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Johannesburg vs Karachi
Jnb vs Khi

Average net salary (After tax)

Karachi
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Jnb
Outside city centre
Khi
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Jnb
Outside city centre
Khi
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Khi
Jnb
Outside city centre
Khi
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Karachi
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Karachi
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Khi
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Khi
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Khi
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Khi
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Karachi
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Khi
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Karachi
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Khi
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Khi
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Khi
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Khi
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Khi
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Khi
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Karachi
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Karachi are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Khi
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Khi
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Khi
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Khi
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Karachi
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Khi
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Khi
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Karachi
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth