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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 15.92% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 11.75% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 2.50% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 38.40% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 2.51% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 15.41% lower than in United States

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  United States  United Kingdom      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(6.54 £)
    15.28 $
(10.00 £)
     +52.81 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(29.45 £)
    68.77 $
(45.00 £)
     +52.81 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(4.25 £)
    7.64 $
(5.00 £)
     +17.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(2.29 £)
    4.81 $
(3.14 £)
     +37.31 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(3.27 £)
    5.04 $
(3.30 £)
     +0.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $
(2.43 £)
    3.67 $
(2.40 £)
     -1.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(1.07 £)
    1.71 $
(1.12 £)
     +4.60 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.32 $
(0.86 £)
    1.38 $
(0.90 £)
     +4.45 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.86 $
(2.52 £)
    5.29 $
(3.46 £)
     +37.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.24 $
(1.46 £)
    1.38 $
(0.90 £)
     -38.17 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.42 $
(0.93 £)
    0.95 $
(0.62 £)
     -33.04 %
Eggs (12) 2.40 $
(1.57 £)
    3.24 $
(2.12 £)
     +34.88 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.38 $
(2.86 £)
    4.29 $
(2.81 £)
     -2.04 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.71 $
(2.42 £)
    4.56 $
(2.98 £)
     +23.06 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.76 $
(1.15 £)
    1.27 $
(0.83 £)
     -28.16 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.75 $
(1.15 £)
    1.25 $
(0.82 £)
     -28.61 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(1.16 £)
    1.27 $
(0.83 £)
     -28.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.15 $
(0.75 £)
    0.88 $
(0.58 £)
     -23.59 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $
(1.04 £)
    1.31 $
(0.86 £)
     -17.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $
(1.16 £)
    1.36 $
(0.89 £)
     -23.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(7.85 £)
    10.68 $
(6.99 £)
     -10.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $
(1.12 £)
    1.81 $
(1.19 £)
     +6.21 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.26 $
(1.48 £)
    1.98 $
(1.30 £)
     -12.46 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(3.93 £)
    12.22 $
(8.00 £)
     +103.75 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.31 £)
    3.36 $
(2.20 £)
     +68.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(41.88 £)
    84.05 $
(55.00 £)
     +31.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(1.96 £)
    4.28 $
(2.80 £)
     +42.62 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(1.64 £)
    2.99 $
(1.96 £)
     +19.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(19.63 £)
    30.56 $
(20.00 £)
     +1.87 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.94 $
(1.92 £)
    6.81 $
(4.45 £)
     +131.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(13,742.40 £)
    25,213.94 $
(16,500.00 £)
     +20.07 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.99 $
(104.05 £)
    225.61 $
(147.64 £)
     +41.90 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.10 £)
    0.17 $
(0.11 £)
     +8.63 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.02 $
(30.77 £)
    28.80 $
(18.85 £)
     -38.75 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.02 $
(24.88 £)
    51.52 $
(33.71 £)
     +35.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.56 $
(12.15 £)
    14.62 $
(9.57 £)
     -21.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(6.54 £)
    12.22 $
(8.00 £)
     +22.25 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.65 $
(26.60 £)
    83.17 $
(54.42 £)
     +104.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.95 $
(23.53 £)
    47.48 $
(31.07 £)
     +32.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.65 $
(50.82 £)
    90.66 $
(59.33 £)
     +16.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.18 $
(55.74 £)
    84.43 $
(55.25 £)
     -0.88 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 976.79 $
(639.21 £)
    1,008.54 $
(659.99 £)
     +3.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 765.93 $
(501.23 £)
    856.00 $
(560.17 £)
     +11.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,691.99 $
(1,107.24 £)
    1,663.26 $
(1,088.44 £)
     -1.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,296.23 $
(848.25 £)
    1,321.40 $
(864.72 £)
     +1.94 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 205.02 $
(134.17 £)
    445.69 $
(291.66 £)
     +117.39 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 134.02 $
(87.71 £)
    330.13 $
(216.03 £)
     +146.32 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,694.03 $
(1,762.97 £)
    2,546.77 $
(1,666.61 £)
     -5.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.92      -6.66 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: USD