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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Manchester Reverse

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You would need around 2,838.96£ (4,463.08$) in Manchester to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,500.00$ in Chicago, IL (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Manchester are 21.88% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manchester are 0.82% lower than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Manchester are 34.18% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 34.36% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 16.54% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 43.40% lower than in Chicago, IL

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  Chicago, IL  Manchester      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     15.72 $      +57.21 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $     78.60 $      +42.92 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.86 $      +20.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     4.72 $      +17.91 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     5.42 $      -9.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.77 $     3.59 $      -4.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $     1.68 $      +2.04 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 $     1.40 $      -4.74 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.93 $     1.44 $      +54.59 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.95 $     1.45 $      -25.82 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.14 $     1.89 $      -11.86 %
Eggs (12) 2.08 $     3.38 $      +62.83 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.31 $     11.06 $      +51.31 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.78 $     13.41 $      +52.81 %
Apples (1kg) 3.67 $     2.74 $      -25.35 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.62 $     3.00 $      +14.53 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.30 $     2.96 $      -31.11 %
Potato (1kg) 1.69 $     1.74 $      +2.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.31 $     1.33 $      +1.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.61 $      -9.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     9.43 $      -21.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.57 $     2.98 $      +16.06 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.62 $     2.76 $      +5.25 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $     13.44 $      +34.41 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     4.09 $      +81.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $     73.89 $      -26.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $     3.93 $      +20.93 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.95 $      +57.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     31.44 $      +4.81 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.03 $     2.11 $      +105.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     23,581.20 $      +24.11 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 133.25 $     223.01 $      +67.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.19 $      +7.80 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.50 $     29.63 $      -31.89 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.83 $     44.50 $      +11.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     17.10 $      -14.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     12.58 $      +14.33 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.45 $     81.88 $      +88.43 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 $     43.30 $      +33.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 81.25 $     88.61 $      +9.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.00 $     77.95 $      -18.80 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,555.50 $     1,005.97 $      -35.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 967.78 $     724.63 $      -25.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,900.00 $     1,814.44 $      -37.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,916.67 $     1,304.60 $      -31.93 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,105.39 $     4,390.91 $      +41.40 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,704.29 $     3,164.60 $      +85.68 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,499.72 $     1,964.45 $      -43.87 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.30     4.03      -6.19 %
 
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