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New York vs Karachi
Nyc vs Khi

Average net salary (After tax)

Karachi
New York

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Nyc
Outside city centre
Khi
Nyc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Nyc
Outside city centre
Khi
Nyc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Khi
Nyc
Outside city centre
Khi
Nyc

Mortgage rates

Karachi
4.5%
New York
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Karachi
New York

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Khi
Nyc

Mobile phone data

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

Khi
Nyc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Khi
Nyc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Khi
Nyc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Karachi
New York

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Khi
Nyc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Karachi
New York

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Khi
Nyc
Lettuce 1 head
Khi
Nyc
Tomatoes 1kg
Khi
Nyc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Khi
Nyc
Oranges 1 head
Khi
Nyc
Bananas 1kg
Khi
Nyc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Karachi
4.5%
New York
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Karachi are 17.14% higher than in New York

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Khi
Nyc
Market 0.5L bottle
Khi
Nyc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Khi
Nyc
Market 0.33L bottle
Khi
Nyc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Karachi
5
New York

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Khi
Nyc

Summer dress

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

Khi
Nyc

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Karachi
$15.33
New York
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth