Whether you're living in Tajikistan or planning to move there, it is very important to know the cost of living and the prices of things. Here we list the average spending for the three main population groups.

All-inclusive

9,400 TJS

average per month

2,300 TJS

Range

20,000 TJS

18,000 TJS

average per month

3,500 TJS

Range

28,000 TJS

28,000 TJS

average per month

8,200 TJS

Range

42,000 TJS

7,000 TJS

average per month

1,200 TJS

Range

15,000 TJS

The figures displayed here are inclusive of everything: housing, travel, groceries, healthcare, etc.

The average monthly expenses for a single person living in Tajikistan is 9,400 TJS. Expenses can range from 2,300 TJS at the minimum level to 20,000 TJS at the highest end.

The average monthly spending of couples in Tajikistan is 18,000 TJS. Expenditure can range from 3,500 TJS to 28,000 TJS per month.

The average cost of living for families in Tajikistan is 28,000 TJS per month. Families spend anywhere from 8,200 TJS to 42,000 TJS.

The average monthly expenditure for students in Tajikistan is 7,000 TJS. Students spend from 1,200 TJS to 15,000 TJS per month.

Spending behavior can change drastically from one person to another. It is best to consider the minimum, average, and maximum spending together.

of water

2.3 TJS

2.3 TJS

2.3 TJS

combo meal

23 TJS

17 TJS

39 TJS

meal for one

78 TJS

62 TJS

97 TJS

meal for one

190 TJS

130 TJS

230 TJS

Soft Drink

2.0 TJS

2.0 TJS

2.0 TJS

or latte

16 TJS

9.7 TJS

23 TJS

large bottle

12 TJS

9.7 TJS

13 TJS

bread

1.7 TJS

1.5 TJS

2.0 TJS

eggs

12 TJS

9.7 TJS

15 TJS

chicken

27 TJS

21 TJS

33 TJS

1 kg or 1 lb

31 TJS

26 TJS

39 TJS

1 kg or 1 lb

17 TJS

15 TJS

19 TJS

1 kg or 1 lb

7.8 TJS

6.5 TJS

9.7 TJS

1 kg or 1 lb

8.4 TJS

7.3 TJS

9.0 TJS

1 kg or 1 lb

8.1 TJS

7.1 TJS

9.0 TJS

taxi ride

12 TJS

9.7 TJS

23 TJS

full tank

78 TJS

58 TJS

160 TJS

1-day rental

78 TJS

58 TJS

120 TJS

price

58,000 TJS

29,000 TJS

78,000 TJS

one way

2.9 TJS

2.0 TJS

5.9 TJS

Service

120 TJS

78 TJS

230 TJS

and water bill

560 TJS

140 TJS

1,200 TJS

and water bill

700 TJS

180 TJS

1,400 TJS

and water bill

1,100 TJS

250 TJS

1,300 TJS

and cable

120 TJS

58 TJS

160 TJS

charges

78 TJS

47 TJS

230 TJS

ticket

39 TJS

29 TJS

58 TJS

membership

120 TJS

94 TJS

230 TJS

or pants

97 TJS

69 TJS

150 TJS

dress

90 TJS

65 TJS

290 TJS

shoes

84 TJS

62 TJS

190 TJS

shoes

65 TJS

53 TJS

130 TJS

suit

73 TJS

58 TJS

390 TJS

t-shirt

39 TJS

29 TJS

120 TJS

apartment

1,500 TJS

970 TJS

3,900 TJS

apartment

2,300 TJS

1,500 TJS

5,800 TJS

apartment

2,900 TJS

1,900 TJS

7,800 TJS

apartment

290,000 TJS

190,000 TJS

580,000 TJS

apartment

390,000 TJS

230,000 TJS

1,500,000 TJS

apartment

1,200,000 TJS

390,000 TJS

2,300,000 TJS

Bed

1,500 TJS

1,200 TJS

1,900 TJS

Bed

1,200 TJS

780 TJS

1,500 TJS

Bed

900 TJS

690 TJS

1,200 TJS

Room

1,700 TJS

1,300 TJS

5,800 TJS

Table

780 TJS

580 TJS

1,500 TJS

or Couch

1,100 TJS

780 TJS

2,300 TJS

Set

1,200 TJS

780 TJS

2,300 TJS

or Freezer

