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Berlin vs Karachi
Ber vs Khi

Average net salary (After tax)

Karachi
Berlin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Ber
Outside city centre
Khi
Ber

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Ber
Outside city centre
Khi
Ber

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Khi
Ber
Outside city centre
Khi
Ber

Mortgage rates

Karachi
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Karachi
Berlin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Khi
Ber

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Khi
Ber

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Khi
Ber

Monthly pass

Regular price

Khi
Ber

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Karachi
Berlin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Khi
Ber
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Khi
Ber
White bread 500g
Khi
Ber
Eggs 12
Khi
Ber
White rice 1kg
Khi
Ber

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Karachi
Berlin

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Khi
Ber
Beef round 1kg
Khi
Ber
Local cheese 1kg
Khi
Ber

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Khi
Ber
Lettuce 1 head
Khi
Ber
Tomatoes 1kg
Khi
Ber

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Khi
Ber
Oranges 1 head
Khi
Ber
Bananas 1kg
Khi
Ber

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Khi $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Khi $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Karachi
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Karachi are 17.14% higher than in Berlin

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Khi $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Khi $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Khi $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Khi
Ber
Market 0.5L bottle
Khi
Ber

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Khi
Ber
Market 0.33L bottle
Khi
Ber

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Karachi
5
Berlin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Khi
Ber

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Khi
Ber

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Khi
Ber
1 pair men's leather shoes
Khi
Ber

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Karachi
$15.33
Berlin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth