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Delhi vs Karachi
Del vs Khi

Average net salary (After tax)

Karachi
Delhi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Del
Outside city centre
Khi
Del

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Del
Outside city centre
Khi
Del

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Khi
Del
Outside city centre
Khi
Del

Mortgage rates

Karachi
4.5%
Delhi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Karachi
Delhi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Khi
Del

Mobile phone data

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

Khi
Del

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Khi
Del

Monthly pass

Regular price

Khi
Del

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Karachi
Delhi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Khi
Del
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Karachi
Delhi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Khi
Del
Lettuce 1 head
Khi
Del
Tomatoes 1kg
Khi
Del

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Khi
Del
Oranges 1 head
Khi
Del
Bananas 1kg
Khi
Del

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Karachi
4.5%
Delhi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Karachi are 17.14% higher than in Delhi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Khi
Del
Market 0.5L bottle
Khi
Del

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Khi
Del
Market 0.33L bottle
Khi
Del

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Karachi
5
Delhi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Khi
Del

Summer dress

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

Khi
Del

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Karachi
$15.33
Delhi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Del $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Del $4,070.74/mth