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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and United Kingdom Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United Kingdom are 22.06% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 18.10% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 9.37% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 42.19% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 5.33% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 29.05% lower than in United States

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  United States  United Kingdom      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     15.72 $      +57.21 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     70.74 $      +57.21 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.86 $      +20.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.01 $      +43.15 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.19 $      +3.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.72 $      +0.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.74 $      +6.86 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     1.47 $      +13.04 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.48 $      +46.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.61 $      -33.86 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     2.11 $      -31.45 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 $     3.40 $      +46.22 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.56 $     9.90 $      +3.64 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.85 $     10.84 $      +38.10 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     2.90 $      -24.22 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     2.83 $      -25.11 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     2.92 $      -23.97 %
Potato (1kg) 2.42 $     1.95 $      -19.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     1.44 $      -9.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.46 $      -17.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.22 $      -14.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     2.73 $      +18.40 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     2.80 $      -15.23 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     12.58 $      +109.61 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.46 $      +72.93 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     93.54 $      +33.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     4.40 $      +46.73 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.15 $      +38.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.90 $     31.44 $      +5.16 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     2.13 $      +123.23 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,930.00 $     25,896.09 $      +23.73 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.98 $     230.29 $      +44.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.18 $      +16.84 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.04 $     30.12 $      -35.97 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.55 $     56.38 $      +42.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.84 $     14.47 $      -18.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     13.21 $      +32.05 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.98 $     86.65 $      +111.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.85 $     48.80 $      +36.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.43 $     92.80 $      +19.85 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.91 $     88.77 $      +4.54 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,025.80 $     1,082.73 $      +5.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.08 $     916.50 $      +18.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,739.26 $     1,868.91 $      +7.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,306.63 $     1,441.56 $      +10.33 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,914.30 $     5,480.21 $      +186.28 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,259.14 $     4,032.53 $      +220.26 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,307.87 $     2,771.74 $      -16.21 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     4.13      -1.80 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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