Cost of Living Comparison Between London and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 19.18% higher than in London (without rent)
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 45.06% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 15.64% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 60.77% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 19.85% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(19.96 $)
15.78 £
(21.00 $)
     +5.21 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(79.84 $)
75.15 £
(100.00 $)
     +25.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(7.98 $)
7.14 £
(9.50 $)
     +18.99 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(6.65 $)
5.34 £
(7.10 $)
     +6.71 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(6.65 $)
6.56 £
(8.73 $)
     +31.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.01 £
(4.01 $)
3.66 £
(4.87 $)
     +21.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 £
(2.03 $)
1.68 £
(2.23 $)
     +9.93 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 £
(1.53 $)
1.30 £
(1.73 $)
     +13.01 %
Markets
London[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.59 £
(4.78 $)
3.34 £
(4.44 $)
     -7.12 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.23 $)
2.57 £
(3.42 $)
     +177.65 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.67 £
(0.89 $)
2.06 £
(2.75 $)
     +208.98 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.14 £
(2.85 $)
2.55 £
(3.39 $)
     +19.15 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.11 £
(4.14 $)
5.12 £
(6.82 $)
     +64.72 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.81 £
(3.73 $)
4.81 £
(6.40 $)
     +71.26 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.24 £
(5.64 $)
5.55 £
(7.38 $)
     +30.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.29 $)
2.11 £
(2.81 $)
     +118.34 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 £
(0.73 $)
0.95 £
(1.27 $)
     +75.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.91 £
(1.21 $)
1.78 £
(2.37 $)
     +95.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 £
(1.50 $)
2.03 £
(2.71 $)
     +80.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 £
(0.72 $)
1.46 £
(1.94 $)
     +170.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.68 $)
1.32 £
(1.75 $)
     +158.35 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(1.02 $)
1.62 £
(2.15 $)
     +111.87 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 £
(1.11 $)
1.61 £
(2.14 $)
     +92.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(10.65 $)
11.27 £
(15.00 $)
     +40.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.93 £
(2.57 $)
2.47 £
(3.29 $)
     +27.97 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 £
(2.67 $)
2.33 £
(3.10 $)
     +15.87 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(15.97 $)
11.27 £
(15.00 $)
     -6.06 %
Transportation
London[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.73 $)
2.07 £
(2.75 $)
     -26.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(199.60 $)
95.44 £
(127.00 $)
     -36.37 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.99 $)
2.63 £
(3.50 $)
     -12.32 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 £
(4.28 $)
2.25 £
(3.00 $)
     -29.95 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(38.32 $)
22.55 £
(30.00 $)
     -21.72 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.76 £
(6.33 $)
2.07 £
(2.75 $)
     -56.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,317.50 £
(28,366.15 $)
16,533.26 £
(22,000.00 $)
     -22.44 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,669.38 £
(30,165.03 $)
15,936.36 £
(21,205.73 $)
     -29.70 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 172.50 £
(229.53 $)
109.34 £
(145.49 $)
     -36.62 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.17 $)
0.08 £
(0.11 $)
     -36.61 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.33 £
(41.69 $)
48.18 £
(64.11 $)
     +53.78 %
Sports And Leisure
London[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.58 £
(58.00 $)
64.85 £
(86.29 $)
     +48.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.78 £
(14.35 $)
26.40 £
(35.13 $)
     +144.83 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(17.30 $)
12.02 £
(16.00 $)
     -7.51 %
Childcare
London[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,470.00 £
(1,956.06 $)
1,863.13 £
(2,479.17 $)
     +26.74 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,145.45 £
(24,145.26 $)
29,821.36 £
(39,681.82 $)
     +64.35 %
Clothing And Shoes
London[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.25 £
(86.82 $)
42.75 £
(56.88 $)
     -34.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.54 £
(43.30 $)
31.85 £
(42.38 $)
     -2.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.47 £
(93.77 $)
68.05 £
(90.55 $)
     -3.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.72 £
(120.71 $)
106.62 £
(141.87 $)
     +17.53 %
Rent Per Month
London[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,702.47 £
(2,265.39 $)
2,566.81 £
(3,415.53 $)
     +50.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,248.84 £
(1,661.76 $)
1,520.31 £
(2,023.00 $)
     +21.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,181.71 £
(4,233.74 $)
5,127.23 £
(6,822.56 $)
     +61.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,083.78 £
(2,772.78 $)
2,705.25 £
(3,599.74 $)
     +29.82 %
Buy Apartment Price
London[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,066.09 £
(1,418.59 $)
1,123.25 £
(1,494.66 $)
     +5.36 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 561.28 £
(746.87 $)
569.73 £
(758.11 $)
     +1.51 %
Salaries And Financing
London[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,844.51 £
(3,785.05 $)
4,446.49 £
(5,916.73 $)
     +56.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.88 3.82      +32.81 %
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