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Kathmandu vs Wellington
Ktm vs Wlg

Average net salary (After tax)

Wellington
Kathmandu

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Ktm
Outside city centre
Wlg
Ktm

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Ktm
Outside city centre
Wlg
Ktm

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Wlg
Ktm
Outside city centre
Wlg
Ktm

Mortgage rates

Wellington
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Wellington
Kathmandu

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Wlg
Ktm

Mobile phone data

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

Wlg
Ktm

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Wlg
Ktm

Monthly pass

Regular price

Wlg
Ktm

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Wellington
Kathmandu

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Wlg
Ktm
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Wellington
Kathmandu

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Wlg
Ktm
Lettuce 1 head
Wlg
Ktm
Tomatoes 1kg
Wlg
Ktm

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Wlg
Ktm
Oranges 1 head
Wlg
Ktm
Bananas 1kg
Wlg
Ktm

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Wellington
4.5%
Kathmandu
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 17.14% higher than in Kathmandu

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Wlg
Ktm
Market 0.5L bottle
Wlg
Ktm

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Ktm
Market 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Ktm

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Wellington
5
Kathmandu

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Wlg
Ktm

Summer dress

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

Wlg
Ktm

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Wellington
$15.33
Kathmandu
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Ktm $4,070.74/mth