Cost of Living in Botswana

Summary of cost of living in Botswana:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 P 50.00-150.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 P 200.00-400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 78.00 P 70.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 23.00 P 15.00-34.35
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 30.00 P 15.00-50.00
Cappuccino (regular) 26.90 P 17.17-50.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.75 P 8.00-12.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.12 P 5.00-8.59
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 61.46 P 49.21-71.92
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.80 P 5.40-14.51
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.91 P 6.80-13.61
Eggs (regular) (12) 26.38 P 15.00-36.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 40.82 P 27.67-72.57
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 31.82 P 11.34-45.36
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 29.71 P 19.48-45.36
Apples (1 lb) 10.22 P 4.54-13.61
Banana (1 lb) 7.85 P 5.90-13.61
Oranges (1 lb) 10.19 P 3.63-18.14
Tomato (1 lb) 8.10 P 4.54-11.34
Potato (1 lb) 8.06 P 4.54-18.14
Onion (1 lb) 6.90 P 4.54-13.61
Lettuce (1 head) 13.43 P 8.99-18.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11.02 P 7.95-15.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 77.97 P 54.00-120.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 22.29 P 12.00-30.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 24.26 P 15.00-35.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 48.00 P 40.00-90.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7.00 P 6.00-8.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 326.00 P 250.00-600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 P 6.00-9.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 48.28 P 48.28-64.37
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 P 30.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 56.31 P 38.84-63.48
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 240,000.00 P 165,000.00-300,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 232,500.00 P 200,000.00-260,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 604.92 P 354.17-1,360.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 332.78 P 279.00-600.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 918.85 P 450.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 405.00 P 250.00-565.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 93.75 P 50.00-150.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 90.00 P 60.00-120.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,991.96 P 1,200.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 61,480.77 P 30,000.00-90,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 562.31 P 300.00-800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 332.50 P 200.00-450.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 844.29 P 500.00-1,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 970.83 P 320.00-2,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,018.75 P 2,300.00-4,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,906.67 P 1,500.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,697.06 P 4,500.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,882.35 P 3,500.00-8,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,231.59 P 464.51-4,645.11
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 46,451.13 P 27,870.68-65,031.59
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,114.58 P
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.37 7.50-15.00

Prices in Botswana

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