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Tokyo vs Kathmandu
Tyo vs Ktm

Average net salary (After tax)

Kathmandu
Tokyo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Tyo
Outside city centre
Ktm
Tyo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Tyo
Outside city centre
Ktm
Tyo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ktm
Tyo
Outside city centre
Ktm
Tyo

Mortgage rates

Kathmandu
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Kathmandu
Tokyo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ktm
Tyo

Mobile phone data

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

Ktm
Tyo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ktm
Tyo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ktm
Tyo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Kathmandu
Tokyo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ktm
Tyo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Kathmandu
Tokyo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ktm
Tyo
Lettuce 1 head
Ktm
Tyo
Tomatoes 1kg
Ktm
Tyo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ktm
Tyo
Oranges 1 head
Ktm
Tyo
Bananas 1kg
Ktm
Tyo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Kathmandu
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 17.14% higher than in Tokyo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ktm
Tyo
Market 0.5L bottle
Ktm
Tyo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ktm
Tyo
Market 0.33L bottle
Ktm
Tyo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Kathmandu
5
Tokyo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ktm
Tyo

Summer dress

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

Ktm
Tyo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Kathmandu
$15.33
Tokyo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ktm $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth