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Karachi vs Sydney
Khi vs Syd

Average net salary (After tax)

Sydney
Karachi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Khi
Outside city centre
Syd
Khi

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Khi
Outside city centre
Syd
Khi

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Syd
Khi
Outside city centre
Syd
Khi

Mortgage rates

Sydney
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Sydney
Karachi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Syd
Khi

Mobile phone data

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

Syd
Khi

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Syd
Khi

Monthly pass

Regular price

Syd
Khi

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Sydney
Karachi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Syd
Khi
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Sydney
Karachi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Syd
Khi
Lettuce 1 head
Syd
Khi
Tomatoes 1kg
Syd
Khi

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Syd
Khi
Oranges 1 head
Syd
Khi
Bananas 1kg
Syd
Khi

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Sydney
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 17.14% higher than in Karachi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Syd
Khi
Market 0.5L bottle
Syd
Khi

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Syd
Khi
Market 0.33L bottle
Syd
Khi

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Sydney
5
Karachi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Syd
Khi

Summer dress

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

Syd
Khi

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Sydney
$15.33
Karachi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth