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Melbourne vs Kathmandu
Mel vs Ktm

Average net salary (After tax)

Kathmandu
Melbourne

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Mel
Outside city centre
Ktm
Mel

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Mel
Outside city centre
Ktm
Mel

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ktm
Mel
Outside city centre
Ktm
Mel

Mortgage rates

Kathmandu
4.5%
Melbourne
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Kathmandu
Melbourne

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ktm
Mel

Mobile phone data

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

Ktm
Mel

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ktm
Mel

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ktm
Mel

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Kathmandu
Melbourne

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ktm
Mel
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Kathmandu
Melbourne

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ktm
Mel
Lettuce 1 head
Ktm
Mel
Tomatoes 1kg
Ktm
Mel

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ktm
Mel
Oranges 1 head
Ktm
Mel
Bananas 1kg
Ktm
Mel

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Kathmandu
4.5%
Melbourne
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 17.14% higher than in Melbourne

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ktm
Mel
Market 0.5L bottle
Ktm
Mel

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ktm
Mel
Market 0.33L bottle
Ktm
Mel

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Kathmandu
5
Melbourne

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ktm
Mel

Summer dress

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

Ktm
Mel

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Kathmandu
$15.33
Melbourne
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Mel $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Mel $4,070.74/mth