Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Kathmandu 

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Consumer Prices in Kathmandu are 62.97% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kathmandu are 75.20% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Kathmandu are 92.15% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 73.16% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Kathmandu are 53.60% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Kathmandu is 75.60% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Kathmandu Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(3,072.36 N₨)
1.95 £
(300.00 N₨)
     -90.24 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(9,217.07 N₨)
19.96 £
(3,065.67 N₨)
     -66.74 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 £
(998.52 N₨)
6.51 £
(1,000.00 N₨)
     +0.15 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £
(921.71 N₨)
2.15 £
(330.00 N₨)
     -64.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(768.09 N₨)
2.60 £
(400.00 N₨)
     -47.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.24 £
(497.67 N₨)
1.22 £
(187.19 N₨)
     -62.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 £
(245.78 N₨)
0.35 £
(54.41 N₨)
     -77.86 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.31 £
(201.27 N₨)
0.15 £
(23.25 N₨)
     -88.45 %
Markets
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.96 £
(608.51 N₨)
2.42 £
(372.42 N₨)
     -38.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 £
(162.59 N₨)
0.37 £
(57.24 N₨)
     -64.79 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.84 £
(128.85 N₨)
0.32 £
(49.22 N₨)
     -61.80 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.38 £
(365.98 N₨)
1.39 £
(213.98 N₨)
     -41.53 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.77 £
(426.19 N₨)
3.14 £
(481.94 N₨)
     +13.08 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.75 £
(422.17 N₨)
1.24 £
(190.91 N₨)
     -54.78 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.81 £
(738.95 N₨)
1.52 £
(233.98 N₨)
     -68.34 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 £
(147.98 N₨)
0.83 £
(127.80 N₨)
     -13.64 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 £
(94.32 N₨)
0.35 £
(53.98 N₨)
     -42.77 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.85 £
(130.45 N₨)
0.49 £
(75.81 N₨)
     -41.88 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.14 £
(174.66 N₨)
0.24 £
(37.01 N₨)
     -78.81 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £
(87.27 N₨)
0.18 £
(27.30 N₨)
     -68.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(78.90 N₨)
0.22 £
(34.51 N₨)
     -56.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.87 £
(134.03 N₨)
0.25 £
(38.85 N₨)
     -71.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.23 £
(189.18 N₨)
0.21 £
(32.12 N₨)
     -83.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.50 £
(1,305.75 N₨)
6.51 £
(1,000.00 N₨)
     -23.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.14 £
(329.12 N₨)
1.79 £
(274.27 N₨)
     -16.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 £
(393.12 N₨)
2.72 £
(417.94 N₨)
     +6.31 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(1,997.03 N₨)
2.28 £
(350.00 N₨)
     -82.47 %
Transportation
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £
(399.41 N₨)
0.16 £
(25.00 N₨)
     -93.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.00 £
(24,578.85 N₨)
3.91 £
(600.00 N₨)
     -97.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.80 £
(737.37 N₨)
1.95 £
(300.00 N₨)
     -59.31 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(420.28 N₨)
1.05 £
(160.93 N₨)
     -61.71 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(4,424.19 N₨)
3.25 £
(500.00 N₨)
     -88.70 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.18 £
(949.34 N₨)
3.45 £
(529.52 N₨)
     -44.22 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,600.00 £
(3,625,379.93 N₨)
25,387.68 £
(3,900,000.00 N₨)
     +7.57 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,166.73 £
(3,866,057.12 N₨)
38,895.23 £
(5,975,000.00 N₨)
     +54.55 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 239.44 £
(36,782.44 N₨)
23.43 £
(3,600.00 N₨)
     -90.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(19.97 N₨)
0.01 £
(2.23 N₨)
     -88.82 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.14 £
(4,629.59 N₨)
11.14 £
(1,711.52 N₨)
     -63.03 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.87 £
(7,046.72 N₨)
27.26 £
(4,187.50 N₨)
     -40.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.58 £
(1,778.13 N₨)
6.21 £
(953.85 N₨)
     -46.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(1,997.03 N₨)
3.25 £
(500.00 N₨)
     -74.96 %
Childcare
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,582.94 £
(243,167.66 N₨)
78.12 £
(12,000.00 N₨)
     -95.07 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,200.00 £
(3,103,079.44 N₨)
2,708.02 £
(416,000.00 N₨)
     -86.59 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.59 £
(11,765.73 N₨)
22.29 £
(3,423.53 N₨)
     -70.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.72 £
(5,334.25 N₨)
26.85 £
(4,125.00 N₨)
     -22.67 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.16 £
(12,006.08 N₨)
41.16 £
(6,323.53 N₨)
     -47.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.62 £
(14,996.94 N₨)
35.80 £
(5,500.00 N₨)
     -63.33 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,786.63 £
(274,458.52 N₨)
137.73 £
(21,157.89 N₨)
     -92.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,292.96 £
(198,622.43 N₨)
85.40 £
(13,119.05 N₨)
     -93.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,318.78 £
(509,823.74 N₨)
271.78 £
(41,750.00 N₨)
     -91.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,156.95 £
(331,345.20 N₨)
176.30 £
(27,083.33 N₨)
     -91.83 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,236.76 £
(189,988.69 N₨)
133.86 £
(20,562.69 N₨)
     -89.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 595.87 £
(91,536.25 N₨)
50.72 £
(7,791.41 N₨)
     -91.49 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Kathmandu Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,797.36 £
(429,724.57 N₨)
169.25 £
(26,000.00 N₨)
     -93.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.62 11.27      +329.33 %
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