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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and New York, NY 

You would need around 6,586.71$ (3,921.07£) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,100.00£ in London (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 14.15% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 4.36% lower than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 8.87% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 8.79% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 0.67% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 25.66% higher than in London

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  London  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     8.93 £      -10.71 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     44.65 £      -10.70 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.17 £      -16.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.60 £     3.57 £      -0.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.50 £     4.17 £      +19.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.40 £     2.32 £      -3.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.10 £     1.05 £      -4.82 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.96 £     0.90 £      -5.98 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.94 £     0.81 £      -14.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.98 £     1.69 £      +72.77 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.55 £     1.78 £      +15.11 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 £     1.81 £      -20.98 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.84 £     6.39 £      -6.60 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.19 £     4.98 £      -30.64 %
Apples (1kg) 1.88 £     2.45 £      +29.94 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.82 £     2.23 £      +22.38 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.10 £     2.68 £      +27.41 %
Potato (1kg) 1.18 £     1.22 £      +3.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 £     1.39 £      +47.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.99 £     1.16 £      +17.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     8.93 £      +27.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.53 £     1.09 £      -29.10 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.51 £     1.50 £      -0.65 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     7.29 £      -8.84 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.49 £      -46.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 125.00 £     66.67 £      -46.66 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.49 £      -50.39 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.44 £     0.75 £      -69.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.74 £     17.86 £      -27.81 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.39 £     0.63 £      -54.60 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000.00 £     13,691.90 £      -14.43 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 148.55 £     91.06 £      -38.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 £     0.10 £      -29.25 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.13 £     29.14 £      +52.34 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.12 £     54.71 £      +4.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.32 £     16.65 £      +78.59 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     8.11 £      -32.41 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.72 £     33.99 £      -44.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.17 £     28.26 £      -6.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 64.85 £     53.07 £      -18.16 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 70.14 £     73.07 £      +4.18 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,475.14 £     1,700.56 £      +15.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 919.23 £     1,007.55 £      +9.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,806.73 £     2,919.92 £      +4.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,699.07 £     1,884.00 £      +10.88 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,200.00 £     5,766.98 £      -29.67 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,995.09 £     2,581.70 £      -48.32 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,176.19 £     2,615.22 £      +20.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.92      -6.77 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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