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Cost of Living Comparison Between Manchester and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 20.00% higher than in Manchester
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 54.02% higher than in Manchester
Rent Prices in London are 138.90% higher than in Manchester
Restaurant Prices in London are 13.14% higher than in Manchester
Groceries Prices in London are 12.69% higher than in Manchester
Local Purchasing Power in London is 27.29% 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 £ 50.00 £      0.00 %
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) 3.80 £ 4.50 £      +18.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.67 £ 2.75 £      +2.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.18 £ 1.33 £      +12.01 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.04 £ 1.01 £      -3.79 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.50 £ 3.55 £      +1.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.97 £      +7.30 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.65 £      +14.03 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.97 £ 2.08 £      +5.58 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.63 £ 2.97 £      +12.69 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.63 £ 2.83 £      +7.96 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.89 £ 4.08 £      +41.31 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 £ 0.92 £      +10.77 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.53 £      -5.55 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.63 £ 0.92 £      +47.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.73 £ 1.08 £      +47.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 £ 0.53 £      -7.60 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.65 £ 0.47 £      -27.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.74 £ 0.82 £      +11.13 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.17 £ 0.91 £      -22.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £ 8.00 £      +6.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.76 £ 1.55 £      -11.93 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 £ 2.11 £      -11.20 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 £ 11.00 £      +10.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 2.50 £      -10.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.22 £ 150.00 £      +130.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 £ 5.00 £      +100.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 £ 4.83 £      +100.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £ 40.00 £      +100.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.74 £ 4.90 £      +3.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,230.00 £ 19,225.00 £      +5.46 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,177.73 £ 20,878.08 £      +8.87 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 156.11 £ 157.42 £      +0.84 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 £ 0.11 £      -27.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.13 £ 32.12 £      +14.16 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.58 £ 45.46 £      +77.76 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.40 £ 10.53 £      +1.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 £ 12.50 £      +56.25 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 795.82 £ 1,294.27 £      +62.63 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,800.00 £ 16,862.89 £      +22.19 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.67 £ 65.38 £      +6.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.46 £ 30.84 £      +12.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 58.62 £ 68.51 £      +16.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61.69 £ 78.92 £      +27.92 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 734.17 £ 1,749.23 £      +138.26 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 541.38 £ 1,231.87 £      +127.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,331.25 £ 3,312.13 £      +148.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 862.50 £ 1,995.05 £      +131.31 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 309.59 £ 1,227.86 £      +296.60 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 234.68 £ 666.32 £      +183.93 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,760.51 £ 1,971.67 £      +11.99 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.42 3.16      -7.72 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:230755
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP