Cost of Living Comparison Between Belfast and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 26.53% higher than in Belfast (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 59.90% higher than in Belfast
Rent Prices in London are 152.59% higher than in Belfast
Restaurant Prices in London are 16.99% higher than in Belfast
Groceries Prices in London are 11.18% higher than in Belfast
Local Purchasing Power in London is 2.52% lower than in Belfast
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Restaurants
Belfast Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.50 £ 20.00 £      +29.03 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 65.00 £      +8.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 6.50 £      +8.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.20 £ 6.00 £      +15.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 5.00 £      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.91 £ 3.21 £      +10.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 £ 1.52 £      +2.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.07 £ 1.30 £      +21.82 %
Markets
Belfast Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.54 £ 4.02 £      +13.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 £ 1.08 £      -1.88 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.68 £ 0.82 £      +20.82 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.90 £ 2.30 £      +20.70 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.25 £ 2.93 £      +30.19 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.53 £ 3.02 £      +18.99 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.59 £ 4.61 £      +0.36 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.89 £ 0.94 £      +5.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.60 £      +14.89 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.71 £ 0.83 £      +16.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.79 £ 1.07 £      +36.25 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.62 £ 0.54 £      -12.94 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.49 £ 0.55 £      +14.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.66 £ 0.84 £      +26.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 £ 1.18 £      +31.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 8.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.86 £ 2.19 £      +17.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 £ 2.53 £      +12.97 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.25 £ 13.00 £      +6.12 %
Transportation
Belfast Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.35 £ 2.80 £      +19.15 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 £ 160.00 £      +190.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 £ 4.65 £      +32.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.40 £ 2.74 £      -19.62 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 13.50 £ 28.80 £      +113.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.87 £ 6.65 £      +13.30 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,699.39 £ 24,300.00 £      +23.35 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,010.70 £ 24,525.69 £      +16.73 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Belfast Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 90.72 £ 245.86 £      +171.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 £ 0.13 £      -19.84 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35.00 £ 30.01 £      -14.25 %
Sports And Leisure
Belfast Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.92 £ 44.79 £      +40.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.41 £ 11.70 £      -5.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.25 £ 13.00 £      +57.58 %
Childcare
Belfast Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 808.88 £ 1,560.99 £      +92.98 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,750.00 £ 18,815.79 £      +227.23 %
Clothing And Shoes
Belfast Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 55.00 £ 76.92 £      +39.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 £ 34.55 £      +6.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.38 £ 75.88 £      +7.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.33 £ 95.75 £      -1.63 %
Rent Per Month
Belfast Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 843.75 £ 1,807.57 £      +114.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 565.38 £ 1,299.97 £      +129.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,157.24 £ 3,311.46 £      +186.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 838.13 £ 2,180.42 £      +160.15 %
Buy Apartment Price
Belfast Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 308.06 £ 1,223.97 £      +297.31 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 222.97 £ 623.95 £      +179.84 %
Salaries And Financing
Belfast Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,880.50 £ 2,931.18 £      +55.87 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.92 2.71      -7.18 %
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