1,100 TJS

690 TJS

1,500 TJS

Machine

1,300 TJS

900 TJS

2,300 TJS

or Cooker

1,100 TJS

840 TJS

1,500 TJS

Phone

1,200 TJS

970 TJS

1,700 TJS

or Computer

1,300 TJS

1,100 TJS

2,300 TJS

The percentage figures in this section are percentages of total spending not income. If you would like to see the percentage of expenses as related to income or salary, see additional sections below.

SingleSpending habits, consumption analysis, and expenditure patterns for a single person living in Tajikistan

36% of total expenses on average (27% to 42%)

LOW | 840 TJS |

AVERAGE | 3,400 TJS |

HIGH | 7,200 TJS |

Per Month |

6% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 140 TJS |

AVERAGE | 560 TJS |

HIGH | 1,200 TJS |

Per Month |

8% of total expenses on average (3% to 11%)

LOW | 190 TJS |

AVERAGE | 750 TJS |

HIGH | 1,600 TJS |

Per Month |

16% of total expenses on average (9% to 22%)

LOW | 370 TJS |

AVERAGE | 1,500 TJS |

HIGH | 3,200 TJS |

Per Month |

9% of total expenses on average (5% to 14%)

LOW | 210 TJS |

AVERAGE | 840 TJS |

HIGH | 1,800 TJS |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 120 TJS |

AVERAGE | 470 TJS |

HIGH | 990 TJS |

Per Month |

2% of total expenses on average (1% to 4%)

LOW | 47 TJS |

AVERAGE | 190 TJS |

HIGH | 400 TJS |

Per Month |

18% of total expenses on average (15% to 21%)

LOW | 420 TJS |

AVERAGE | 1,700 TJS |

HIGH | 3,600 TJS |

Per Month |

CoupleAverage monthly living expenditure breaks and spending patterns for couples in Tajikistan

33% of total expenses on average (30% to 43%)

LOW | 1,200 TJS |

AVERAGE | 5,800 TJS |

HIGH | 9,300 TJS |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 8%)

LOW | 180 TJS |

AVERAGE | 700 TJS |

HIGH | 1,400 TJS |

Per Month |

12% of total expenses on average (7% to 15%)

LOW | 420 TJS |

AVERAGE | 2,100 TJS |

HIGH | 3,400 TJS |

Per Month |

14% of total expenses on average (7% to 19%)

LOW | 490 TJS |

AVERAGE | 2,500 TJS |

HIGH | 3,900 TJS |

Per Month |

11% of total expenses on average (5% to 14%)

LOW | 390 TJS |

AVERAGE | 1,900 TJS |

HIGH | 3,100 TJS |

Per Month |

6% of total expenses on average (3% to 10%)

LOW | 210 TJS |

AVERAGE | 1,100 TJS |

HIGH | 1,700 TJS |

Per Month |

2% of total expenses on average (1% to 4%)

LOW | 70 TJS |

AVERAGE | 350 TJS |

HIGH | 560 TJS |

Per Month |

17% of total expenses on average (14% to 20%)

LOW | 600 TJS |

AVERAGE | 3,000 TJS |

HIGH | 4,800 TJS |

Per Month |

FamilyAverage monthly expenses and break out of spending for families living in Tajikistan

32% of total expenses on average (27% to 38%)

LOW | 2,600 TJS |

AVERAGE | 9,000 TJS |

HIGH | 13,000 TJS |

Per Month |

3% of total expenses on average (2% to 7%)

LOW | 250 TJS |

AVERAGE | 1,100 TJS |

HIGH | 1,300 TJS |

Per Month |

8% of total expenses on average (5% to 10%)

LOW | 650 TJS |

AVERAGE | 2,200 TJS |

HIGH | 3,400 TJS |

Per Month |

18% of total expenses on average (12% to 23%)

LOW | 1,500 TJS |

AVERAGE | 5,100 TJS |

HIGH | 7,600 TJS |

Per Month |

8% of total expenses on average (6% to 12%)

