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

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You would need around 6,825.12$ (4,524.37£) 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 1.13% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 10.35% higher than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 25.36% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 2.25% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 15.89% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 16.25% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     9.94 £      -0.56 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     49.72 £      -0.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 £     5.30 £      +6.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.65 £      -4.05 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.80 £     4.64 £      +22.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.51 £     2.69 £      +7.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.16 £     1.23 £      +5.68 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     1.11 £      +14.11 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.94 £     0.97 £      +3.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.99 £     1.79 £      +80.26 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.58 £     2.20 £      +39.50 %
Eggs (12) 2.31 £     2.07 £      -10.38 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.03 £     7.74 £      +10.06 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.69 £     6.41 £      -16.53 %
Apples (1kg) 1.97 £     2.91 £      +47.38 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.97 £     2.90 £      +47.21 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.96 £     3.02 £      +54.55 %
Potato (1kg) 1.43 £     1.50 £      +5.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 £     1.41 £      +51.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.87 £     1.26 £      +44.83 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     9.94 £      +42.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 £     1.19 £      -26.73 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.66 £     1.62 £      -2.46 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.17 £     7.95 £      -2.63 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 £     1.66 £      -39.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     74.24 £      -42.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.66 £      -44.76 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.75 £     0.85 £      -69.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 £     19.89 £      -20.45 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.36 £     0.68 £      -49.96 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,285.00 £     15,246.70 £      -6.38 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 145.67 £     94.47 £      -35.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £     0.11 £      -7.04 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.89 £     35.04 £      +76.14 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.56 £     62.85 £      +21.88 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.68 £     26.47 £      +173.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     9.28 £      -22.66 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.93 £     37.46 £      -38.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.34 £     34.39 £      +6.34 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 66.74 £     63.93 £      -4.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 71.00 £     93.01 £      +30.99 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,536.65 £     1,950.42 £      +26.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 980.16 £     1,197.06 £      +22.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,834.82 £     3,507.16 £      +23.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,742.37 £     2,182.60 £      +25.27 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,297.88 £     6,490.90 £      -30.19 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,999.76 £     3,643.31 £      -27.13 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,162.47 £     2,774.06 £      +28.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.16     3.98      -4.29 %
 
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