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Kathmandu vs Mumbai
Ktm vs Mum

Average net salary (After tax)

Mumbai
Kathmandu

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mum
Ktm
Outside city centre
Mum
Ktm

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mum
Ktm
Outside city centre
Mum
Ktm

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mum
Ktm
Outside city centre
Mum
Ktm

Mortgage rates

Mumbai
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Mumbai
Kathmandu

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mum
Ktm

Mobile phone data

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

Mum
Ktm

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mum
Ktm

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mum
Ktm

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Mumbai
Kathmandu

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mum
Ktm
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Mumbai
Kathmandu

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Mum
Ktm
Lettuce 1 head
Mum
Ktm
Tomatoes 1kg
Mum
Ktm

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Mum
Ktm
Oranges 1 head
Mum
Ktm
Bananas 1kg
Mum
Ktm

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Mumbai
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Mumbai are 17.14% higher than in Kathmandu

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Mum
Ktm
Market 0.5L bottle
Mum
Ktm

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Mum
Ktm
Market 0.33L bottle
Mum
Ktm

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Mumbai
5
Kathmandu

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mum
Ktm

Summer dress

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

Mum
Ktm

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Mumbai
$15.33
Kathmandu
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Mum $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Mum $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth