Cost of Living in Botswana

Summary of cost of living in Botswana:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 85.00 P 50.00-150.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 P 250.00-650.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 77.50 P 70.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 P 15.00-35.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25.00 P 15.00-50.00
Cappuccino (regular) 28.25 P 20.00-40.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 10.66 P 8.00-20.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.71 P 5.00-15.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 57.83 P 49.21-87.06
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.50 P 4.54-14.51
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.77 P 6.35-11.34
Eggs (regular) (12) 27.30 P 15.00-40.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 30.84 P 13.61-40.82
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 27.09 P 11.34-43.09
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 25.88 P 16.78-43.09
Apples (1 lb) 10.43 P 4.54-15.42
Banana (1 lb) 8.16 P 4.54-18.14
Oranges (1 lb) 11.19 P 3.63-29.48
Tomato (1 lb) 8.19 P 4.54-11.34
Potato (1 lb) 7.74 P 3.63-20.41
Onion (1 lb) 7.38 P 4.08-13.61
Lettuce (1 head) 15.49 P 8.95-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.20 P 7.00-30.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 P 46.95-150.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 19.56 P 10.00-28.57
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 22.34 P 15.00-30.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 50.00 P 40.00-68.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7.00 P 6.00-8.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 282.00 P 140.00-400.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 P 6.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 48.28 P 40.23-64.37
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 P 30.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 49.59 P 34.07-64.35
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 P 220,000.00-300,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 236,250.00 P 220,000.00-260,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 540.91 P 400.00-984.21
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.45 P 0.80-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 812.08 P 495.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 387.85 P 200.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 85.56 P 20.00-150.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 75.00 P 60.00-150.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,913.64 P 800.00-3,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 67,181.82 P 36,000.00-120,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 508.46 P 250.00-650.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 284.17 P 180.00-420.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 722.50 P 500.00-1,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 862.50 P 320.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,807.14 P 2,000.00-4,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,158.33 P 1,800.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,678.57 P 4,500.00-10,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,153.57 P 3,500.00-9,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,444.38 P 929.02-2,322.56
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 34,064.16 P 9,290.23-65,031.59
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,590.91 P
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.03 7.50-15.00

Prices in Botswana

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