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Seattle vs Karachi
Sea vs Khi

Average net salary (After tax)

Karachi
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Sea
Outside city centre
Khi
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Sea
Outside city centre
Khi
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Khi
Sea
Outside city centre
Khi
Sea

Mortgage rates

Karachi
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Karachi
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Khi
Sea

Mobile phone data

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

Khi
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Khi
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Khi
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Karachi
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Khi
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Karachi
Seattle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Khi
Sea
Lettuce 1 head
Khi
Sea
Tomatoes 1kg
Khi
Sea

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Khi
Sea
Oranges 1 head
Khi
Sea
Bananas 1kg
Khi
Sea

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Karachi
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Karachi are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Khi
Sea
Market 0.5L bottle
Khi
Sea

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Khi
Sea
Market 0.33L bottle
Khi
Sea

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Karachi
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Khi
Sea

Summer dress

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

Khi
Sea

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Karachi
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth