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Cost of Living Comparison Between Manchester and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 23.18% higher than in Manchester
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 57.33% higher than in Manchester
Rent Prices in London are 142.08% higher than in Manchester
Restaurant Prices in London are 8.31% higher than in Manchester
Groceries Prices in London are 21.98% higher than in Manchester
Local Purchasing Power in London is 6.30% lower than in Manchester
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 £ 15.00 £      +11.11 %
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) 4.00 £ 4.50 £      +12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.72 £ 2.73 £      +0.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.20 £ 1.31 £      +9.09 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.01 £ 1.00 £      -0.83 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.47 £ 3.51 £      +1.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £ 1.00 £      +10.72 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.77 £      +36.65 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.87 £ 2.15 £      +15.24 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.33 £ 3.22 £      +37.84 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.52 £ 3.05 £      +21.09 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.80 £ 4.23 £      +51.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.78 £ 1.01 £      +30.07 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £ 0.50 £      +1.15 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.65 £ 0.97 £      +49.13 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.75 £ 1.08 £      +44.34 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.59 £ 0.56 £      -5.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 £ 0.52 £      -13.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 £ 0.81 £      +16.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.17 £ 1.00 £      -14.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £ 8.00 £      +6.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.56 £ 1.56 £      -0.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 £ 2.14 £      -1.65 %
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) 65.11 £ 140.00 £      +115.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £ 5.00 £      +127.27 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.45 £ 4.66 £      +90.04 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £ 40.00 £      +100.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.70 £ 4.91 £      +4.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,115.00 £ 19,959.50 £      +10.18 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,795.00 £ 20,953.70 £      +5.85 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.33 £ 153.34 £      +6.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 £ 0.11 £      -19.39 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.73 £ 32.36 £      +16.70 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.20 £ 45.03 £      +78.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.73 £ 11.28 £      +15.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.25 £ 13.00 £      +57.58 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 778.67 £ 1,242.17 £      +59.53 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,800.00 £ 16,345.75 £      +18.45 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.80 £ 64.11 £      +2.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.08 £ 30.35 £      +12.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 57.90 £ 68.12 £      +17.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61.88 £ 81.00 £      +30.89 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 752.34 £ 1,727.00 £      +129.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 543.12 £ 1,238.44 £      +128.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,331.48 £ 3,304.78 £      +148.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 832.81 £ 2,035.19 £      +144.38 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 334.35 £ 1,243.97 £      +272.06 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 234.68 £ 719.09 £      +206.41 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,689.93 £ 2,491.37 £      +47.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.42 3.22      -5.92 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
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Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP