Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Kathmandu 

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Consumer Prices in Kathmandu are 65.8% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kathmandu are 78.1% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Kathmandu are 93.4% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 78.9% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Kathmandu are 59.3% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Kathmandu is 73.6% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Kathmandu Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(3,318.60 N₨)
1.33 £
(220.00 N₨)
     -93.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(13,274.39 N₨)
18.08 £
(3,000.00 N₨)
     -77.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(1,327.44 N₨)
5.12 £
(850.00 N₨)
     -36.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(1,078.54 N₨)
2.11 £
(350.00 N₨)
     -67.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 £
(912.61 N₨)
3.01 £
(500.00 N₨)
     -45.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.58 £
(594.79 N₨)
1.32 £
(219.31 N₨)
     -63.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.95 £
(322.85 N₨)
0.40 £
(66.00 N₨)
     -79.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.58 £
(262.31 N₨)
0.14 £
(23.81 N₨)
     -90.9 %
Markets
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.95 £
(820.97 N₨)
2.58 £
(427.75 N₨)
     -47.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.42 £
(235.32 N₨)
0.42 £
(70.04 N₨)
     -70.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 £
(149.39 N₨)
0.30 £
(49.91 N₨)
     -66.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.29 £
(545.81 N₨)
1.25 £
(207.57 N₨)
     -62.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.48 £
(577.23 N₨)
3.38 £
(560.09 N₨)
     -3.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.45 £
(573.25 N₨)
1.15 £
(190.51 N₨)
     -66.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.75 £
(954.58 N₨)
1.86 £
(309.27 N₨)
     -67.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 £
(184.35 N₨)
0.91 £
(150.31 N₨)
     -18.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.58 £
(95.99 N₨)
0.38 £
(63.07 N₨)
     -34.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.18 £
(195.88 N₨)
0.46 £
(76.49 N₨)
     -60.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.37 £
(226.62 N₨)
0.26 £
(43.53 N₨)
     -80.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £
(94.53 N₨)
0.18 £
(29.26 N₨)
     -69.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.54 £
(90.23 N₨)
0.23 £
(37.55 N₨)
     -58.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 £
(154.04 N₨)
0.27 £
(44.25 N₨)
     -71.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.25 £
(208.14 N₨)
0.19 £
(32.31 N₨)
     -84.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.25 £
(1,534.85 N₨)
4.82 £
(800.00 N₨)
     -47.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.05 £
(340.65 N₨)
1.79 £
(296.65 N₨)
     -12.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.41 £
(399.70 N₨)
2.68 £
(445.50 N₨)
     +11.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(2,488.95 N₨)
2.41 £
(400.00 N₨)
     -83.9 %
Transportation
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(464.60 N₨)
0.18 £
(30.00 N₨)
     -93.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(33,185.98 N₨)
7.23 £
(1,200.00 N₨)
     -96.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(663.72 N₨)
1.81 £
(300.00 N₨)
     -54.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(520.08 N₨)
1.45 £
(241.40 N₨)
     -53.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(4,977.90 N₨)
3.01 £
(500.00 N₨)
     -90.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.75 £
(954.43 N₨)
4.00 £
(664.49 N₨)
     -30.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,280.00 £
(4,526,567.03 N₨)
25,613.23 £
(4,250,000.00 N₨)
     -6.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,860.62 £
(4,291,050.31 N₨)
37,623.44 £
(6,242,852.50 N₨)
     +45.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 287.04 £
(47,627.79 N₨)
31.79 £
(5,275.00 N₨)
     -88.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.13 £
(2,510.81 N₨)
3.90 £
(646.59 N₨)
     -74.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.12 £
(5,164.54 N₨)
8.63 £
(1,432.69 N₨)
     -72.3 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.02 £
(7,801.96 N₨)
19.72 £
(3,272.73 N₨)
     -58.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.91 £
(2,308.08 N₨)
8.16 £
(1,353.85 N₨)
     -41.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(2,488.95 N₨)
2.71 £
(450.00 N₨)
     -81.9 %
Childcare
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,840.34 £
(305,367.48 N₨)
74.81 £
(12,413.48 N₨)
     -95.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(3,327,684.16 N₨)
2,496.76 £
(414,286.43 N₨)
     -87.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.24 £
(13,646.72 N₨)
20.44 £
(3,391.67 N₨)
     -75.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.97 £
(6,631.42 N₨)
28.79 £
(4,777.78 N₨)
     -28.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.46 £
(14,678.02 N₨)
41.90 £
(6,952.38 N₨)
     -52.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.83 £
(15,569.75 N₨)
31.83 £
(5,280.77 N₨)
     -66.1 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,238.00 £
(371,351.06 N₨)
165.37 £
(27,440.00 N₨)
     -92.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,624.67 £
(269,580.74 N₨)
96.79 £
(16,060.00 N₨)
     -94.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,322.37 £
(717,210.06 N₨)
294.44 £
(48,857.14 N₨)
     -93.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,871.05 £
(476,393.41 N₨)
171.90 £
(28,523.81 N₨)
     -94.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,311.20 £
(217,567.55 N₨)
153.94 £
(25,542.45 N₨)
     -88.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 716.48 £
(118,885.25 N₨)
88.11 £
(14,619.53 N₨)
     -87.7 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,205.98 £
(531,967.87 N₨)
185.63 £
(30,802.02 N₨)
     -94.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.60 13.84      +147.2 %
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