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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and United Kingdom 

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Consumer Prices in United Kingdom are 32.39% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 28.57% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 20.11% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 50.93% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 14.62% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 28.43% lower than in United States

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  United States  United Kingdom      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     16.78 $      +67.81 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     73.84 $      +64.08 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.25 $     8.39 $      +34.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.03 $      +43.84 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.37 $      +7.40 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 $     3.89 $      +6.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 $     1.86 $      +17.29 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 $     1.57 $      +23.59 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.99 $     1.56 $      +57.34 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.39 $     1.73 $      -27.39 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.90 $     2.42 $      -16.39 %
Eggs (12) 2.25 $     3.60 $      +60.08 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.47 $     10.53 $      +11.20 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.63 $     11.55 $      +51.29 %
Apples (1kg) 3.70 $     3.03 $      -18.26 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.58 $     2.89 $      -19.19 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.72 $     3.22 $      -13.53 %
Potato (1kg) 2.35 $     2.10 $      -10.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.59 $      +0.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $     1.75 $      -0.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.07 $      -16.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $     2.84 $      +24.40 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 $     2.85 $      -12.89 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     12.69 $      +111.44 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.52 $      +76.20 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.50 $     100.69 $      +53.72 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     4.61 $      +53.83 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.35 $      +51.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.20 $     33.56 $      +19.02 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.31 $      +140.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     26,850.14 $      +34.25 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 161.80 $     244.47 $      +51.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.25 $      +67.41 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.16 $     32.27 $      -30.10 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     60.74 $      +53.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.45 $     15.70 $      -14.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     13.43 $      +34.25 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.77 $     91.69 $      +124.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.48 $     51.26 $      +40.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.29 $     97.44 $      +27.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 83.38 $     94.15 $      +12.91 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 993.91 $     1,159.92 $      +16.70 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 750.39 $     958.66 $      +27.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,701.21 $     2,029.79 $      +19.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,282.88 $     1,530.81 $      +19.33 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,914.83 $     5,198.21 $      +171.47 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,230.64 $     3,828.70 $      +211.11 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,260.86 $     3,000.57 $      -7.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     4.20      -0.06 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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