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Karachi vs Kathmandu
Khi vs Ktm

Average net salary (After tax)

Kathmandu
Karachi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Khi
Outside city centre
Ktm
Khi

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Khi
Outside city centre
Ktm
Khi

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ktm
Khi
Outside city centre
Ktm
Khi

Mortgage rates

Kathmandu
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Kathmandu
Karachi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ktm
Khi

Mobile phone data

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

Ktm
Khi

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ktm
Khi

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ktm
Khi

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Kathmandu
Karachi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ktm
Khi
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Kathmandu
Karachi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ktm
Khi
Lettuce 1 head
Ktm
Khi
Tomatoes 1kg
Ktm
Khi

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ktm
Khi
Oranges 1 head
Ktm
Khi
Bananas 1kg
Ktm
Khi

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Kathmandu
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 17.14% higher than in Karachi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ktm
Khi
Market 0.5L bottle
Ktm
Khi

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ktm
Khi
Market 0.33L bottle
Ktm
Khi

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Kathmandu
5
Karachi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ktm
Khi

Summer dress

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

Ktm
Khi

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Kathmandu
$15.33
Karachi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth