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Karachi vs Seattle
Khi vs Sea

Average net salary (After tax)

Seattle
Karachi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Khi
Outside city centre
Sea
Khi

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Khi
Outside city centre
Sea
Khi

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sea
Khi
Outside city centre
Sea
Khi

Mortgage rates

Seattle
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seattle
Karachi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sea
Khi

Mobile phone data

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

Sea
Khi

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sea
Khi

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sea
Khi

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seattle
Karachi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sea
Khi
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seattle
Karachi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sea
Khi
Lettuce 1 head
Sea
Khi
Tomatoes 1kg
Sea
Khi

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sea
Khi
Oranges 1 head
Sea
Khi
Bananas 1kg
Sea
Khi

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seattle
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seattle are 17.14% higher than in Karachi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sea
Khi
Market 0.5L bottle
Sea
Khi

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sea
Khi
Market 0.33L bottle
Sea
Khi

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seattle
5
Karachi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sea
Khi

Summer dress

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

Sea
Khi

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seattle
$15.33
Karachi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth