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

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You would need around 6,619.44$ (4,052.42£) 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 12.01% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 1.16% lower than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 13.78% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 5.68% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 0.07% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 28.56% higher than in London

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  London  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     9.18 £      -8.17 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     45.92 £      -8.17 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.90 £      -2.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.67 £      -3.34 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.67 £     4.29 £      +16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.49 £     2.45 £      -1.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.15 £     1.16 £      +0.21 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     1.04 £      +6.34 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.87 £      -10.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.00 £     1.67 £      +66.95 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.55 £     1.84 £      +18.37 %
Eggs (12) 2.35 £     1.92 £      -18.33 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.17 £     6.66 £      -7.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.75 £     5.34 £      -31.14 %
Apples (1kg) 1.99 £     2.68 £      +34.56 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.02 £     2.58 £      +27.91 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.05 £     2.78 £      +35.50 %
Potato (1kg) 1.47 £     1.28 £      -12.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 £     1.45 £      +50.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 £     1.18 £      +24.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     9.18 £      +31.19 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 £     1.11 £      -31.66 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 £     1.57 £      -2.77 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     7.35 £      -8.17 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.53 £      -45.34 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     68.57 £      -47.26 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.53 £      -48.98 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.62 £     0.78 £      -70.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.74 £     18.37 £      -25.76 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.39 £     0.65 £      -53.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,285.00 £     14,080.60 £      -13.54 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 145.49 £     92.84 £      -36.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £     0.11 £      -14.60 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 20.08 £     30.56 £      +52.18 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.72 £     58.56 £      +9.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.56 £     19.36 £      +102.42 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     8.57 £      -28.58 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.62 £     35.29 £      -42.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.13 £     31.30 £      +0.56 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 66.49 £     53.47 £      -19.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 73.86 £     77.18 £      +4.50 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,508.82 £     1,752.14 £      +16.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 957.99 £     1,064.98 £      +11.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,765.09 £     3,058.21 £      +10.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,716.96 £     2,031.04 £      +18.29 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,946.15 £     5,994.47 £      -32.99 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,033.06 £     3,133.37 £      -37.74 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,073.03 £     2,634.07 £      +27.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.90      -7.34 %
 
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