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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Manchester 

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Consumer Prices in Manchester are 17.29% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manchester are 34.92% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Manchester are 57.12% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 11.59% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 11.82% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 41.16% 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 50.00 £ 50.00 £      0.00 %
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 £ 3.80 £      -15.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.74 £ 2.65 £      -3.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.29 £ 1.18 £      -7.85 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.00 £ 1.04 £      +4.96 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.58 £ 3.50 £      -2.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.97 £ 0.90 £      -6.39 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.61 £ 0.49 £      -19.64 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.05 £ 2.09 £      +1.54 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.99 £ 2.72 £      -9.26 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.83 £ 2.51 £      -11.35 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.35 £ 2.97 £      -31.71 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.87 £ 0.81 £      -6.91 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £ 0.56 £      +12.92 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.93 £ 0.62 £      -33.91 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 £ 0.76 £      -29.84 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.54 £      +5.51 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.45 £ 0.63 £      +39.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £ 0.73 £      -8.39 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 £ 1.14 £      +29.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 7.25 £      -9.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.76 £ 1.76 £      +0.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 £ 2.38 £      +19.16 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £ 10.00 £      -9.09 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 2.90 £      +16.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £ 65.22 £      -56.52 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £ 2.55 £      -49.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £ 2.41 £      -50.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £ 20.00 £      -50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.90 £ 4.76 £      -2.73 %
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) 21,002.74 £ 19,162.92 £      -8.76 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 160.15 £ 156.11 £      -2.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 £ 0.11 £      +8.69 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.94 £ 28.44 £      -10.96 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.81 £ 24.80 £      -42.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.08 £ 10.40 £      -6.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 £ 8.00 £      -36.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,319.47 £ 761.17 £      -42.31 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,203.77 £ 14,333.33 £      -16.68 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.13 £ 62.62 £      -5.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.00 £ 29.20 £      -5.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.42 £ 59.38 £      -13.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.38 £ 63.48 £      -21.03 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,743.31 £ 741.35 £      -57.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,229.45 £ 554.00 £      -54.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,308.33 £ 1,362.50 £      -58.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,971.71 £ 881.25 £      -55.31 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,234.42 £ 309.59 £      -74.92 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 696.36 £ 234.68 £      -66.30 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,916.25 £ 1,760.51 £      -8.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.18 3.46      +8.85 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:763228
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP