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Seattle vs Kathmandu
Sea vs Ktm

Average net salary (After tax)

Kathmandu
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Sea
Outside city centre
Ktm
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Sea
Outside city centre
Ktm
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ktm
Sea
Outside city centre
Ktm
Sea

Mortgage rates

Kathmandu
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Kathmandu
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ktm
Sea

Mobile phone data

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

Ktm
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ktm
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ktm
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Kathmandu
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ktm
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Kathmandu
Seattle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ktm
Sea
Lettuce 1 head
Ktm
Sea
Tomatoes 1kg
Ktm
Sea

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ktm
Sea
Oranges 1 head
Ktm
Sea
Bananas 1kg
Ktm
Sea

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Kathmandu
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ktm
Sea
Market 0.5L bottle
Ktm
Sea

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ktm
Sea
Market 0.33L bottle
Ktm
Sea

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Kathmandu
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ktm
Sea

Summer dress

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

Ktm
Sea

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Kathmandu
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth