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Cost of Living in Lobatse | Botswana

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$539
$1410
🛋️ Without rent
$333
$970
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$206
$440
🍽️ Food
$209
$550
🚐 Transport
$37.9
$109
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1034
🏙️ Population
29.7k

The average cost of living in Lobatse is $539, which is in the top 20% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7400th out of 9294 in our global list and 5th out of 8 in Botswana.

The median after-tax salary is $1034, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 7308th (TOP 79%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Botswana. With an estimated population of 29.7k, Lobatse is the 8th largest city in Botswana.

✈️ Closest airport66 kmMmabatho International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate26.3 µg/m³
Cost of living in Lobatse infographic

Prices in Lobatse

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.28
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
☕ Cappuccino
$0.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.78

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.43
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.27

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.71

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$214
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$155
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$548
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$351
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.29%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1620
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$835

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$25.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$40.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$85
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1689