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Cost of Living Comparison Between Birmingham and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 21.42% higher than in Birmingham
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 53.60% higher than in Birmingham
Rent Prices in London are 131.71% higher than in Birmingham
Restaurant Prices in London are 19.06% higher than in Birmingham
Groceries Prices in London are 8.86% higher than in Birmingham
Local Purchasing Power in London is 17.74% lower than in Birmingham
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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 46.50 £ 55.00 £      +18.28 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.75 £ 6.00 £      +4.35 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.85 £ 5.00 £      +29.87 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 4.50 £      +12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.66 £ 2.81 £      +5.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.25 £ 1.43 £      +14.46 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.98 £ 1.14 £      +16.80 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.58 £ 3.62 £      +1.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.81 £ 0.97 £      +20.23 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.46 £ 0.58 £      +26.39 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.78 £ 2.03 £      +13.87 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.35 £ 3.06 £      +30.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.28 £ 2.68 £      +17.85 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.33 £ 3.66 £      +10.19 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.86 £ 0.83 £      -4.19 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.49 £      -1.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.71 £ 0.90 £      +27.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.05 £ 1.08 £      +2.97 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.54 £      -5.95 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.41 £ 0.45 £      +9.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 £ 0.75 £      +7.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 £ 0.76 £      -17.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.50 £ 8.00 £      +23.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.64 £ 1.74 £      +5.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.57 £ 1.80 £      +14.29 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £ 11.00 £      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 £ 2.50 £      +4.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 63.90 £ 143.48 £      +124.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 £ 4.00 £      +14.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 £ 5.00 £      +107.12 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.50 £ 50.00 £      +81.82 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.88 £ 4.90 £      +0.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,500.00 £ 20,000.00 £      +21.21 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,061.00 £ 21,745.00 £      +27.45 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 144.37 £ 158.36 £      +9.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 £ 0.11 £      +76.19 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.71 £ 31.35 £      +5.53 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 23.74 £ 38.63 £      +62.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 £ 11.38 £      -24.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 £ 12.25 £      +36.11 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 862.57 £ 1,371.99 £      +59.06 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,000.00 £ 18,096.08 £      +50.80 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.71 £ 65.03 £      +33.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.09 £ 31.45 £      +4.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 56.85 £ 67.47 £      +18.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 53.18 £ 79.19 £      +48.90 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 741.90 £ 1,696.97 £      +128.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 525.00 £ 1,214.56 £      +131.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,357.00 £ 3,127.54 £      +130.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 858.75 £ 2,030.65 £      +136.47 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 324.51 £ 1,201.42 £      +270.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 164.44 £ 648.64 £      +294.46 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,806.11 £ 2,281.96 £      +26.35 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.02 3.31      +9.26 %
Last update: December 2019December 2019
Contributors:180707
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: GBP