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Karachi vs Tehran
Khi vs Thr

Average net salary (After tax)

Tehran
Karachi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Khi
Outside city centre
Thr
Khi

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Khi
Outside city centre
Thr
Khi

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Thr
Khi
Outside city centre
Thr
Khi

Mortgage rates

Tehran
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Tehran
Karachi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Thr
Khi

Mobile phone data

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

Thr
Khi

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Thr
Khi

Monthly pass

Regular price

Thr
Khi

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tehran
Karachi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Thr
Khi
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tehran
Karachi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Thr
Khi
Lettuce 1 head
Thr
Khi
Tomatoes 1kg
Thr
Khi

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Thr
Khi
Oranges 1 head
Thr
Khi
Bananas 1kg
Thr
Khi

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tehran
4.5%
Karachi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tehran are 17.14% higher than in Karachi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Thr
Khi
Market 0.5L bottle
Thr
Khi

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Thr
Khi
Market 0.33L bottle
Thr
Khi

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tehran
5
Karachi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Thr
Khi

Summer dress

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

Thr
Khi

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tehran
$15.33
Karachi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Khi $4,070.74/mth