Cost of Living Comparison Between Bath and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 8.4% higher than in Bath (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 23.3% higher than in Bath
Rent Prices in London are 48.3% higher than in Bath
Restaurant Prices in London are 5.4% higher than in Bath
Groceries Prices in London are 11.1% higher than in Bath
Local Purchasing Power in London is 9.5% lower than in Bath
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Restaurants
Bath Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 £ 15.00 £      +11.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 72.50 £ 70.00 £      -3.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 £ 7.00 £      +7.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.80 £ 6.00 £      +25.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.90 £ 5.00 £      +2.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.04 £ 3.44 £      +13.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.64 £ 1.78 £      +8.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.22 £ 1.37 £      +12.6 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.60 £ 4.37 £      +21.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.99 £ 1.02 £      +3.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.70 £ 0.83 £      +19.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.48 £ 2.56 £      +3.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.38 £ 2.86 £      +20.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.07 £ 3.09 £      +48.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.44 £ 4.80 £      -11.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.94 £      +72.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.42 £ 0.57 £      +37.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.79 £ 0.90 £      +13.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.87 £ 1.12 £      +29.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.60 £ 0.49 £      -17.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.76 £ 0.52 £      -31.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.66 £ 0.87 £      +30.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.28 £ 1.15 £      -10.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 9.00 £      +12.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.57 £ 2.02 £      -21.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.59 £ 2.48 £      +55.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £ 13.00 £      +8.3 %
Transportation
Bath Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 £ 2.60 £      -13.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 74.93 £ 153.00 £      +104.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 £ 4.00 £      +42.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £ 2.74 £      +24.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 £ 28.80 £      +60.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.81 £ 6.78 £      +16.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 £ 25,000.00 £      +8.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 £ 24,485.25 £      -2.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bath Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 241.57 £ 268.41 £      +11.1 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 £ 0.12 £      -60.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.83 £ 28.96 £      -14.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Bath Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.00 £ 42.98 £      -14.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.00 £ 11.76 £      -9.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.50 £ 12.00 £      -11.1 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 916.67 £ 1,533.49 £      +67.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,000.00 £ 17,933.33 £      +37.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bath Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.50 £ 74.96 £      +11.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.25 £ 33.92 £      +8.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.00 £ 72.78 £      -14.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.00 £ 91.69 £      -1.4 %
Rent Per Month
Bath Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,250.00 £ 2,035.71 £      +62.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 800.00 £ 1,453.53 £      +81.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,566.67 £ 3,618.22 £      +41.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,837.50 £ 2,455.55 £      +33.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 728.81 £ 1,117.17 £      +53.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 309.57 £ 681.98 £      +120.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Bath Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,733.33 £ 3,048.70 £      +11.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.40 3.54      +4.1 %
Last update: November 2022February 2023
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