Cost of Living Comparison Between Brighton and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 16.5% higher than in Brighton (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 31.9% higher than in Brighton
Rent Prices in London are 57.8% higher than in Brighton
Restaurant Prices in London are 17.5% higher than in Brighton
Groceries Prices in London are 8.5% higher than in Brighton
Local Purchasing Power in London is 1.1% higher than in Brighton
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Restaurants
Brighton Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.50 £ 19.00 £      +22.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 69.50 £ 80.00 £      +15.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.79 £ 8.00 £      +17.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £ 6.50 £      +8.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 5.50 £      +10.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.33 £ 3.62 £      +8.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 £ 1.94 £      +25.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.24 £ 1.64 £      +32.1 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.56 £ 4.96 £      +8.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.27 £ 1.41 £      +11.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 £ 0.90 £      +26.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.63 £ 3.32 £      -8.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.76 £ 3.48 £      -7.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.89 £ 3.48 £      +20.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.40 £ 5.82 £      +7.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 £ 1.11 £      +10.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.57 £      +0.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.02 £ 1.21 £      +19.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 £ 1.40 £      +23.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 £ 0.57 £      +31.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.55 £      +9.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.73 £ 0.93 £      +26.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.98 £ 1.27 £      +29.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.75 £ 9.00 £      +16.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.08 £ 2.08 £      -0.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 £ 2.44 £      +25.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £ 15.00 £      0.0 %
Transportation
Brighton Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.70 £ 2.90 £      +7.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.00 £ 200.00 £      +138.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 £ 4.00 £      +23.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £ 3.13 £      +42.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.80 £ 30.00 £      +51.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.00 £ 5.73 £      -4.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £ 26,560.00 £      -6.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 £ 26,251.33 £      +5.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Brighton Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 281.25 £ 287.94 £      +2.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.40 £ 15.58 £      +25.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.00 £ 31.25 £      +4.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Brighton Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.00 £ 47.31 £      +24.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.33 £ 13.55 £      +19.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £ 15.00 £      +15.4 %
Childcare
Brighton Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,600.00 £ 1,840.34 £      +15.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,000.00 £ 20,054.76 £      +18.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Brighton Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.00 £ 83.26 £      +11.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.74 £ 40.32 £      +23.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.71 £ 88.80 £      +14.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 68.00 £ 97.59 £      +43.5 %
Rent Per Month
Brighton Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,442.86 £ 2,245.83 £      +55.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,221.43 £ 1,628.00 £      +33.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,383.33 £ 4,236.90 £      +77.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,933.33 £ 2,902.63 £      +50.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Brighton Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 602.32 £ 1,311.20 £      +117.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 495.33 £ 716.48 £      +44.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Brighton Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,385.44 £ 3,179.04 £      +33.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.83 5.57      -4.5 %
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