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Cost of Living in Botswana

Cost of Living in Botswana

Cost of Living in Botswana

Summary:

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs are 1820.38$ (22,100.39P) without rent.
  • A single person estimated monthly costs are 1,556.39DT (6,166.91P) without rent

 

Restaurants
 

Range

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 135.00 P 20.00200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 450.00 P 250.00700.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 P 60.00100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 19.50 P 15.0040.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 25.00 P 16.0045.00
Cappuccino (regular) 30.64 P 20.0040.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 11.97 P 8.0026.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.23 P 5.0020.00

Markets
 

Range

Milk (regular), (1 liter) 14.36 P 12.0018.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 8.80 P 5.0012.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 18.53 P 14.0035.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 25.79 P 15.6040.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 64.66 P 40.00250.00
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 59.00 P 25.0095.00
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 52.84 P 37.0095.00
Apples (1kg) 21.56 P 8.0032.00
Banana (1kg) 16.65 P 8.0040.00
Oranges (1kg) 24.38 P 8.0065.00
Tomato (1kg) 17.12 P 8.0025.00
Potato (1kg) 15.53 P 8.0045.00
Onion (1kg) 13.78 P 8.0030.00
Lettuce (1 head) 14.99 P 8.0025.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11.73 P 6.9530.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 77.50 P 45.00150.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 17.43 P 10.0025.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 21.50 P 14.0030.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 50.00 P 40.0060.00

Transportation
 

Range

One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.00 P 5.007.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 264.00 P 132.00400.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 P 6.0010.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 30.00 P 25.0040.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 P 30.0060.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 10.65 P 8.0013.82
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 230,000.00 P 170,000.00250,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 218,636.36 P 180,000.00250,000.00

Utilities (Monthly)
 

Range

Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 559.09 P 400.00984.21
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.47 P 0.902.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 712.08 P 450.001,900.00

Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 390.17 P 200.00600.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 94.44 P 50.00150.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 90.00 P 55.00150.00

Childcare
 

Range

Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,730.00 P 1,200.003,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 51,333.33 P 16,000.00120,000.00
 

Clothing And Shoes
 

Range

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 496.58 P 250.00800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 310.00 P 180.00450.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 701.67 P 350.001,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 868.09 P 350.001,500.00

Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,900.00 P 2,000.005,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,463.64 P 1,800.004,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,208.33 P 4,500.0018,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,691.67 P 3,500.008,000.00

Buy Apartment Price
 

Range

Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 16,156.80 P 10,000.0050,000.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 362,500.00 P 100,000.00700,000.00

Salaries And Financing
 

Range

Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 10,944.44 P
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.62 7.0015.00

Prices in Botswana

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Last update: April 2022
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