Cost of Living Comparison Between Liverpool and Birmingham 

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Cost of Living in Birmingham is 6.1% lower than in Liverpool (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Birmingham is 0.2% lower than in Liverpool
Rent Prices in Birmingham are 16.0% higher than in Liverpool
Restaurant Prices in Birmingham are 0.6% higher than in Liverpool
Groceries Prices in Birmingham are 7.6% lower than in Liverpool
Local Purchasing Power in Birmingham is 7.0% higher than in Liverpool
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Restaurants
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 15.00 £      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 60.00 £      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £ 6.70 £      -4.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.58 £ 4.50 £      -1.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.30 £ 4.50 £      +4.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.09 £ 3.25 £      +5.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 £ 1.60 £      +6.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.93 £ 1.21 £      +30.0 %
Markets
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.10 £ 4.72 £      +15.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 £ 1.12 £      +5.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.79 £ 0.84 £      +6.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.86 £ 2.69 £      -6.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.72 £ 3.34 £      +22.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.09 £ 2.61 £      -15.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.08 £ 3.65 £      -28.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.86 £      -5.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.62 £      +25.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.84 £ 0.64 £      -24.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.24 £ 0.82 £      -33.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 £ 0.55 £      -9.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.45 £      -10.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.83 £ 0.95 £      +14.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.16 £ 0.96 £      -17.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 8.00 £      +14.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.24 £ 2.45 £      +9.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 £ 2.70 £      +25.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.54 £ 14.00 £      -3.7 %
Transportation
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 £ 2.40 £      +20.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 68.00 £ 60.00 £      -11.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 5.00 £      +66.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 £ 1.80 £      -25.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.00 £ 15.60 £      +30.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.86 £ 5.86 £      -0.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,025.00 £ 28,285.00 £      +0.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,195.83 £ 26,750.00 £      +15.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 302.00 £ 236.30 £      -21.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.00 £ 16.08 £      +7.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.59 £ 28.53 £      -12.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.45 £ 25.43 £      -10.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.33 £ 7.50 £      -43.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.25 £ 10.50 £      -6.7 %
Childcare
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,166.67 £ 1,189.92 £      +2.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,213.33 £ 14,833.33 £      +138.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.00 £ 53.93 £      -15.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.12 £ 25.71 £      -24.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.38 £ 70.00 £      -5.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.86 £ 68.75 £      -11.7 %
Rent Per Month
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 858.33 £ 978.57 £      +14.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 576.11 £ 766.67 £      +33.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,700.00 £ 1,743.75 £      +2.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 858.33 £ 1,144.55 £      +33.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 242.71 £ 362.32 £      +49.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 176.51 £ 278.71 £      +57.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,211.74 £ 2,362.12 £      +6.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.65 5.92      +4.7 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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