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Seoul vs Kathmandu
Sel vs Ktm

Average net salary (After tax)

Kathmandu
Seoul

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Sel
Outside city centre
Ktm
Sel

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Sel
Outside city centre
Ktm
Sel

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ktm
Sel
Outside city centre
Ktm
Sel

Mortgage rates

Kathmandu
4.5%
Seoul
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Kathmandu
Seoul

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ktm
Sel

Mobile phone data

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

Ktm
Sel

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ktm
Sel

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ktm
Sel

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Kathmandu
Seoul

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ktm
Sel
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Kathmandu
Seoul

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Kathmandu
4.5%
Seoul
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 17.14% higher than in Seoul

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Kathmandu
5
Seoul

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ktm
Sel

Summer dress

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

Ktm
Sel

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Kathmandu
$15.33
Seoul
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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