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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and New York, NY Reverse

You would need around 6,624.66$ (3,890.66£) 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.

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 14.78% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 5.11% lower than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 8.10% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 7.15% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 3.34% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 30.12% higher than in London

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  London  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     8.81 £      -11.91 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     46.98 £      -6.03 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.70 £      -6.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.52 £      -7.27 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.50 £     4.11 £      +17.46 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.46 £     2.32 £      -5.55 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.15 £     1.08 £      -6.26 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.96 £     0.96 £      -0.55 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.83 £      -13.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.00 £     1.65 £      +65.87 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.57 £     1.69 £      +7.31 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 £     1.82 £      -23.13 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.93 £     6.52 £      -5.93 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.51 £     5.13 £      -31.63 %
Apples (1kg) 1.94 £     2.49 £      +28.40 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.92 £     2.42 £      +26.01 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.10 £     2.60 £      +23.96 %
Potato (1kg) 1.38 £     1.20 £      -13.03 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 £     1.35 £      +41.11 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.00 £     1.12 £      +12.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     8.81 £      +25.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 £     0.99 £      -38.93 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 £     1.44 £      -10.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     7.05 £      -11.90 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.47 £      -47.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     65.78 £      -49.40 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.47 £      -51.06 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.49 £     0.74 £      -70.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.74 £     17.62 £      -28.78 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.39 £     0.62 £      -55.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000.00 £     13,507.90 £      -15.58 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 145.90 £     89.23 £      -38.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £     0.10 £      -22.14 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.39 £     28.89 £      +48.95 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.85 £     55.34 £      +4.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.24 £     18.57 £      +101.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     8.22 £      -31.48 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.25 £     33.32 £      -45.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.18 £     30.23 £      -3.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 64.87 £     51.62 £      -20.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 72.82 £     74.04 £      +1.68 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,498.47 £     1,666.83 £      +11.24 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 945.54 £     1,005.04 £      +6.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,789.62 £     2,905.99 £      +4.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,711.21 £     1,929.28 £      +12.74 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,676.92 £     5,750.65 £      -33.72 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,949.71 £     2,847.43 £      -42.47 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,101.75 £     2,595.14 £      +23.48 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19     3.92      -6.30 %
 
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