Historical Prices in London

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2023 20.00 90.00 13.55
2022 22.50 100.00 14.50
2021 30.00 105.00 -
2020 16.00 75.00 -
2019 15.00 75.00 -
2018 20.00 60.00 10.00
2017 13.00 65.00 8.00
2016 16.50 60.00 8.00
2015 15.00 60.00 9.00
2014 15.00 50.00 8.00
2013 13.41 60.00 6.59
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2023 6.50 7.00 2.56 2.28 4.76
2022 6.25 7.00 2.76 1.98 4.67
2021 5.75 - 1.96 1.87 4.31
2020 7.50 8.56 3.04 2.08 4.75
2019 6.00 7.50 2.06 1.64 4.16
2018 5.00 6.00 1.88 1.57 3.38
2017 6.00 5.49 1.94 1.48 3.18
2016 5.47 5.50 1.82 1.52 3.29
2015 5.00 5.50 1.75 1.82 4.20
2014 5.00 6.00 1.81 1.43 3.57
2013 5.00 4.00 1.62 1.44 2.93

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2023 3.06 3.29 4.52 2.66 2.81 -
2022 2.74 2.65 4.28 - - -
2021 - - 3.01 - - -
2020 2.70 2.51 2.87 2.02 3.08 3.03
2019 2.81 2.54 2.41 2.08 - -
2018 2.48 2.42 2.83 1.99 2.57 3.34
2017 1.77 2.16 2.45 1.55 - -
2016 1.77 2.57 3.01 1.75 - 3.11
2015 2.47 2.41 3.11 - - -
2014 1.85 2.84 2.96 - - -
2013 1.96 - - 1.46 - -
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2023 4.96 - 2.38 2.92 - 5.00 1.92 2.45
2022 4.41 - - 2.92 - - 1.34 -
2021 - - - - - - - -
2020 3.89 2.92 2.47 2.57 3.44 5.94 1.19 2.29
2019 3.17 - - - - - 1.24 -
2018 2.77 - 1.63 2.10 - 2.15 1.50 1.56
2017 - - - 1.89 - - - -
2016 - - - - - - - -
2015 - - - - - - 1.78 -
2014 - - - 1.25 2.60 - - -
2013 - 2.95 1.96 - 2.86 2.43 - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2023 19.17 18.00 - 17.57 -
2022 16.02 16.00 - - -
2021 - 16.50 - - -
2020 10.98 15.00 13.75 11.20 15.20
2019 10.70 15.00 - 13.47 -
2018 7.08 14.50 11.85 8.98 10.20
2017 - 14.00 - 10.08 -
2016 - 14.00 - 13.60 -
2015 9.25 - - - -
2014 8.16 14.00 10.00 - -
2013 13.66 12.97 9.00 13.56 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2023 2189.28 1695.87 3426.99 2635.41
2022 1869.70 1333.80 - 1918.29
2021 1840.72 1445.67 3984.54 2511.39
2020 1335.91 1127.00 2212.50 1878.57
2019 1176.92 1033.33 1976.92 1550.31
2018 975.00 813.33 1603.85 1330.77
2017 928.57 748.57 1482.50 1190.00
2016 919.23 731.43 1581.25 1128.75
2015 833.33 681.25 1450.00 1125.00
2014 867.00 - - 1016.67
2013 - 766.67 - 1176.67

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2023 - -
2022 - -
2021 - -
2020 - -
2019 - -
2018 - -
2017 - -
2016 - -
2015 - -
2014 - -
2013 - -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2023 3337.25
2022 4984.57
2021 2963.62
2020 4622.85
2019 3104.20
2018 2941.00
2017 -
2016 2518.60
2015 -
2014 2486.50
2013 -

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2023 3.00 1.54
2022 - 1.70
2021 - 1.34
2020 3.00 1.07
2019 2.75 1.14
2018 2.75 1.24
2017 2.75 1.11
2016 2.75 0.99
2015 2.75 0.98
2014 2.75 1.27
2013 - 1.26
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2023 93.00
2022 -
2021 -
2020 95.00
2019 81.00
2018 81.00
2017 81.00
2016 81.00
2015 81.00
2014 81.00
2013 -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2023 6.60
2022 6.22
2021 -
2020 3.02
2019 3.75
2018 3.43
2017 2.88
2016 2.88
2015 2.85
2014 -
2013 -

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data
2023 221.17 81.36 52.50
2022 - 78.50 -
2021 - 84.00 -
2020 163.49 71.67 -
2019 117.38 74.62 -
2018 119.00 61.15 -
2017 164.72 74.77 -
2016 133.98 61.36 -
2015 - 53.00 -
2014 - 50.67 -
2013 - 43.33 -

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2023 68.04 - 16.00
2022 - - -
2021 - - -
2020 41.25 - 15.00
2019 48.46 - 13.75
2018 47.43 - 12.50
2017 51.17 - 11.99
2016 47.75 - 12.00
2015 46.75 - 13.75
2014 37.50 - 12.00
2013 43.65 - 12.99

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2023 82.66 - 131.00 148.75
2022 - - - -
2021 - - - -
2020 66.00 48.75 109.49 155.57
2019 55.20 40.00 86.11 104.38
2018 59.27 36.64 89.27 108.54
2017 61.00 40.00 106.43 132.50
2016 53.90 34.17 101.73 137.50
2015 - - 105.63 -
2014 48.00 37.50 98.00 108.75
2013 35.00 - - -
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