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Karachi vs Delhi
Khi vs Del

Average net salary (After tax)

Delhi
Karachi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Del
Khi
Outside city centre
Del
Khi

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Del
Khi
Outside city centre
Del
Khi

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Del
Khi
Outside city centre
Del
Khi

Mortgage rates

Delhi
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Delhi
Karachi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Del
Khi

Mobile phone data

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

Del
Khi

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Del
Khi

Monthly pass

Regular price

Del
Khi

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Delhi
Karachi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Del
Khi
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Delhi
Karachi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Delhi
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Delhi are 17.14% higher than in Karachi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Delhi
5
Karachi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Del
Khi

Summer dress

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

Del
Khi

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Delhi
$15.33
Karachi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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