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Cost of Living Comparison Between Manchester and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 19.30% higher than in Manchester
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 51.05% higher than in Manchester
Rent Prices in London are 132.46% higher than in Manchester
Restaurant Prices in London are 5.81% higher than in Manchester
Groceries Prices in London are 14.71% higher than in Manchester
Local Purchasing Power in London is 7.17% lower than in Manchester
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 £ 15.00 £      +15.38 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 54.00 £ 50.00 £      -7.41 %
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 (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 4.25 £      +6.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.70 £ 2.73 £      +1.19 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.20 £ 1.22 £      +2.07 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.93 £ 0.95 £      +2.33 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.40 £ 3.44 £      +1.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 £ 1.00 £      +9.91 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.81 £      +42.65 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.78 £ 2.20 £      +23.02 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.31 £ 3.13 £      +35.62 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.69 £ 3.20 £      +19.08 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.26 £ 3.97 £      +21.69 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.78 £ 0.97 £      +23.94 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.46 £      -8.45 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.69 £ 0.95 £      +37.13 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.78 £ 0.99 £      +27.07 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.60 £ 0.53 £      -12.92 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.64 £ 0.53 £      -17.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.74 £ 0.78 £      +6.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.19 £ 0.95 £      -20.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 8.00 £      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 £ 1.69 £      -7.61 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.32 £ 2.15 £      -7.43 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 £ 11.00 £      +10.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 £ 2.50 £      -16.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.22 £ 134.00 £      +105.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.10 £ 4.00 £      +90.48 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.36 £ 8.00 £      +239.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £ 40.00 £      +100.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.60 £ 4.74 £      +3.09 %
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) 19,122.27 £ 21,058.56 £      +10.13 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 151.24 £ 146.11 £      -3.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 £ 0.10 £      -28.03 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.48 £ 31.30 £      +13.90 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.97 £ 47.27 £      +75.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.23 £ 10.74 £      +16.37 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.75 £ 12.50 £      +42.86 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 787.61 £ 1,255.29 £      +59.38 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,800.00 £ 16,309.52 £      +18.18 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.79 £ 62.61 £      +4.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.71 £ 31.22 £      +12.68 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 57.04 £ 68.06 £      +19.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 64.33 £ 82.16 £      +27.72 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 732.73 £ 1,653.47 £      +125.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 534.33 £ 1,194.29 £      +123.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,319.57 £ 3,083.14 £      +133.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 831.48 £ 2,025.67 £      +143.62 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 225.18 £ 1,245.62 £      +453.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 219.64 £ 734.49 £      +234.41 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,773.99 £ 2,487.52 £      +40.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.32 3.22      -3.01 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
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Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: GBP