Cost of Living Comparison Between Bristol and Cardiff 

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Consumer Prices in Cardiff are 5.96% lower than in Bristol (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cardiff are 13.68% lower than in Bristol
Rent Prices in Cardiff are 29.87% lower than in Bristol
Restaurant Prices in Cardiff are 20.44% lower than in Bristol
Groceries Prices in Cardiff are 0.20% lower than in Bristol
Local Purchasing Power in Cardiff is 16.58% higher than in Bristol
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Restaurants
Bristol Edit Cardiff Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 11.00 £      -26.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.50 £ 40.00 £      -23.81 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.75 £ 6.00 £      -11.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £ 3.50 £      -22.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.40 £ 4.10 £      -6.82 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.95 £ 2.89 £      -2.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.17 £ 1.53 £      +30.63 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.98 £ 1.29 £      +31.39 %
Markets
Bristol Edit Cardiff Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.48 £ 3.68 £      +5.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.95 £ 0.97 £      +1.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 £ 0.73 £      +22.60 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.00 £ 2.05 £      +2.16 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.43 £ 1.77 £      -27.24 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.53 £ 2.30 £      -8.84 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.63 £ 3.97 £      +9.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.88 £      +8.27 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.49 £      -2.38 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.78 £ 0.81 £      +3.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.78 £      -5.69 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.53 £      +2.12 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 £ 0.66 £      +54.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.74 £ 0.72 £      -2.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.87 £ 0.96 £      +10.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 7.00 £      -12.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.71 £ 1.64 £      -4.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.10 £ 2.00 £      -4.76 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £ 11.90 £      -0.83 %
Transportation
Bristol Edit Cardiff Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 2.00 £      -20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.55 £ 58.00 £      -20.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 £ 3.00 £      +20.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.14 £ 2.00 £      -6.77 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.40 £ 16.20 £      -20.59 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.72 £ 4.70 £      -0.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,250.00 £ 20,000.00 £      +9.59 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 £ 22,000.00 £      0.00 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bristol Edit Cardiff Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 177.57 £ 234.57 £      +32.10 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 £ 0.05 £      -26.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.90 £ 32.17 £      +0.84 %
Sports And Leisure
Bristol Edit Cardiff Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.50 £ 28.56 £      +0.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.62 £ 7.71 £      -33.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.75 £ 5.00 £      -53.49 %
Childcare
Bristol Edit Cardiff Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,022.22 £ 928.57 £      -9.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,233.33 £ 16,166.67 £      +43.92 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bristol Edit Cardiff Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.89 £ 53.33 £      -16.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.77 £ 26.88 £      -6.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 56.90 £ 66.56 £      +16.96 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 57.00 £ 51.88 £      -8.99 %
Rent Per Month
Bristol Edit Cardiff Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 900.00 £ 645.76 £      -28.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 732.50 £ 492.31 £      -32.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,558.33 £ 1,115.38 £      -28.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,209.09 £ 832.31 £      -31.16 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bristol Edit Cardiff Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 428.05 £ 246.81 £      -42.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 334.28 £ 173.42 £      -48.12 %
Salaries And Financing
Bristol Edit Cardiff Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,964.41 £ 1,976.78 £      +0.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.97 2.88      -3.00 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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