Cost of Living in Karachi, Pakistan in 2018

Cost of Living in Karachi, Pakistan

Country: Pakistan

Last updated: November 2018

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Estimated budget for 1 person$PKR
FOOD
A loaf of bread (400 g)*27 pieces, Potato (1 kg)*8.4 kg, White rice (1 kg)*5 kg, Onion (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Salad (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Tomatoes (1 kg)*5 kg, Apples (kg)*3 kg, Bananas (kg)*3 kg, Orange (1 kg)*2 kg, Beef (1 kg)*4, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*6 kg, Milk (1 l)*20 l, Local cheese (1 kg)*2 kg, Eggs (12) *4 pieces, Mineral water (1.5 l)*30 l
119.03$ 16542.19 PKR
RENT
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre*1, Internet (60 Mbps)*1
149.00$ 20707.28 PKR
Restaurants
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*4, Cappuccino (regular)*12, Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle)*10, Big Mac meal*4
54.80$ 7615.83 PKR
Transport
Public transport (Monthly pass)*1, Taxi Start*5, Taxi (1 km)*20
21.40$ 2974.07 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
14.58$ 2026.26 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
60.00$ 8338.50 PKR
For 1 day, cheap varriant, per day$PKR
Hostel (for 1 person)*1 11.00$ 1528.73 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 4.31$ 598.98 PKR
Public transport (1 way ticket)*4 0.72$ 100.06 PKR
For 1 day, mid-range varriant, per day$PKR
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night)*1 29.00$ 4030.28 PKR
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*3 6.30$ 875.54 PKR
Public transport (1 way ticket)*6 1.08$ 150.09 PKR
Food prices$PKR
A loaf of bread (400 g) 0.49$ 68.10 PKR
Milk (1 l) 0.80$ 111.18 PKR
Eggs (12) 0.94$ 130.64 PKR
Local cheese (1 kg) 5.80$ 806.06 PKR
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 2.90$ 403.03 PKR
White rice (1 kg) 1.10$ 152.87 PKR
Onion (1 kg) 0.39$ 54.20 PKR
Salad (1 kg) 0.48$ 66.71 PKR
Potato (1 kg) 0.40$ 55.59 PKR
Tomatoes (1 kg) 0.68$ 94.50 PKR
Bananas (kg) 0.80$ 111.18 PKR
Apples (kg) 1.40$ 194.57 PKR
Orange (1 kg) 1.10$ 152.87 PKR
Beef (1 kg) 4.70$ 653.18 PKR
Mineral water (1.5 l) 0.50$ 69.49 PKR
Restaurants$PKR
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 2.10$ 291.85 PKR
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 4.70$ 653.18 PKR
Cappuccino (regular) 1.90$ 264.05 PKR
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.40$ 55.59 PKR
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.40$ 55.59 PKR
Big Mac meal 4.90$ 680.98 PKR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 10.00$ 1389.75 PKR
Hotels and hostels$PKR
Hostel (for 1 person) 11.00$ 1528.73 PKR
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 29.00$ 4030.28 PKR
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 91.00$ 12646.73 PKR
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 181.00$ 25154.48 PKR
Apartments for rent$PKR
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 210.00$ 29184.75 PKR
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 125.00$ 17371.88 PKR
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 410.00$ 56979.75 PKR
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 255.00$ 35438.63 PKR
Internet (60 Mbps) 24.00$ 3335.40 PKR
Transportation$PKR
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0.18$ 25.02 PKR
Public transport (Monthly pass) 8.40$ 1167.39 PKR
Taxi Start 1.00$ 138.98 PKR
Taxi (1 km) 0.40$ 55.59 PKR
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 2.00$ 277.95 PKR
Petrol (gas) 0.74$ 102.84 PKR
Personal care$PKR
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2.34$ 325.20 PKR
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 3.92$ 544.78 PKR
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 3.16$ 439.16 PKR
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 1.91$ 265.44 PKR
Tube of toothpaste 1.20$ 166.77 PKR
Visit to private doctor 20.00$ 2779.50 PKR
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 3.40$ 472.52 PKR
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 2.77$ 384.96 PKR
Entertainment$PKR
1 ticket to the movie 5.00$ 694.88 PKR
1 ticket to the theatre 11.00$ 1528.73 PKR
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.00$ 972.83 PKR
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 19.00$ 2640.53 PKR
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 5.00$ 694.88 PKR
Other prices$PKR
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 23.00$ 3196.43 PKR
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.00$ 6253.88 PKR
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 55.00$ 7643.63 PKR
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 48.00$ 6670.80 PKR

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