Botswana vs Palestine - Cost of Living Comparison

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Botswana Palestine
🚶 Cost of living one person
$611
$907
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1609
$2144
🏠 One person rent
$252
$402
🏘️ Family rent
$515
$702
🍽️ Food expenses
$253
$341
🚐 Transport expenses
$47.4
$70.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$712
$737
💸 GDP per capita
$7739
$3789
😃 Human freedom index
7.31
4
❤️ Life expectancy
61.1
73.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
59
18
🌐 English speaking %
38.4%
20%
🎓 Higher education
59
53
😀 Quality of life
45
41
🏙️ Population
2.29M
5.23M

The average cost of living in Botswana ($611) is 33% less expensive than in the Palestine ($907). Botswana ranked 154th vs 92nd for the Palestine in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months in Botswana compared to 0.8 months in the Palestine. Ranked 100th and 117th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Botswana vs the Palestine

We calculate prices for Botswana and the Palestine as a population-weighted mean of 8 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.

Botswana Palestine
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.69
$8.15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$36
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.51
$8.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.57
$4.09
 Cappuccino
$2.02
$2.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.73
$1.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$179
$355
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$128
$269
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$480
$641
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$355
$524
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$70.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.3
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$76.8
$45.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.1%
13.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1987
$1967
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$947
$1405
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.46
$0.93
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.1
$54
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$12
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.01
$1.85
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$1.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.76
$1.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$2.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$2.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.45
$6.99
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$6.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.21
$15.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.07
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$1.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$0.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.52
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.47
$1.52
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.26
$15.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.56
$2.56
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.7
$7.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.56
$5.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.59
$4.57
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.36
$2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.45
$3.86
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$28.9
$40.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.88
$10.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.1
$26.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.33
$5.62
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.2
$57.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$53.8
$92.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$154
$225
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5108
$2332

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In Botswana

City Cost of living Population
Gaborone
$656
246K
Francistown
$554
103K
Serowe
$556
47.4K
Mahalapye
$605
41.3K
Palapye
$512
36.2K
Molepolole
$605
67.6K
Kanye
$631
48K
Lobatse
$632
26.9K

In the Palestine

City Cost of living Population
Ashdod
$1802
220K
Gaza
$640
516K
Hebron
$719
215K
Nablus
$829
157K
Ramallah
$983
39K
Qalqilya
$739
41.7K
Bethlehem
$944
36K
Dura
$782
28.3K