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Karachi vs Johannesburg
Khi vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Karachi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Khi
Outside city centre
Jnb
Khi

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Khi
Outside city centre
Jnb
Khi

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Khi
Outside city centre
Jnb
Khi

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Karachi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Khi

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Khi

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Khi

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Khi

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Karachi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Khi
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Karachi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Karachi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Karachi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Khi

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Khi

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Karachi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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