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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Manchester Reverse

You would need around 2,936.65£ (4,874.92$) in Manchester to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,500.00$ 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 33.24% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manchester are 8.33% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Manchester are 28.44% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 42.84% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 29.51% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 43.54% lower than in Chicago, IL

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  Chicago, IL  Manchester      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     16.60 $      +66.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $     83.00 $      +50.91 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.30 $      +27.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     4.98 $      +24.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.50 $     5.64 $      +2.62 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.83 $     3.78 $      -1.46 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     1.82 $      +10.89 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.41 $     1.45 $      +3.32 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.89 $     1.47 $      +64.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.01 $     1.61 $      -20.15 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.80 $     2.11 $      +17.36 %
Eggs (12) 2.11 $     3.62 $      +71.81 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.15 $     12.02 $      +68.14 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.29 $     15.40 $      +85.71 %
Apples (1kg) 3.75 $     3.03 $      -19.21 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.82 $     3.43 $      +21.73 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.13 $     3.21 $      -22.31 %
Potato (1kg) 1.69 $     1.84 $      +8.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.34 $     1.49 $      +11.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.54 $      -4.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $     9.96 $      -23.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $     2.95 $      +23.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.59 $     2.75 $      +5.83 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $     13.86 $      +38.61 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     4.15 $      +84.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $     78.02 $      -21.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $     4.15 $      +27.69 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     2.06 $      +66.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     33.20 $      +10.67 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.06 $     2.27 $      +113.55 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 $     24,900.40 $      +38.34 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 131.01 $     251.69 $      +92.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.18 $      +11.16 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.21 $     32.98 $      -25.41 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.61 $     49.17 $      +21.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     18.88 $      -5.59 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     13.28 $      +20.73 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.83 $     81.49 $      +85.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.14 $     45.65 $      +42.02 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.44 $     97.34 $      +22.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 92.31 $     88.28 $      -4.36 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,533.00 $     1,046.65 $      -31.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 958.95 $     755.31 $      -21.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,871.43 $     1,954.30 $      -31.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,862.50 $     1,414.47 $      -24.06 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,967.25 $     3,712.49 $      +25.12 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,704.29 $     2,872.39 $      +68.54 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,415.84 $     2,089.24 $      -38.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.31     4.11      -4.63 %
 
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