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Karachi vs Chenmai
Khi vs Che

Average net salary (After tax)

Chenmai
Karachi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Che
Khi
Outside city centre
Che
Khi

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Che
Khi
Outside city centre
Che
Khi

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Che
Khi
Outside city centre
Che
Khi

Mortgage rates

Chenmai
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Chenmai
Karachi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Che
Khi

Mobile phone data

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

Che
Khi

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Che
Khi

Monthly pass

Regular price

Che
Khi

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Chenmai
Karachi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Che
Khi
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Chenmai
Karachi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Che
Khi
Lettuce 1 head
Che
Khi
Tomatoes 1kg
Che
Khi

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Che
Khi
Oranges 1 head
Che
Khi
Bananas 1kg
Che
Khi

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Chenmai
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Chenmai are 17.14% higher than in Karachi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Che
Khi
Market 0.5L bottle
Che
Khi

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Che
Khi
Market 0.33L bottle
Che
Khi

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Chenmai
5
Karachi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Che
Khi

Summer dress

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

Che
Khi

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Chenmai
$15.33
Karachi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Che $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Che $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth