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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Manchester Reverse

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You would need around 2,736.36£ (4,127.86$) in Manchester to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,600.00$ 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 9.29% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manchester are 10.26% lower than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Manchester are 38.70% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 27.17% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 0.92% lower than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 44.52% lower than in Chicago, IL

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  Chicago, IL  Manchester      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.50 $     15.09 $      +43.67 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $     75.43 $      +37.14 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.54 $      +16.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     4.53 $      +13.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.75 $     5.10 $      -11.27 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     3.41 $      -7.54 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     1.61 $      -1.88 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.38 $     1.34 $      -2.67 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.94 $     1.39 $      +48.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.00 $     1.33 $      -33.75 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.41 $     1.91 $      -20.86 %
Eggs (12) 2.15 $     3.10 $      +44.26 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.82 $     10.43 $      +33.33 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.34 $     11.88 $      +27.18 %
Apples (1kg) 3.98 $     2.62 $      -34.11 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.06 $     2.44 $      -20.21 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.61 $     2.75 $      -40.48 %
Potato (1kg) 1.84 $     1.76 $      -4.35 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 $     1.20 $      -17.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.92 $     1.55 $      -19.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     9.05 $      -24.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.92 $     2.86 $      -1.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.04 $     2.56 $      -15.57 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $     13.20 $      +32.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     3.92 $      +74.32 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $     72.41 $      -27.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $     3.77 $      +16.04 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.87 $      +50.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     30.17 $      +0.57 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.97 $      +95.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     22,627.85 $      +13.14 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 126.54 $     192.28 $      +51.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $     0.18 $      -4.72 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.71 $     25.18 $      -41.04 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.54 $     41.66 $      -2.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     16.22 $      -18.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     12.07 $      +9.71 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.00 $     82.97 $      +88.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.67 $     40.73 $      +28.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 83.89 $     88.45 $      +5.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 103.00 $     77.69 $      -24.57 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,526.67 $     949.42 $      -37.81 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 983.84 $     689.93 $      -29.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,969.23 $     1,740.60 $      -41.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,025.00 $     1,249.76 $      -38.28 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,274.92 $     4,213.39 $      +28.66 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,973.38 $     3,036.66 $      +53.88 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,723.12 $     1,853.70 $      -50.21 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.33     3.94      -9.12 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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