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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Birmingham 

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Consumer Prices in Birmingham are 15.34% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Birmingham are 33.83% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Birmingham are 57.41% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Birmingham are 17.04% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Birmingham are 4.25% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Birmingham is 4.35% higher than in London
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Restaurants London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 12.00 £      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 50.00 £      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.00 £      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 3.95 £      -21.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £ 4.00 £      -11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.91 £ 2.65 £      -8.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.42 £ 1.23 £      -13.72 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 £ 0.97 £      -12.22 %
Markets London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.64 £ 3.82 £      +4.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.98 £ 0.82 £      -15.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 £ 0.49 £      -17.92 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.04 £ 1.84 £      -9.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.08 £ 2.85 £      -7.34 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.70 £ 2.21 £      -17.97 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.66 £ 3.59 £      -1.87 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.84 £ 0.91 £      +8.47 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.58 £      +13.02 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.89 £ 0.67 £      -25.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.06 £ 1.09 £      +2.55 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.58 £      +13.53 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.41 £      -14.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 £ 0.75 £      +5.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.78 £ 0.87 £      +10.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 6.99 £      -12.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 £ 1.63 £      -7.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.70 £ 1.62 £      -4.71 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.03 £ 11.00 £      -0.23 %
Transportation London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 2.40 £      -4.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 143.48 £ 65.00 £      -54.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £ 3.50 £      -12.50 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.51 £ 2.41 £      -46.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 £ 27.50 £      -21.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.91 £ 4.87 £      -0.68 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,942.50 £ 18,000.00 £      -14.05 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,914.90 £ 17,732.17 £      -19.09 %
Utilities (Monthly) London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.35 £ 143.06 £      -12.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 £ 0.07 £      -25.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.67 £ 29.62 £      -3.43 %
Sports And Leisure London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.84 £ 25.10 £      -35.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.47 £ 15.50 £      +35.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £ 9.00 £      -25.00 %
Childcare London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,383.13 £ 783.33 £      -43.37 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,074.00 £ 12,000.00 £      -33.61 %
Clothing And Shoes London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.08 £ 50.35 £      -22.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.79 £ 29.50 £      -7.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 67.11 £ 59.37 £      -11.53 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.23 £ 53.52 £      -33.30 %
Rent Per Month London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,744.65 £ 734.81 £      -57.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,222.75 £ 540.00 £      -55.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,071.84 £ 1,309.23 £      -57.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,037.89 £ 845.00 £      -58.54 %
Buy Apartment Price London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,155.30 £ 289.93 £      -74.90 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 634.97 £ 143.22 £      -77.44 %
Salaries And Financing London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,445.04 £ 1,688.25 £      -30.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.25 2.96      -8.84 %
Last update: February 2020February 2020
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