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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Manchester 

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Consumer Prices in Manchester are 17.97% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manchester are 35.84% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Manchester are 58.36% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 6.90% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 17.33% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 7.05% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 13.50 £      -10.00 %
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 £ 4.00 £      -11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.73 £ 2.72 £      -0.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.31 £ 1.20 £      -8.33 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.00 £ 1.01 £      +0.83 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 £ 3.47 £      -1.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.00 £ 0.90 £      -9.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.77 £ 0.57 £      -26.82 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.15 £ 1.87 £      -13.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.22 £ 2.33 £      -27.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.05 £ 2.52 £      -17.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.23 £ 2.80 £      -33.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.01 £ 0.78 £      -23.12 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.49 £      -1.14 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.97 £ 0.65 £      -32.95 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 £ 0.75 £      -30.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.59 £      +6.14 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.60 £      +15.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 £ 0.70 £      -14.09 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.00 £ 1.17 £      +16.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 7.50 £      -6.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.56 £ 1.56 £      +0.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 £ 2.18 £      +1.68 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £ 10.00 £      -9.09 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 3.00 £      +20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 £ 65.11 £      -53.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £ 2.20 £      -56.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.66 £ 2.45 £      -47.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £ 20.00 £      -50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.91 £ 4.70 £      -4.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,112.50 £ 18,115.00 £      -5.22 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,953.70 £ 19,795.00 £      -5.53 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 153.34 £ 143.33 £      -6.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 £ 0.14 £      +24.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.36 £ 27.73 £      -14.31 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.19 £ 25.20 £      -44.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.28 £ 9.73 £      -13.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £ 8.25 £      -36.54 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,242.17 £ 778.67 £      -37.31 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,345.75 £ 13,800.00 £      -15.57 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.11 £ 62.80 £      -2.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.35 £ 27.08 £      -10.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.12 £ 57.90 £      -15.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81.00 £ 61.88 £      -23.60 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,726.64 £ 752.34 £      -56.43 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,238.44 £ 543.12 £      -56.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,307.61 £ 1,331.48 £      -59.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,035.19 £ 832.81 £      -59.08 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,243.97 £ 334.35 £      -73.12 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 719.09 £ 234.68 £      -67.36 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,491.47 £ 1,711.23 £      -31.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.22 3.42      +6.30 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
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Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP