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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and United Kingdom 

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Consumer Prices in United Kingdom are 32.78% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 28.77% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 19.90% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 52.34% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 14.91% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 28.69% lower than in United States

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  United States  United Kingdom      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     16.80 $      +67.98 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     75.59 $      +67.98 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.25 $     8.40 $      +34.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.04 $      +43.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.38 $      +7.51 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 $     3.90 $      +7.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 $     1.86 $      +17.48 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 $     1.57 $      +23.51 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.99 $     1.56 $      +57.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.39 $     1.73 $      -27.41 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.89 $     2.44 $      -15.60 %
Eggs (12) 2.25 $     3.60 $      +60.09 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.47 $     10.55 $      +11.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.64 $     11.59 $      +51.78 %
Apples (1kg) 3.71 $     3.03 $      -18.21 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.58 $     2.90 $      -18.79 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.72 $     3.24 $      -12.98 %
Potato (1kg) 2.35 $     2.10 $      -10.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.59 $      +0.96 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $     1.76 $      +0.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.08 $      -16.01 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $     2.85 $      +24.77 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 $     2.87 $      -12.41 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     12.70 $      +111.66 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.53 $      +76.38 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.00 $     100.79 $      +52.71 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     4.62 $      +53.98 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.35 $      +51.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.10 $     33.60 $      +19.56 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.32 $      +140.65 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     26,877.20 $      +34.39 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 161.86 $     244.66 $      +51.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.25 $      +67.32 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.15 $     32.30 $      -30.01 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.53 $     60.80 $      +53.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.45 $     15.77 $      -14.51 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     13.44 $      +34.39 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.76 $     91.87 $      +125.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.58 $     51.31 $      +40.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.35 $     97.53 $      +27.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 83.47 $     94.21 $      +12.86 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 994.10 $     1,158.80 $      +16.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 750.06 $     956.63 $      +27.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,700.90 $     2,026.50 $      +19.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,282.64 $     1,526.60 $      +19.02 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,909.27 $     5,203.44 $      +172.54 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,230.64 $     3,832.56 $      +211.43 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,272.12 $     3,004.72 $      -8.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     4.20      -0.02 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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