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

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You would need around 6,744.50$ (4,271.96£) 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 7.18% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 4.19% higher than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 19.58% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 2.29% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 8.12% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 22.18% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     9.50 £      -4.99 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     47.50 £      -4.99 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     5.07 £      +1.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.80 £      +0.01 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.60 £     4.43 £      +23.16 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.49 £     2.56 £      +2.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.15 £     1.17 £      +1.59 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     1.07 £      +9.97 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.86 £      -10.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.02 £     1.73 £      +69.47 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.57 £     2.05 £      +30.06 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 £     1.96 £      -15.92 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.06 £     7.11 £      +0.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.69 £     5.89 £      -23.40 %
Apples (1kg) 1.95 £     2.89 £      +47.87 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.97 £     2.90 £      +47.35 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.99 £     2.89 £      +44.88 %
Potato (1kg) 1.39 £     1.47 £      +5.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 £     1.44 £      +53.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 £     1.23 £      +39.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     9.50 £      +35.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.64 £     1.15 £      -29.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 £     1.57 £      -4.82 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     7.60 £      -4.99 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.58 £      -43.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     70.94 £      -45.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.58 £      -47.22 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.62 £     0.80 £      -69.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.87 £     19.00 £      -23.59 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 £     0.66 £      -51.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,142.50 £     14,568.20 £      -9.75 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 148.55 £     91.50 £      -38.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £     0.11 £      -11.83 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.48 £     32.30 £      +65.86 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.87 £     61.41 £      +16.16 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.69 £     20.03 £      +106.73 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     8.87 £      -26.10 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.68 £     36.18 £      -40.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.52 £     32.30 £      +2.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 66.35 £     58.44 £      -11.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 70.90 £     81.25 £      +14.60 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,516.11 £     1,861.61 £      +22.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 963.73 £     1,115.48 £      +15.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,810.19 £     3,301.51 £      +17.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,738.98 £     2,126.88 £      +22.31 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,246.67 £     6,202.05 £      -32.93 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,885.46 £     3,241.87 £      -33.64 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,104.42 £     2,678.93 £      +27.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.24     3.93      -7.21 %
 
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