Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Cardiff 

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Consumer Prices in Cardiff are 19.08% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cardiff are 38.30% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Cardiff are 63.17% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Cardiff are 28.24% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Cardiff are 6.55% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Cardiff is 7.61% higher than in London
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Restaurants London[ Edit ] Cardiff[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 10.00 £      -33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 40.00 £      -33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 6.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 3.50 £      -30.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 4.00 £      -20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.01 £ 2.66 £      -11.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.55 £ 1.43 £      -7.63 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 £ 1.11 £      -3.42 %
Markets London[ Edit ] Cardiff[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.60 £ 3.24 £      -10.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.94 £ 1.03 £      +10.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 £ 0.51 £      -23.44 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.13 £ 2.39 £      +12.38 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.10 £ 2.57 £      -17.14 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.81 £ 3.01 £      +7.11 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.18 £ 4.18 £      -0.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.99 £ 0.84 £      -14.56 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.45 £      -18.90 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.91 £ 0.74 £      -19.34 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.10 £ 0.67 £      -39.55 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.63 £      +22.51 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.54 £      +7.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.74 £ 0.72 £      -3.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.84 £ 0.94 £      +11.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 7.00 £      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.99 £ 1.68 £      -15.85 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 £ 1.65 £      -19.36 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £ 11.40 £      -5.00 %
Transportation London[ Edit ] Cardiff[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 2.00 £      -28.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £ 53.00 £      -64.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 3.00 £      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 £ 2.00 £      -38.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £ 16.20 £      -43.75 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.78 £ 4.77 £      -0.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,317.50 £ 20,000.00 £      -6.18 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,785.09 £ 20,333.33 £      -10.76 %
Utilities (Monthly) London[ Edit ] Cardiff[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.83 £ 202.27 £      +17.72 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £ 0.09 £      -29.41 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.72 £ 30.83 £      -2.79 %
Sports And Leisure London[ Edit ] Cardiff[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.47 £ 29.50 £      -32.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.12 £ 8.00 £      -28.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £ 6.00 £      -53.85 %
Childcare London[ Edit ] Cardiff[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,431.72 £ 928.57 £      -35.14 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,139.13 £ 16,166.67 £      -10.87 %
Clothing And Shoes London[ Edit ] Cardiff[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.29 £ 63.12 £      -4.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.33 £ 25.33 £      -21.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.01 £ 64.94 £      -7.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.22 £ 53.85 £      -40.31 %
Rent Per Month London[ Edit ] Cardiff[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,728.91 £ 664.11 £      -61.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,256.98 £ 504.41 £      -59.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,203.80 £ 1,050.00 £      -67.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,069.20 £ 822.86 £      -60.23 %
Buy Apartment Price London[ Edit ] Cardiff[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,077.67 £ 255.48 £      -76.29 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 569.05 £ 173.42 £      -69.52 %
Salaries And Financing London[ Edit ] Cardiff[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,831.31 £ 1,879.76 £      -33.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.99 2.88      -3.53 %
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