LOW | 650 TJS |

AVERAGE | 2,200 TJS |

HIGH | 3,400 TJS |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 410 TJS |

AVERAGE | 1,400 TJS |

HIGH | 2,100 TJS |

Per Month |

14% of total expenses on average (11% to 18%)

LOW | 1,100 TJS |

AVERAGE | 3,900 TJS |

HIGH | 5,900 TJS |

Per Month |

12% of total expenses on average (8% to 15%)

LOW | 980 TJS |

AVERAGE | 3,400 TJS |

HIGH | 5,100 TJS |

Per Month |

StudentCost of living and expense breaks for students in Tajikistan

24% of total expenses on average (18% to 31%)

LOW | 280 TJS |

AVERAGE | 1,700 TJS |

HIGH | 3,600 TJS |

Per Month |

4% of total expenses on average (3% to 7%)

LOW | 47 TJS |

AVERAGE | 280 TJS |

HIGH | 610 TJS |

Per Month |

7% of total expenses on average (5% to 9%)

LOW | 82 TJS |

AVERAGE | 490 TJS |

HIGH | 1,100 TJS |

Per Month |

20% of total expenses on average (16% to 24%)

LOW | 230 TJS |

AVERAGE | 1,400 TJS |

HIGH | 3,000 TJS |

Per Month |

6% of total expenses on average (3% to 9%)

LOW | 70 TJS |

AVERAGE | 420 TJS |

HIGH | 910 TJS |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 58 TJS |

AVERAGE | 350 TJS |

HIGH | 760 TJS |

Per Month |

19% of total expenses on average (17% to 24%)

LOW | 220 TJS |

AVERAGE | 1,300 TJS |

HIGH | 2,900 TJS |

Per Month |

15% of total expenses on average (12% to 17%)

LOW | 180 TJS |

AVERAGE | 1,100 TJS |

HIGH | 2,300 TJS |

Per Month |

This section breaks down and compares expenses for all population groups: singles, couples, students, and families. If you want to see details for a specific group, please see the previous section. We asked thousands of people about their spending habits and expenditure breaks. Below are the results.

People living in Tajikistan typically spend from 26% to 39% of their total monthly expenditure on housing with 31% being the average. The average spend on housing is 5,000 TJS with expenditure ranging from 1,200 TJS and 8,400 TJS. This cost mainly goes for rent but it also includes other accommodation-related expenses. Housing costs are highest for families and lowest for students as expected.

On average, utility expenditure like electricity, water, and gas in Tajikistan ranges from 2% to 8% of total expenses with 5% being the the average. The average monthly cost of utilities is 670 TJS with 150 TJS and 1,100 TJS being the upper and lower limits.

Fuel consumption and cost of transport depend heavily on whether you live near your work or school, but roughly speaking you would expect to spend from 340 TJS to 2,300 TJS on commuting with 1,400 TJS being the norm for most people in one month. This means that money spent on transport constitutes about 9% of total spending on average but can go as low as 5% or as high as 11%.

The average outlay on groceries in a month in Tajikistan is 2,600 TJS. The cost of groceries can range between 640 TJS to 4,400 TJS. People spend on average about 17% on food and groceries with upper and lower bounds of 11% and 17% respectively.

People in Tajikistan allocate 5% to 12% of their total monthly expenditure to healthcare including health insurance and out-of-pocket medical expenses. The average spending is around 9%. The range of medical expenses range from 330 TJS to 2,300 TJS with 1,400 TJS being the norm.

This category mostly contains discretionary or non-essential expenses but also some non-discretionary spending like furniture for example. The monthly expenses range from 200 TJS to 1,400 TJS with 820 TJS being the average. Speaking of percentages, that equates to 2% to 9% of total expenses with an average of 5% for most residents.

Spending on education can vary drastically between different people. While working singles can spend 0% on education, families and students' expenditure can reach up to 22%. On average, education constitutes 9% of the monthly expenditure with 8% and 13% being the lower and upper bounds respectively. The average reported education cost is 1,400 TJS per month with 370 TJS being the minimum spent amount and 2,400 TJS being the maximum.