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Kathmandu vs Darwin
Ktm vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Kathmandu

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Ktm
Outside city centre
Drw
Ktm

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Ktm
Outside city centre
Drw
Ktm

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Ktm
Outside city centre
Drw
Ktm

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Darwin
Kathmandu

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Ktm

Mobile phone data

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

Drw
Ktm

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Ktm

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Ktm

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Kathmandu

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Ktm
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Kathmandu

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Kathmandu

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Kathmandu

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Ktm

Summer dress

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

Drw
Ktm

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Kathmandu
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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