Cost of Living Comparison Between London and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 25.5% higher than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 32.3% higher than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 41.0% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 28.7% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 54.3% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 18.0% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 £
(22.73 $)
23.76 £
(30.00 $)
     +32.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(101.02 $)
102.95 £
(130.00 $)
     +28.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(10.10 $)
9.50 £
(12.00 $)
     +18.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.45 £
(8.14 $)
6.34 £
(8.00 $)
     -1.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(6.31 $)
7.92 £
(10.00 $)
     +58.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.59 £
(4.53 $)
4.62 £
(5.83 $)
     +28.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 £
(2.48 $)
2.35 £
(2.96 $)
     +19.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 £
(1.96 $)
1.80 £
(2.27 $)
     +15.8 %
Markets
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.95 £
(6.25 $)
4.35 £
(5.49 $)
     -12.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 £
(1.72 $)
3.41 £
(4.30 $)
     +150.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.14 $)
2.57 £
(3.25 $)
     +184.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.31 £
(4.18 $)
4.47 £
(5.64 $)
     +35.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.42 £
(4.33 $)
6.06 £
(7.65 $)
     +77.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.48 £
(4.40 $)
5.72 £
(7.22 $)
     +64.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.56 £
(7.02 $)
7.16 £
(9.04 $)
     +28.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 £
(1.40 $)
2.48 £
(3.13 $)
     +123.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 £
(0.70 $)
0.72 £
(0.91 $)
     +30.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.17 £
(1.48 $)
2.11 £
(2.67 $)
     +80.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.51 £
(1.91 $)
2.23 £
(2.82 $)
     +47.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.70 $)
1.46 £
(1.85 $)
     +165.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.69 $)
1.38 £
(1.74 $)
     +151.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £
(1.20 $)
2.28 £
(2.88 $)
     +139.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.28 £
(1.62 $)
1.94 £
(2.45 $)
     +51.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £
(11.37 $)
15.84 £
(20.00 $)
     +76.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 £
(2.58 $)
1.90 £
(2.39 $)
     -7.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 £
(3.07 $)
3.03 £
(3.83 $)
     +24.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(18.94 $)
13.46 £
(17.00 $)
     -10.3 %
Transportation
London Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.54 $)
2.30 £
(2.90 $)
     -18.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(252.56 $)
104.53 £
(132.00 $)
     -47.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(5.05 $)
3.96 £
(5.00 $)
     -1.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(3.96 $)
2.57 £
(3.25 $)
     -17.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(37.88 $)
23.76 £
(30.00 $)
     -20.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.71 £
(7.21 $)
3.11 £
(3.92 $)
     -45.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,280.00 £
(33,186.09 $)
22,173.14 £
(28,000.00 $)
     -15.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,251.33 £
(33,149.89 $)
20,499.61 £
(25,886.68 $)
     -21.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 280.60 £
(354.34 $)
131.08 £
(165.53 $)
     -53.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 14.79 £
(18.68 $)
50.29 £
(63.50 $)
     +240.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.76 £
(40.11 $)
55.84 £
(70.52 $)
     +75.8 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.33 £
(59.76 $)
90.57 £
(114.37 $)
     +91.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.53 £
(17.08 $)
52.13 £
(65.83 $)
     +285.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(18.94 $)
15.84 £
(20.00 $)
     +5.6 %
Childcare
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,829.08 £
(2,309.75 $)
2,421.58 £
(3,057.95 $)
     +32.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(25,324.93 $)
50,087.55 £
(63,250.00 $)
     +149.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.14 £
(106.25 $)
54.63 £
(68.98 $)
     -35.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.31 £
(50.90 $)
35.33 £
(44.61 $)
     -12.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.22 £
(111.40 $)
76.92 £
(97.14 $)
     -12.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.00 £
(122.49 $)
130.06 £
(164.24 $)
     +34.1 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,204.17 £
(2,783.40 $)
3,263.25 £
(4,120.79 $)
     +48.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,623.50 £
(2,050.14 $)
2,120.20 £
(2,677.36 $)
     +30.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,165.38 £
(5,260.00 $)
6,441.55 £
(8,134.32 $)
     +54.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,759.76 £
(3,484.99 $)
3,336.74 £
(4,213.60 $)
     +20.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,261.22 £
(1,592.65 $)
1,243.92 £
(1,570.81 $)
     -1.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 689.88 £
(871.18 $)
922.30 £
(1,164.67 $)
     +33.7 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,219.96 £
(4,066.13 $)
5,030.19 £
(6,352.07 $)
     +56.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.60 6.66      +19.0 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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