Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and London 

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Cost of Living in London is 46.9% higher than in Athens (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in London is 106.3% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in London are 316.6% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in London are 57.3% higher than in Athens
Groceries Prices in London are 29.7% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in London is 105.0% higher than in Athens
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Restaurants
Athens Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(12.82 £)
23.41 €
(20.00 £)
     +56.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(42.72 £)
93.63 €
(80.00 £)
     +87.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(7.69 £)
9.36 €
(8.00 £)
     +4.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(4.27 £)
7.61 €
(6.50 £)
     +52.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 €
(4.27 £)
6.73 €
(5.75 £)
     +34.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.36 €
(2.87 £)
4.24 €
(3.62 £)
     +26.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 €
(1.64 £)
2.40 €
(2.05 £)
     +24.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.50 €
(0.43 £)
1.91 €
(1.63 £)
     +281.2 %
Markets
Athens Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.88 €
(5.02 £)
5.80 €
(4.96 £)
     -1.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 €
(0.94 £)
1.65 €
(1.41 £)
     +49.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.10 €
(0.94 £)
1.08 €
(0.92 £)
     -1.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.33 €
(3.70 £)
3.68 €
(3.15 £)
     -14.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.77 €
(4.93 £)
3.99 €
(3.41 £)
     -30.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.64 €
(3.97 £)
3.97 €
(3.39 £)
     -14.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.83 €
(4.98 £)
6.46 €
(5.52 £)
     +10.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.81 €
(0.69 £)
1.36 €
(1.17 £)
     +68.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 €
(0.70 £)
0.70 €
(0.59 £)
     -15.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.56 €
(0.48 £)
1.37 €
(1.17 £)
     +145.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.91 €
(0.77 £)
1.63 €
(1.39 £)
     +79.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 €
(0.46 £)
0.68 €
(0.58 £)
     +26.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 €
(0.47 £)
0.62 €
(0.53 £)
     +12.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.98 €
(0.84 £)
1.13 €
(0.97 £)
     +15.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 €
(0.74 £)
1.54 €
(1.31 £)
     +78.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 €
(6.84 £)
11.12 €
(9.50 £)
     +39.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.58 €
(1.35 £)
2.45 €
(2.09 £)
     +55.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 €
(1.91 £)
2.85 €
(2.44 £)
     +27.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.60 €
(3.93 £)
17.56 €
(15.00 £)
     +281.6 %
Transportation
Athens Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.20 €
(1.03 £)
3.28 €
(2.80 £)
     +173.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 €
(25.63 £)
234.08 €
(200.00 £)
     +680.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(3.42 £)
5.27 €
(4.50 £)
     +31.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.45 €
(1.24 £)
3.67 €
(3.13 £)
     +153.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 €
(12.82 £)
35.11 €
(30.00 £)
     +134.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.08 €
(6.05 £)
6.68 €
(5.71 £)
     -5.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,300.00 €
(21,616.96 £)
31,927.89 €
(27,280.00 £)
     +26.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,594.79 €
(21,014.41 £)
30,266.69 €
(25,860.62 £)
     +23.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Athens Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 199.27 €
(170.26 £)
341.30 €
(291.61 £)
     +71.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 25.02 €
(21.38 £)
17.82 €
(15.23 £)
     -28.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.08 €
(25.70 £)
36.55 €
(31.23 £)
     +21.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Athens Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.96 €
(36.71 £)
53.99 €
(46.13 £)
     +25.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.20 €
(19.82 £)
16.80 €
(14.35 £)
     -27.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(7.69 £)
17.56 €
(15.00 £)
     +95.1 %
Childcare
Athens Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 445.98 €
(381.05 £)
2,153.89 €
(1,840.34 £)
     +383.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,593.33 €
(8,196.79 £)
23,471.64 €
(20,054.76 £)
     +144.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Athens Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.10 €
(71.00 £)
95.59 €
(81.68 £)
     +15.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.16 €
(27.48 £)
46.31 €
(39.57 £)
     +44.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.06 €
(75.24 £)
104.35 €
(89.16 £)
     +18.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 107.77 €
(92.08 £)
114.44 €
(97.78 £)
     +6.2 %
Rent Per Month
Athens Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 581.97 €
(497.25 £)
2,494.81 €
(2,131.63 £)
     +328.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 492.03 €
(420.41 £)
1,878.64 €
(1,605.16 £)
     +281.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,090.18 €
(931.48 £)
5,176.55 €
(4,422.97 £)
     +374.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 927.26 €
(792.28 £)
3,346.08 €
(2,858.97 £)
     +260.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Athens Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 279.32 €
(238.66 £)
1,512.79 €
(1,292.57 £)
     +441.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 262.76 €
(224.51 £)
865.17 €
(739.22 £)
     +229.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Athens Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 972.02 €
(830.52 £)
4,110.93 €
(3,512.48 £)
     +322.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.56 5.51      +20.7 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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