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Karachi vs Los Angeles
Khi vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Karachi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Khi
Outside city centre
Lax
Khi

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Khi
Outside city centre
Lax
Khi

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Khi
Outside city centre
Lax
Khi

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Los Angeles
Karachi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Khi

Mobile phone data

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

Lax
Khi

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Khi

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Khi

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Karachi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Khi
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Karachi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Khi
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Khi
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Khi

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Khi
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Khi
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Khi

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Karachi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Khi
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Khi

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Khi
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Khi

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Karachi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Khi

Summer dress

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

Lax
Khi

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Karachi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth