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Cost of Living Comparison Between Manchester and Birmingham Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Birmingham are 7.61% lower than in Manchester
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Birmingham are 7.54% lower than in Manchester
Rent Prices in Birmingham are 7.37% lower than in Manchester
Restaurant Prices in Birmingham are 8.52% lower than in Manchester
Groceries Prices in Birmingham are 9.73% lower than in Manchester
Local Purchasing Power in Birmingham is 15.86% higher than in Manchester
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £ 12.00 £      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 40.00 £      -20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 £ 5.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 £ 3.50 £      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 3.35 £      -16.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.62 £ 2.31 £      -11.87 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.22 £ 1.24 £      +1.76 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.92 £ 1.14 £      +23.55 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.31 £ 3.60 £      +8.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.83 £ 0.84 £      +1.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.60 £      +13.69 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.83 £ 1.60 £      -12.73 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.75 £ 2.38 £      -13.18 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.01 £ 2.20 £      -26.91 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.58 £ 3.11 £      -13.22 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.75 £ 0.85 £      +12.85 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 £ 0.44 £      -4.94 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.75 £ 0.66 £      -12.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.79 £ 0.71 £      -10.22 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.68 £ 0.44 £      -36.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.41 £      -15.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.65 £ 0.67 £      +2.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.16 £ 1.06 £      -8.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £ 6.62 £      -11.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.36 £ 1.43 £      +5.20 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.71 £ 1.53 £      -10.66 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.50 £ 9.25 £      -2.63 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 2.40 £      -4.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 56.00 £ 60.00 £      +7.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.55 £ 3.45 £      +35.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 £ 3.41 £      +4.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £ 30.00 £      +50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.40 £ 4.39 £      -0.07 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 £ 16,000.00 £      -15.79 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,513.12 £ 15,500.00 £      -11.49 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.99 £ 140.31 £      -5.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 £ 0.10 £      -24.22 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.70 £ 21.56 £      -5.01 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.77 £ 23.00 £      -10.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.41 £ 7.80 £      -7.26 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 £ 8.00 £      -11.11 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,088.33 £ 833.33 £      -23.43 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,000.00 £ 13,000.00 £      0.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.89 £ 55.20 £      -2.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.83 £ 30.19 £      -5.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 57.61 £ 56.79 £      -1.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 64.96 £ 56.00 £      -13.79 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 734.69 £ 660.94 £      -10.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 506.88 £ 455.29 £      -10.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,229.35 £ 1,152.78 £      -6.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 813.75 £ 773.67 £      -4.93 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 213.71 £ 248.51 £      +16.29 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 220.49 £ 167.22 £      -24.16 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,523.23 £ 1,631.62 £      +7.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 3.02 3.54      +17.26 %
Last update: November 2017November 2017
Contributors:206139
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP