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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Manchester 

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Consumer Prices in Manchester are 15.50% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manchester are 33.76% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Manchester are 57.11% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 1.90% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 13.23% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 28.69% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 14.25 £      -5.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 55.00 £      +10.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.00 £      -16.60 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 4.00 £      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £ 3.80 £      -15.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.74 £ 2.69 £      -1.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.34 £ 1.18 £      -11.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.01 £ 1.02 £      +0.58 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.49 £ 3.50 £      +0.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.99 £ 0.90 £      -8.46 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.70 £ 0.59 £      -15.81 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.09 £ 1.89 £      -9.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.22 £ 2.52 £      -21.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.92 £ 2.68 £      -8.21 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.04 £ 2.82 £      -30.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 £ 0.83 £      -18.51 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.54 £      +5.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £ 0.66 £      -29.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.06 £ 0.74 £      -30.05 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.59 £      +12.70 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.63 £      +23.97 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 £ 0.70 £      -13.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.94 £ 1.15 £      +22.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 7.75 £      -3.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.55 £ 1.71 £      +10.23 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.10 £ 2.33 £      +11.11 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £ 10.00 £      -9.09 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 2.80 £      +12.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £ 65.22 £      -56.52 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £ 2.20 £      -56.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £ 2.45 £      -49.17 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £ 20.00 £      -50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.90 £ 4.73 £      -3.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,225.00 £ 18,115.00 £      -5.77 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,794.75 £ 18,572.78 £      -10.69 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.57 £ 153.74 £      -3.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £ 0.16 £      +31.59 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.26 £ 28.28 £      -12.33 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.17 £ 25.09 £      -43.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.00 £ 10.44 £      -5.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 £ 8.00 £      -36.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,243.79 £ 778.67 £      -37.40 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,896.08 £ 13,800.00 £      -18.32 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.10 £ 63.33 £      -4.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.91 £ 27.87 £      -9.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.81 £ 59.83 £      -13.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.65 £ 60.35 £      -25.17 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,737.36 £ 749.17 £      -56.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,234.57 £ 550.00 £      -55.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,221.48 £ 1,360.87 £      -57.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,993.84 £ 851.67 £      -57.29 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,232.86 £ 334.35 £      -72.88 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 668.70 £ 234.68 £      -64.90 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,050.45 £ 1,747.92 £      -14.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.22 3.36      +4.28 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:750222
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP