86points

Karachi

83points

Muscat

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Karachi vs Muscat

Karachi
Muscat

How does Karachi compare to Muscat?

  • 0.2°C higher average maximum temperature
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    32.6°Cvs32.4°C
  • 26.04$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
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    9.04$vs35.08$
  • 488.99$ cheaper rent for a one-bedroom apartment
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    138.26$vs627.25$
  • 32 more universities
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    37vs5
  • 15.77million more inhabitants
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    16.5 millionvs0.73 million
  • 158.48$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
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    164$ billion vs5.52$ billion
  • 1.12$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
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    0.18$vs1.3$
  • 2.9°C lower average minimum temperature
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    21.9°Cvs24.8°C

How does Muscat compare to Karachi?

  • 1.3°C higher average temperature
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    28.6°Cvs27.3°C
  • 94.33% lower population density
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    209.91 people/km²vs3700 people/km²
  • 1 628.37$ higher average salary
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    1 873.06$vs244.69$
  • 16% lower VAT
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  • Has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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  • 35% lower maximum income tax
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  • 0.14$ lower fuel price (1 liter)
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    0.55$vs0.69$
  • 6.7% higher proportion of men
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    58.7%vs52%

User reviews

Overall Rating

Karachi
7.0
3 User reviews
Karachi
7.0/10
3 User reviews
Muscat
0.0
0 User reviews
Muscat
0.0/10
0 User reviews

Features

Safety

7.3/10
3 votes
No reviews yet

Walkability

7.0/10
3 votes
No reviews yet

Job opportunities

7.3/10
3 votes
No reviews yet

Public transport

7.0/10
3 votes
No reviews yet

Food and drink

5.5/10
2 votes
No reviews yet

Comments

Shrey

Shrey

11 days ago

1 / 10

stinking

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Shrey

11 days ago

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Rabia

Rabia

17 days ago

10 / 10

Karachi - The Urdu Speaking

Rabia

Rabia

17 days ago

10 / 10

Karachi is also known as city of lights. Many citizens from all over Pakistan comes to Karachi to earn their livings. Karachi alone generates 72% revenue which is then helps other cities to grow and development.

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Roshan

19 days ago

10 / 10

10/10

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Demographics

1.population density

3700 people/km²

209.91 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
2.population

16.5 million

0.73 million

Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The average population growth rate reflects the annual increase or decrease in population. Currently, the world’s population is growing at a rate of approximately 1.07% per year. The higher the growth, the more dynamic society feels. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; UNData, 2021.
The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; UNData, 2021.

Quality of living

1.has public health care
Karachi
Muscat
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2021.
The average rent of a single-bedroom apartment located in the city center. This indicates how much of your salary would be allocated to rent expenses, and the general cost of living of the city. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.
3.average salary

244.69$

1 873.06$

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
5.gross domestic product (GDP)

164$ billion

5.52$ billion

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reflects the value and productivity of an economy. It measures the market value of all the final goods and services produced annually. To reflect the differences in the cost of living and inflation rates, we show the GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP). Sources: Wikipedia, CIA World Factbook, 2021.
6.VAT

16%

0%

The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The prices of highly demanded consumer goods can help estimate the average cost of groceries and the overall cost of living in the city. A lower average price for one liter of milk may indicate that the city is less expensive compared to other cities. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.
Analyzing the price variations for the same product in different markets is a way of measuring the purchasing power parity and the strength of different currencies.

Environment

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
2.average temperature

27.3°C

28.6°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
3.has a seaside beach
Karachi
Muscat
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
4.has lake/s
Karachi
Muscat
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
5.has mountains nearby
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Muscat
There are mountains at a distance of maximum 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the city. Mountains are considered to have an elevation of at least 1,000 m (3,300 ft). Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
8.has river/s
Karachi
Muscat
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Leisure

The World Heritage List includes 962 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. Source: UNESCO, 2021.

Transportation

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's public transport website, 2021.
A cheaper single ticket will allow you to move through the city for less money. Whether you are a visitor or a resident, it will help your economy. Source: Official city's public transport website, 2021.
The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

General info

In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2021.
3.has a stock exchange
Karachi
Muscat
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
4.is a capital city
Karachi
Muscat
National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

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