Cost of Living in Botswana

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 135.00 P 100.00-200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 430.00 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 10.00-40.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 P 15.00-40.00
Cappuccino (regular) 30.17 P 15.00-45.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 10.68 P 8.00-20.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7.21 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) 7.46 P 4.54-10.89
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.71 P 6.35-15.88
Eggs (regular) (12) 25.41 P 15.60-42.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 31.75 P 13.61-99.79
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 25.73 P 15.56-36.29
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 23.30 P 16.78-40.37
Apples (1 lb) 9.29 P 3.63-12.22
Banana (1 lb) 6.72 P 3.63-10.89
Oranges (1 lb) 8.83 P 3.63-16.33
Tomato (1 lb) 7.09 P 4.54-9.53
Potato (1 lb) 6.73 P 3.63-11.34
Onion (1 lb) 4.89 P 3.63-9.07
Lettuce (1 head) 14.45 P 8.00-20.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11.92 P 6.95-18.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 72.50 P 40.00-120.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.98 P 8.00-20.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 19.33 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) 250.00 P 121.74-400.00
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) 36.08 P 30.28-38.84
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 P 170,000.00-250,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 211,111.11 P 180,000.00-250,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 584.55 P 400.00-1,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.41 P 0.80-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 630.00 P 375.00-1,900.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 342.00 P 235.60-400.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 96.67 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 1,603.33 P 1,200.00-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 53,400.00 P 36,000.00-75,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 511.56 P 250.00-699.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 331.54 P 169.00-450.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 746.12 P 350.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 859.19 P 350.00-1,200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,131.25 P 2,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,443.75 P 1,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,235.29 P 5,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,117.65 P 3,800.00-8,000.00
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 19,741.73 P 9,290.23-46,451.13
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,130.00 P
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.07 7.00-15.00

Prices in Botswana

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