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Cost of Living in Nepal

Cost of living in Nepal is 56.56% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Nepal is 89.72% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 N₨ 140.00-300.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 N₨ 500.00-1,400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 N₨ 400.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.00 N₨ 170.00-325.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 300.00 N₨ 240.00-470.00
Cappuccino (regular) 148.26 N₨ 90.00-220.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 45.79 N₨ 30.00-70.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 20.07 N₨ 10.00-25.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 269.77 N₨ 206.73-378.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 47.36 N₨ 36.29-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 37.89 N₨ 24.95-49.90
Eggs (regular) (12) 155.36 N₨ 120.00-180.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 336.87 N₨ 181.44-453.59
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 182.05 N₨ 113.40-226.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 222.56 N₨ 90.72-408.23
Apples (1 lb) 77.38 N₨ 54.43-113.40
Banana (1 lb) 39.58 N₨ 22.68-58.97
Oranges (1 lb) 44.17 N₨ 27.22-54.43
Tomato (1 lb) 30.16 N₨ 18.14-45.36
Potato (1 lb) 20.08 N₨ 13.61-31.75
Onion (1 lb) 27.03 N₨ 18.14-45.36
Lettuce (1 head) 23.64 N₨ 15.00-40.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 33.08 N₨ 25.00-40.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 800.00 N₨ 500.00-1,100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 205.50 N₨ 150.00-250.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 326.84 N₨ 200.00-500.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 200.00 N₨ 150.00-220.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 N₨ 15.00-25.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 N₨ 900.00-1,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 N₨ 100.00-300.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 80.47 N₨ 56.33-128.75
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 350.00 N₨ 216.00-550.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 388.47 N₨ 367.19-412.61
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,500,000.00 N₨ 3,000,000.00-4,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,090,000.00 N₨ 3,945,000.00-8,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 4,092.84 N₨ 1,500.00-6,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.22 N₨ 1.50-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,444.10 N₨ 1,400.00-4,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,875.00 N₨ 1,000.00-5,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 915.38 N₨ 300.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 350.00 N₨ 300.00-450.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 7,500.00 N₨ 2,300.00-13,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 332,000.00 N₨ 36,000.00-720,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 3,303.70 N₨ 2,000.00-5,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,070.83 N₨ 1,500.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,177.78 N₨ 2,500.00-7,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,984.00 N₨ 2,500.00-6,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,370.56 N₨ 5,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,648.15 N₨ 3,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 23,888.89 N₨ 15,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,259.26 N₨ 7,000.00-22,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 12,039.25 N₨ 4,645.11-23,225.57
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,390.61 N₨ 2,322.56-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 20,461.54 N₨
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.97 6.50-14.00

Prices in Nepal

These data are based on 1911 entries in the past 18 months from 189 different contributors.
Last update: September 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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