Cost of living index in Botswana
|Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon)||1.23 (USD)|
|Eggs (30 pack)||6.01 (USD)|
|White bread (100g loaf)||0.13 (USD)|
|Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs)||1.67 (USD)|
|Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs)||4.47 (USD)|
|Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs)||4.29 (USD)|
|Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs)||4.23 (USD)|
|Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs)||1.21 (USD)|
|Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs)||1.65 (USD)|
|Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs)||1.61 (USD)|
|Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs)||1.09 (USD)|
|Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs)||1.31 (USD)|
|Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs)||1.35 (USD)|
|Lettuce (1 leaf)||1.16 (USD)|
|Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz)||1.15 (USD)|
|Bottle of Red Wine||6.9 (USD)|
|Local beer (33cl / 11oz)||1.03 (USD)|
|Imported beer (33cl / 11oz)||2.7 (USD)|
|Pack of cigarettes (20 units)||4.65 (USD)|
|Fast food meal (MCD Big mac)||4.35 (USD)|
|Meal in cheap restaurant||9.2 (USD)|
|Meal in high end restaurant||34.16 (USD)|
|Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz)||0.55 (USD)|
|Cup of coffee||2.13 (USD)|
|Limonade (Coca cola)||0.9 (USD)|
|Local beer (33cl / 11oz)||0.97 (USD)|
|Imported beer (33cl / 11oz)||1.56 (USD)|
|Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas)||62.12 (USD)|
|Mens Dress shoes||75.1 (USD)|
|High quality jeans||39.74 (USD)|
|womens summer dress||22.33 (USD)|
|Taxi minimum charge||0.4 (USD)|
|Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile)||2.17 (USD)|
|Taxi 1 hour waiting||2.15 (USD)|
|Bus or metro ticket (One way)||0.34 (USD)|
|One month pass||11.51 (USD)|
|Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon)||0.79 (USD)|
|Mid range compact car (Honda Civic)||19834.1 (USD)|
|Mid range family car (Toyota corolla)||18878.1 (USD)|
|Gym monthly membership cost||27.67 (USD)|
|1 hour tennis court rental||6.38 (USD)|
|Cinema ticket price||6.4 (USD)|
|1 bedroom flat in city center||288.9 (USD)|
|3 bedrooms flat in city center||636.77 (USD)|
|1 bedroom flat outside city center||208.4 (USD)|
|3 bedrooms flat outside city center||409.51 (USD)|
|Square meter price in city center||1538.71 (USD)|
|Square meter price outside city center||17606.3 (USD)|
|Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family||48.57 (USD)|
|50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic)||45.94 (USD)|
|Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn||0.14 (USD)|
|Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees||96.87 (USD)|
|Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees||3866.2 (USD)|
|Average monthly net salary||861.08 (USD)|
|Average yearly interest rates on home loans||10.11 %|
Grocery budget for one person per month in Botswana
On average a signle person can spend arround 89 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.
Grocery budget for two people per month in Botswana
150 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.
Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Botswana
Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 240 (USD) per month in Botswana, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.
Average living cost in Botswana for one person per monthAn average single consumer can make it through one month in Botswana for arround 492 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 89 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 208 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 148 (USD).
Average living cost in Botswana for a couple per monthMonthly cost of living for a couple in Botswana can average 788 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 313 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 150 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 195 (USD).
Average living cost in Botswana for family of 4 per monthFor a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Botswana for about 1734 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 573 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 464 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 240 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 120 (USD).
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