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Cost of Living in Palapye | Botswana

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$473
$1228
🛋️ Without rent
$310
$903
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$162
$325
🍽️ Food
$207
$544
🚐 Transport
$33.6
$94.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1053
🏙️ Population
36.2k

The average cost of living in Palapye is $473, which is in the top 14% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7970th out of 9294 in our global list and 8th out of 8 in Botswana.

The median after-tax salary is $1053, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months. Ranked 7375th (TOP 80%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 4th best city to live in Botswana. With an estimated population of 36.2k, Palapye is the 7th largest city in Botswana.

✈️ Closest airport90 kmSelebi Phikwe Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate22.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank7893Botswana International University of Science and Technology
Cost of living in Palapye infographic

Prices in Palapye

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.53
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.3
🍻 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
$0.76

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.55
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.42
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.72
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.72
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.54
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.27

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.8

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$153
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$115
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$344
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$258
🔌 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
10.22%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1626
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$835

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$25.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.46
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.52
👖 Brand Jeans
$40.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$84.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1709