Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Kathmandu 

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Consumer Prices in Kathmandu are 65.28% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kathmandu are 77.42% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Kathmandu are 93.41% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 73.68% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Kathmandu are 57.56% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Kathmandu is 75.53% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Kathmandu Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(2,448.22 N₨)
1.84 £
(300.00 N₨)
     -87.75 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(9,792.88 N₨)
13.48 £
(2,200.00 N₨)
     -77.53 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(979.29 N₨)
6.13 £
(1,000.00 N₨)
     +2.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(816.07 N₨)
1.84 £
(300.00 N₨)
     -63.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(816.07 N₨)
2.76 £
(450.00 N₨)
     -44.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.92 £
(476.43 N₨)
1.17 £
(190.76 N₨)
     -59.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 £
(245.16 N₨)
0.34 £
(55.21 N₨)
     -77.48 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.13 £
(184.08 N₨)
0.14 £
(23.57 N₨)
     -87.20 %
Markets
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.61 £
(589.85 N₨)
2.04 £
(333.41 N₨)
     -43.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 £
(149.04 N₨)
0.34 £
(55.94 N₨)
     -62.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 £
(105.56 N₨)
0.23 £
(38.34 N₨)
     -63.68 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.22 £
(362.57 N₨)
1.04 £
(169.94 N₨)
     -53.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.04 £
(496.12 N₨)
2.75 £
(449.24 N₨)
     -9.45 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.82 £
(460.33 N₨)
1.07 £
(174.45 N₨)
     -62.10 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.58 £
(746.99 N₨)
1.87 £
(305.10 N₨)
     -59.16 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 £
(167.29 N₨)
0.71 £
(115.36 N₨)
     -31.04 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(82.41 N₨)
0.33 £
(53.10 N₨)
     -35.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.93 £
(151.17 N₨)
0.35 £
(57.72 N₨)
     -61.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 £
(189.71 N₨)
0.19 £
(31.40 N₨)
     -83.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(89.51 N₨)
0.15 £
(24.16 N₨)
     -73.01 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £
(89.15 N₨)
0.19 £
(31.13 N₨)
     -65.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(130.07 N₨)
0.23 £
(37.40 N₨)
     -71.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 £
(144.69 N₨)
0.21 £
(33.47 N₨)
     -76.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(1,305.72 N₨)
5.51 £
(900.00 N₨)
     -31.07 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 £
(296.53 N₨)
1.72 £
(280.62 N₨)
     -5.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 £
(343.98 N₨)
2.27 £
(370.68 N₨)
     +7.76 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.50 £
(2,040.18 N₨)
1.84 £
(300.00 N₨)
     -85.30 %
Transportation
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(457.00 N₨)
0.12 £
(20.00 N₨)
     -95.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.83 £
(25,596.33 N₨)
5.82 £
(950.00 N₨)
     -96.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(489.64 N₨)
1.53 £
(250.00 N₨)
     -48.94 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(446.54 N₨)
0.76 £
(124.72 N₨)
     -72.07 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(4,700.58 N₨)
3.06 £
(500.00 N₨)
     -89.36 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.57 £
(745.52 N₨)
2.51 £
(409.42 N₨)
     -45.08 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,017.50 £
(3,756,794.70 N₨)
23,282.21 £
(3,800,000.00 N₨)
     +1.15 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,011.52 £
(3,755,819.30 N₨)
34,280.33 £
(5,595,055.03 N₨)
     +48.97 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 176.95 £
(28,881.37 N₨)
21.50 £
(3,509.54 N₨)
     -87.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(21.08 N₨)
0.01 £
(2.12 N₨)
     -89.95 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.77 £
(5,184.79 N₨)
11.90 £
(1,942.30 N₨)
     -62.54 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.40 £
(7,246.51 N₨)
17.99 £
(2,935.48 N₨)
     -59.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.40 £
(1,697.43 N₨)
5.76 £
(939.72 N₨)
     -44.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 £
(2,285.01 N₨)
2.48 £
(405.00 N₨)
     -82.28 %
Childcare
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,420.04 £
(231,770.72 N₨)
45.84 £
(7,481.40 N₨)
     -96.77 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,092.31 £
(2,952,930.84 N₨)
1,087.04 £
(177,420.42 N₨)
     -93.99 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.97 £
(9,788.08 N₨)
16.33 £
(2,664.95 N₨)
     -72.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.00 £
(4,733.17 N₨)
20.69 £
(3,377.09 N₨)
     -28.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.30 £
(11,637.70 N₨)
35.61 £
(5,812.14 N₨)
     -50.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81.54 £
(13,308.28 N₨)
27.61 £
(4,506.03 N₨)
     -66.14 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,661.03 £
(271,104.24 N₨)
105.51 £
(17,220.07 N₨)
     -93.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,254.56 £
(204,762.46 N₨)
69.04 £
(11,268.58 N₨)
     -94.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,257.14 £
(531,613.64 N₨)
222.43 £
(36,304.32 N₨)
     -93.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,074.40 £
(338,572.60 N₨)
146.55 £
(23,918.46 N₨)
     -92.94 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,043.37 £
(170,292.57 N₨)
83.35 £
(13,604.47 N₨)
     -92.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 515.27 £
(84,098.96 N₨)
32.76 £
(5,347.04 N₨)
     -93.64 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,110.40 £
(507,662.68 N₨)
171.82 £
(28,044.33 N₨)
     -94.48 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.54 11.48      +351.72 %
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