Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Kathmandu 

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Cost of Living in Kathmandu is 34.6% lower than in Moscow (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Kathmandu is 50.4% lower than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Kathmandu are 80.6% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 54.8% lower than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Kathmandu are 27.9% lower than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Kathmandu is 65.9% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Kathmandu Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 руб
(1,445.23 N₨)
155.68 руб
(250.00 N₨)
     -82.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 руб
(6,423.23 N₨)
1,868.22 руб
(3,000.00 N₨)
     -53.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 450.00 руб
(722.61 N₨)
560.47 руб
(900.00 N₨)
     +24.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 руб
(481.74 N₨)
217.96 руб
(350.00 N₨)
     -27.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 руб
(481.74 N₨)
295.80 руб
(475.00 N₨)
     -1.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 235.14 руб
(377.60 N₨)
141.30 руб
(226.90 N₨)
     -39.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 98.31 руб
(157.87 N₨)
41.52 руб
(66.67 N₨)
     -57.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 49.47 руб
(79.43 N₨)
14.72 руб
(23.64 N₨)
     -70.2 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Kathmandu Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 334.57 руб
(537.26 N₨)
267.16 руб
(429.01 N₨)
     -20.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 52.46 руб
(84.24 N₨)
43.46 руб
(69.80 N₨)
     -17.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 58.35 руб
(93.69 N₨)
31.76 руб
(51.00 N₨)
     -45.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 158.22 руб
(254.08 N₨)
131.60 руб
(211.32 N₨)
     -16.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 398.85 руб
(640.47 N₨)
352.57 руб
(566.16 N₨)
     -11.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 195.98 руб
(314.70 N₨)
121.35 руб
(194.86 N₨)
     -38.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 399.26 руб
(641.14 N₨)
203.78 руб
(327.23 N₨)
     -49.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 60.24 руб
(96.73 N₨)
92.14 руб
(147.96 N₨)
     +53.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 64.31 руб
(103.26 N₨)
39.54 руб
(63.50 N₨)
     -38.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 71.93 руб
(115.50 N₨)
47.43 руб
(76.17 N₨)
     -34.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 140.93 руб
(226.31 N₨)
26.27 руб
(42.18 N₨)
     -81.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 17.89 руб
(28.74 N₨)
17.25 руб
(27.71 N₨)
     -3.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.88 руб
(30.32 N₨)
23.55 руб
(37.81 N₨)
     +24.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 110.88 руб
(178.05 N₨)
34.91 руб
(56.06 N₨)
     -68.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 55.07 руб
(88.44 N₨)
20.55 руб
(33.00 N₨)
     -62.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 руб
(963.49 N₨)
498.19 руб
(800.00 N₨)
     -17.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 78.09 руб
(125.40 N₨)
188.30 руб
(302.37 N₨)
     +141.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 161.00 руб
(258.54 N₨)
277.43 руб
(445.50 N₨)
     +72.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 232.50 руб
(373.35 N₨)
249.10 руб
(400.00 N₨)
     +7.1 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Kathmandu Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 60.00 руб
(96.35 N₨)
18.68 руб
(30.00 N₨)
     -68.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,730.00 руб
(4,383.86 N₨)
747.29 руб
(1,200.00 N₨)
     -72.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 руб
(401.45 N₨)
186.82 руб
(300.00 N₨)
     -25.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 64.37 руб
(103.37 N₨)
150.33 руб
(241.40 N₨)
     +133.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(867.14 N₨)
311.37 руб
(500.00 N₨)
     -42.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 212.81 руб
(341.74 N₨)
411.99 руб
(661.57 N₨)
     +93.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,000,000.00 руб
(4,817,425.79 N₨)
2,553,230.82 руб
(4,100,000.00 N₨)
     -14.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,045,454.55 руб
(4,890,417.09 N₨)
3,788,192.34 руб
(6,083,111.82 N₨)
     +24.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Kathmandu Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,957.62 руб
(17,595.84 N₨)
3,317.12 руб
(5,326.67 N₨)
     -69.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 540.23 руб
(867.51 N₨)
425.82 руб
(683.79 N₨)
     -21.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 549.71 руб
(882.72 N₨)
898.36 руб
(1,442.59 N₨)
     +63.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Kathmandu Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,035.58 руб
(4,874.55 N₨)
2,108.82 руб
(3,386.36 N₨)
     -30.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,431.05 руб
(3,903.81 N₨)
788.80 руб
(1,266.67 N₨)
     -67.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 руб
(802.90 N₨)
280.23 руб
(450.00 N₨)
     -44.0 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Kathmandu Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 43,270.54 руб
(69,484.20 N₨)
6,779.65 руб
(10,886.82 N₨)
     -84.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,037,862.20 руб
(1,666,608.04 N₨)
296,320.60 руб
(475,834.17 N₨)
     -71.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Kathmandu Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 9,004.50 руб
(14,459.50 N₨)
2,033.48 руб
(3,265.38 N₨)
     -77.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,370.64 руб
(7,018.42 N₨)
2,747.38 руб
(4,411.76 N₨)
     -37.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 10,830.41 руб
(17,391.56 N₨)
4,390.31 руб
(7,050.00 N₨)
     -59.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,287.75 руб
(16,520.17 N₨)
3,083.80 руб
(4,952.00 N₨)
     -70.0 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Kathmandu Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 80,841.27 руб
(129,815.61 N₨)
17,340.31 руб
(27,845.22 N₨)
     -78.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 48,233.05 руб
(77,453.05 N₨)
10,058.59 руб
(16,152.17 N₨)
     -79.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 166,969.76 руб
(268,121.47 N₨)
29,891.48 руб
(48,000.00 N₨)
     -82.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 89,394.55 руб
(143,550.54 N₨)
17,380.09 руб
(27,909.09 N₨)
     -80.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Kathmandu Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 51,533.01 руб
(82,752.14 N₨)
16,225.00 руб
(26,054.25 N₨)
     -68.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 27,633.24 руб
(44,373.70 N₨)
9,165.03 руб
(14,717.28 N₨)
     -66.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Kathmandu Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 113,194.10 руб
(181,768.05 N₨)
19,134.61 руб
(30,726.52 N₨)
     -83.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.93 13.45      -9.9 %
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