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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Manchester Reverse

You would need around 2,919.62£ (4,769.84$) in Manchester to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,500.00$ 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 30.45% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manchester are 6.00% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Manchester are 29.82% lower than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 40.47% higher than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 27.29% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 42.75% lower than in Chicago, IL

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  Chicago, IL  Manchester      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     16.34 $      +63.37 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $     81.69 $      +48.52 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.17 $      +25.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     4.90 $      +22.53 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     5.64 $      -6.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     3.72 $      -2.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $     1.74 $      +5.45 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.44 $     1.43 $      -0.97 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.90 $     1.47 $      +63.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.99 $     1.56 $      -21.98 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.88 $     1.96 $      +4.51 %
Eggs (12) 2.03 $     3.50 $      +72.27 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.04 $     12.09 $      +71.68 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.37 $     14.90 $      +77.98 %
Apples (1kg) 3.61 $     2.91 $      -19.49 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.62 $     3.16 $      +20.67 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.13 $     3.08 $      -25.44 %
Potato (1kg) 1.69 $     1.79 $      +5.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.34 $     1.47 $      +10.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.61 $      -6.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.50 $     9.80 $      -21.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.44 $     2.90 $      +18.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.61 $     2.64 $      +1.45 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $     13.48 $      +34.78 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     4.08 $      +81.52 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $     78.42 $      -21.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $     4.08 $      +25.67 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     2.03 $      +63.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     32.67 $      +8.91 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.05 $     2.22 $      +110.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     24,505.80 $      +28.98 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 131.82 $     238.99 $      +81.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.18 $      +0.02 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.15 $     31.86 $      -27.85 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.85 $     48.43 $      +21.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     18.58 $      -7.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     13.07 $      +18.82 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.83 $     81.68 $      +86.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 $     44.93 $      +38.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.44 $     93.12 $      +17.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 90.00 $     84.14 $      -6.51 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,531.43 $     1,025.98 $      -33.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 967.78 $     747.94 $      -22.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,883.33 $     1,926.43 $      -33.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,900.00 $     1,391.81 $      -26.75 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,105.39 $     3,653.66 $      +17.66 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,704.29 $     2,826.87 $      +65.87 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,449.72 $     2,093.21 $      -39.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.30     4.11      -4.25 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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