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Cost of Living in Nepal

Cost of living in Nepal is 59.35% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Nepal is 88.42% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 250.00 N₨ 150.00-450.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,150.00 N₨ 750.00-2,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 750.00 N₨ 500.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 N₨ 200.00-350.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 400.00 N₨ 300.00-600.00
Cappuccino (regular) 175.68 N₨ 100.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 54.79 N₨ 40.00-90.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 24.00 N₨ 15.00-50.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 295.54 N₨ 189.27-378.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 48.81 N₨ 31.75-77.11
Rice (white), (1 lb) 39.79 N₨ 24.95-58.97
Eggs (regular) (12) 161.10 N₨ 120.00-180.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 361.11 N₨ 226.80-544.31
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 193.15 N₨ 136.08-294.84
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 219.05 N₨ 99.79-430.91
Apples (1 lb) 86.12 N₨ 54.43-136.08
Banana (1 lb) 44.94 N₨ 31.75-58.97
Oranges (1 lb) 50.24 N₨ 36.29-68.04
Tomato (1 lb) 30.08 N₨ 20.41-45.36
Potato (1 lb) 19.62 N₨ 13.61-27.22
Onion (1 lb) 23.57 N₨ 15.88-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 32.64 N₨ 15.00-50.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 35.67 N₨ 30.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 750.00 N₨ 400.00-1,200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 228.52 N₨ 160.00-300.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 309.52 N₨ 200.00-400.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 220.00 N₨ 200.00-300.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 N₨ 15.00-25.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 900.00 N₨ 500.00-1,304.35
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 N₨ 150.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 80.47 N₨ 64.37-160.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 N₨ 200.00-500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 411.76 N₨ 378.54-431.54
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,800,000.00 N₨ 2,900,000.00-4,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,741,419.53 N₨ 3,800,000.00-7,300,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,155.52 N₨ 1,500.00-5,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.11 N₨ 1.00-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,925.51 N₨ 1,070.00-2,600.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,637.96 N₨ 1,500.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,136.84 N₨ 500.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 350.00 N₨ 250.00-500.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,595.12 N₨ 2,500.00-10,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 171,916.67 N₨ 55,000.00-400,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 3,002.69 N₨ 1,800.00-5,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,472.90 N₨ 1,800.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,742.55 N₨ 2,500.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,436.15 N₨ 2,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 15,460.78 N₨ 5,500.00-30,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,056.10 N₨ 5,000.00-18,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,066.67 N₨ 20,000.00-60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 20,270.83 N₨ 12,000.00-35,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,391.03 N₨ 8,516.04-24,999.79
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,254.34 N₨ 4,180.60-14,999.88
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 22,178.84 N₨
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.80 8.00-15.00

Prices in Nepal

These data are based on 3380 entries in the past 18 months from 332 different contributors.
Last update: October 2019
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