Cost of Living Comparison Between Belfast and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 32.05% higher than in Belfast (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 71.72% higher than in Belfast
Rent Prices in London are 184.11% higher than in Belfast
Restaurant Prices in London are 22.54% higher than in Belfast
Groceries Prices in London are 14.99% higher than in Belfast
Local Purchasing Power in London is 6.29% lower than in Belfast
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Restaurants
Belfast Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £ 15.00 £      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 £ 60.00 £      +33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 6.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £ 5.00 £      +11.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 5.00 £      +25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.77 £ 2.92 £      +5.51 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 £ 1.50 £      +0.35 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.20 £ 1.13 £      -6.01 %
Markets
Belfast Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.26 £ 3.61 £      +10.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.93 £ 0.91 £      -1.89 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.65 £      +14.83 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.88 £ 2.22 £      +17.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.75 £ 3.04 £      +10.38 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.31 £ 2.82 £      +22.24 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.89 £ 4.58 £      +17.68 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.70 £ 1.02 £      +46.84 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 £ 0.50 £      +9.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.73 £ 0.93 £      +26.84 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.83 £ 1.16 £      +39.66 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.55 £      -3.36 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.55 £      +5.64 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 £ 0.80 £      +14.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 £ 0.89 £      +1.15 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.75 £ 8.00 £      +3.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.80 £ 1.82 £      +0.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.26 £ 2.11 £      -6.67 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.50 £ 12.50 £      +8.70 %
Transportation
Belfast Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.12 £ 2.80 £      +31.84 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £ 156.83 £      +161.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.10 £ 3.00 £      -3.23 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 £ 2.74 £      +70.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.89 £ 28.80 £      +123.51 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.73 £ 4.57 £      -3.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,757.45 £ 23,017.50 £      +16.50 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,925.07 £ 23,011.52 £      +15.49 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Belfast Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 69.84 £ 176.95 £      +153.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 £ 0.13 £      +105.92 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.26 £ 31.77 £      +4.98 %
Sports And Leisure
Belfast Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.14 £ 44.40 £      +63.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.74 £ 10.40 £      +6.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.72 £ 14.00 £      +81.23 %
Childcare
Belfast Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 781.38 £ 1,420.04 £      +81.74 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,250.00 £ 18,092.31 £      +95.59 %
Clothing And Shoes
Belfast Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.25 £ 59.97 £      +41.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.43 £ 29.00 £      -1.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 62.94 £ 71.30 £      +13.28 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 78.03 £ 81.54 £      +4.50 %
Rent Per Month
Belfast Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 604.84 £ 1,661.03 £      +174.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 468.83 £ 1,254.56 £      +167.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,105.24 £ 3,257.14 £      +194.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 721.83 £ 2,074.40 £      +187.38 %
Buy Apartment Price
Belfast Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 160.87 £ 1,043.37 £      +548.58 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 115.11 £ 515.27 £      +347.64 %
Salaries And Financing
Belfast Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,919.59 £ 3,088.98 £      +60.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.94 2.54      -13.59 %
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