Botswana vs Malta - Cost of Living Comparison

Botswana Malta
🚶 Cost of living one person
$607
$1275
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1550
$3037
🏠 One person rent
$256
$721
🏘️ Family rent
$504
$1354
🍽️ Food expenses
$241
$408
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.7
$49.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$965
$1234
💸 GDP per capita
$6405
$28423
😃 Human freedom index
7.9
8.45
❤️ Life expectancy
69.8
82.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
55
54
🌐 English speaking %
38.4%
88.3%
🎓 Higher education
60
74
😀 Quality of life
50
62
🏙️ Population
2.29M
465K

The average cost of living in Botswana ($607) is 52% less expensive than in Malta ($1275). Botswana ranked 141st vs 33rd for Malta in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Botswana compared to 1 months in Malta. Ranked 92nd and 54th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Botswana vs Malta

We calculate prices for Botswana and Malta as a population-weighted mean of 8 and 10 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.

Botswana Malta
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.92
$13.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.7
$55.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.36
$8.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$2.69
 Cappuccino
$1.96
$2.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.76
$1.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$213
$755
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$164
$605
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$535
$1476
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$372
$1183
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$32.6
$51
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49.9
$78.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.7
$34.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.84%
4.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2378
$3694
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$866
$2451
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.43
$1.83
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.3
$27.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$19
$19.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.83
$1.43
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$1.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$2.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.13
$2.4
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.66
$9.52
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$6.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.32
$13.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$2.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$1.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.76
$2.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$2.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$2.13
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.68
$0.62
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.45
$1.77
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.2
$7.18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.29
$1.49
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.5
$5.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.47
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.96
$4.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.56
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.26
$2.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$57.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.28
$9.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.9
$23.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.66
$11.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$33.7
$62.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$62.4
$80
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$112
$359
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4942
$7814

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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
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In Malta

City Cost of living Population
Mosta
$1170
20.2K
Birkirkara
$1388
24.4K
Sliema
$1405
16.9K
Zabbar
$1032
15.4K
St. Paul's Bay
$1139
21K
Naxxar
$1250
13.4K
San Gwann
$1333
12.5K
Marsaskala
$1242
12.1K
Gzira
$1531
8.03K
Valletta
$1534
6.44K