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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Manchester Reverse

You would need around 2,943.08£ (4,978.99$) in Manchester to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,500.00$ 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 36.51% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manchester are 10.64% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Manchester are 27.39% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 45.21% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 33.89% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 44.48% lower than in Chicago, IL

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  Chicago, IL  Manchester      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     16.92 $      +69.18 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $     84.59 $      +53.80 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.46 $      +30.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     5.08 $      +26.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.75 $     5.75 $      +0.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.81 $     3.78 $      -0.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.82 $      +11.62 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.40 $     1.46 $      +4.05 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.89 $     1.50 $      +67.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.00 $     1.72 $      -13.93 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.86 $     2.17 $      +16.60 %
Eggs (12) 2.12 $     3.57 $      +68.83 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.58 $     12.47 $      +64.37 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.07 $     15.76 $      +95.13 %
Apples (1kg) 3.42 $     2.96 $      -13.47 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.62 $     3.59 $      +37.12 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.30 $     3.27 $      -23.95 %
Potato (1kg) 1.84 $     1.93 $      +4.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.31 $     1.52 $      +16.23 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.56 $     1.63 $      +4.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $     10.13 $      -21.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     2.95 $      +27.56 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.49 $     2.75 $      +10.34 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $     13.96 $      +39.57 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     4.23 $      +87.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $     79.51 $      -20.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $     4.23 $      +30.14 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     2.10 $      +69.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     33.84 $      +12.78 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.07 $     2.33 $      +118.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 $     25,376.42 $      +40.98 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 131.01 $     246.54 $      +88.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.19 $      +19.33 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.21 $     33.47 $      -24.29 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.61 $     50.55 $      +24.46 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     19.24 $      -3.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.75 $     13.53 $      +25.90 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.83 $     82.05 $      +87.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.14 $     46.05 $      +43.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.44 $     99.20 $      +24.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 92.31 $     89.97 $      -2.53 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,522.62 $     1,070.88 $      -29.67 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 958.95 $     781.03 $      -18.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,871.43 $     1,953.22 $      -31.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,862.50 $     1,428.50 $      -23.30 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,967.25 $     3,783.46 $      +27.51 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,704.29 $     2,927.30 $      +71.76 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,468.65 $     2,130.88 $      -38.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.28     4.10      -4.31 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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