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Kathmandu vs Rio De Janeiro
Ktm vs Rio

Average net salary (After tax)

Rio de Janeiro
Kathmandu

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Ktm
Outside city centre
Rio
Ktm

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Ktm
Outside city centre
Rio
Ktm

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rio
Ktm
Outside city centre
Rio
Ktm

Mortgage rates

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Rio de Janeiro
Kathmandu

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rio
Ktm

Mobile phone data

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

Rio
Ktm

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rio
Ktm

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rio
Ktm

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Rio de Janeiro
Kathmandu

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rio
Ktm
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Rio de Janeiro
Kathmandu

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rio
Ktm
Lettuce 1 head
Rio
Ktm
Tomatoes 1kg
Rio
Ktm

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rio
Ktm
Oranges 1 head
Rio
Ktm
Bananas 1kg
Rio
Ktm

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 17.14% higher than in Kathmandu

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rio
Ktm
Market 0.5L bottle
Rio
Ktm

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rio
Ktm
Market 0.33L bottle
Rio
Ktm

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Rio de Janeiro
5
Kathmandu

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rio
Ktm

Summer dress

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

Rio
Ktm

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Rio de Janeiro
$15.33
Kathmandu
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth