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Rio De Janeiro vs Karachi
Rio vs Khi

Average net salary (After tax)

Karachi
Rio de Janeiro

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Rio
Outside city centre
Khi
Rio

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Rio
Outside city centre
Khi
Rio

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Khi
Rio
Outside city centre
Khi
Rio

Mortgage rates

Karachi
4.5%
Rio de Janeiro
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Karachi
Rio de Janeiro

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Khi
Rio

Mobile phone data

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

Khi
Rio

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Khi
Rio

Monthly pass

Regular price

Khi
Rio

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Karachi
Rio de Janeiro

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Khi
Rio
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Karachi
Rio de Janeiro

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Khi
Rio
Lettuce 1 head
Khi
Rio
Tomatoes 1kg
Khi
Rio

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Khi
Rio
Oranges 1 head
Khi
Rio
Bananas 1kg
Khi
Rio

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Karachi
4.5%
Rio de Janeiro
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Karachi are 17.14% higher than in Rio de Janeiro

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Khi
Rio
Market 0.5L bottle
Khi
Rio

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Khi
Rio
Market 0.33L bottle
Khi
Rio

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Karachi
5
Rio de Janeiro

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Khi
Rio

Summer dress

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

Khi
Rio

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Karachi
$15.33
Rio de Janeiro
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Rio $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Rio $4,070.74/mth