Cost of Living Comparison Between Durham and Southampton 

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Consumer Prices in Southampton are 4.2% lower than in Durham (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Southampton are 4.6% lower than in Durham
Rent Prices in Southampton are 5.5% lower than in Durham
Restaurant Prices in Southampton are 8.4% lower than in Durham
Groceries Prices in Southampton are 4.4% lower than in Durham
Local Purchasing Power in Southampton is 86.8% higher than in Durham
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Restaurants
Durham Edit Southampton Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 £ 13.00 £      -3.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 50.00 £      -16.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £ 6.50 £      -7.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £ 4.00 £      0.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 4.95 £      +23.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.30 £ 3.00 £      -9.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 £ 1.70 £      -15.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.41 £ 1.24 £      -12.0 %
Markets
Durham Edit Southampton Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.18 £ 4.56 £      -12.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 £ 0.98 £      -7.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.73 £ 0.71 £      -2.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.92 £ 3.33 £      +14.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.06 £ 3.36 £      +9.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.83 £ 2.85 £      +0.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.23 £ 5.74 £      +35.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.06 £ 0.67 £      -36.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.69 £ 0.47 £      -32.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.16 £ 1.02 £      -12.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.36 £ 1.13 £      -17.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.39 £ 0.44 £      +10.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.40 £ 0.38 £      -3.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.75 £ 0.65 £      -13.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.43 £ 0.98 £      -31.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 7.75 £      -3.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 £ 2.08 £      +13.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 £ 1.94 £      -4.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.91 £ 12.65 £      -15.2 %
Transportation
Durham Edit Southampton Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 £ 2.00 £      -60.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 £ 52.00 £      -20.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 £ 2.40 £      -4.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.75 £ 2.23 £      +27.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 14.40 £ 14.40 £      0.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.71 £ 5.75 £      +0.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £ 28,285.00 £      0.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 £ 27,750.00 £      +6.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Durham Edit Southampton Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 260.23 £ 281.25 £      +8.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 13.08 £ 11.25 £      -14.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.42 £ 29.44 £      +3.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Durham Edit Southampton Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.57 £ 27.57 £      -28.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 0.00 £ 8.00 £     
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.99 £ 10.00 £      +25.2 %
Childcare
Durham Edit Southampton Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 850.00 £ 1,166.67 £      +37.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,500.00 £ 11,241.00 £      +49.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Durham Edit Southampton Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.88 £ 71.43 £      +46.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.00 £ 32.99 £      +26.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.00 £ 78.00 £      -4.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 51.25 £ 90.83 £      +77.2 %
Rent Per Month
Durham Edit Southampton Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,225.00 £ 1,010.00 £      -17.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 362.50 £ 868.75 £      +139.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,825.00 £ 2,000.00 £      -29.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 950.00 £ 1,190.00 £      +25.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Durham Edit Southampton Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 288.93 £ ?     
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ? 327.95 £     
Salaries And Financing
Durham Edit Southampton Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,316.66 £ 2,346.30 £      +78.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.90 5.83      -1.1 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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