Cost of living in Rawalpindi, Pakistan

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨755
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨602
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨278
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨107
12 eggs, large ₨107
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨78
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨346
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨126
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨39
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨143
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨3,000
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨102
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨51
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨55,253
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨33,921
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨8,465
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨59,395
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨45,926
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨11,818
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,775
40” flat screen TV ₨35,134
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨12,794
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨469
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨1,994
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,574
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,889
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,034
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨4,051
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new -
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨77
Monthly ticket public transport ₨2,611
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨431
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨390
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨723
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨1,500
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨453
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨225
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨352
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨140
Tube of toothpaste ₨113
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨578
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,713
2 tickets to the movies ₨1,150
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨2,172
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,103
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨2,650
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨256
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨275
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨54,600
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨25
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,593
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨186
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 314 prices entered by 21 different people.
Latest price update: August 19, 2018.

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