Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Kathmandu 

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Consumer Prices in Kathmandu are 64.76% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kathmandu are 76.97% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Kathmandu are 92.95% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 76.09% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Kathmandu are 55.64% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Kathmandu is 74.91% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Kathmandu Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(2,416.21 N₨)
1.71 £
(275.00 N₨)
     -88.62 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(9,664.85 N₨)
12.42 £
(2,000.00 N₨)
     -79.31 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(966.49 N₨)
4.50 £
(725.00 N₨)
     -24.99 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(805.40 N₨)
1.86 £
(300.00 N₨)
     -62.75 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(805.40 N₨)
2.70 £
(435.00 N₨)
     -45.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.94 £
(473.70 N₨)
1.25 £
(201.86 N₨)
     -57.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.55 £
(250.27 N₨)
0.39 £
(62.37 N₨)
     -75.08 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.18 £
(190.78 N₨)
0.16 £
(25.24 N₨)
     -86.77 %
Markets
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.55 £
(571.70 N₨)
2.09 £
(336.80 N₨)
     -41.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £
(147.78 N₨)
0.36 £
(58.55 N₨)
     -60.38 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.68 £
(109.33 N₨)
0.23 £
(37.50 N₨)
     -65.70 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.20 £
(354.35 N₨)
1.05 £
(168.75 N₨)
     -52.38 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.09 £
(497.59 N₨)
2.78 £
(448.19 N₨)
     -9.93 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.77 £
(446.58 N₨)
1.07 £
(172.64 N₨)
     -61.34 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.45 £
(717.59 N₨)
1.95 £
(314.68 N₨)
     -56.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £
(156.84 N₨)
0.74 £
(119.34 N₨)
     -23.91 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £
(79.33 N₨)
0.36 £
(57.92 N₨)
     -26.99 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.85 £
(137.23 N₨)
0.38 £
(61.33 N₨)
     -55.31 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 £
(187.53 N₨)
0.20 £
(31.93 N₨)
     -82.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(88.90 N₨)
0.15 £
(24.37 N₨)
     -72.59 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(85.02 N₨)
0.20 £
(31.58 N₨)
     -62.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(128.75 N₨)
0.23 £
(37.37 N₨)
     -70.97 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 £
(145.43 N₨)
0.21 £
(33.84 N₨)
     -76.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(1,288.65 N₨)
4.97 £
(800.00 N₨)
     -37.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 £
(292.99 N₨)
1.71 £
(276.14 N₨)
     -5.75 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 £
(316.39 N₨)
2.24 £
(361.11 N₨)
     +14.13 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(1,932.97 N₨)
1.86 £
(300.00 N₨)
     -84.48 %
Transportation
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(451.03 N₨)
0.12 £
(20.00 N₨)
     -95.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 151.09 £
(24,337.22 N₨)
6.21 £
(1,000.00 N₨)
     -95.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £
(418.81 N₨)
1.86 £
(300.00 N₨)
     -28.37 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(440.70 N₨)
0.80 £
(128.75 N₨)
     -70.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(4,639.13 N₨)
3.10 £
(500.00 N₨)
     -89.22 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.56 £
(735.02 N₨)
2.52 £
(405.46 N₨)
     -44.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,167.50 £
(3,731,841.67 N₨)
23,901.03 £
(3,850,000.00 N₨)
     +3.17 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,738.27 £
(3,662,701.36 N₨)
34,895.72 £
(5,621,034.43 N₨)
     +53.47 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 172.43 £
(27,774.82 N₨)
20.66 £
(3,327.28 N₨)
     -88.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(19.84 N₨)
0.01 £
(2.12 N₨)
     -89.31 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.06 £
(5,164.48 N₨)
12.64 £
(2,036.21 N₨)
     -60.57 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.26 £
(7,289.75 N₨)
17.43 £
(2,807.69 N₨)
     -61.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.53 £
(1,696.90 N₨)
6.38 £
(1,028.10 N₨)
     -39.41 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.70 £
(2,206.81 N₨)
2.55 £
(410.00 N₨)
     -81.42 %
Childcare
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,449.67 £
(233,513.61 N₨)
46.89 £
(7,552.57 N₨)
     -96.77 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,146.00 £
(2,922,973.95 N₨)
1,095.18 £
(176,413.19 N₨)
     -93.96 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.71 £
(10,423.63 N₨)
16.16 £
(2,603.71 N₨)
     -75.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.14 £
(5,016.43 N₨)
21.35 £
(3,438.60 N₨)
     -31.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.43 £
(11,506.30 N₨)
35.55 £
(5,726.78 N₨)
     -50.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.59 £
(14,592.92 N₨)
28.18 £
(4,539.55 N₨)
     -68.89 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,686.01 £
(271,584.48 N₨)
113.66 £
(18,308.36 N₨)
     -93.26 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,243.86 £
(200,361.62 N₨)
74.41 £
(11,986.77 N₨)
     -94.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,193.02 £
(514,335.05 N₨)
235.31 £
(37,903.92 N₨)
     -92.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,085.67 £
(335,962.15 N₨)
155.52 £
(25,051.42 N₨)
     -92.54 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,020.78 £
(164,428.66 N₨)
77.60 £
(12,499.72 N₨)
     -92.40 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 521.34 £
(83,977.22 N₨)
45.09 £
(7,262.97 N₨)
     -91.35 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,929.36 £
(471,864.09 N₨)
169.23 £
(27,259.33 N₨)
     -94.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.65 11.63      +338.79 %
Last update: March 2021February 2021
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