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Karachi vs Pretoria
Khi vs Pre

Average net salary (After tax)

Pretoria
Karachi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Khi
Outside city centre
Pre
Khi

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Khi
Outside city centre
Pre
Khi

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pre
Khi
Outside city centre
Pre
Khi

Mortgage rates

Pretoria
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Pretoria
Karachi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pre
Khi

Mobile phone data

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

Pre
Khi

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pre
Khi

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pre
Khi

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Pretoria
Karachi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pre
Khi
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Pretoria
Karachi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pre
Khi
Lettuce 1 head
Pre
Khi
Tomatoes 1kg
Pre
Khi

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pre
Khi
Oranges 1 head
Pre
Khi
Bananas 1kg
Pre
Khi

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Pretoria
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Pretoria are 17.14% higher than in Karachi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pre
Khi
Market 0.5L bottle
Pre
Khi

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pre
Khi
Market 0.33L bottle
Pre
Khi

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Pretoria
5
Karachi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pre
Khi

Summer dress

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

Pre
Khi

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Pretoria
$15.33
Karachi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth