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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 16.78% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 13.42% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 5.87% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 36.68% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 2.62% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 14.00% lower than in United States

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  United States  United Kingdom      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $
(7.03 £)
    15.64 $
(10.00 £)
     +42.22 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(28.77 £)
    70.40 $
(45.00 £)
     +56.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.68 $
(4.27 £)
    7.82 $
(5.00 £)
     +17.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(2.24 £)
    5.01 $
(3.20 £)
     +43.03 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(3.20 £)
    5.08 $
(3.25 £)
     +1.69 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.72 $
(2.38 £)
    3.77 $
(2.41 £)
     +1.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(1.05 £)
    1.75 $
(1.12 £)
     +6.03 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.33 $
(0.85 £)
    1.40 $
(0.90 £)
     +5.06 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.78 $
(2.42 £)
    5.37 $
(3.43 £)
     +41.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.26 $
(1.45 £)
    1.40 $
(0.89 £)
     -38.17 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.49 $
(0.95 £)
    0.97 $
(0.62 £)
     -34.58 %
Eggs (12) 2.45 $
(1.57 £)
    3.27 $
(2.09 £)
     +33.16 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.46 $
(2.85 £)
    4.34 $
(2.77 £)
     -2.81 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.80 $
(2.43 £)
    4.67 $
(2.99 £)
     +23.07 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.81 $
(1.16 £)
    1.30 $
(0.83 £)
     -28.51 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.81 $
(1.16 £)
    1.27 $
(0.81 £)
     -29.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 $
(1.14 £)
    1.28 $
(0.82 £)
     -28.59 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(0.75 £)
    0.87 $
(0.55 £)
     -26.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(1.01 £)
    1.30 $
(0.83 £)
     -17.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.13 £)
    1.41 $
(0.90 £)
     -20.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(7.67 £)
    10.95 $
(7.00 £)
     -8.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $
(1.11 £)
    1.92 $
(1.23 £)
     +11.02 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.32 $
(1.48 £)
    2.10 $
(1.34 £)
     -9.50 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.03 $
(3.85 £)
    12.52 $
(8.00 £)
     +107.55 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.28 £)
    3.44 $
(2.20 £)
     +72.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(40.91 £)
    87.61 $
(56.00 £)
     +36.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(1.92 £)
    4.38 $
(2.80 £)
     +46.01 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(1.60 £)
    3.13 $
(2.00 £)
     +25.15 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(19.18 £)
    31.29 $
(20.00 £)
     +4.29 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.89 $
(1.85 £)
    6.96 $
(4.45 £)
     +140.80 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(13,423.70 £)
    25,812.55 $
(16,500.00 £)
     +22.92 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 159.23 $
(101.79 £)
    229.71 $
(146.83 £)
     +44.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.10 £)
    0.18 $
(0.11 £)
     +9.69 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.51 $
(30.37 £)
    29.75 $
(19.02 £)
     -37.37 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.52 $
(23.98 £)
    52.45 $
(33.53 £)
     +39.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.76 $
(11.99 £)
    14.71 $
(9.40 £)
     -21.60 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(6.39 £)
    13.30 $
(8.50 £)
     +32.97 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.04 $
(26.23 £)
    85.07 $
(54.38 £)
     +107.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.64 $
(22.78 £)
    48.51 $
(31.01 £)
     +36.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.35 $
(49.44 £)
    92.85 $
(59.35 £)
     +20.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.77 $
(55.47 £)
    86.63 $
(55.38 £)
     -0.16 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 984.66 $
(629.42 £)
    1,046.87 $
(669.19 £)
     +6.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 770.25 $
(492.36 £)
    889.05 $
(568.31 £)
     +15.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,691.94 $
(1,081.53 £)
    1,727.98 $
(1,104.57 £)
     +2.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,306.17 $
(834.93 £)
    1,367.88 $
(874.38 £)
     +4.72 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 205.40 $
(131.30 £)
    460.09 $
(294.10 £)
     +124.00 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 131.77 $
(84.23 £)
    337.88 $
(215.98 £)
     +156.42 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,652.80 $
(1,695.73 £)
    2,587.48 $
(1,653.98 £)
     -2.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.85      -8.40 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
Contributors:104663102
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD