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Kathmandu vs Reykjavik
Ktm vs Rkv

Average net salary (After tax)

Reykjavik
Kathmandu

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Ktm
Outside city centre
Rkv
Ktm

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Ktm
Outside city centre
Rkv
Ktm

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rkv
Ktm
Outside city centre
Rkv
Ktm

Mortgage rates

Reykjavik
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Reykjavik
Kathmandu

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rkv
Ktm

Mobile phone data

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

Rkv
Ktm

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rkv
Ktm

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rkv
Ktm

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Reykjavik
Kathmandu

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rkv
Ktm
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Reykjavik
Kathmandu

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rkv
Ktm
Lettuce 1 head
Rkv
Ktm
Tomatoes 1kg
Rkv
Ktm

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rkv
Ktm
Oranges 1 head
Rkv
Ktm
Bananas 1kg
Rkv
Ktm

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Reykjavik
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Reykjavik are 17.14% higher than in Kathmandu

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rkv
Ktm
Market 0.5L bottle
Rkv
Ktm

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Ktm
Market 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Ktm

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Reykjavik
5
Kathmandu

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rkv
Ktm

Summer dress

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

Rkv
Ktm

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Reykjavik
$15.33
Kathmandu
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth