Cost of Living Comparison Between London and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 13.46% higher than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 21.79% higher than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 32.79% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 8.67% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 55.00% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 26.06% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.89 $
(15.00 £)
20.00 $
(14.36 £)
     -4.25 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 83.55 $
(60.00 £)
100.00 $
(71.81 £)
     +19.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.35 $
(6.00 £)
9.00 $
(6.46 £)
     +7.72 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.96 $
(5.00 £)
7.35 $
(5.28 £)
     +5.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.96 $
(5.00 £)
9.00 $
(6.46 £)
     +29.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 $
(2.93 £)
4.88 $
(3.51 £)
     +19.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 $
(1.54 £)
2.12 $
(1.52 £)
     -0.73 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.62 $
(1.16 £)
1.71 $
(1.23 £)
     +5.94 %
Markets
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.95 $
(3.55 £)
4.61 $
(3.31 £)
     -6.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.28 $
(0.92 £)
3.50 $
(2.52 £)
     +173.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 $
(0.65 £)
2.57 $
(1.85 £)
     +185.07 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.04 $
(2.18 £)
3.25 $
(2.33 £)
     +6.84 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.26 $
(3.06 £)
6.74 $
(4.84 £)
     +58.02 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.77 $
(2.71 £)
6.35 $
(4.56 £)
     +68.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.10 $
(4.38 £)
7.70 $
(5.53 £)
     +26.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.31 $
(0.94 £)
2.83 $
(2.04 £)
     +116.08 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(0.51 £)
1.28 $
(0.92 £)
     +80.63 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.17 $
(0.84 £)
2.44 $
(1.75 £)
     +108.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.58 $
(1.13 £)
2.68 $
(1.92 £)
     +69.65 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.76 $
(0.55 £)
1.90 $
(1.36 £)
     +149.49 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.71 $
(0.51 £)
1.83 $
(1.31 £)
     +156.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.11 $
(0.80 £)
2.24 $
(1.61 £)
     +101.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.26 $
(0.90 £)
2.11 $
(1.51 £)
     +67.27 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.14 $
(8.00 £)
15.00 $
(10.77 £)
     +34.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.56 $
(1.84 £)
3.06 $
(2.20 £)
     +19.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 $
(2.05 £)
3.10 $
(2.23 £)
     +8.84 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.71 $
(12.00 £)
15.00 $
(10.77 £)
     -10.23 %
Transportation
London Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.90 $
(2.80 £)
2.75 $
(1.97 £)
     -29.47 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 208.87 $
(150.00 £)
127.00 $
(91.20 £)
     -39.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.62 $
(2.60 £)
3.50 $
(2.51 £)
     -3.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.81 $
(2.74 £)
3.00 $
(2.15 £)
     -21.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.10 $
(28.80 £)
35.00 $
(25.13 £)
     -12.73 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.39 $
(4.59 £)
2.61 $
(1.88 £)
     -59.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,260.74 $
(23,167.50 £)
22,000.00 $
(15,798.93 £)
     -31.81 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,663.04 $
(22,738.27 £)
21,305.99 $
(15,300.53 £)
     -32.71 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 258.35 $
(185.53 £)
153.23 $
(110.04 £)
     -40.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $
(0.12 £)
0.11 $
(0.08 £)
     -35.87 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.89 $
(31.52 £)
65.44 $
(46.99 £)
     +49.09 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.82 $
(44.40 £)
89.24 $
(64.08 £)
     +44.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.93 $
(10.72 £)
35.18 $
(25.26 £)
     +135.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.08 $
(13.70 £)
16.00 $
(11.49 £)
     -16.13 %
Childcare
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,012.88 $
(1,445.52 £)
2,706.50 $
(1,943.63 £)
     +34.46 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,276.77 $
(18,152.08 £)
38,105.26 $
(27,364.65 £)
     +50.75 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 90.90 $
(65.28 £)
60.77 $
(43.64 £)
     -33.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.89 $
(32.95 £)
40.91 $
(29.38 £)
     -10.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.27 $
(70.57 £)
90.17 $
(64.75 £)
     -8.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.38 $
(91.47 £)
128.36 $
(92.18 £)
     +0.77 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,345.06 $
(1,684.06 £)
3,130.16 $
(2,247.87 £)
     +33.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,732.07 $
(1,243.86 £)
2,002.54 $
(1,438.09 £)
     +15.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,377.67 $
(3,143.75 £)
6,472.11 $
(4,647.83 £)
     +47.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,868.50 $
(2,059.97 £)
3,431.25 $
(2,464.09 £)
     +19.62 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,431.45 $
(1,027.97 £)
1,478.47 $
(1,061.73 £)
     +3.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 731.37 $
(525.22 £)
753.57 $
(541.17 £)
     +3.04 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,988.58 $
(2,864.33 £)
6,123.48 $
(4,397.47 £)
     +53.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.69 3.70      +37.76 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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