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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Birmingham 

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Consumer Prices in Birmingham are 15.29% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Birmingham are 34.05% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Birmingham are 57.75% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Birmingham are 17.15% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Birmingham are 4.41% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Birmingham is 5.86% 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) 2.88 £ 2.65 £      -7.85 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.41 £ 1.23 £      -13.18 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 £ 0.97 £      -12.49 %
Markets London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.63 £ 3.82 £      +5.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.98 £ 0.82 £      -15.73 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 £ 0.49 £      -17.94 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.06 £ 1.84 £      -11.06 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.08 £ 2.85 £      -7.26 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.71 £ 2.21 £      -18.40 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.70 £ 3.59 £      -2.86 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.91 £      +10.95 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.58 £      +14.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.67 £      -26.02 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 £ 1.09 £      +4.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.58 £      +13.01 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £ 0.41 £      -13.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 £ 0.75 £      +6.44 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.76 £ 0.87 £      +14.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 6.99 £      -12.63 %
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) 4.18 £ 2.41 £      -42.31 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 £ 27.50 £      -21.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.90 £ 4.87 £      -0.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,940.00 £ 18,000.00 £      -14.04 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,983.29 £ 17,732.17 £      -19.34 %
Utilities (Monthly) London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.41 £ 143.06 £      -11.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 £ 0.07 £      -23.44 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.71 £ 29.62 £      -3.55 %
Sports And Leisure London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.12 £ 25.10 £      -35.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.76 £ 15.50 £      +31.76 %
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 1,379.27 £ 783.33 £      -43.21 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,942.23 £ 12,000.00 £      -33.12 %
Clothing And Shoes London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.00 £ 50.35 £      -22.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.43 £ 29.50 £      -6.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 66.77 £ 59.37 £      -11.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 78.62 £ 53.52 £      -31.93 %
Rent Per Month London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,751.13 £ 734.81 £      -58.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,223.49 £ 540.00 £      -55.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,103.01 £ 1,309.23 £      -57.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,047.74 £ 845.00 £      -58.73 %
Buy Apartment Price London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,179.14 £ 289.93 £      -75.41 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 652.51 £ 143.22 £      -78.05 %
Salaries And Financing London[ Edit ] Birmingham[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,418.01 £ 1,688.25 £      -30.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.28 2.96      -9.65 %
Last update: February 2020February 2020
Contributors:709190
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: GBP