Cost of Living in Pakistan

Cost of living in Pakistan is 69.73% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Pakistan is, on average, 89.24% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 Rs. 150.00-562.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,800.00 Rs. 1,000.00-4,814.79
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 650.00 Rs. 500.00-900.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 350.00 Rs. 200.00-600.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 790.00 Rs. 395.00-1,500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 240.80 Rs. 100.00-500.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 46.06 Rs. 30.00-80.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 34.23 Rs. 30.00-60.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 424.13 Rs. 340.69-511.03
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 67.19 Rs. 45.36-136.08
Rice (white), (1 lb) 69.85 Rs. 49.90-90.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 135.49 Rs. 92.00-180.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 440.90 Rs. 181.44-1,360.78
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 161.50 Rs. 90.72-226.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 268.23 Rs. 181.44-362.87
Apples (1 lb) 75.27 Rs. 36.29-113.40
Banana (1 lb) 41.74 Rs. 22.68-79.38
Oranges (1 lb) 52.18 Rs. 22.68-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 42.31 Rs. 13.61-81.65
Potato (1 lb) 25.42 Rs. 11.34-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 26.78 Rs. 15.88-38.56
Lettuce (1 head) 51.29 Rs. 20.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 59.07 Rs. 45.00-80.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 362.50 Rs. 150.00-953.67
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 244.07 Rs. 100.00-500.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 376.58 Rs. 150.00-800.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 250.00 Rs. 180.00-350.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 Rs. 20.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 Rs. 500.00-2,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 120.00 Rs. 80.00-200.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 48.28 Rs. 32.19-112.65
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Rs. 150.00-500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 418.92 Rs. 314.19-454.25
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 Rs. 1,800,000.00-2,539,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,945,780.42 Rs. 2,600,000.00-3,309,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 11,121.66 Rs. 6,000.00-21,250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.50 Rs. 1.00-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,260.61 Rs. 2,000.00-7,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,694.44 Rs. 1,000.00-8,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,158.87 Rs. 500.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 700.00 Rs. 500.00-1,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,934.17 Rs. 3,000.00-20,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 181,528.46 Rs. 72,000.00-450,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,774.66 Rs. 1,000.00-6,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,315.75 Rs. 2,000.00-9,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,213.52 Rs. 3,000.00-15,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 5,466.85 Rs. 2,500.00-10,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 21,362.50 Rs. 12,000.00-45,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 13,589.40 Rs. 8,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 44,709.09 Rs. 25,000.00-85,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,513.21 Rs. 15,000.00-50,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,117.09 Rs. 4,645.11-19,999.83
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,154.82 Rs. 3,716.09-9,999.92
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 35,018.55 Rs.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.87 8.00-20.00

Prices in Pakistan

This country had 11409 entries in the past 12 months by 1016 different contributors.
Last update: December 2020
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Pakistan

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Rawalpindi 25.21 5.03 15.45 20.27 21.09 19.62
Islamabad 24.12 6.57 15.63 21.02 18.75 29.04
Lahore 22.64 4.62 13.92 20.09 17.66 25.77
Karachi 22.14 4.39 13.55 19.64 16.19 27.84
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