Cost of Living in Pakistan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 250.00 Rs. 150.00-500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,725.00 Rs. 1,000.00-4,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 Rs. 570.00-900.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 450.00 Rs. 200.00-900.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 790.00 Rs. 450.00-1,500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 239.31 Rs. 80.00-500.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 45.88 Rs. 30.00-70.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 35.40 Rs. 30.00-60.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 455.07 Rs. 340.69-567.81
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 73.07 Rs. 45.36-127.01
Rice (white), (1 lb) 70.61 Rs. 49.90-90.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 166.64 Rs. 100.00-228.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 436.23 Rs. 181.44-1,133.98
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 175.14 Rs. 90.72-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 281.95 Rs. 181.44-385.55
Apples (1 lb) 73.96 Rs. 36.29-113.40
Banana (1 lb) 44.62 Rs. 22.68-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 50.61 Rs. 22.68-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 36.14 Rs. 13.61-72.57
Potato (1 lb) 24.47 Rs. 11.34-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 24.30 Rs. 13.61-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 53.13 Rs. 20.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 60.98 Rs. 50.00-80.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 325.00 Rs. 120.00-800.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 230.99 Rs. 80.00-500.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 343.95 Rs. 150.00-650.00
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) 1,275.00 Rs. 500.00-3,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 120.00 Rs. 85.00-200.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 56.33 Rs. 32.19-160.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 Rs. 150.00-500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 438.42 Rs. 382.33-492.10
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,200,000.00 Rs. 2,000,000.00-2,800,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,162,632.02 Rs. 2,800,000.00-3,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 11,764.49 Rs. 6,000.00-25,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.70 Rs. 1.25-3.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,577.69 Rs. 2,000.00-7,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,465.67 Rs. 871.73-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,167.69 Rs. 500.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 600.00 Rs. 500.00-1,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,551.59 Rs. 3,000.00-18,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 201,058.08 Rs. 84,000.00-420,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,471.47 Rs. 1,000.00-5,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,897.07 Rs. 2,000.00-8,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,909.08 Rs. 3,000.00-15,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 5,483.30 Rs. 2,500.00-10,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 19,824.20 Rs. 10,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,661.93 Rs. 7,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 44,079.82 Rs. 25,000.00-80,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 27,759.02 Rs. 15,000.00-50,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,197.80 Rs. 4,645.11-29,999.75
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,412.80 Rs. 3,483.84-16,197.08
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 35,083.89 Rs.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.19 8.00-20.00

Prices in Pakistan

This country had 13056 entries in the past 12 months by 1105 different contributors.
Last update: October 2021
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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
Islamabad 21.46 5.95 14.28 18.53 17.90 28.84
Lahore 20.87 4.14 13.13 18.34 16.93 24.12
Karachi 20.80 4.83 13.41 18.19 15.65 30.33
Rawalpindi 20.80 4.91 13.45 18.31 16.55 22.62
Multan 18.65 2.77 11.31 17.70 11.85 22.77
Peshawar 18.41 2.36 10.99 16.18 14.71 25.98
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