Cost of Living in Botswana

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 P 20.00-200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 450.00 P 250.00-700.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 P 60.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 19.00 P 15.00-40.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 23.50 P 17.00-45.00
Cappuccino (regular) 30.17 P 20.00-40.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 11.68 P 8.00-20.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7.12 P 5.00-20.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 55.61 P 45.42-87.06
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.17 P 4.54-10.89
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.59 P 6.35-15.88
Eggs (regular) (12) 27.16 P 15.60-45.24
Local Cheese (1 lb) 30.84 P 18.14-113.40
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 26.76 P 11.34-43.09
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 24.69 P 16.78-43.09
Apples (1 lb) 10.26 P 3.63-15.42
Banana (1 lb) 7.64 P 3.63-18.14
Oranges (1 lb) 11.56 P 3.63-29.48
Tomato (1 lb) 7.58 P 3.63-11.34
Potato (1 lb) 7.04 P 3.63-20.41
Onion (1 lb) 6.44 P 3.63-13.61
Lettuce (1 head) 14.66 P 8.00-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11.43 P 6.95-30.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 P 45.00-150.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 17.93 P 10.00-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 21.80 P 14.00-30.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 50.00 P 40.00-60.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.00 P 5.00-7.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 264.00 P 132.00-400.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 P 6.00-9.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 48.28 P 40.23-64.37
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.50 P 30.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 41.82 P 30.28-53.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 230,000.00 P 170,000.00-250,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 218,636.36 P 180,000.00-250,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 559.09 P 400.00-984.21
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.47 P 0.90-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 712.08 P 450.00-1,900.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 394.17 P 200.00-600.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 94.44 P 50.00-150.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 90.00 P 55.00-150.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,777.27 P 1,200.00-3,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 51,333.33 P 16,000.00-120,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 496.58 P 250.00-800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 294.62 P 180.00-450.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 701.67 P 350.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 868.09 P 350.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,946.15 P 2,000.00-5,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,463.64 P 1,800.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,192.31 P 4,500.00-18,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,691.67 P 3,500.00-8,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,501.00 P 929.02-4,645.11
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 33,677.07 P 9,290.23-65,031.59
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 10,944.44 P
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.56 7.50-15.00

Prices in Botswana

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