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

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You would need around 6,740.20$ (4,179.60£) 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 9.43% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 1.94% higher than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 17.42% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 4.47% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 4.17% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 26.34% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     9.30 £      -6.98 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     46.51 £      -6.98 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.96 £      -0.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.72 £      -2.09 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.70 £     4.34 £      +17.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.49 £     2.49 £      -0.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.14 £     1.17 £      +2.30 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     1.05 £      +7.77 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.88 £      -7.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.00 £     1.71 £      +69.96 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.52 £     1.86 £      +22.08 %
Eggs (12) 2.34 £     1.96 £      -16.21 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.11 £     6.65 £      -6.45 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.84 £     5.76 £      -26.50 %
Apples (1kg) 1.96 £     2.85 £      +45.02 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.95 £     2.74 £      +40.07 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.06 £     2.88 £      +39.98 %
Potato (1kg) 1.41 £     1.35 £      -4.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £     1.45 £      +51.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £     1.18 £      +30.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     9.30 £      +32.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 £     1.14 £      -29.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 £     1.54 £      -5.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     7.44 £      -6.98 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.55 £      -44.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     69.45 £      -46.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.55 £      -48.32 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.62 £     0.78 £      -70.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.87 £     18.60 £      -25.20 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 £     0.65 £      -52.65 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,285.00 £     14,262.30 £      -12.42 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 147.14 £     95.41 £      -35.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £     0.11 £      -13.50 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.96 £     31.43 £      +57.42 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.78 £     61.51 £      +16.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.59 £     19.61 £      +104.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     8.68 £      -27.66 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.81 £     35.27 £      -42.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.67 £     31.66 £      -0.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 65.38 £     55.57 £      -15.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 71.45 £     76.32 £      +6.82 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,507.85 £     1,810.88 £      +20.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 959.33 £     1,106.09 £      +15.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,802.78 £     3,208.58 £      +14.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,738.33 £     2,103.50 £      +21.01 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,086.67 £     6,071.82 £      -33.18 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,913.00 £     3,173.80 £      -35.40 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,070.51 £     2,666.73 £      +28.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     3.93      -6.87 %
 
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