Cost of Living in Botswana

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 P 80.00-200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 460.00 P 250.00-700.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 60.00 P 50.00-80.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 18.00 P 11.00-40.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 P 15.00-40.00
Cappuccino (regular) 29.00 P 15.00-45.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 10.40 P 8.00-20.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 P 5.00-15.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 52.28 P 37.85-98.42
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 7.36 P 4.54-10.89
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.06 P 5.90-15.88
Eggs (regular) (12) 24.71 P 15.60-42.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 33.11 P 13.61-113.40
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 25.79 P 15.56-36.29
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 23.51 P 17.24-40.37
Apples (1 lb) 8.95 P 3.63-12.22
Banana (1 lb) 6.27 P 3.63-10.89
Oranges (1 lb) 9.00 P 3.63-16.33
Tomato (1 lb) 6.92 P 4.54-9.53
Potato (1 lb) 6.79 P 3.63-11.34
Onion (1 lb) 4.62 P 3.18-7.71
Lettuce (1 head) 13.30 P 8.00-18.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11.28 P 6.95-18.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 65.00 P 40.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.96 P 8.00-20.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.36 P 12.00-40.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 50.00 P 40.00-60.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 P 4.00-6.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 P 120.00-400.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 P 5.00-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 48.28 P 40.23-48.28
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 P 25.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 35.87 P 30.28-37.85
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 225,000.00 P 170,000.00-250,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 216,818.18 P 180,000.00-250,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 613.00 P 400.00-1,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.52 P 0.90-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 510.77 P 250.00-1,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 339.17 P 219.30-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 94.00 P 50.00-150.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 90.00 P 60.00-150.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,517.95 P 1,000.00-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 57,416.67 P 36,000.00-90,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 505.00 P 250.00-700.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 320.71 P 150.00-450.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 734.59 P 350.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 890.44 P 400.00-1,200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,943.75 P 2,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,381.25 P 1,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,411.76 P 4,500.00-18,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,684.21 P 3,500.00-6,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,405.67 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) 9,588.89 P
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.22 6.00-15.00

Prices in Botswana

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