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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Manchester 

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Consumer Prices in Manchester are 19.95% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manchester are 36.27% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Manchester are 57.25% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 17.22% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 11.44% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 17.50% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 12.00 £      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £ 50.00 £      -9.09 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.00 £      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 4.00 £      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £ 4.00 £      -11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.79 £ 2.68 £      -3.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 £ 1.15 £      -22.15 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.10 £ 1.03 £      -6.11 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.63 £ 3.42 £      -5.94 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 £ 0.95 £      -6.22 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.52 £      -7.67 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.02 £ 2.15 £      +6.32 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.05 £ 2.59 £      -15.21 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.68 £ 2.34 £      -12.72 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.72 £ 2.91 £      -21.69 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.84 £ 0.86 £      +2.07 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £ 0.55 £      +10.76 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £ 0.69 £      -25.42 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.07 £ 0.68 £      -36.31 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.48 £      -4.93 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £ 0.60 £      +29.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.75 £ 0.79 £      +4.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 £ 1.15 £      +33.78 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 7.00 £      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 £ 2.09 £      +21.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.87 £ 2.64 £      +41.22 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £ 10.50 £      -4.55 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 3.00 £      +20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £ 67.39 £      -55.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £ 3.00 £      -40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.91 £ 2.41 £      -50.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 £ 25.00 £      -50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.88 £ 4.84 £      -0.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £ 18,230.00 £      -8.85 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,461.96 £ 19,550.56 £      -8.91 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.40 £ 144.22 £      -13.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £ 0.10 £      -17.99 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.21 £ 29.58 £      -5.24 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.44 £ 26.50 £      -31.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.74 £ 10.14 £      -13.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £ 7.75 £      -35.42 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,329.73 £ 728.09 £      -45.25 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,034.70 £ 13,800.00 £      -23.48 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.93 £ 56.50 £      -16.83 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.35 £ 28.41 £      -12.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.92 £ 60.61 £      -12.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.39 £ 55.22 £      -28.65 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,684.16 £ 780.19 £      -53.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,187.74 £ 562.41 £      -52.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,197.83 £ 1,346.55 £      -57.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,009.62 £ 880.00 £      -56.21 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,222.80 £ 309.19 £      -74.71 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 680.65 £ 241.70 £      -64.49 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,296.38 £ 1,719.71 £      -25.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.16 3.43      +8.54 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
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Currency: GBP