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Wellington vs Kathmandu
Wlg vs Ktm

Average net salary (After tax)

Kathmandu
Wellington

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Wlg
Outside city centre
Ktm
Wlg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ktm
Wlg
Outside city centre
Ktm
Wlg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ktm
Wlg
Outside city centre
Ktm
Wlg

Mortgage rates

Kathmandu
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Kathmandu
Wellington

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ktm
Wlg

Mobile phone data

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

Ktm
Wlg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ktm
Wlg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ktm
Wlg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Kathmandu
Wellington

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ktm
Wlg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Kathmandu
Wellington

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Kathmandu
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Kathmandu are 17.14% higher than in Wellington

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Kathmandu
5
Wellington

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ktm
Wlg

Summer dress

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

Ktm
Wlg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Kathmandu
$15.33
Wellington
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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