Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Utrecht 

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Cost of Living in Utrecht is 20.9% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Utrecht is 34.9% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Utrecht are 52.6% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Utrecht are 22.5% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Utrecht are 12.8% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Utrecht is 16.7% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Utrecht Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(23.67 €)
14.79 £
(17.50 €)
     -26.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(94.68 €)
59.15 £
(70.00 €)
     -26.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(9.47 €)
8.45 £
(10.00 €)
     +5.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(7.69 €)
5.07 £
(6.00 €)
     -22.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 £
(6.51 €)
4.22 £
(5.00 €)
     -23.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 £
(4.31 €)
2.89 £
(3.42 €)
     -20.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 £
(2.34 €)
2.27 £
(2.68 €)
     +14.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 £
(1.80 €)
1.62 £
(1.92 €)
     +6.7 %
Markets
London Edit Utrecht Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.00 £
(5.91 €)
3.54 £
(4.19 €)
     -29.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.45 £
(1.72 €)
1.18 £
(1.39 €)
     -18.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.11 €)
0.98 £
(1.16 €)
     +4.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.16 £
(3.74 €)
3.58 £
(4.24 €)
     +13.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.40 £
(4.02 €)
4.96 £
(5.86 €)
     +45.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.44 £
(4.07 €)
5.35 £
(6.33 €)
     +55.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.67 £
(6.71 €)
5.44 £
(6.44 €)
     -4.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.19 £
(1.40 €)
0.67 £
(0.79 €)
     -43.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 £
(0.74 €)
0.83 £
(0.98 €)
     +32.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.20 £
(1.42 €)
0.64 £
(0.76 €)
     -46.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.54 £
(1.82 €)
1.10 £
(1.30 €)
     -28.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.59 £
(0.70 €)
0.64 £
(0.75 €)
     +7.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.66 €)
0.59 £
(0.70 €)
     +6.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.01 £
(1.20 €)
0.89 £
(1.05 €)
     -12.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.31 £
(1.55 €)
0.65 £
(0.77 €)
     -50.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.75 £
(11.54 €)
5.06 £
(5.99 €)
     -48.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 £
(2.42 €)
0.98 £
(1.16 €)
     -52.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 £
(2.91 €)
1.86 £
(2.20 €)
     -24.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(17.75 €)
7.35 £
(8.70 €)
     -51.0 %
Transportation
London Edit Utrecht Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.31 €)
2.37 £
(2.80 €)
     -15.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(236.69 €)
50.70 £
(60.00 €)
     -74.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 £
(5.33 €)
3.38 £
(4.00 €)
     -24.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(3.71 €)
3.26 £
(3.86 €)
     +4.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(35.50 €)
19.77 £
(23.40 €)
     -34.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.75 £
(6.80 €)
6.14 £
(7.27 €)
     +6.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,035.00 £
(33,178.26 €)
28,729.36 £
(34,000.00 €)
     +2.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,862.14 £
(31,790.23 €)
29,003.98 £
(34,325.00 €)
     +8.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Utrecht Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 293.89 £
(347.81 €)
219.97 £
(260.33 €)
     -25.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.31 £
(18.12 €)
18.90 £
(22.37 €)
     +23.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.49 £
(36.08 €)
32.97 £
(39.02 €)
     +8.1 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Utrecht Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.68 £
(54.06 €)
27.04 £
(32.00 €)
     -40.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.51 £
(17.17 €)
13.28 £
(15.71 €)
     -8.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(17.75 €)
10.56 £
(12.50 €)
     -29.6 %
Childcare
London Edit Utrecht Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,853.11 £
(2,193.08 €)
1,736.28 £
(2,054.81 €)
     -6.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,143.18 £
(23,838.62 €)
8,114.63 £
(9,603.33 €)
     -59.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Utrecht Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.97 £
(98.19 €)
65.58 £
(77.61 €)
     -21.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.31 £
(47.70 €)
24.50 £
(29.00 €)
     -39.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.95 £
(106.45 €)
62.04 £
(73.42 €)
     -31.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.73 £
(120.39 €)
69.92 £
(82.75 €)
     -31.3 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Utrecht Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,147.22 £
(2,541.15 €)
1,126.64 £
(1,333.33 €)
     -47.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,600.08 £
(1,893.63 €)
919.95 £
(1,088.72 €)
     -42.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,401.25 £
(5,208.70 €)
1,778.22 £
(2,104.44 €)
     -59.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,858.75 £
(3,383.21 €)
1,388.75 £
(1,643.53 €)
     -51.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Utrecht Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,257.91 £
(1,488.68 €)
401.89 £
(475.62 €)
     -68.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 739.22 £
(874.84 €)
297.02 £
(351.51 €)
     -59.8 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Utrecht Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,692.77 £
(4,370.24 €)
2,805.33 £
(3,319.99 €)
     -24.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.50 4.40      -20.0 %
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