Cost of Living Comparison Between London and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 15.25% higher than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 21.94% higher than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 30.69% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 9.16% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 56.50% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 24.51% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(20.75 $)
14.46 £
(20.00 $)
     -3.63 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(83.01 $)
72.28 £
(100.00 $)
     +20.46 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(8.30 $)
6.51 £
(9.00 $)
     +8.42 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(6.92 $)
5.06 £
(7.00 $)
     +1.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(6.92 $)
6.51 £
(9.00 $)
     +30.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.94 £
(4.07 $)
3.58 £
(4.96 $)
     +21.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.55 £
(2.15 $)
1.48 £
(2.05 $)
     -4.71 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.18 £
(1.64 $)
1.24 £
(1.72 $)
     +4.83 %
Markets
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.55 £
(4.91 $)
3.28 £
(4.54 $)
     -7.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.27 $)
2.60 £
(3.60 $)
     +183.35 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.68 £
(0.94 $)
1.85 £
(2.56 $)
     +172.73 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.19 £
(3.03 $)
2.34 £
(3.24 $)
     +6.63 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.01 £
(4.16 $)
4.69 £
(6.49 $)
     +55.82 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.74 £
(3.80 $)
4.48 £
(6.20 $)
     +63.46 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.45 £
(6.16 $)
5.66 £
(7.82 $)
     +26.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.35 $)
2.04 £
(2.82 $)
     +109.38 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.68 $)
0.93 £
(1.29 $)
     +88.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.85 £
(1.18 $)
1.87 £
(2.58 $)
     +119.08 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 £
(1.61 $)
2.00 £
(2.76 $)
     +71.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.76 $)
1.46 £
(2.02 $)
     +164.93 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.73 $)
1.38 £
(1.91 $)
     +161.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(1.11 $)
1.67 £
(2.31 $)
     +108.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 £
(1.23 $)
1.58 £
(2.19 $)
     +77.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(11.07 $)
10.84 £
(15.00 $)
     +35.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 £
(2.52 $)
2.29 £
(3.16 $)
     +25.68 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 £
(2.72 $)
2.24 £
(3.10 $)
     +13.91 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(16.60 $)
10.84 £
(15.00 $)
     -9.65 %
Transportation
London Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.77 £
(3.84 $)
1.99 £
(2.75 $)
     -28.37 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 151.09 £
(209.03 $)
91.79 £
(127.00 $)
     -39.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £
(3.60 $)
2.53 £
(3.50 $)
     -2.70 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.79 $)
2.17 £
(3.00 $)
     -20.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(39.85 $)
23.49 £
(32.50 $)
     -18.44 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.56 £
(6.31 $)
1.91 £
(2.64 $)
     -58.18 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,167.50 £
(32,052.97 $)
16,624.12 £
(23,000.00 $)
     -28.24 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,738.27 £
(31,459.12 $)
15,515.80 £
(21,466.60 $)
     -31.76 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 175.03 £
(242.16 $)
117.09 £
(162.00 $)
     -33.10 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.17 $)
0.08 £
(0.11 $)
     -35.46 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.06 £
(44.36 $)
47.31 £
(65.45 $)
     +47.55 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.26 £
(62.61 $)
64.00 £
(88.54 $)
     +41.42 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.53 £
(14.57 $)
26.20 £
(36.25 $)
     +148.72 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.70 £
(18.95 $)
11.56 £
(16.00 $)
     -15.59 %
Childcare
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,449.67 £
(2,005.66 $)
1,915.18 £
(2,649.71 $)
     +32.11 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,146.00 £
(25,105.56 $)
27,542.03 £
(38,105.26 $)
     +51.78 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.71 £
(89.53 $)
44.17 £
(61.11 $)
     -31.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.14 £
(43.09 $)
30.40 £
(42.06 $)
     -2.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.43 £
(98.83 $)
64.61 £
(89.39 $)
     -9.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.59 £
(125.34 $)
95.51 £
(132.15 $)
     +5.43 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,690.04 £
(2,338.22 $)
2,233.00 £
(3,089.42 $)
     +32.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,247.46 £
(1,725.91 $)
1,435.41 £
(1,985.93 $)
     +15.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,193.02 £
(4,417.65 $)
4,591.15 £
(6,351.99 $)
     +43.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,085.67 £
(2,885.60 $)
2,477.81 £
(3,428.12 $)
     +18.80 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,020.78 £
(1,412.29 $)
1,073.96 £
(1,485.86 $)
     +5.21 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 521.34 £
(721.28 $)
552.54 £
(764.46 $)
     +5.99 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,916.23 £
(4,034.70 $)
4,427.84 £
(6,126.05 $)
     +51.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.65 3.71      +39.96 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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