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Karachi vs Almaty
Khi vs Ala

Average net salary (After tax)

Almaty
Karachi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Khi
Outside city centre
Ala
Khi

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Khi
Outside city centre
Ala
Khi

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ala
Khi
Outside city centre
Ala
Khi

Mortgage rates

Almaty
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Almaty
Karachi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ala
Khi

Mobile phone data

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

Ala
Khi

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ala
Khi

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ala
Khi

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Almaty
Karachi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ala
Khi
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Almaty
Karachi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ala
Khi
Lettuce 1 head
Ala
Khi
Tomatoes 1kg
Ala
Khi

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ala
Khi
Oranges 1 head
Ala
Khi
Bananas 1kg
Ala
Khi

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Almaty
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Almaty are 17.14% higher than in Karachi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ala
Khi
Market 0.5L bottle
Ala
Khi

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ala
Khi
Market 0.33L bottle
Ala
Khi

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Almaty
5
Karachi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ala
Khi

Summer dress

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

Ala
Khi

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Almaty
$15.33
Karachi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth