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Darwin vs Kathmandu
Drw vs Ktm

Average net salary (After tax)

Kathmandu
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Drw
Outside city centre
Ktm
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Drw
Outside city centre
Ktm
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ktm
Drw
Outside city centre
Ktm
Drw

Mortgage rates

Kathmandu
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Kathmandu
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ktm
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Ktm
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ktm
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ktm
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Kathmandu
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ktm
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Kathmandu
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ktm
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Ktm
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Ktm
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ktm
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Ktm
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Ktm
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Kathmandu
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ktm
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Ktm
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ktm
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Ktm
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Kathmandu
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ktm
Drw

Summer dress

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

Ktm
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Kathmandu
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth