Gothenburg vs Karachi - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Karachi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$307
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$781
🏠 One person rent
$743
$122
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$253
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$110
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$41
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$158
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
46
61
😀 Quality of life
92
52
🏙️ Population
605K
14.9M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 370% more expensive than in Karachi. Cities ranked 2868th and 9163rd ($1442 vs $307) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 5th in Sweden and Pakistan, respectively. Check Sweden vs Pakistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 0.5 months in Karachi. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Karachi ranked 1st in Pakistan, while ranked 63rd and 6063rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Karachi

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Gothenburg Karachi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$1.37
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$9.88
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$3.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$2.08
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$1.09
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.23
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$96.2
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$64
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$264
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$165
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$31.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$49.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$19.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
13.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$757
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$374
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$9.29
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$1.68
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$0.81
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$0.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$0.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$0.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$3.83
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$2.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$3.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$1.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$0.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$0.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$0.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$0.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$0.24
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$0.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$0.83
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$1.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$1.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$2.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$1
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$0.6
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$15.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$4.16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$10.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$2.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$13.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$35.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$47
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$1169

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Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

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Distance City Cost of living
148 km or 92 mi Hyderabad
$221
208 km or 129 mi Nawabshah
$239
213 km or 132 mi Mirpur Khas
$231
324 km or 201 mi Larkana
$248
324 km or 201 mi Bhuj
$324
366 km or 227 mi Sukkur
$231
406 km or 252 mi Jacobabad
$244
445 km or 277 mi Porbandar
$338
480 km or 298 mi Rajkot
$416
564 km or 351 mi Mehsana
$338
593 km or 368 mi Quetta
$271
601 km or 374 mi Ahmedabad
$468
604 km or 375 mi Gandhinagar
$318
626 km or 389 mi Bhavnagar
$299
629 km or 391 mi Jodhpur
$374
643 km or 399 mi Pali
$340
643 km or 399 mi Nadiad
$339
645 km or 401 mi Chabahar
$659
675 km or 419 mi Udaipur
$400
679 km or 422 mi Dera Ghazi Khan
$233
683 km or 425 mi Bahawalpur
$248
683 km or 425 mi Iranshahr
$657
692 km or 430 mi Vadodara
$343
711 km or 442 mi Godhra
$336
719 km or 447 mi Bikaner
$311
723 km or 449 mi Surat
$426
736 km or 457 mi Multan
$244
745 km or 463 mi Navsari
$247
761 km or 473 mi Kandahar
$373
769 km or 478 mi Bhilwara
$358
775 km or 482 mi Khanewal
$266
785 km or 488 mi Ajmer
$319
792 km or 492 mi Lashkargah
$355
796 km or 494 mi Zahedan
$828
812 km or 504 mi Burewala
$226
836 km or 519 mi Ratlam
$345
845 km or 525 mi Vasai
$393
865 km or 537 mi Muscat
$1145
866 km or 538 mi Sikar
$295
874 km or 543 mi Zabol
$659