Cost of Living in Nepal

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 250.00 N₨ 150.00-500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,100.00 N₨ 1,200.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 800.00 N₨ 630.00-1,100.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 N₨ 200.00-500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 400.00 N₨ 300.00-700.00
Cappuccino (regular) 184.75 N₨ 100.00-300.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 58.16 N₨ 45.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 23.51 N₨ 20.00-30.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 352.49 N₨ 250.00-454.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 57.12 N₨ 27.22-120.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 42.51 N₨ 22.68-90.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 191.82 N₨ 120.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 410.22 N₨ 249.48-907.19
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 183.16 N₨ 122.47-226.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 260.18 N₨ 158.76-578.00
Apples (1 lb) 124.40 N₨ 54.43-158.76
Banana (1 lb) 53.90 N₨ 36.29-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 67.58 N₨ 31.75-136.08
Tomato (1 lb) 35.26 N₨ 18.14-54.43
Potato (1 lb) 25.30 N₨ 13.61-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 33.58 N₨ 20.41-63.50
Lettuce (1 head) 39.31 N₨ 20.00-60.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 32.46 N₨ 25.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 850.00 N₨ 450.00-1,800.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 276.90 N₨ 200.00-400.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 387.54 N₨ 250.00-500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 350.00 N₨ 250.00-500.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 N₨ 20.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 N₨ 450.00-4,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 N₨ 150.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 160.13 N₨ 80.47-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 500.00 N₨ 350.00-1,200.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 570.88 N₨ 397.47-700.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,000,000.00 N₨ 3,000,000.00-4,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,894,444.44 N₨ 5,000,000.00-7,200,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,028.57 N₨ 1,500.00-5,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.32 N₨ 1.00-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,678.86 N₨ 1,100.00-2,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,193.48 N₨ 1,000.00-7,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,000.00 N₨ 300.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 415.00 N₨ 300.00-550.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,625.25 N₨ 3,000.00-20,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 399,818.64 N₨ 100,000.00-1,080,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,647.92 N₨ 1,500.00-7,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,433.33 N₨ 1,500.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,743.59 N₨ 2,500.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,716.28 N₨ 2,000.00-10,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 15,896.85 N₨ 6,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,333.33 N₨ 5,000.00-22,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 36,797.87 N₨ 17,000.00-100,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,029.41 N₨ 12,000.00-50,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 21,632.60 N₨ 13,935.34-35,397.94
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 10,053.77 N₨ 5,574.14-18,580.45
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 25,279.07 N₨
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.34 8.00-15.00

Prices in Nepal

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Last update: January 2023
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