Cost of Living Comparison Between London and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 29.9% higher than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 38.8% higher than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 49.9% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 25.6% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 79.9% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 10.7% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(18.48 $)
20.29 £
(25.00 $)
     +35.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 £
(86.26 $)
81.15 £
(100.00 $)
     +15.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(8.63 $)
8.16 £
(10.05 $)
     +16.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £
(7.39 $)
6.49 £
(8.00 $)
     +8.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(6.16 $)
8.12 £
(10.00 $)
     +62.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.39 £
(4.18 $)
4.23 £
(5.21 $)
     +24.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 £
(2.19 $)
2.23 £
(2.75 $)
     +25.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 £
(1.69 $)
1.77 £
(2.18 $)
     +29.0 %
Markets
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.35 £
(5.36 $)
3.86 £
(4.75 $)
     -11.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.99 £
(1.22 $)
3.14 £
(3.87 $)
     +215.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.82 £
(1.02 $)
3.04 £
(3.75 $)
     +269.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.57 £
(3.17 $)
3.75 £
(4.62 $)
     +46.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.94 £
(3.62 $)
6.23 £
(7.67 $)
     +112.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.07 £
(3.79 $)
6.34 £
(7.81 $)
     +106.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.69 £
(5.78 $)
7.81 £
(9.63 $)
     +66.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.17 $)
2.11 £
(2.59 $)
     +121.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.58 £
(0.72 $)
0.88 £
(1.09 $)
     +51.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.89 £
(1.10 $)
1.90 £
(2.34 $)
     +113.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.12 £
(1.38 $)
2.26 £
(2.79 $)
     +101.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.60 $)
1.53 £
(1.88 $)
     +211.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.64 $)
1.39 £
(1.72 $)
     +168.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.87 £
(1.07 $)
2.26 £
(2.79 $)
     +161.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.15 £
(1.41 $)
2.01 £
(2.48 $)
     +75.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £
(11.09 $)
14.61 £
(18.00 $)
     +62.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.01 £
(2.48 $)
2.58 £
(3.18 $)
     +27.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.39 £
(2.94 $)
3.17 £
(3.91 $)
     +33.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(16.02 $)
12.17 £
(15.00 $)
     -6.4 %
Transportation
London Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £
(3.20 $)
2.23 £
(2.75 $)
     -14.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 151.50 £
(186.69 $)
104.69 £
(129.00 $)
     -30.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.93 $)
3.65 £
(4.50 $)
     -8.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.37 $)
2.43 £
(3.00 $)
     -11.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(35.49 $)
24.35 £
(30.00 $)
     -15.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.73 £
(8.29 $)
3.30 £
(4.07 $)
     -50.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 £
(30,806.31 $)
21,099.57 £
(26,000.00 $)
     -15.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,485.25 £
(30,172.01 $)
19,428.11 £
(23,940.34 $)
     -20.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 268.37 £
(330.70 $)
144.89 £
(178.54 $)
     -46.0 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.14 $)
0.08 £
(0.10 $)
     -28.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.37 £
(36.19 $)
55.88 £
(68.86 $)
     +90.3 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.62 £
(53.75 $)
79.60 £
(98.09 $)
     +82.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.46 £
(14.13 $)
30.84 £
(38.00 $)
     +169.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(14.79 $)
14.61 £
(18.00 $)
     +21.7 %
Childcare
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,527.33 £
(1,882.06 $)
1,837.81 £
(2,264.64 $)
     +20.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,027.27 £
(22,214.15 $)
32,122.75 £
(39,583.33 $)
     +78.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.58 £
(93.14 $)
52.26 £
(64.40 $)
     -30.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.10 £
(42.02 $)
46.49 £
(57.29 $)
     +36.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.10 £
(93.77 $)
77.23 £
(95.17 $)
     +1.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 94.14 £
(116.00 $)
122.20 £
(150.58 $)
     +29.8 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,009.71 £
(2,476.47 $)
3,101.58 £
(3,821.93 $)
     +54.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,431.64 £
(1,764.14 $)
1,915.70 £
(2,360.62 $)
     +33.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,535.51 £
(4,356.64 $)
5,759.32 £
(7,096.94 $)
     +62.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,434.53 £
(2,999.96 $)
3,323.40 £
(4,095.26 $)
     +36.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,117.17 £
(1,376.63 $)
1,076.44 £
(1,326.45 $)
     -3.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 682.83 £
(841.41 $)
699.28 £
(861.69 $)
     +2.4 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,071.68 £
(3,785.09 $)
4,719.83 £
(5,816.02 $)
     +53.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.49 5.66      +62.1 %
Last update: January 2023January 2023
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