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Kathmandu vs Almaty
Ktm vs Ala

Average net salary (After tax)

Almaty
Kathmandu

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Ktm
Outside city centre
Ala
Ktm

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Ktm
Outside city centre
Ala
Ktm

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ala
Ktm
Outside city centre
Ala
Ktm

Mortgage rates

Almaty
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Almaty
Kathmandu

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ala
Ktm

Mobile phone data

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

Ala
Ktm

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ala
Ktm

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ala
Ktm

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Almaty
Kathmandu

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ala
Ktm
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Almaty
Kathmandu

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ala
Ktm
Lettuce 1 head
Ala
Ktm
Tomatoes 1kg
Ala
Ktm

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ala
Ktm
Oranges 1 head
Ala
Ktm
Bananas 1kg
Ala
Ktm

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Almaty
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Almaty are 17.14% higher than in Kathmandu

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ala
Ktm
Market 0.5L bottle
Ala
Ktm

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ala
Ktm
Market 0.33L bottle
Ala
Ktm

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Almaty
5
Kathmandu

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ala
Ktm

Summer dress

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

Ala
Ktm

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Almaty
$15.33
Kathmandu
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth