Cost of Living in Mahalapye | Botswana

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$584
$1486
🛋️ Without rent
$354
$1017
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$230
$468
🍽️ Food
$253
$661
🚐 Transport
$32.7
$93.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1054
🏙️ Population
50.7k

The average cost of living in Mahalapye is $584, which is in the top 23% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7107th out of 9294 in our global list and 4th out of 8 in Botswana.

The median after-tax salary is $1054, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months. Ranked 7549th (TOP 82%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 8th best city to live in Botswana. With an estimated population of 50.7k, Mahalapye is the 4th largest city in Botswana.

✈️ Closest airport156 kmSelebi Phikwe Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate22.2 µg/m³
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Prices in Mahalapye

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.55
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.53
☕ Cappuccino
$1.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.68

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$215
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$154
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$542
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$357
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$42.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.08%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1655
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$832

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.68

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.38
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.55
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.65
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.29

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.49
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$51.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$42.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3393