Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Oxford 

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Consumer Prices in Oxford are 10.20% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Oxford are 20.56% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Oxford are 34.22% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Oxford are 16.43% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Oxford are 3.61% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Oxford is 12.44% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Oxford Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 11.50 £      -23.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 50.00 £      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 6.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 4.00 £      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 4.00 £      -20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.92 £ 3.08 £      +5.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 £ 1.45 £      -3.42 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.13 £ 1.31 £      +15.96 %
Markets
London Edit Oxford Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.61 £ 3.56 £      -1.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 £ 0.82 £      -10.28 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 £ 0.37 £      -43.11 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.22 £ 2.08 £      -6.17 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.04 £ 3.14 £      +3.16 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.82 £ 3.02 £      +7.08 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.58 £ 6.80 £      +48.66 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 £ 0.95 £      -8.04 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.55 £      +9.45 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £ 0.92 £      -2.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.20 £ 1.08 £      -10.15 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.38 £      -30.80 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.37 £      -31.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £ 0.56 £      -29.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 £ 0.84 £      -5.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 8.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 £ 2.33 £      +28.34 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 £ 2.26 £      +7.16 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.50 £ 12.00 £      -4.00 %
Transportation
London Edit Oxford Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 2.50 £      -10.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.83 £ 60.00 £      -61.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 2.50 £      -16.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £ 2.40 £      -12.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £ 18.00 £      -37.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.57 £ 4.78 £      +4.66 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,017.50 £ 23,750.00 £      +3.18 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,011.52 £ 22,742.50 £      -1.17 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Oxford Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 176.95 £ 128.30 £      -27.49 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £ 0.14 £      +11.71 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.77 £ 33.50 £      +5.46 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Oxford Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.40 £ 43.38 £      -2.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.40 £ 13.12 £      +26.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 £ 11.00 £      -21.43 %
Childcare
London Edit Oxford Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,420.04 £ 1,025.00 £      -27.82 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,092.31 £ 12,000.00 £      -33.67 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Oxford Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.97 £ 58.12 £      -3.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.00 £ 34.12 £      +17.67 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.30 £ 58.89 £      -17.41 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81.54 £ 80.62 £      -1.12 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Oxford Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,661.03 £ 1,099.62 £      -33.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,253.88 £ 993.66 £      -20.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,257.14 £ 1,818.75 £      -44.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,074.40 £ 1,512.50 £      -27.09 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Oxford Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,043.37 £ 789.67 £      -24.32 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 515.27 £ 464.51 £      -9.85 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Oxford Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,127.52 £ 2,793.50 £      -10.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.54 3.01      +18.50 %
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