Cost of Living Comparison

BWP
COMPARED TO
EUR

Botswana is 56.5% cheaper than Belgium.

If you lived in Belgium instead of Botswana, you would:
local_dining

pay 98.4% more for restaurants

  Botswana help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $9.17
P94.27
$16.41
€14.39
+78.9%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.58
P47.14
$9.09
€7.98
+98.4%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.83
P8.48
$2.48
€2.17
+200.6%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.70
P7.16
$2.32
€2.03
+232.8%

Botswana vs. Belgium - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 2.1 times more for groceries

  Botswana help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.55
P5.66
$1.93
€1.69
+250.9%
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.38
P14.14
$6.34
€5.56
+361.0%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.47
P35.69
$4.21
€3.69
+21.4%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.20
P22.63
$2.97
€2.60
+35.0%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.02
P20.81
$4.31
€3.78
+112.9%
Apples (1 lb) $0.62
P6.41
$1.09
€0.96
+75.4%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.50
P5.13
$0.90
€0.79
+80.2%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.73
P7.48
$1.14
€1.00
+56.8%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.50
P5.13
$1.10
€0.96
+119.9%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.33
P3.42
$0.69
€0.60
+107.1%
Onions (1 lb) $0.29
P2.99
$0.64
€0.56
+119.3%

Botswana vs. Belgium - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 72.1% more for transportation

  Botswana help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.14
P32.26
$5.98
€5.24
+90.6%
Monthly public transit pass $11.16
P114.77
$51.25
€44.94
+359.2%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $13,751.42
P141,407.15
$23,640.56
€20,730.43
+71.9%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $15.13
P155.55
$24.18
€21.20
+59.9%

Botswana vs. Belgium - Cost of transportation
home

pay 2.4 times more for housing

  Botswana help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$22.92
P235.68
$52.05
€45.65
+127.1%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $351.43
P3,613.74
$750.72
€658.31
+113.6%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $234.28
P2,409.16
$620.65
€544.25
+164.9%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$24.54
P252.31
$112.95
€99.05
+360.3%

Botswana vs. Belgium - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 6.5 times more for childcare

  Botswana help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $91.68
P942.71
$568.02
€498.09
+519.6%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,833.52
P18,854.29
$11,950.87
€10,479.73
+551.8%

Botswana vs. Belgium - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 26.8% more for entertainment and sports

  Botswana help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.01
P10.37
$4.23
€3.71
+319.0%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $0.92
P9.43
$3.07
€2.69
+234.5%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.83
P18.85
$7.51
€6.58
+309.4%
Monthly membership at local gym $34.38
P353.52
$28.61
€25.09
-16.8%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.50
P56.56
$11.95
€10.48
+117.2%

Botswana vs. Belgium - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 72.3% more for clothing

  Botswana help_outline Belgium help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$41.25
P424.14
$93.52
€82.01
+126.7%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$24.75
P254.53
$40.40
€35.42
+63.2%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$69.90
P718.74
$100.32
€87.97
+43.5%
Men's business shoes (leather) $80.84
P831.30
$139.20
€122.06
+72.2%

Botswana vs. Belgium - Cost of clothing
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