Cost of Living Comparison Between Colchester and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 20.32% higher than in Colchester (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 50.90% higher than in Colchester
Rent Prices in London are 126.82% higher than in Colchester
Restaurant Prices in London are 23.10% higher than in Colchester
Groceries Prices in London are 24.93% higher than in Colchester
Local Purchasing Power in London is 15.90% higher than in Colchester
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Restaurants
Colchester Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £ 15.00 £      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 48.00 £ 60.00 £      +25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 £ 6.00 £      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.70 £ 5.00 £      +35.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 5.00 £      +25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.58 £ 2.92 £      +13.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.09 £ 1.50 £      +37.69 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.16 £ 1.13 £      -2.81 %
Markets
Colchester Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.62 £ 3.61 £      -0.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.79 £ 0.91 £      +15.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.38 £ 0.65 £      +70.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.38 £ 2.22 £      +60.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.18 £ 3.04 £      +39.25 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.32 £ 2.82 £      +21.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.87 £ 4.58 £      +59.31 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 £ 1.02 £      +23.25 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.65 £ 0.50 £      -22.34 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.79 £ 0.93 £      +16.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.59 £ 1.16 £      +98.13 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.70 £ 0.55 £      -21.75 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 £ 0.55 £      +28.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.66 £ 0.80 £      +20.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 £ 0.89 £      -6.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 £ 8.00 £      +60.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.13 £ 1.82 £      -14.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.38 £ 2.11 £      +52.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.80 £ 12.50 £      +15.74 %
Transportation
Colchester Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.35 £ 2.80 £      -16.42 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 63.00 £ 156.83 £      +148.93 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 3.00 £      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.16 £ 2.74 £      +26.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.60 £ 28.80 £      +84.62 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.84 £ 4.57 £      -5.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,235.00 £ 23,017.50 £      +26.23 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) ? 23,011.52 £     
Utilities (Monthly)
Colchester Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 197.73 £ 176.95 £      -10.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 £ 0.13 £      -13.89 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.50 £ 31.77 £      +7.68 %
Sports And Leisure
Colchester Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.71 £ 44.40 £      +35.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 £ 10.40 £      -48.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 £ 14.00 £      0.00 %
Childcare
Colchester Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,134.00 £ 1,420.04 £      +25.22 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,000.00 £ 18,092.31 £      -27.63 %
Clothing And Shoes
Colchester Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.00 £ 59.97 £      -11.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.00 £ 29.00 £      -3.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 56.00 £ 71.30 £      +27.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 57.50 £ 81.54 £      +41.81 %
Rent Per Month
Colchester Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 737.50 £ 1,661.03 £      +125.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 639.29 £ 1,253.88 £      +96.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,192.86 £ 3,257.14 £      +173.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,042.86 £ 2,074.40 £      +98.92 %
Buy Apartment Price
Colchester Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,099.34 £ 1,043.37 £      -5.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 851.60 £ 515.27 £      -39.49 %
Salaries And Financing
Colchester Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,788.10 £ 3,127.25 £      +74.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.43 2.54      -42.66 %
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