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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 13.82% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 10.91% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 4.47% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 28.81% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 5.61% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 15.51% lower than in United States

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  United States  United Kingdom      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.06 $
(7.22 £)
    15.30 $
(10.00 £)
     +38.43 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(32.67 £)
    68.87 $
(45.00 £)
     +37.74 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.75 $
(4.41 £)
    7.65 $
(5.00 £)
     +13.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(2.29 £)
    4.90 $
(3.20 £)
     +39.93 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(3.27 £)
    5.05 $
(3.30 £)
     +1.01 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 $
(2.44 £)
    3.70 $
(2.41 £)
     -1.19 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(1.08 £)
    1.72 $
(1.12 £)
     +4.22 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.34 $
(0.87 £)
    1.37 $
(0.90 £)
     +2.53 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.75 $
(2.45 £)
    5.25 $
(3.43 £)
     +40.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.27 $
(1.48 £)
    1.37 $
(0.89 £)
     -39.70 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.50 $
(0.98 £)
    0.96 $
(0.63 £)
     -36.01 %
Eggs (12) 2.49 $
(1.63 £)
    3.18 $
(2.08 £)
     +27.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.50 $
(2.94 £)
    4.25 $
(2.78 £)
     -5.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.84 $
(2.51 £)
    4.54 $
(2.97 £)
     +18.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.85 $
(1.21 £)
    1.27 $
(0.83 £)
     -31.38 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 $
(1.19 £)
    1.24 $
(0.81 £)
     -31.99 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 $
(1.17 £)
    1.25 $
(0.82 £)
     -30.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.19 $
(0.77 £)
    0.85 $
(0.55 £)
     -28.65 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(1.03 £)
    1.25 $
(0.82 £)
     -20.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.15 £)
    1.38 $
(0.90 £)
     -21.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(7.84 £)
    10.71 $
(7.00 £)
     -10.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.16 £)
    1.95 $
(1.27 £)
     +10.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.38 $
(1.55 £)
    2.10 $
(1.37 £)
     -11.83 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.10 $
(3.99 £)
    12.24 $
(8.00 £)
     +100.72 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.31 £)
    3.37 $
(2.20 £)
     +68.35 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(42.47 £)
    91.83 $
(60.00 £)
     +41.27 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(1.96 £)
    4.29 $
(2.80 £)
     +42.84 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(1.63 £)
    3.06 $
(2.00 £)
     +22.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(19.60 £)
    30.61 $
(20.00 £)
     +2.03 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.84 $
(1.86 £)
    6.78 $
(4.43 £)
     +138.80 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(13,721.40 £)
    26,017.75 $
(17,000.00 £)
     +23.89 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.58 $
(102.96 £)
    221.68 $
(144.85 £)
     +40.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.10 £)
    0.18 $
(0.12 £)
     +14.85 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.97 $
(31.34 £)
    30.01 $
(19.61 £)
     -37.45 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.14 $
(24.27 £)
    51.04 $
(33.35 £)
     +37.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.24 $
(11.92 £)
    14.20 $
(9.28 £)
     -22.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(6.53 £)
    13.77 $
(9.00 £)
     +37.74 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.16 $
(26.90 £)
    83.73 $
(54.71 £)
     +103.40 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.78 $
(23.38 £)
    47.83 $
(31.25 £)
     +33.68 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.65 $
(50.08 £)
    90.58 $
(59.19 £)
     +18.18 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.26 $
(57.01 £)
    86.09 $
(56.25 £)
     -1.34 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,013.41 $
(662.16 £)
    1,055.24 $
(689.49 £)
     +4.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 791.94 $
(517.45 £)
    893.85 $
(584.04 £)
     +12.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,728.33 $
(1,129.29 £)
    1,756.19 $
(1,147.49 £)
     +1.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,340.36 $
(875.79 £)
    1,386.59 $
(906.00 £)
     +3.45 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 206.60 $
(135.00 £)
    467.84 $
(305.69 £)
     +126.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 132.73 $
(86.72 £)
    358.75 $
(234.41 £)
     +170.30 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,687.54 $
(1,756.04 £)
    2,518.31 $
(1,645.47 £)
     -6.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     3.78      -9.58 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2015September, 2015
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Currency: USD