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Cost of Living in Pakistan

Cost of living in Pakistan is 64.31% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Pakistan is 86.03% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 Rs. 150.00-300.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 Rs. 600.00-1,586.53
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 550.00 Rs. 450.00-700.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 250.00 Rs. 150.00-400.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 400.00 Rs. 250.00-750.00
Cappuccino (regular) 181.82 Rs. 100.00-350.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 35.66 Rs. 25.00-50.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 27.92 Rs. 20.00-40.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 345.79 Rs. 283.91-416.40
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 51.27 Rs. 36.29-68.04
Rice (white), (1 lb) 52.80 Rs. 38.56-68.04
Eggs (regular) (12) 105.70 Rs. 88.00-120.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 236.21 Rs. 136.08-408.23
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 143.70 Rs. 90.72-226.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 193.62 Rs. 136.08-272.16
Apples (1 lb) 63.56 Rs. 45.36-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 43.02 Rs. 27.22-68.04
Oranges (1 lb) 42.60 Rs. 22.68-68.04
Tomato (1 lb) 26.75 Rs. 14.39-45.36
Potato (1 lb) 16.32 Rs. 9.60-22.68
Onion (1 lb) 18.50 Rs. 13.61-27.22
Lettuce (1 head) 38.31 Rs. 20.00-60.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 52.89 Rs. 45.00-65.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 Rs. 300.00-900.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 270.69 Rs. 150.00-450.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 461.07 Rs. 165.00-900.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 140.00 Rs. 110.00-180.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 Rs. 20.00-30.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 900.00 Rs. 500.00-1,304.35
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Rs. 80.00-150.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 48.28 Rs. 32.19-80.47
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 200.00 Rs. 100.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 276.37 Rs. 257.41-302.83
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,500,000.00 Rs. 1,050,000.00-1,800,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,919,960.00 Rs. 1,700,000.00-2,200,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 6,006.88 Rs. 3,269.23-10,165.92
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.34 Rs. 1.50-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,953.29 Rs. 1,500.00-5,500.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,816.92 Rs. 500.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 830.11 Rs. 500.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 Rs. 450.00-650.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,178.03 Rs. 5,288.44-28,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 252,523.81 Rs. 108,000.00-429,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,269.47 Rs. 1,300.00-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,334.29 Rs. 1,900.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,126.51 Rs. 2,800.00-8,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,933.64 Rs. 2,500.00-6,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 15,156.94 Rs. 6,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,044.89 Rs. 4,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 35,105.52 Rs. 15,500.00-60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 22,111.98 Rs. 10,000.00-40,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,224.28 Rs. 4,645.11-14,999.88
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,277.73 Rs. 2,499.98-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 28,436.84 Rs.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 11.44 8.00-15.00

Prices in Pakistan

These data are based on 7984 entries in the past 18 months from 658 different contributors.
Last update: December 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Pakistan

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City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Islamabad 31.84 9.01 20.93 29.44 22.92 29.66
Lahore 30.80 6.85 19.36 28.06 26.90 39.03
Karachi 28.13 8.00 18.51 26.76 22.10 31.52
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