Cost of living in Lahore, Pakistan

Summary of cost of living in Lahore

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨223,114
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨100,900
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Lahore
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨711
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨607
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨224
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨109
12 eggs, large ₨150
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨84
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨707
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨166
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨51
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨363
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨1,866
2 liters of coca-cola ₨159
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨74
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨76,115
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨41,252
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨10,336
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨57,058
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨36,576
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨9,753
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨2,675
40” flat screen tv ₨46,962
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨17,939
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨900
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨380
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨3,249
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨4,010
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨11,422
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨6,116
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨2,231,500
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨135
Monthly ticket public transport ₨2,050
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨589
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨194
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨459
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨1,726
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨469
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨354
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨418
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨172
Tube of toothpaste ₨146
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨555
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨2,154
2 tickets to the movies ₨1,252
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨3,576
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨4,308
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨623
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨473
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨467
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨44,650
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨3.89
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨4,791
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨293
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 111 prices entered by 48 different people.
Latest price update: May 21, 2022

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