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25 most expensive cities of Pakistan

August 23, 2013 at 1:00 am | News Desk

25 signKARACHI: Generally it is considered that big cities like Karachi, Lahore or Islamabad are expensive cities to live, but you would be surprised to know that the most expensive cities in the country are neither of these big cities.

Dera Ismail Khan, a city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has been labelled as the most expensive city of Pakistan.

This was revealed by the State Bank of Pakistan in one of its report.

For The News Tribe’s readers interest we have been listing the top 25 most expensive cities of the country.

(Tomorrow a report on ’15 Least Expensive Cities of Pakistan’ will be published on The News Tribe. So stay tuned with TNT)

Indexing as the most expensive

City Name

General Inflation

Food Inflation

Non-food Inflation

1

D.I Khan

13.9

16.7

12.0

2

Mithi

13.2

10.6

14.8

3

Mardan

13

14.7

12

4

Mingora

12.2

12.3

12.1

5

Larkana

12.1

11.9

12.3

6

Rahim Yar Khan

11.7

13.4

10.5

7

D.G Khan

11.2

8.2

13.3

8

Peshawar

11

12.1

10.3

9

Mianwali

10.8

9.3

11.9

10

Bannu

10.8

14.1

8.5

11

Vehari

10.5

13.7

8.2

12

Loralai & Cantt

10.4

11.9

9.4

13

Dera Mr Jamali

10.3

12.2

8.9

14

Turbat

10.1

8.8

10.9

15

Nawab Shah

9.9

12.2

8.3

16

Muzaffargarh

9.7

10.6

9.1

17

Bahawalnagar

9.6

11.6

8.3

18

Rawalpindi

9.6

9.9

9.4

19

Qeutta

9.2

9.8

8.8

20

Dadu

8.6

12.2

6.2

21

Sahiwal

8.6

7.9

9.1

22

Gawadar

8.6

10

7.5

23

Mirpur Khas

8.5

9.1

8.1

24

Attock

8.4

10.1

7.2

25

Jehlum

8.3

8

8.6

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