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Perth vs Karachi
Per vs Khi

Average net salary (After tax)

Karachi
Perth

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Per
Outside city centre
Khi
Per

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Per
Outside city centre
Khi
Per

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Khi
Per
Outside city centre
Khi
Per

Mortgage rates

Karachi
4.5%
Perth
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Karachi
Perth

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Khi
Per

Mobile phone data

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

Khi
Per

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Khi
Per

Monthly pass

Regular price

Khi
Per

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Karachi
Perth

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Khi
Per
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Karachi
Perth

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Khi
Per
Lettuce 1 head
Khi
Per
Tomatoes 1kg
Khi
Per

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Khi
Per
Oranges 1 head
Khi
Per
Bananas 1kg
Khi
Per

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Karachi
4.5%
Perth
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Karachi are 17.14% higher than in Perth

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Khi
Per
Market 0.5L bottle
Khi
Per

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Khi
Per
Market 0.33L bottle
Khi
Per

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Karachi
5
Perth

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Khi
Per

Summer dress

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

Khi
Per

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Karachi
$15.33
Perth
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth