Cost of Living Comparison Between London and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 24.68% higher than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 37.23% higher than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 54.71% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 16.40% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 69.97% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 28.90% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(24.91 $)
20.07 £
(25.00 $)
     +0.36 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 62.13 £
(77.38 $)
84.31 £
(105.00 $)
     +35.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 £
(8.10 $)
8.03 £
(10.00 $)
     +23.52 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £
(7.47 $)
5.94 £
(7.40 $)
     -0.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(6.23 $)
7.23 £
(9.00 $)
     +44.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.24 £
(4.03 $)
4.02 £
(5.01 $)
     +24.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 £
(2.19 $)
1.96 £
(2.44 $)
     +11.45 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 £
(1.64 $)
1.78 £
(2.21 $)
     +34.93 %
Markets
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.04 £
(5.03 $)
3.51 £
(4.37 $)
     -13.27 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.14 £
(1.42 $)
2.82 £
(3.52 $)
     +147.63 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.88 £
(1.09 $)
2.67 £
(3.32 $)
     +203.79 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.38 £
(2.97 $)
2.90 £
(3.62 $)
     +21.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.98 £
(3.71 $)
6.16 £
(7.67 $)
     +106.82 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.65 £
(3.30 $)
5.00 £
(6.23 $)
     +88.60 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.90 £
(6.10 $)
7.50 £
(9.34 $)
     +53.06 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.21 $)
1.98 £
(2.47 $)
     +104.39 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 £
(0.78 $)
1.00 £
(1.25 $)
     +59.93 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.85 £
(1.05 $)
1.80 £
(2.24 $)
     +112.62 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.98 £
(1.23 $)
2.13 £
(2.66 $)
     +116.91 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.62 $)
1.72 £
(2.15 $)
     +243.77 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.65 $)
1.45 £
(1.81 $)
     +176.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(1.00 $)
2.07 £
(2.58 $)
     +157.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.28 £
(1.59 $)
1.89 £
(2.36 $)
     +48.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.96 $)
12.04 £
(15.00 $)
     +50.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.16 £
(2.70 $)
3.07 £
(3.82 $)
     +41.68 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 £
(3.09 $)
3.07 £
(3.82 $)
     +23.52 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(16.19 $)
12.04 £
(15.00 $)
     -7.36 %
Transportation
London Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £
(3.24 $)
2.21 £
(2.75 $)
     -15.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 159.50 £
(198.65 $)
103.98 £
(129.50 $)
     -34.81 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.90 £
(6.10 $)
3.13 £
(3.90 $)
     -36.09 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.41 $)
2.41 £
(3.00 $)
     -11.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(35.87 $)
24.09 £
(30.00 $)
     -16.36 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.04 £
(7.52 $)
3.39 £
(4.23 $)
     -43.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,300.00 £
(29,019.44 $)
20,875.66 £
(26,000.00 $)
     -10.40 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,483.40 £
(31,738.80 $)
19,665.20 £
(24,492.41 $)
     -22.83 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 243.52 £
(303.29 $)
133.55 £
(166.34 $)
     -45.16 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.16 $)
0.09 £
(0.11 $)
     -30.93 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.00 £
(37.36 $)
51.34 £
(63.94 $)
     +71.13 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.55 £
(54.24 $)
85.48 £
(106.47 $)
     +96.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.70 £
(14.57 $)
32.52 £
(40.50 $)
     +178.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 £
(17.44 $)
14.45 £
(18.00 $)
     +3.23 %
Childcare
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,564.15 £
(1,948.10 $)
1,789.72 £
(2,229.05 $)
     +14.42 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,181.25 £
(23,889.66 $)
31,313.49 £
(39,000.00 $)
     +63.25 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.76 £
(83.15 $)
50.02 £
(62.30 $)
     -25.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.72 £
(42.00 $)
49.99 £
(62.27 $)
     +48.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.02 £
(97.17 $)
73.58 £
(91.64 $)
     -5.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.59 £
(119.06 $)
124.40 £
(154.94 $)
     +30.13 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,771.22 £
(2,206.00 $)
2,692.96 £
(3,354.00 $)
     +52.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,293.96 £
(1,611.59 $)
1,771.40 £
(2,206.22 $)
     +36.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,294.74 £
(4,103.49 $)
5,499.93 £
(6,850.00 $)
     +66.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,157.41 £
(2,686.99 $)
3,212.75 £
(4,001.38 $)
     +48.92 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,239.18 £
(1,543.36 $)
1,105.96 £
(1,377.44 $)
     -10.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 587.74 £
(732.01 $)
654.84 £
(815.58 $)
     +11.42 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,935.24 £
(3,655.75 $)
5,192.36 £
(6,466.93 $)
     +76.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.55 4.48      +75.58 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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