Belarus vs Botswana - Cost of Living Comparison

Belarus Botswana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$581
$607
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1562
$1550
🏠 One person rent
$241
$256
🏘️ Family rent
$390
$504
🍽️ Food expenses
$233
$241
🚐 Transport expenses
$38
$45.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$472
$965
💸 GDP per capita
$6424
$6405
😃 Human freedom index
6.73
7.9
❤️ Life expectancy
74.2
69.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
41
55
🌐 English speaking %
12%
38.4%
🎓 Higher education
66
60
😀 Quality of life
55
50
🏙️ Population
9.26M
2.29M

The average cost of living in Belarus ($581) is 4% less expensive than in Botswana ($607). Belarus ranked 148th vs 141st 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 0.8 months in Belarus compared to 1.6 months in Botswana. Ranked 70th and 92nd 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
$6.12
$5.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.5
$26.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.32
$5.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$1.27
 Cappuccino
$1.67
$1.96
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.79
$0.76
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$258
$213
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$179
$164
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$439
$535
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$297
$372
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.9
$32.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54
$49.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11.2
$49.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
18.94%
12.84%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1456
$2378
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$981
$866
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.2
$19.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.2
$19
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.82
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.53
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.38
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.52
$2.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.7
$5.66
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$4.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.22
$4.32
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.62
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$1.19
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$1.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$1.26
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.12
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.17
$1.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.23
$6.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.91
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.64
$3.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.25
$3.47
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$3.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.11
$1.56
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.26
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.7
$27.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4
$6.28
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.5
$23.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.14
$6.66
👖 Brand Jeans
$61.3
$33.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.9
$62.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$581
$112
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7729
$4942

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Belarus

City Cost of living Population
Minsk
$716
2M
Gomel
$497
504K
Brest
$473
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Grodno
$424
357K
Vitebsk
$378
360K
Mogilev
$497
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Babruysk
$545
210K
Baranavichy
$480
173K
Pinsk
$588
125K
Barysaw
$548
138K

In Botswana

City Cost of living Population
Gaborone
$668
232K
Francistown
$544
100K
Molepolole
$616
67.6K
Serowe
$527
47.4K
Kanye
$641
45.2K
Palapye
$506
36.2K
Mahalapye
$544
41.3K
Lobatse
$615
26.9K