Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Kathmandu 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Kathmandu are 64.06% lower than in London (without rent)
Rent Prices in Kathmandu are 92.96% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 74.80% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Kathmandu are 54.97% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Kathmandu is 73.85% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London[ Edit ] Kathmandu[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(2,377.57 N₨)
1.89 £
(300.00 N₨)
     -87.38 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(9,510.29 N₨)
13.25 £
(2,100.00 N₨)
     -77.92 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(951.03 N₨)
4.73 £
(750.00 N₨)
     -21.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(792.52 N₨)
1.89 £
(300.00 N₨)
     -62.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(792.52 N₨)
2.84 £
(450.00 N₨)
     -43.22 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.00 £
(476.02 N₨)
1.23 £
(195.67 N₨)
     -58.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 £
(240.62 N₨)
0.39 £
(61.31 N₨)
     -74.52 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 £
(183.05 N₨)
0.15 £
(23.80 N₨)
     -87.00 %
Markets
London[ Edit ] Kathmandu[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.60 £
(569.92 N₨)
2.13 £
(337.63 N₨)
     -40.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £
(145.41 N₨)
0.36 £
(56.65 N₨)
     -61.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 £
(104.97 N₨)
0.24 £
(38.56 N₨)
     -63.27 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.14 £
(339.05 N₨)
1.02 £
(162.00 N₨)
     -52.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.11 £
(492.87 N₨)
3.02 £
(478.94 N₨)
     -2.83 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.81 £
(444.88 N₨)
1.08 £
(171.48 N₨)
     -61.46 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.29 £
(680.41 N₨)
1.89 £
(299.37 N₨)
     -56.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £
(153.30 N₨)
0.74 £
(117.59 N₨)
     -23.30 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 £
(86.37 N₨)
0.36 £
(57.73 N₨)
     -33.16 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.91 £
(144.70 N₨)
0.36 £
(57.73 N₨)
     -60.10 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.10 £
(174.38 N₨)
0.20 £
(31.16 N₨)
     -82.13 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 £
(82.74 N₨)
0.15 £
(23.31 N₨)
     -71.83 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(80.77 N₨)
0.17 £
(27.03 N₨)
     -66.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(119.90 N₨)
0.23 £
(37.19 N₨)
     -68.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 £
(132.15 N₨)
0.21 £
(33.58 N₨)
     -74.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(1,268.04 N₨)
5.20 £
(825.00 N₨)
     -34.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.93 £
(306.28 N₨)
1.60 £
(254.05 N₨)
     -17.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 £
(318.23 N₨)
2.31 £
(365.62 N₨)
     +14.89 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(1,902.06 N₨)
1.89 £
(300.00 N₨)
     -84.23 %
Transportation
London[ Edit ] Kathmandu[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(443.81 N₨)
0.13 £
(20.00 N₨)
     -95.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(23,775.73 N₨)
5.68 £
(900.00 N₨)
     -96.21 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(475.51 N₨)
1.58 £
(250.00 N₨)
     -47.43 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 £
(510.18 N₨)
1.02 £
(160.93 N₨)
     -68.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(4,564.94 N₨)
3.15 £
(500.00 N₨)
     -89.05 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.76 £
(753.83 N₨)
2.56 £
(405.10 N₨)
     -46.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,317.50 £
(3,378,927.04 N₨)
23,974.03 £
(3,800,000.00 N₨)
     +12.46 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,669.38 £
(3,593,206.73 N₨)
34,911.41 £
(5,533,627.67 N₨)
     +54.00 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London[ Edit ] Kathmandu[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 172.50 £
(27,341.43 N₨)
20.07 £
(3,181.62 N₨)
     -88.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(20.67 N₨)
0.01 £
(2.04 N₨)
     -90.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.33 £
(4,966.03 N₨)
13.26 £
(2,101.38 N₨)
     -57.68 %
Sports And Leisure
London[ Edit ] Kathmandu[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.48 £
(6,892.48 N₨)
16.83 £
(2,667.28 N₨)
     -61.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.78 £
(1,709.21 N₨)
6.68 £
(1,059.13 N₨)
     -38.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(2,060.56 N₨)
2.52 £
(400.00 N₨)
     -80.59 %
Childcare
London[ Edit ] Kathmandu[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,470.00 £
(233,002.12 N₨)
46.93 £
(7,439.35 N₨)
     -96.81 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,145.45 £
(2,876,142.47 N₨)
1,041.26 £
(165,044.11 N₨)
     -94.26 %
Clothing And Shoes
London[ Edit ] Kathmandu[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.25 £
(10,341.83 N₨)
16.75 £
(2,655.59 N₨)
     -74.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.54 £
(5,158.07 N₨)
23.07 £
(3,656.88 N₨)
     -29.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.47 £
(11,169.45 N₨)
36.17 £
(5,733.71 N₨)
     -48.67 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.72 £
(14,379.03 N₨)
29.17 £
(4,623.29 N₨)
     -67.85 %
Rent Per Month
London[ Edit ] Kathmandu[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,702.47 £
(269,849.07 N₨)
114.64 £
(18,170.74 N₨)
     -93.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,248.84 £
(197,946.50 N₨)
75.19 £
(11,917.49 N₨)
     -93.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,193.90 £
(506,249.01 N₨)
232.24 £
(36,810.95 N₨)
     -92.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,083.78 £
(330,289.08 N₨)
156.93 £
(24,873.44 N₨)
     -92.47 %
Buy Apartment Price
London[ Edit ] Kathmandu[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,066.09 £
(168,979.79 N₨)
83.21 £
(13,188.97 N₨)
     -92.19 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 561.28 £
(88,965.41 N₨)
43.72 £
(6,929.25 N₨)
     -92.21 %
Salaries And Financing
London[ Edit ] Kathmandu[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,823.18 £
(447,487.69 N₨)
172.51 £
(27,344.02 N₨)
     -93.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.88 11.71      +307.02 %
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