Cost of Living in Botswana

Summary of cost of living in Botswana:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 P 20.00-150.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 P 200.00-400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 P 75.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 22.50 P 15.00-35.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 30.00 P 15.00-55.00
Cappuccino (regular) 27.11 P 17.44-50.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.54 P 8.00-12.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.14 P 5.00-8.72
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 59.03 P 47.32-71.73
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.87 P 4.54-14.51
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.03 P 6.78-13.61
Eggs (regular) (12) 24.35 P 15.00-33.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 38.80 P 27.67-72.57
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 29.44 P 11.34-45.36
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 28.33 P 19.48-40.37
Apples (1 lb) 10.08 P 4.54-13.61
Banana (1 lb) 7.65 P 5.90-11.34
Oranges (1 lb) 10.27 P 3.63-18.14
Tomato (1 lb) 7.70 P 4.54-9.98
Potato (1 lb) 6.94 P 4.54-9.07
Onion (1 lb) 6.55 P 4.54-9.07
Lettuce (1 head) 13.06 P 8.99-18.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 10.70 P 7.95-15.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 P 54.00-120.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 21.50 P 13.00-28.57
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 22.61 P 15.00-35.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 48.00 P 40.00-80.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7.00 P 6.00-8.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 282.00 P 217.00-400.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 P 6.00-9.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 48.28 P 40.23-53.11
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 P 30.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 56.29 P 38.84-62.46
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 240,000.00 P 220,000.00-300,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 237,142.86 P 220,000.00-250,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 576.49 P 354.17-1,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 356.43 P 279.00-600.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 953.75 P 450.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 401.82 P 200.00-600.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 93.75 P 50.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 85.00 P 60.00-140.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,900.00 P 1,000.00-3,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 71,600.00 P 48,000.00-150,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 546.36 P 250.00-650.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 312.00 P 200.00-420.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 772.50 P 350.00-1,250.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 886.36 P 320.00-2,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,842.86 P 2,000.00-4,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,883.33 P 1,500.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,404.01 P 4,500.00-9,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,700.00 P 3,500.00-8,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,231.59 P 464.51-4,645.11
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 46,451.13 P 27,870.68-65,031.59
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,524.31 P
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.37 7.50-15.00

Prices in Botswana

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