Cost of living in Lahore, Pakistan

Summary of cost of living in Lahore

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨245,455
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨94,157
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Lahore
Current as of Nov 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨978
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨745
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨317
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨129
12 eggs, large ₨221
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨101
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨807
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨160
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨58
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨372
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨1,667
2 liters of coca-cola ₨174
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 ₨39,853
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨47,263
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨12,590
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨69,210
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨40,281
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨8,262
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨2,373
40” flat screen tv ₨53,933
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨20,405
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨728
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨1,195
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨4,040
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨5,781
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨17,450
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨7,916
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨2,182,580
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨203
Monthly ticket public transport ₨2,798
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨973
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨185
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨483
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨2,406
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨378
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨360
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨564
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨269
Tube of toothpaste ₨163
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨465
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨2,665
2 tickets to the movies ₨1,594
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨2,907
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨5,008
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨568
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨485
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨464
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨59,897
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨3.31
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨4,837
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨295
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 250 prices entered by 39 different people.
Latest price update: November 28, 2022

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