Cost of Living in Islamabad, Pakistan in 2019

Cost of Living in Islamabad, Pakistan

Country: Pakistan

Last updated: November 2018

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Estimated budget for 1 person$PKR
FOOD
A loaf of bread (400 g)*27 pieces, Potato (1 kg)*8.4 kg, White rice (1 kg)*5 kg, Onion (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Salad (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Tomatoes (1 kg)*5 kg, Apples (kg)*3 kg, Bananas (kg)*3 kg, Orange (1 kg)*2 kg, Beef (1 kg)*4, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*6 kg, Milk (1 l)*20 l, Local cheese (1 kg)*2 kg, Eggs (12) *4 pieces, Mineral water (1.5 l)*30 l
123.25$ 17205.70 PKR
RENT
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre*1, Internet (60 Mbps)*1
176.00$ 24569.60 PKR
Restaurants
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*4, Cappuccino (regular)*12, Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle)*10, Big Mac meal*4
53.60$ 7482.56 PKR
Transport
Public transport (Monthly pass)*1, Taxi Start*5, Taxi (1 km)*20
22.75$ 3175.90 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$ 2183.34 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$ 8543.52 PKR
For 1 day, cheap varriant, per day$PKR
Hostel (for 1 person)*1 14.00$ 1954.40 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$ 660.31 PKR
Public transport (1 way ticket)*4 0.72$ 100.51 PKR
For 1 day, mid-range varriant, per day$PKR
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night)*1 43.00$ 6002.80 PKR
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*3 6.00$ 837.60 PKR
Public transport (1 way ticket)*6 1.08$ 150.77 PKR
Food prices$PKR
A loaf of bread (400 g) 0.55$ 76.78 PKR
Milk (1 l) 0.96$ 134.02 PKR
Eggs (12) 0.95$ 132.62 PKR
Local cheese (1 kg) 6.70$ 935.32 PKR
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 2.95$ 411.82 PKR
White rice (1 kg) 1.20$ 167.52 PKR
Onion (1 kg) 0.40$ 55.84 PKR
Salad (1 kg) 0.24$ 33.50 PKR
Potato (1 kg) 0.40$ 55.84 PKR
Tomatoes (1 kg) 0.64$ 89.34 PKR
Bananas (kg) 1.10$ 153.56 PKR
Apples (kg) 1.48$ 206.61 PKR
Orange (1 kg) 1.05$ 146.58 PKR
Beef (1 kg) 3.90$ 544.44 PKR
Mineral water (1.5 l) 0.49$ 68.40 PKR
Restaurants$PKR
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 2.00$ 279.20 PKR
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 6.50$ 907.40 PKR
Cappuccino (regular) 1.80$ 251.28 PKR
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.40$ 55.84 PKR
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.30$ 41.88 PKR
Big Mac meal 5.00$ 698.00 PKR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 14.00$ 1954.40 PKR
Hotels and hostels$PKR
Hostel (for 1 person) 14.00$ 1954.40 PKR
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 43.00$ 6002.80 PKR
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 78.00$ 10888.80 PKR
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 221.00$ 30851.60 PKR
Apartments for rent$PKR
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 225.00$ 31410.00 PKR
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 150.00$ 20940.00 PKR
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 510.00$ 71196.00 PKR
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 300.00$ 41880.00 PKR
Internet (60 Mbps) 26.00$ 3629.60 PKR
Transportation$PKR
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0.18$ 25.13 PKR
Public transport (Monthly pass) 8.50$ 1186.60 PKR
Taxi Start 0.85$ 118.66 PKR
Taxi (1 km) 0.50$ 69.80 PKR
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 2.40$ 335.04 PKR
Petrol (gas) 0.73$ 101.91 PKR
Personal care$PKR
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 1.80$ 251.28 PKR
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 4.30$ 600.28 PKR
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 3.30$ 460.68 PKR
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2.40$ 335.04 PKR
Tube of toothpaste 1.10$ 153.56 PKR
Visit to private doctor 20.00$ 2792.00 PKR
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 4.00$ 558.40 PKR
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 3.60$ 502.56 PKR
Entertainment$PKR
1 ticket to the movie 4.00$ 558.40 PKR
1 ticket to the theatre 10.00$ 1396.00 PKR
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00$ 1396.00 PKR
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.00$ 3629.60 PKR
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 4.40$ 614.24 PKR
Other prices$PKR
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 22.00$ 3071.20 PKR
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.00$ 4746.40 PKR
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 63.00$ 8794.80 PKR
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 46.00$ 6421.60 PKR

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