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Karachi vs Riyadh
Khi vs Ruh

Average net salary (After tax)

Riyadh
Karachi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Khi
Outside city centre
Ruh
Khi

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Khi
Outside city centre
Ruh
Khi

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ruh
Khi
Outside city centre
Ruh
Khi

Mortgage rates

Riyadh
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Riyadh
Karachi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ruh
Khi

Mobile phone data

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

Ruh
Khi

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ruh
Khi

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ruh
Khi

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Riyadh
Karachi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ruh
Khi
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Riyadh
Karachi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ruh
Khi
Lettuce 1 head
Ruh
Khi
Tomatoes 1kg
Ruh
Khi

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ruh
Khi
Oranges 1 head
Ruh
Khi
Bananas 1kg
Ruh
Khi

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Riyadh
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Riyadh are 17.14% higher than in Karachi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ruh
Khi
Market 0.5L bottle
Ruh
Khi

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Khi
Market 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Khi

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Riyadh
5
Karachi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ruh
Khi

Summer dress

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

Ruh
Khi

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Riyadh
$15.33
Karachi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth