Historical Prices in Karachi

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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)
2020 300.00 2000.00 675.00
2019 300.00 1900.00 650.00
2018 250.00 1500.00 600.00
2017 250.00 1200.00 540.00
2016 200.00 1000.00 550.00
2015 200.00 1000.00 550.00
2014 200.00 1000.00 550.00
2013 200.00 1000.00 500.00
2012 225.00 1400.00 450.00
2011 212.27 1401.01 427.53
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)
2020 - - 48.82 33.75 272.73
2019 - - 42.83 33.06 246.11
2018 - - 39.13 28.26 215.31
2017 - - 39.27 26.73 194.60
2016 - - 42.28 29.70 186.40
2015 - - 31.25 24.83 159.55
2014 - - 35.00 25.83 142.22
2013 - - 32.13 23.33 146.94
2012 - - 35.03 24.09 123.26
2011 - - 37.22 19.53 113.35

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)
2020 116.59 71.42 144.57 62.29 - -
2019 106.84 55.94 111.78 56.00 - -
2018 97.19 52.85 109.00 56.80 - -
2017 90.12 55.53 109.76 55.30 - -
2016 86.71 53.95 100.50 51.39 - -
2015 84.74 48.17 106.39 51.04 - -
2014 84.17 50.62 113.19 47.14 - -
2013 79.35 49.70 101.48 45.00 - -
2012 77.37 43.31 93.29 41.25 - -
2011 71.15 35.92 76.63 39.91 - -
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2020 161.83 124.02 51.89 61.14 155.54 93.47 88.53 52.78
2019 161.18 120.00 35.72 41.88 137.74 70.71 75.19 48.61
2018 162.82 113.62 38.55 - 133.09 60.41 93.44 39.51
2017 147.34 108.08 35.09 47.18 115.42 62.19 96.53 35.03
2016 125.34 92.08 31.39 31.88 119.30 49.36 81.79 31.07
2015 116.59 88.28 26.72 30.00 117.36 53.06 76.56 35.00
2014 124.69 102.14 44.44 35.56 119.17 65.62 - -
2013 114.50 112.50 31.10 39.29 120.79 72.25 - -
2012 130.17 80.13 31.27 47.38 108.00 57.50 - -
2011 95.52 87.29 27.45 34.58 - - - -
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)
2020 891.62 - 280.00 424.12 678.00
2019 883.33 - 195.00 421.11 608.75
2018 1033.14 - 180.00 348.46 530.11
2017 671.90 - 150.00 360.75 507.86
2016 716.67 - 150.00 344.72 462.43
2015 582.17 - 140.00 366.39 466.31
2014 410.00 - 120.00 355.00 -
2013 687.50 - 115.00 316.04 -
2012 554.19 - 107.68 282.50 -
2011 275.30 - 84.91 263.22 -

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
2020 20229.17 13590.91 49017.86 29215.69
2019 20133.33 13089.29 44850.75 28796.88
2018 20650.55 11880.60 46452.03 26772.77
2017 24023.94 12755.75 49875.00 31284.71
2016 18333.33 10500.00 40772.73 25315.79
2015 15190.48 8833.33 40960.00 22545.45
2014 12772.73 7958.33 36642.86 19800.00
2013 11781.25 7035.71 31800.00 16105.26
2012 7977.92 5506.25 24060.62 15514.33
2011 9976.92 5519.15 21227.50 13585.60

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2020 121714.52 74060.44
2019 99750.05 65388.55
2018 124008.15 65300.84
2017 101001.26 54069.47
2016 83588.25 41822.93
2015 - -
2014 108380.97 57673.69
2013 - 25428.27
2012 120002.74 39195.75
2011 74579.39 39483.15

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2020 37709.34
2019 34290.85
2018 28619.50
2017 32148.02
2016 31666.67
2015 32447.37
2014 29886.67
2013 21411.76
2012 21713.82
2011 31204.42

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2020 30.00 109.28
2019 25.00 109.36
2018 20.00 90.87
2017 20.00 73.17
2016 20.00 71.21
2015 20.00 77.21
2014 20.00 106.81
2013 20.00 106.58
2012 20.00 96.63
2011 19.72 95.52
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2020 1500.00
2019 1202.17
2018 1200.00
2017 1000.00
2016 1000.00
2015 1200.00
2014 -
2013 1000.00
2012 1050.00
2011 -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2020 12.95
2019 14.57
2018 10.76
2017 11.12
2016 12.35
2015 14.21
2014 14.89
2013 14.75
2012 19.00
2011 18.00

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2020 10313.41 3417.62
2019 9470.40 2563.08
2018 7951.59 2638.42
2017 6724.33 3050.00
2016 7101.60 3279.17
2015 7029.17 2936.55
2014 7706.74 2196.67
2013 5356.21 2571.43
2012 6779.60 2867.23
2011 4585.14 1698.20

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2020 2886.39 1315.79 800.00
2019 2526.21 1056.52 700.00
2018 2081.68 1063.89 600.00
2017 1880.01 900.00 600.00
2016 1850.00 512.50 600.00
2015 2100.00 581.88 500.00
2014 2472.73 1000.00 500.00
2013 2134.62 950.00 500.00
2012 1792.75 391.82 390.00
2011 1698.20 1018.92 339.64

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
2020 2869.17 4276.89 7558.91 5704.44
2019 2419.44 3812.26 5973.68 4769.23
2018 2268.25 3805.33 5488.37 4149.69
2017 2754.01 4222.87 6600.03 4300.00
2016 2833.33 4205.26 6452.38 4833.33
2015 2656.69 3687.90 5250.84 4185.00
2014 2500.00 3308.33 6642.86 4218.75
2013 2510.00 3107.14 5792.86 3805.56
2012 2763.00 3306.08 4746.79 2919.50
2011 1910.47 3396.40 4245.50 3212.43
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