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Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 107.67
Rent Index: 40.99
Groceries Index: 108.98
Restaurants Index: 107.78
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 75.41
Local Purchasing Power: 64.25

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Restaurants [Edit] Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £
8.00
15.00
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
39.00
60.00
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £
4.29
5.29
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 £
2.65
3.30
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 £
3.00
3.80
Cappuccino (regular) 2.19 £
2.00
2.50
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.03 £
0.75
1.25
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.81 £
0.60
1.00
Markets [Edit] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.88 £
0.60
1.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.03 £
0.75
1.30
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.35 £
1.00
1.80
Eggs (12) 2.15 £
1.50
2.60
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.30 £
6.00
8.90
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.44 £
7.00
11.80
Apples (1kg) 1.74 £
1.20
2.00
Oranges (1kg) 2.24 £
1.50
3.00
Tomato (1kg) 1.93 £
1.76
2.00
Potato (1kg) 1.12 £
1.00
1.50
Lettuce (1 head) 0.90 £
0.80
1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.08 £
0.75
1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.74 £
4.99
7.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.64 £
1.00
2.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.55 £
1.20
2.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.15 £
7.50
10.26
Transportation [Edit] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
2.00
3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 46.00 £
40.00
50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 £
2.50
3.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 £
1.00
2.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £
18.60
30.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.37 £
1.34
1.40
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,000.00 £
12,000.00
16,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 144.02 £
106.25
186.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 £
0.10
0.25
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 20.38 £
15.00
25.00
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.46 £
20.83
40.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.02 £
9.60
15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 £
7.00
9.00
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.82 £
30.00
60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.12 £
25.00
30.00
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 56.82 £
50.00
70.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 52.73 £
40.00
65.00
Rent Per Month [Edit] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 636.11 £
550.00
700.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 459.62 £
400.00
500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,136.36 £
950.00
1,250.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 840.00 £
650.00
900.00
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,740.02 £
1,480.04
2,000.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,250.00 £
1,000.00
1,500.00
Salaries And Financing [Edit] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,256.31 £
855.00
1,625.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.43
4.00
5.00

These data are based on 1203 entries in the past 18 months from 120 different contributors.

Last update: April, 2014

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8 Comments so far

#david on Dec 03, 2013 :
bopanna minimum i would think for 2 people around the wilmslow area including rent, council tax, utilities, grocery shopping etc would be £1100 per month. However, this does not include travelling costs for work etc...
#Bopanna on Dec 02, 2013 :
Hi.. is GBP 1500 (after tax) good enough to live for a couple ( one person earning) in South Manchester ( e.g., Wilmslow )? I am also looking to save some amount after the monthly expenditure. Kindly assist..
Thanks in advance.
#SG on Nov 26, 2013 :
Is 25k enough before taxes to live comforatbly in manchester?
#DATHU on Oct 09, 2013 :
Suppose my salary is 1500euro.IS THAT ENOUGH TO LEAVE A COMFORTABLE BACHELOR LIFE.Also can you please tell a reasonable salary to leave in manchester.
#Garry on Sep 29, 2013 :
Lisa - about £100 a month.
#Lisa on Sep 10, 2013 :
What would be the average council tax in city center ?
#marcus wilson on Aug 03, 2013 :
can you let us to full I the forms let me know west view 4 wood hall st failsworth Manchester m35odd
#Salah on Jun 07, 2013 :
Hi
What's price of kind of meat?

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