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Cost of Living in Gaborone

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 55.00 P 45.00-70.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 280.00 P 200.00-500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 54.00 P 45.00-60.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 19.00 P 14.00-30.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 16.50 P 15.00-25.00
Cappuccino (regular) 20.44 P 13.00-25.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.90 P 6.00-15.95
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.55 P 3.00-10.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 47.77 P 45.24-63.56
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 6.20 P 5.40-9.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.25 P 4.54-9.07
Eggs (12) 21.58 P 17.00-25.90
Local Cheese (1 lb) 25.95 P 9.07-36.29
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 23.31 P 19.50-29.03
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.36 P 14.51-24.49
Apples (1 lb) 7.78 P 6.80-9.07
Banana (1 lb) 6.12 P 4.06-9.07
Oranges (1 lb) 6.17 P 3.63-8.16
Tomato (1 lb) 6.68 P 5.44-7.69
Potato (1 lb) 6.88 P 4.08-11.34
Onion (1 lb) 6.80 P 4.08-13.59
Lettuce (1 head) 8.49 P 6.00-12.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.83 P 8.00-11.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 P 65.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.15 P 8.00-15.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 14.50 P 10.00-17.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 40.00 P 34.95-42.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 P 3.50-3.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 77.00 P 0.00-154.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 30.00 P 30.00-40.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 19.31 P 6.44-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 P 20.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 30.19 P 28.39-34.07
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 200,000.00 P 160,000.00-250,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) ?
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 575.00 P 340.00-900.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.27 P 1.25-1.30
Internet (60 Mbps or more, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 900.00 P 500.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 382.22 P 220.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 96.67 P 0.00-150.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 P 40.00-75.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child ?
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 96,000.00 P
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 491.67 P 300.00-600.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 266.67 P 150.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 687.50 P 500.00-900.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 733.33 P 400.00-1,200.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,000.00 P 1,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,175.00 P 1,200.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,333.33 P 3,500.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,500.00 P 2,500.00-8,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 557.41 P
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,806.39 P 3,251.58-8,361.20
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,000.00 P
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.67 7.00-11.00

Prices in Gaborone

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Last update: May 2017
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3 Comments so far

#gkruger on Mar 10, 2017 :
Would also like to know where you can get 10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL for P900 per month...and P18 for a 500ml beer in a restaurant, more like P40.
#Anonymous on Dec 31, 2016 :
Botswana can be a good place to be if the price cannot be converted to US $. And the salary increase like south-Africa. Poverty can dissapear in a day. May God Bless the country/people and rain in the land. People are very nice and respectful.Wow another paradise on earth. And I like how Batswana changed and gave their lives to christ. This alone will make difference.
#oliver marti on Oct 29, 2016 :
please let me know where I get 10mbits of internet for P900 a month!
I'm paying over P2000 for 2 Mbits and I actually get less then 1mbits and that only if it actually is working (down every day at least 2x for at least 10 min)