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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Manchester Reverse

You would need around 2,951.65£ (4,861.89$) in Manchester to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,500.00$ 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 32.69% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manchester are 8.04% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Manchester are 28.34% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 42.90% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 28.27% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 43.83% lower than in Chicago, IL

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  Chicago, IL  Manchester      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     16.47 $      +64.72 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $     82.36 $      +49.74 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.24 $      +26.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     4.94 $      +23.54 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.50 $     5.68 $      +3.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.83 $     3.76 $      -1.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     1.79 $      +8.98 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.41 $     1.45 $      +3.15 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.89 $     1.49 $      +66.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.01 $     1.56 $      -22.28 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.80 $     2.05 $      +14.19 %
Eggs (12) 2.11 $     3.52 $      +67.24 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.15 $     12.19 $      +70.52 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.29 $     15.03 $      +81.25 %
Apples (1kg) 3.75 $     2.93 $      -21.87 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.82 $     3.31 $      +17.39 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.13 $     3.10 $      -24.83 %
Potato (1kg) 1.69 $     1.80 $      +6.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.34 $     1.46 $      +9.08 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.63 $      +0.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $     9.88 $      -23.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $     2.96 $      +23.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.59 $     2.72 $      +5.02 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $     13.67 $      +36.72 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     4.12 $      +83.02 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $     79.06 $      -20.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $     4.12 $      +26.71 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     2.05 $      +64.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     32.94 $      +9.81 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.06 $     2.24 $      +111.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 $     24,707.63 $      +37.26 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 131.01 $     249.74 $      +90.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.18 $      +10.30 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.21 $     32.12 $      -27.35 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.61 $     48.83 $      +20.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     18.74 $      -6.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     13.18 $      +19.79 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.83 $     82.36 $      +87.89 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.14 $     45.30 $      +40.92 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.44 $     93.89 $      +18.18 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 92.31 $     84.83 $      -8.10 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,533.00 $     1,040.07 $      -32.15 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 958.95 $     754.10 $      -21.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,871.43 $     1,942.29 $      -32.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,862.50 $     1,403.28 $      -24.66 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,967.25 $     3,683.75 $      +24.15 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,704.29 $     2,850.15 $      +67.23 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,415.84 $     2,073.06 $      -39.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.31     4.11      -4.63 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014September, 2014
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