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Cost of Living Comparison Between Cambridge and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 16.56% higher than in Cambridge
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 34.71% higher than in Cambridge
Rent Prices in London are 68.52% higher than in Cambridge
Restaurant Prices in London are 11.38% higher than in Cambridge
Groceries Prices in London are 7.73% higher than in Cambridge
Local Purchasing Power in London is 4.74% lower than in Cambridge
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 £ 15.00 £      +15.38 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 55.00 £      +10.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 6.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £ 5.00 £      +25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 4.50 £      +12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.86 £ 2.78 £      -2.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.23 £ 1.49 £      +21.14 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.02 £ 1.11 £      +8.68 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.69 £ 3.63 £      -1.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.12 £ 1.02 £      -9.46 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 £ 0.58 £      +29.67 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.08 £ 2.03 £      -2.39 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.10 £ 2.91 £      -5.98 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.44 £ 2.64 £      +7.97 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.80 £ 3.81 £      +36.11 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.92 £ 0.84 £      -9.07 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.49 £      -2.78 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.92 £      +12.20 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.87 £ 1.07 £      +22.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.42 £ 0.51 £      +21.54 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.40 £ 0.47 £      +15.46 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.65 £ 0.76 £      +16.45 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.01 £ 0.87 £      -14.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 8.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.70 £ 1.74 £      +2.23 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 £ 1.87 £      +7.54 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 £ 11.00 £      +10.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 2.50 £      -10.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 57.60 £ 150.00 £      +160.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 £ 5.00 £      +42.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.95 £ 4.91 £      +152.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 £ 50.00 £      +177.78 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.95 £ 4.88 £      -1.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £ 20,000.00 £      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,750.00 £ 21,084.38 £      +18.79 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 189.77 £ 170.20 £      -10.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 £ 0.12 £      +141.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.54 £ 31.17 £      -1.18 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.48 £ 40.07 £      +12.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5.83 £ 12.29 £      +110.61 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.54 £ 12.50 £      +8.32 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,091.43 £ 1,340.05 £      +22.78 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,857.14 £ 17,799.92 £      +38.44 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.72 £ 66.99 £      +12.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.44 £ 32.17 £      +9.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 57.27 £ 68.76 £      +20.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 71.67 £ 77.91 £      +8.71 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,055.21 £ 1,703.61 £      +61.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 816.67 £ 1,188.76 £      +45.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,678.26 £ 3,202.08 £      +90.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,256.82 £ 1,994.36 £      +58.68 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 552.54 £ 1,197.09 £      +116.65 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 334.76 £ 675.09 £      +101.67 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,796.53 £ 2,305.21 £      +28.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.69 3.22      -12.65 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
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Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: GBP