Belarus vs Botswana - Cost of Living Comparison

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Belarus Botswana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$510
$611
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1358
$1609
🏠 One person rent
$212
$252
🏘️ Family rent
$387
$515
🍽️ Food expenses
$204
$253
🚐 Transport expenses
$31.3
$47.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$446
$712
💸 GDP per capita
$7888
$7739
😃 Human freedom index
5.48
7.31
❤️ Life expectancy
72.4
61.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
59
🌐 English speaking %
12%
38.4%
🎓 Higher education
65
59
😀 Quality of life
50
45
🏙️ Population
9.2M
2.29M

The average cost of living in Belarus ($510) is 17% less expensive than in Botswana ($611). Belarus ranked 175th vs 154th for Botswana in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months in Belarus compared to 1.2 months in Botswana. Ranked 83rd and 100th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Belarus vs Botswana

We calculate prices for Belarus and Botswana as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 8 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Belarus Botswana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.49
$4.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.1
$27
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.94
$6.51
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.05
$1.57
 Cappuccino
$1.43
$2.02
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$233
$179
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$158
$128
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$448
$480
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$303
$355
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29.1
$37.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.8
$57.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.53
$76.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.82%
9.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1308
$1987
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$840
$947
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.46
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13
$22.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.56
$18.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.69
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$0.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.41
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.17
$1.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$5.45
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.39
$3.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.37
$4.21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.6
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.18
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.99
$1.47
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.14
$6.26
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$1.56
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.4
$3.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.95
$9.56
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.12
$4.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.87
$1.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$2.45
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.6
$28.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.77
$5.88
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.8
$18.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.81
$5.33
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$35.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$53.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$337
$154
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6231
$5108

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In Belarus

City Cost of living Population
Minsk
$642
2M
Gomel
$402
502K
Vitebsk
$299
359K
Mogilev
$468
353K
Brest
$399
342K
Grodno
$377
359K
Babruysk
$421
209K
Barysaw
$519
136K
Baranavichy
$479
172K
Pinsk
$417
125K

In Botswana

City Cost of living Population
Gaborone
$656
246K
Francistown
$554
103K
Serowe
$556
47.4K
Mahalapye
$605
41.3K
Palapye
$512
36.2K
Molepolole
$605
67.6K
Kanye
$631
48K
Lobatse
$632
26.9K