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Berlin vs Kathmandu
Ber vs Ktm

Average net salary (After tax)

Kathmandu
Berlin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Ber
Outside city centre
Ktm
Ber

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Ber
Outside city centre
Ktm
Ber

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ktm
Ber
Outside city centre
Ktm
Ber

Mortgage rates

Kathmandu
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Kathmandu
Berlin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ktm
Ber

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Ktm
Ber

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ktm
Ber

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ktm
Ber

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Kathmandu
Berlin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ktm
Ber
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Ktm
Ber
White bread 500g
Ktm
Ber
Eggs 12
Ktm
Ber
White rice 1kg
Ktm
Ber

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Kathmandu
Berlin

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Ktm
Ber
Beef round 1kg
Ktm
Ber
Local cheese 1kg
Ktm
Ber

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ktm
Ber
Lettuce 1 head
Ktm
Ber
Tomatoes 1kg
Ktm
Ber

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ktm
Ber
Oranges 1 head
Ktm
Ber
Bananas 1kg
Ktm
Ber

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Kathmandu
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 17.14% higher than in Berlin

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ktm
Ber
Market 0.5L bottle
Ktm
Ber

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ktm
Ber
Market 0.33L bottle
Ktm
Ber

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Kathmandu
5
Berlin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ktm
Ber

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Ktm
Ber

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Ktm
Ber
1 pair men's leather shoes
Ktm
Ber

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Kathmandu
$15.33
Berlin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth