Cost of Living in Islamabad, Pakistan in 2018

Cost of Living in Islamabad, Pakistan

Country: Pakistan

Last updated: November 2018

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Estimated budget for 1 person$PKR
FOOD
A loaf of bread (400 g)*27 pieces, Potato (1 kg)*8.4 kg, White rice (1 kg)*5 kg, Onion (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Salad (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Tomatoes (1 kg)*5 kg, Apples (kg)*3 kg, Bananas (kg)*3 kg, Orange (1 kg)*2 kg, Beef (1 kg)*4, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*6 kg, Milk (1 l)*20 l, Local cheese (1 kg)*2 kg, Eggs (12) *4 pieces, Mineral water (1.5 l)*30 l
123.25$ 17128.67 PKR
RENT
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre*1, Internet (60 Mbps)*1
176.00$ 24459.60 PKR
Restaurants
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*4, Cappuccino (regular)*12, Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle)*10, Big Mac meal*4
53.60$ 7449.06 PKR
Transport
Public transport (Monthly pass)*1, Taxi Start*5, Taxi (1 km)*20
22.75$ 3161.68 PKR
Personal care
Tube of toothpaste*1, Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.)*1, Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)*1, Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands)*0.3, Visit to private doctor*0.4
15.64$ 2173.57 PKR
Entertaiment
1 ticket to the movie*3, 1 ticket to the theatre*1, Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult*1, 1 cocktail drink in downtown club*3
61.20$ 8505.27 PKR
For 1 day, cheap varriant, per day$PKR
Hostel (for 1 person)*1 14.00$ 1945.65 PKR
A loaf of bread (400 g)*1, Local cheese (1 kg)*0.1, Milk (1 l)*1, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*0.3, Apples (kg)*0.3, Bananas (kg)*0.3, Orange (1 kg)*0.3, Potato (1 kg)*0.5, Eggs (12) *0.4 4.73$ 657.35 PKR
Public transport (1 way ticket)*4 0.72$ 100.06 PKR
For 1 day, mid-range varriant, per day$PKR
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night)*1 43.00$ 5975.93 PKR
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*3 6.00$ 833.85 PKR
Public transport (1 way ticket)*6 1.08$ 150.09 PKR
Food prices$PKR
A loaf of bread (400 g) 0.55$ 76.44 PKR
Milk (1 l) 0.96$ 133.42 PKR
Eggs (12) 0.95$ 132.03 PKR
Local cheese (1 kg) 6.70$ 931.13 PKR
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 2.95$ 409.98 PKR
White rice (1 kg) 1.20$ 166.77 PKR
Onion (1 kg) 0.40$ 55.59 PKR
Salad (1 kg) 0.24$ 33.35 PKR
Potato (1 kg) 0.40$ 55.59 PKR
Tomatoes (1 kg) 0.64$ 88.94 PKR
Bananas (kg) 1.10$ 152.87 PKR
Apples (kg) 1.48$ 205.68 PKR
Orange (1 kg) 1.05$ 145.92 PKR
Beef (1 kg) 3.90$ 542.00 PKR
Mineral water (1.5 l) 0.49$ 68.10 PKR
Restaurants$PKR
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 2.00$ 277.95 PKR
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 6.50$ 903.34 PKR
Cappuccino (regular) 1.80$ 250.16 PKR
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.40$ 55.59 PKR
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.30$ 41.69 PKR
Big Mac meal 5.00$ 694.88 PKR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 14.00$ 1945.65 PKR
Hotels and hostels$PKR
Hostel (for 1 person) 14.00$ 1945.65 PKR
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 43.00$ 5975.93 PKR
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 78.00$ 10840.05 PKR
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 221.00$ 30713.48 PKR
Apartments for rent$PKR
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 225.00$ 31269.38 PKR
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 150.00$ 20846.25 PKR
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 510.00$ 70877.25 PKR
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 300.00$ 41692.50 PKR
Internet (60 Mbps) 26.00$ 3613.35 PKR
Transportation$PKR
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0.18$ 25.02 PKR
Public transport (Monthly pass) 8.50$ 1181.29 PKR
Taxi Start 0.85$ 118.13 PKR
Taxi (1 km) 0.50$ 69.49 PKR
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 2.40$ 333.54 PKR
Petrol (gas) 0.73$ 101.45 PKR
Personal care$PKR
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 1.80$ 250.16 PKR
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 4.30$ 597.59 PKR
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 3.30$ 458.62 PKR
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2.40$ 333.54 PKR
Tube of toothpaste 1.10$ 152.87 PKR
Visit to private doctor 20.00$ 2779.50 PKR
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 4.00$ 555.90 PKR
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 3.60$ 500.31 PKR
Entertainment$PKR
1 ticket to the movie 4.00$ 555.90 PKR
1 ticket to the theatre 10.00$ 1389.75 PKR
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00$ 1389.75 PKR
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.00$ 3613.35 PKR
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 4.40$ 611.49 PKR
Other prices$PKR
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 22.00$ 3057.45 PKR
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.00$ 4725.15 PKR
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 63.00$ 8755.43 PKR
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 46.00$ 6392.85 PKR

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