Numbeo

Cost of Living in Kathmandu, Nepal

Prices in Kathmandu

Compare Kathmandu with:
IndexInfo
Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 32.56
Rent Index: 4.51
Groceries Index: 32.10
Restaurants Index: 21.49
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 18.99
Local Purchasing Power: 20.78

Currency: Default Currency      Switch to imperial measurement units
Do you live in Kathmandu? We need your help: Add data for Kathmandu!
Restaurants [Edit] Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 175.00 N₨
120.00
250.00
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 N₨
500.00
1,320.00
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 N₨
420.00
800.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 200.00 N₨
180.00
268.62
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 300.00 N₨
200.00
400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 131.98 N₨
100.00
170.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 39.09 N₨
28.93
50.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 21.74 N₨
20.00
25.00
Markets [Edit] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 53.67 N₨
50.00
60.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 48.69 N₨
33.07
60.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 74.90 N₨
55.00
86.00
Eggs (12) 105.20 N₨
96.00
120.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 627.69 N₨
500.00
800.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 334.65 N₨
300.00
350.00
Apples (1kg) 145.83 N₨
112.51
200.00
Oranges (1kg) 100.28 N₨
90.00
112.51
Tomato (1kg) 48.75 N₨
40.00
60.00
Potato (1kg) 45.47 N₨
40.00
53.72
Lettuce (1 head) 35.05 N₨
20.00
50.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 36.16 N₨
30.00
40.29
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 N₨
500.00
964.37
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 208.57 N₨
180.00
257.17
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 238.16 N₨
200.00
300.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 130.00 N₨
110.00
180.00
Transportation [Edit] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 N₨
15.00
24.11
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 900.00 N₨
800.00
1,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.72 N₨
10.00
18.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 45.00 N₨
30.00
65.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 240.00 N₨
150.00
300.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 126.18 N₨
123.00
130.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,000,000.00 N₨
2,500,000.00
3,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 2,823.01 N₨
1,000.00
5,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.06 N₨
1.90
2.50
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,980.02 N₨
1,000.00
5,000.00
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,742.03 N₨
1,200.00
2,893.12
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 350.46 N₨
250.00
500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 N₨
300.00
350.00
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,326.83 N₨
1,500.00
3,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,246.96 N₨
1,500.00
3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 4,275.00 N₨
3,000.00
6,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 3,148.28 N₨
2,000.00
5,000.00
Rent Per Month [Edit] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,286.06 N₨
6,715.57
16,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,687.50 N₨
4,000.00
7,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 25,611.74 N₨
15,000.00
37,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,666.67 N₨
10,000.00
20,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 134,704.81 N₨
131,004.00
138,405.61
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 50,149.86 N₨
33,964.00
64,583.46
Salaries And Financing [Edit] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 16,586.93 N₨
10,000.00
25,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 12.17
9.00
14.00

These data are based on 764 entries in the past 18 months from 66 different contributors.

Last update: March, 2014

Sources and References : Info
No sources and references provided yet.
Add new source here:
URL:
Description:

2 Comments so far

#Pratik on Jan 12, 2014 :
I don't think the apartment rate is correct. A three bed room apartment near the city center cost at least Rs.30,000 (excluding electricity and other costs).
#Ayan on Dec 27, 2013 :
This is the best place to live

Leave a comment :

Your name: Sign In
Your email address (optional):
Your comment (no HTML):

More about Kathmandu:
    Cost of Living | Crime | Food Prices | Gas Prices | Health Care | Hotel Prices | Pollution | Property Prices | Quality of Life | Taxi Fare | Traffic

Average Cost of Living in Nepal



About | In the News | Newsletter | Blog | API

Copyright © 2009-2014 Numbeo. Your use of this service is subject to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy