Cost of Living Comparison Between Brighton and Portsmouth 

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Cost of Living in Portsmouth is 7.9% lower than in Brighton (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Portsmouth is 17.3% lower than in Brighton
Rent Prices in Portsmouth are 33.5% lower than in Brighton
Restaurant Prices in Portsmouth are 13.5% lower than in Brighton
Groceries Prices in Portsmouth are 4.7% lower than in Brighton
Local Purchasing Power in Portsmouth is 17.0% higher than in Brighton
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Restaurants
Brighton Edit Portsmouth Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 12.50 £      -16.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 69.50 £ 60.00 £      -13.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.79 £ 6.39 £      -5.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £ 4.50 £      -25.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 3.50 £      -30.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.37 £ 3.47 £      +2.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.59 £ 1.85 £      +16.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.24 £ 1.29 £      +4.3 %
Markets
Brighton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.65 £ 4.79 £      +3.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.27 £ 1.01 £      -20.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.69 £ 1.19 £      +71.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.62 £ 3.04 £      -16.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.71 £ 2.74 £      -26.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.06 £ 2.36 £      -22.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.92 £ 4.94 £      -16.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 £ 1.30 £      +29.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.75 £      +33.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.02 £ 1.00 £      -1.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 £ 1.81 £      +60.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.59 £      +8.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.60 £      +20.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.73 £ 0.75 £      +2.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.10 £ 1.35 £      +22.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 8.25 £      +3.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 £ 1.56 £      -23.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 £ 1.36 £      -30.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £ 12.50 £      -16.7 %
Transportation
Brighton Edit Portsmouth Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.70 £ 3.00 £      +11.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 86.96 £ 63.00 £      -27.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 £ 2.40 £      -26.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £ 2.27 £      +2.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.80 £ 13.80 £      -30.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.92 £ 5.49 £      -7.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £ 28,285.00 £      0.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 £ 29,520.00 £      +18.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Brighton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 244.57 £ 240.00 £      -1.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 13.00 £ 11.25 £      -13.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.23 £ 29.21 £      -0.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Brighton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.90 £ 23.83 £      -40.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.33 £ 13.25 £      +16.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £ 9.00 £      -30.8 %
Childcare
Brighton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,600.00 £ 1,036.00 £      -35.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,000.00 £ 11,241.00 £      -33.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Brighton Edit Portsmouth Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.86 £ 65.00 £      -4.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.99 £ 33.33 £      +1.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.00 £ 63.75 £      -18.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 68.00 £ 101.67 £      +49.5 %
Rent Per Month
Brighton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,331.25 £ 1,046.67 £      -21.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,218.75 £ 774.29 £      -36.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,383.33 £ 1,436.00 £      -39.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,933.33 £ 1,311.94 £      -32.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Brighton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 602.32 £ 418.06 £      -30.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 495.33 £ ?     
Salaries And Financing
Brighton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,431.88 £ 2,353.50 £      -3.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.83 5.90      +1.1 %
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