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Cost of Living Comparison Between Manchester and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 15.23% higher than in Manchester
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 48.62% higher than in Manchester
Rent Prices in London are 135.25% higher than in Manchester
Restaurant Prices in London are 1.43% lower than in Manchester
Groceries Prices in London are 13.93% higher than in Manchester
Local Purchasing Power in London is 3.39% higher than in Manchester
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 15.00 £      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £ 50.00 £      -9.09 %
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) 2.76 £ 2.73 £      -1.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.16 £ 1.27 £      +9.33 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.98 £ 0.98 £      -0.21 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.42 £ 3.44 £      +0.59 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.99 £      +9.83 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.58 £ 0.79 £      +35.32 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.83 £ 2.15 £      +17.87 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.33 £ 3.07 £      +31.84 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.64 £ 3.06 £      +15.88 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.11 £ 4.05 £      +30.20 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.77 £ 0.97 £      +26.82 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.48 £      -4.85 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.69 £ 0.92 £      +33.05 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.80 £ 0.99 £      +23.44 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.60 £ 0.53 £      -13.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 £ 0.52 £      -21.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.74 £ 0.76 £      +3.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.23 £ 1.00 £      -18.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.25 £ 8.00 £      +10.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.55 £ 1.55 £      -0.10 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 £ 2.11 £      -1.72 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 £ 11.00 £      +10.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 £ 2.42 £      -19.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 63.04 £ 137.00 £      +117.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £ 4.00 £      +81.82 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 £ 4.25 £      +76.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £ 40.00 £      +100.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.65 £ 4.85 £      +4.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,230.00 £ 19,920.00 £      +9.27 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,815.50 £ 20,846.00 £      +10.79 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 146.36 £ 146.61 £      +0.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 £ 0.11 £      -23.86 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.54 £ 32.19 £      +16.90 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.83 £ 45.91 £      +77.75 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 £ 11.14 £      +11.39 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 £ 13.00 £      +44.44 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 787.61 £ 1,288.98 £      +63.66 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,800.00 £ 16,418.95 £      +18.98 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.00 £ 63.52 £      +7.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.80 £ 31.13 £      +11.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 57.74 £ 68.33 £      +18.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 63.16 £ 79.24 £      +25.46 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 739.52 £ 1,700.46 £      +129.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 534.84 £ 1,209.95 £      +126.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,306.00 £ 3,148.61 £      +141.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 837.93 £ 2,043.78 £      +143.91 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 248.12 £ 1,244.67 £      +401.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 226.40 £ 724.76 £      +220.12 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,682.16 £ 2,584.91 £      +53.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.44 3.22      -6.41 %
Last update: November 2018November 2018
Contributors:226696
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP