Historical Prices in Islamabad

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2023 350.00 4000.00 1200.00
2022 400.00 3500.00 800.00
2021 290.00 2650.00 725.00
2020 450.00 2000.00 650.00
2019 300.00 1850.00 600.00
2018 250.00 1600.00 600.00
2017 250.00 1800.00 600.00
2016 250.00 1000.00 550.00
2015 200.00 1526.62 580.00
2014 200.00 1450.00 700.00
2013 230.00 1200.00 500.00
2012 313.04 1501.00 620.55
2011 206.48 1273.65 446.92
2010 83.95 808.02 409.26
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2023 - - 91.18 71.43 511.67
2022 - - 59.71 41.25 280.00
2021 - - 45.42 37.92 316.36
2020 - - 63.08 45.83 230.00
2019 - - 45.62 32.78 265.00
2018 - - 44.71 32.25 266.68
2017 - - 40.63 30.83 290.03
2016 - - 40.36 27.83 204.62
2015 - - 36.00 27.25 213.33
2014 - - 38.75 27.86 215.42
2013 - - 38.12 26.81 207.00
2012 - - 36.32 25.40 458.75
2011 - - 35.03 22.08 266.05
2010 - - 20.15 18.05 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2023 215.41 173.18 325.81 106.36 - -
2022 166.75 115.77 237.65 80.38 - -
2021 134.92 95.55 186.33 63.62 - -
2020 124.67 80.43 155.12 61.25 - -
2019 121.07 79.55 119.58 56.11 - -
2018 108.65 64.66 120.08 58.64 - -
2017 107.60 63.56 111.41 59.64 - -
2016 106.33 58.86 107.34 55.00 - -
2015 101.56 52.50 112.21 56.88 - -
2014 93.31 57.50 112.86 48.33 - -
2013 81.67 57.08 96.85 49.64 - -
2012 71.09 44.77 103.29 44.58 - -
2011 77.37 45.53 86.33 38.21 - -
2010 56.67 37.78 71.36 37.78 - -
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2023 312.04 263.18 92.08 89.29 349.50 137.88 222.96 157.96
2022 239.20 191.11 82.45 68.33 241.34 150.79 147.27 103.58
2021 155.90 99.55 54.72 59.00 168.13 70.80 101.23 53.04
2020 173.85 129.24 64.54 43.89 161.92 109.82 115.36 67.09
2019 203.00 142.50 42.27 30.00 151.31 111.67 126.55 54.09
2018 176.36 107.00 46.08 31.67 141.67 69.09 125.82 44.67
2017 171.67 130.00 40.00 28.00 129.36 66.85 132.12 43.92
2016 155.49 97.50 36.67 30.20 125.83 57.91 130.00 42.08
2015 147.50 108.00 46.25 44.71 155.62 64.67 98.38 54.71
2014 169.11 99.77 51.74 35.00 129.17 70.62 - -
2013 125.42 87.00 37.78 45.00 123.75 68.64 - -
2012 116.95 107.88 18.87 26.83 120.00 50.00 - -
2011 142.22 70.76 27.60 16.98 - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2023 1365.66 - 520.00 878.30 1107.14
2022 1341.17 - 255.00 585.70 919.05
2021 788.46 - 240.00 456.10 681.30
2020 848.18 - 325.00 383.72 618.57
2019 883.33 - - 512.25 650.00
2018 1004.86 - 165.00 367.27 463.64
2017 684.00 - 150.00 345.89 479.17
2016 679.89 - 125.90 286.12 421.35
2015 763.75 - 140.00 327.50 495.00
2014 460.00 - 120.00 343.75 -
2013 450.00 - 100.00 290.91 -
2012 268.32 - 136.02 361.51 -
2011 428.66 - 84.91 233.50 -
2010 440.74 - 96.54 207.78 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2023 45333.33 26357.14 113571.43 76923.08
2022 42333.33 27384.62 111923.08 60000.00
2021 29142.86 19230.77 68437.50 42187.50
2020 31000.00 21714.29 67115.38 40925.93
2019 30405.41 17432.43 65405.41 38157.89
2018 24380.95 14886.48 53295.45 31545.45
2017 25000.00 15812.50 59333.33 35857.14
2016 25555.56 13600.00 60454.55 34000.00
2015 25604.86 12222.22 56209.72 29853.25
2014 23250.00 13888.89 51375.00 32750.00
2013 18300.00 10125.00 45000.00 31100.00
2012 41351.07 32075.00 44603.00 27679.60
2011 25473.00 13019.53 46700.50 28161.82
2010 16510.17 8674.83 31621.17 17839.38

