Cost of living in Lahore, Pakistan

Summary of cost of living in Lahore

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨458,017
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨179,523
  • 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 Feb 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨1,134
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨1,066
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨463
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨202
12 eggs, large ₨422
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨183
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨1,018
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨390
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨85
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨515
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨7,405
2 liters of coca-cola ₨165
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨114
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨132,086
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨59,186
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨52,205
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨69,537
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨48,850
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨19,978
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨2,998
40” flat screen tv ₨48,083
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨49,485
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨605
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨575
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,974
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨9,018
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨13,316
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨7,716
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨7,401,240
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨313
Monthly ticket public transport ₨4,007
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨644
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨258
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨498
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨2,598
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨394
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨579
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨520
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨226
Tube of toothpaste ₨201
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨702
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨2,272
2 tickets to the movies ₨1,416
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨4,370
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨4,056
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨3,611
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨615
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨2,003
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨111,034
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨5.20
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨7,943
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨525
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 394 prices entered by 68 different people.
Latest price update: February 25, 2024

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