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Cost of Living Comparison Between Manchester and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 24.67% higher than in Manchester
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 56.61% higher than in Manchester
Rent Prices in London are 133.50% higher than in Manchester
Restaurant Prices in London are 20.57% higher than in Manchester
Groceries Prices in London are 12.69% higher than in Manchester
Local Purchasing Power in London is 14.73% lower than in Manchester
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £ 15.00 £      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 55.00 £      +10.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 £ 6.00 £      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £ 5.00 £      +25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 4.50 £      +12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.68 £ 2.79 £      +3.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 £ 1.48 £      +28.46 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.03 £ 1.10 £      +6.51 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.42 £ 3.63 £      +6.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.95 £ 1.01 £      +6.63 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.57 £      +8.31 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.15 £ 2.02 £      -5.94 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.59 £ 3.05 £      +17.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.34 £ 2.68 £      +14.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.91 £ 3.72 £      +27.70 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.86 £ 0.84 £      -2.03 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.49 £      -9.71 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.69 £ 0.92 £      +34.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.68 £ 1.07 £      +57.00 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.51 £      +5.19 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 £ 0.47 £      -22.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.79 £ 0.75 £      -4.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.15 £ 0.86 £      -25.25 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 8.00 £      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.09 £ 1.72 £      -17.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 £ 1.87 £      -29.19 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 £ 11.00 £      +4.76 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 £ 2.50 £      -16.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 67.39 £ 150.00 £      +122.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 5.00 £      +66.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 £ 4.91 £      +103.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 £ 50.00 £      +100.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.84 £ 4.88 £      +0.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,230.00 £ 20,000.00 £      +9.71 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,550.56 £ 21,461.96 £      +9.78 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 144.22 £ 166.40 £      +15.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £ 0.12 £      +21.94 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.58 £ 31.21 £      +5.53 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.50 £ 38.44 £      +45.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.14 £ 11.74 £      +15.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.75 £ 12.00 £      +54.84 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 728.09 £ 1,329.73 £      +82.63 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,800.00 £ 18,034.70 £      +30.69 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.50 £ 67.93 £      +20.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.41 £ 32.35 £      +13.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 60.61 £ 68.92 £      +13.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 55.22 £ 77.39 £      +40.15 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 780.19 £ 1,684.16 £      +115.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 562.41 £ 1,187.74 £      +111.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,346.55 £ 3,197.83 £      +137.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 880.00 £ 2,012.31 £      +128.67 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 309.19 £ 1,222.80 £      +295.48 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 241.70 £ 680.65 £      +181.61 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,719.71 £ 2,296.52 £      +33.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.43 3.16      -7.87 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:254718
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: GBP