Cost of Living in Botswana

Cost of living in Botswana is 42.67% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Botswana is, on average, 73.97% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 110.00 P 100.00-150.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 450.00 P 300.00-700.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 P 50.00-60.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 18.00 P 11.00-30.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 19.00 P 15.00-40.00
Cappuccino (regular) 26.67 P 10.00-45.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 11.03 P 8.00-20.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.83 P 5.00-15.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 57.12 P 37.85-105.99
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 7.78 P 5.44-9.98
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.81 P 5.44-15.88
Eggs (regular) (12) 26.24 P 15.60-42.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 30.73 P 13.61-45.36
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 24.59 P 11.34-31.75
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 21.52 P 16.78-31.75
Apples (1 lb) 9.71 P 5.90-12.22
Banana (1 lb) 6.53 P 3.63-13.61
Oranges (1 lb) 8.45 P 4.54-14.51
Tomato (1 lb) 7.41 P 4.51-9.53
Potato (1 lb) 6.73 P 3.18-10.43
Onion (1 lb) 5.35 P 2.27-9.07
Lettuce (1 head) 14.11 P 10.00-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.77 P 8.00-18.90
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 57.50 P 40.00-120.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 16.93 P 8.00-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 23.00 P 14.00-45.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 42.00 P 32.50-60.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 P 4.00-6.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 P 120.00-250.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 P 5.00-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 P 40.23-48.28
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 P 25.00-40.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 35.67 P 32.18-37.85
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 P 200,000.00-250,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 230,790.00 P 200,000.00-250,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 548.99 P 300.00-1,050.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.63 P 1.00-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 569.46 P 300.00-1,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 332.65 P 250.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 80.00 P 20.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 75.00 P 60.00-120.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,278.33 P 650.00-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 48,041.67 P 22,500.00-80,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 499.00 P 250.00-700.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 283.33 P 150.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 769.81 P 520.00-1,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 846.29 P 500.00-1,200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,176.92 P 2,000.00-7,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,576.92 P 1,500.00-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,433.33 P 5,000.00-18,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,012.50 P 3,000.00-9,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,277.41 P 929.02-2,322.56
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 19,741.73 P 9,290.23-46,451.13
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 10,533.33 P
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.64 6.00-13.50

Prices in Botswana

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Last update: October 2020
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