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

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You would need around 6,749.47$ (4,219.10£) 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 8.42% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 2.90% higher than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 18.26% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 3.67% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 5.48% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 27.12% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     9.38 £      -6.23 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     46.88 £      -6.23 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     5.00 £      +0.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.75 £      -1.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.70 £     4.38 £      +18.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.49 £     2.51 £      +1.13 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.15 £     1.17 £      +2.42 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     1.05 £      +8.24 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.95 £     0.88 £      -7.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.00 £     1.72 £      +71.77 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.54 £     1.88 £      +21.79 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 £     1.98 £      -15.14 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.05 £     6.70 £      -4.98 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.78 £     5.81 £      -25.35 %
Apples (1kg) 1.96 £     2.87 £      +46.13 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.96 £     2.76 £      +41.04 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.01 £     2.90 £      +44.40 %
Potato (1kg) 1.40 £     1.36 £      -2.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £     1.46 £      +53.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 £     1.19 £      +32.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     9.38 £      +33.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.63 £     1.15 £      -29.52 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 £     1.55 £      -5.13 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     7.50 £      -6.23 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.56 £      -44.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     70.01 £      -46.15 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.56 £      -47.91 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.62 £     0.79 £      -69.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.87 £     18.75 £      -24.60 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 £     0.66 £      -52.18 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,285.00 £     14,377.30 £      -11.71 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 145.08 £     96.18 £      -33.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £     0.11 £      -12.80 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.73 £     31.68 £      +60.55 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.50 £     62.00 £      +18.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.69 £     19.76 £      +104.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     8.75 £      -27.07 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.81 £     35.55 £      -41.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.67 £     31.92 £      +0.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 65.38 £     56.17 £      -14.10 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 71.45 £     76.94 £      +7.68 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,512.41 £     1,825.48 £      +20.70 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 959.30 £     1,115.01 £      +16.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,804.55 £     3,234.46 £      +15.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,739.34 £     2,120.46 £      +21.91 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,192.86 £     6,120.78 £      -33.42 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,885.46 £     3,199.39 £      -34.51 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,068.12 £     2,705.36 £      +30.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     3.93      -6.90 %
 
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