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2023 - -
2022 181111.28 121909.78
2021 96856.93 65325.47
2020 138729.33 68802.16
2019 135903.98 50186.65
2018 110598.59 63844.21
2017 94244.51 59375.04
2016 111250.00 84434.57
2015 - -
2014 - -
2013 - -
2012 45444.00 -
2011 - -
2010 159505.00 100740.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2023 60500.00
2022 53012.82
2021 40928.57
2020 47631.58
2019 36896.55
2018 42928.57
2017 35000.00
2016 33500.00
2015 30111.11
2014 34000.00
2013 34071.67
2012 40724.00
2011 29718.50
2010 12172.75

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2023 50.00 279.27
2022 50.00 214.49
2021 30.00 122.78
2020 30.00 110.84
2019 30.00 109.47
2018 20.00 89.96
2017 20.00 73.10
2016 20.00 70.19
2015 20.00 75.50
2014 25.00 107.26
2013 30.00 106.13
2012 23.42 101.88
2011 25.47 84.49
2010 23.09 73.88
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2023 -
2022 1350.00
2021 -
2020 1200.00
2019 1152.17
2018 950.00
2017 1000.00
2016 1000.00
2015 -
2014 -
2013 1250.00
2012 1000.00
2011 1273.65
2010 1259.25

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2023 22.33
2022 13.75
2021 10.42
2020 13.46
2019 14.17
2018 12.25
2017 12.67
2016 11.30
2015 13.29
2014 15.76
2013 14.14
2012 14.00
2011 19.50
2010 18.50

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data
2023 29537.33 4590.91 1167.08
2022 19395.89 4535.56 -
2021 13388.76 4233.33 -
2020 15187.42 3352.40 -
2019 9450.99 3386.36 -
2018 7907.42 2823.40 -
2017 6204.50 3786.67 -
2016 8050.00 4080.93 -
2015 8426.33 2975.00 -
2014 9916.67 3144.44 -
2013 7196.83 2709.09 -
2012 - 2866.63 -
2011 1952.93 1915.03 -
2010 9234.50 1441.14 -

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2023 6769.23 1416.67 1000.00
2022 4233.33 - 700.00
2021 2857.14 1450.00 660.00
2020 4977.27 1520.00 750.00
2019 3000.00 1061.54 600.00
2018 3218.00 1164.58 600.00
2017 3821.43 2500.00 500.00
2016 3833.33 1545.62 500.00
2015 3857.14 - 500.00
2014 2500.00 - 500.00
2013 2162.50 1500.00 450.00
2012 1150.00 1500.00 357.76
2011 4245.50 1952.93 212.27
2010 1553.08 1846.90 419.75

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2023 4735.29 6746.15 24272.73 9800.00
2022 3937.50 5333.33 14133.33 7892.86
2021 3068.75 4666.67 11291.67 7678.57
2020 2956.52 4913.64 8920.00 6220.00
2019 3193.00 4231.40 7618.39 5761.90
2018 2811.76 3852.08 6707.32 4890.00
2017 3173.33 3942.86 7363.64 4611.76
2016 3590.91 3863.64 7409.09 5700.00
2015 3154.55 4604.84 4579.84 4388.89
2014 3944.44 4500.00 5357.14 4597.75
2013 3800.00 3562.50 5050.00 4818.18
2012 3433.20 1750.00 2750.00 4500.00
2011 - - - 2971.85
2010 3437.25 2518.50 1804.92 3441.95
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