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Construction Material Prices in Pakistan – Best Average Rates for Building 

Written by: Souman Masood
Written by: Souman Masood
Reviewed by: Majid Hussain
Reviewed by: Majid Hussain

Whether you are building a house or a commercial property, construction material prices in Pakistan are the first thing you should consider before making construction plans. It is crucial as these prices are subject to variation based on the global rate fluctuation or market demand.  

In this article, we will discuss the construction material prices in Pakistan today and list any variations you might be able to use during the construction.   

Construction Material Prices in Pakistan
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Construction Material Prices in Pakistan

The prices of construction materials have faced constant fluctuation in the last few months. We have listed the prices here for the most used materials in the construction of houses.

Factors Influencing the Cement Price in Pakistan

Several factors contribute to the fluctuations in the cement price in Pakistan, depending on different brands and regions: 

Average Brick Rate

The three types of bricks are Awal, Awal Plus, and Awal Premium, and their average prices are as follows: 

Types Awal Awal Plus Awal Premium
Price/1000 Units 15000 16000 19000

Average Crush Rate

It is available for sale in cubic feet (CFT) 

Crush Price Today

The average current price of these different types of crush is :

Quality and Brand

As the cement quality is improved, different brands cost the price, which defines the cement properties of strength and performance, building the brand name and reputation.  

Types Sargodha Good Quality Margalla
Price/Cubic Feet (CFT) 90 130 160

Sand Rates In Pakistan

Similar to crush, you can buy sand in cubic feet, and it is available in three different types: Ravi, Chenab, and Lawrencepur. However, the following are listed as the current prices of sand :

Types Ravi Chenab Lawrencepur
Price (PKR)/Cubic Feet (CFT) 35 50 110

Cement Prices In Pakistan

Cement is among the primary construction materials for 50 kg or 20kg bags 

Cement Prices In Pakistan ​2024

Their prices are listed as follows :

Types DG Maple Bestway
Price (PKR)/bag 1060 1060 1050

Besides these widely used brands of cement, there are other popular types available that are used apart from construction, which include the following: 

  • Rapid Hardening Cement 
  • Sulphate Resisting Cement (SRC) 
  • White Portland Cement 
  • High Alumina Cement 
  • Natural Cement 
  • Blast Furnace Cement 
  • Portland Cement 
  • Quick Setting Cement 
  • Coloured Cement 

Concrete Price in Pakistan

Concrete is a mixture of water, gravel, cement, and limestoneDue to its longevity and formidability, it is amongst the most popular material used across Pakistan. However, due to their low tensility, iron bars and steel rods create a reinforced structure.  

The different types of concrete used for laying the structuring and foundation of the building are as follows: 

  • Plain Cement Concrete (PCC)      
  • Reinforced Cement Concrete (RCC)      
  • Prestressed Concrete      
  • Fibre Reinforced Concrete (FRC)   
  • Reinforced Brick Concrete (RBC)        
  • Lime Concrete     
  • Cement Concrete      
  • Polymer Concrete      
  • Waterproof Concrete 
  • Sulphur Infiltrated Concrete      
  • High Early Strength Concrete 

These are some of the commonly used construction materials and their average prices in Pakistan, subject to variations in different areas of Pakistan. However, the other useable construction materials are :

Construction Material Unit Rates in PKR
Aluminium Windows Per Square Feet 1100 - 1450
Tiles Per Square Meter 900 - 2000
Doors (Plywood) Per Square Feet 400 - 800
Steel Iron Bar Per Kg 240 - 265
Stone (Marble) Per Square Feet 40 - 100
Deformed 60 Grade Iron Bar per Ton 88000
Marble Per Square Feet 60 - 120
Iron Chokhat Per Square Feet 300 - 520

Labour Rate in Pakistan

After the construction materials price in Pakistan comes the labour cost, which is charged per square foot construction cost in Pakistan. The current labour cost in Pakistan ranges from about Rs/- 250 to 380 per square foot of covered area, which can rise to Rs/- 500 in big cities of Pakistan.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Amongst popular types of natural stones used in construction are granite, marble, and limestone. 

The basic materials used in construction include sand, gravel, cement, bricks, and sometimes crushed. Sand, wood, or even twigs can be used apart from this clay 

Deformed bars grade 60 are used for construction and are considered more durable and reliable.  

Conclusion

Though construction materials prices in Pakistan faced continuous fluctuation due to economic health and global market instability, the prices have been stable for the last few months. They are projected to be static in 2024. 

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