monthly ticket public transport 37 Dinar
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 19 Dinar
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 4.832 Dinar
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 22 Dinar
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 46 Dinar
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 5.398 Dinar
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 7 Dinar
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 7 Dinar
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.763 Dinar
Tube of toothpaste 2.655 Dinar
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 9 Dinar
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 69 Dinar
2 tickets to the movies 24 Dinar
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 67 Dinar
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 96 Dinar
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 16 Dinar
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 4.541 Dinar
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 7 Dinar
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 1,346 Dinar
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.276 Dinar
1 month of gym membership in business district 76 Dinar
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 7 Dinar
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 367 prices entered by 35 different people.
Latest price update: April 01, 2020

Tunis position in our World Ranking

the world
242nd
out of 258
africa
12th
out of 12

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

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3rd
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5th

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