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

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You would need around 6,732.33$ (4,200.30£) 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 8.98% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 2.45% higher than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 18.00% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 3.99% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 4.68% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 27.21% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     9.36 £      -6.41 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     46.79 £      -6.41 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.99 £      -0.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.74 £      -1.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.70 £     4.37 £      +18.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.49 £     2.51 £      +0.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.14 £     1.17 £      +2.90 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     1.05 £      +8.43 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.89 £      -6.95 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.00 £     1.72 £      +71.01 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.52 £     1.87 £      +22.83 %
Eggs (12) 2.34 £     1.97 £      -15.71 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.11 £     6.69 £      -5.89 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.84 £     5.80 £      -26.06 %
Apples (1kg) 1.96 £     2.87 £      +45.87 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.95 £     2.75 £      +40.90 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.06 £     2.90 £      +40.83 %
Potato (1kg) 1.41 £     1.36 £      -3.63 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £     1.46 £      +52.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £     1.19 £      +30.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     9.36 £      +33.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 £     1.14 £      -29.23 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 £     1.55 £      -4.42 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     7.49 £      -6.41 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.56 £      -44.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     69.88 £      -46.25 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.56 £      -48.01 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.62 £     0.79 £      -70.03 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.87 £     18.72 £      -24.74 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 £     0.66 £      -52.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,285.00 £     14,349.70 £      -11.88 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 147.14 £     96.00 £      -34.76 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £     0.11 £      -12.97 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.96 £     31.62 £      +58.38 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.78 £     61.88 £      +17.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.59 £     19.73 £      +105.73 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     8.73 £      -27.21 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.81 £     35.49 £      -41.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.67 £     31.86 £      +0.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 65.38 £     55.91 £      -14.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 71.45 £     76.79 £      +7.48 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,508.16 £     1,821.97 £      +20.81 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 959.45 £     1,112.87 £      +15.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,802.78 £     3,228.25 £      +15.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,738.33 £     2,116.39 £      +21.75 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,086.67 £     6,109.03 £      -32.77 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,913.00 £     3,193.25 £      -35.00 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,058.78 £     2,683.07 £      +30.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     3.93      -6.87 %
 
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