Prices in Pakistan

What are the supermarket prices in Pakistan? Is the cost of living in Pakistan are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Pakistan and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Pakistan: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 16 hours ago)

Currency in Pakistan to Pakistani rupee (PKR). For 9.9 US dollars you can get 1.69 thousand Pakistani rupees. For 99 US dollars you can get 16.9 thousand Pakistani rupees. And the other way: For 99 Pakistani rupees you can get 0.58 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Pakistan? Look here: Prices in cities in Pakistan

Prices: Faisalabad   Islamabad   Karachi   Lahore   Multan   Peshawar   Rawalpindi   Sialkot   Muzaffarabad   Gujranwala  

Generally, it is much cheaper in Pakistan than in United States. Food is 72% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 75%. And the cost of living in Pakistan is less than in United States about 57%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 60%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Pakistan


Are hotels expensive in Pakistan? How much will we pay for a room in Pakistan?

The average price of accommodation in Pakistan is $38 (PKR 6.6K). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $19 (PKR 3.2K) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $20 (PKR 3.5K). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Pakistan in $30 (PKR 5K). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $33 (PKR 5.7K) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $44 (PKR 7.5K) in Pakistan If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $54 (PKR 9.3K)


And if you plan a trip to a given region of the world, maybe cheaper than in Pakistan will be in nearby countries? See prices in: Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Oman.

Comparison of selected prices in Pakistan with prices in United States:

fees

$67 ($35 - $140)
by half less than in United States

internet

$19 ($12 - $41)
70% less than in United States

jeans pants

$16 ($5.8 - $35)
64% less than in United States

average earnings

$200
94% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$130 ($70 - $260)
90% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$170 ($87 - $290)
90% less than in United States

bread

$0.45 ($0.29 - $0.87)
83% less than in United States

cheese

$5.7 ($2.3 - $15)
by half less than in United States

rice

$0.9 ($0.58 - $1.2)
77% less than in United States

tomatoes

$0.5 ($0.17 - $1)
88% less than in United States

bananas

$0.55 ($0.29 - $1.2)
64% less than in United States

wine

$1.9 ($0.84 - $5.1)
84% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$1.7 ($0.87 - $3.5)
88% less than in United States

local beer

$2.3 ($1.2 - $4.9)
by half less than in United States

coffee

$1.4 ($0.46 - $2.9)
67% less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.2 ($0.17 - $0.35)
87% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$4.1 ($3.4 - $5.2)
by half less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.28 ($0.2 - $0.41)
85% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Pakistan

Has the price of bread increased in Pakistan?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $0.23(PKR 39), 2011: $0.24(PKR 41), 2012: $0.3(PKR 51), 2013: $0.29(PKR 50), 2014: $0.31(PKR 53), 2015: $0.3(PKR 51), 2016: $0.33(PKR 56), 2017: $0.33(PKR 56), and 2018: $0.36(PKR 61).

Pakistan price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
Pakistan price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $0.49(PKR 83), 2016: $0.51(PKR 88), 2017: $0.57(PKR 97), and 2018: $0.59(PKR 100)

Pakistan price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Pakistan price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Pakistan?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $0.78(PKR 130), 2011: $1.1(PKR 190), 2012: $1.2(PKR 200), 2013: $1.2(PKR 200), 2014: $1.2(PKR 200), 2015: $1.2(PKR 200), 2016: $1.2(PKR 200), 2017: $1.2(PKR 200), and 2018: $1.2(PKR 200)

Pakistan price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
Pakistan price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $72(PKR 12K), 2011: $99(PKR 17K), 2012: $59(PKR 10K), 2013: $67(PKR 11K), 2014: $70(PKR 12K), 2015: $84(PKR 14K), 2016: $88(PKR 15K), 2017: $110(PKR 18K), and 2018: $110(PKR 20K)

Pakistan price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
Pakistan price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Pakistan price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Pakistan price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com