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Kathmandu vs Johannesburg
Ktm vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Kathmandu

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Ktm
Outside city centre
Jnb
Ktm

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Ktm
Outside city centre
Jnb
Ktm

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Ktm
Outside city centre
Jnb
Ktm

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Kathmandu

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Ktm

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Ktm

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Ktm

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Ktm

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Kathmandu

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Ktm
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Kathmandu

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Ktm
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Ktm
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Ktm

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Ktm
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Ktm
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Ktm

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Kathmandu

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Ktm
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Ktm

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Ktm
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Ktm

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Kathmandu

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Ktm

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Ktm

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Kathmandu
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth