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Kathmandu vs Seoul
Ktm vs Sel

Average net salary (After tax)

Seoul
Kathmandu

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Ktm
Outside city centre
Sel
Ktm

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Ktm
Outside city centre
Sel
Ktm

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sel
Ktm
Outside city centre
Sel
Ktm

Mortgage rates

Seoul
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seoul
Kathmandu

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sel
Ktm

Mobile phone data

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

Sel
Ktm

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sel
Ktm

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sel
Ktm

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seoul
Kathmandu

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sel
Ktm
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seoul
Kathmandu

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sel
Ktm
Lettuce 1 head
Sel
Ktm
Tomatoes 1kg
Sel
Ktm

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sel
Ktm
Oranges 1 head
Sel
Ktm
Bananas 1kg
Sel
Ktm

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seoul
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 17.14% higher than in Kathmandu

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sel
Ktm
Market 0.5L bottle
Sel
Ktm

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sel
Ktm
Market 0.33L bottle
Sel
Ktm

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seoul
5
Kathmandu

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sel
Ktm

Summer dress

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

Sel
Ktm

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seoul
$15.33
Kathmandu
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth