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Cost of Living Comparison Between Cardiff and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 31.99% higher than in Cardiff
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 65.82% higher than in Cardiff
Rent Prices in London are 147.35% higher than in Cardiff
Restaurant Prices in London are 33.04% higher than in Cardiff
Groceries Prices in London are 12.53% higher than in Cardiff
Local Purchasing Power in London is 22.02% lower than in Cardiff
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £ 15.00 £      +50.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 £ 50.00 £      +25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 £ 6.00 £      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 £ 5.00 £      +42.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.62 £ 4.50 £      +24.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.49 £ 2.74 £      +10.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.33 £ 1.42 £      +6.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.00 £ 1.07 £      +7.78 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.11 £ 3.67 £      +17.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.93 £ 0.99 £      +6.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.62 £      +20.79 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.82 £ 2.03 £      -28.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.61 £ 3.12 £      +19.70 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.31 £ 2.83 £      +22.30 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.25 £ 4.21 £      +29.37 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.73 £ 0.91 £      +23.94 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.45 £ 0.51 £      +13.41 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.76 £ 0.96 £      +27.44 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.53 £ 1.05 £      +98.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.49 £      -5.37 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 £ 0.46 £      -27.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.89 £ 0.78 £      -12.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.15 £ 0.89 £      -22.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 8.00 £      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.60 £ 1.78 £      +11.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 £ 1.91 £      +3.15 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.75 £ 11.00 £      +2.33 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 £ 2.50 £      +31.58 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 53.00 £ 150.00 £      +183.02 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.77 £ 5.00 £      +80.18 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.80 £ 4.83 £      +167.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.50 £ 50.00 £      +300.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.76 £ 4.90 £      +2.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 £ 20,000.00 £      +11.11 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,700.00 £ 21,844.79 £      +30.81 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 150.77 £ 168.16 £      +11.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 £ 0.12 £      +173.26 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.62 £ 31.79 £      +11.05 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 24.12 £ 41.46 £      +71.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.83 £ 11.61 £      +31.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.00 £ 13.00 £      +116.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 842.86 £ 1,281.80 £      +52.08 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,166.67 £ 17,250.00 £      +6.70 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.67 £ 67.00 £      +0.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.31 £ 31.53 £      +15.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 58.53 £ 68.59 £      +17.18 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 60.36 £ 77.97 £      +29.18 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 700.00 £ 1,702.48 £      +143.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 551.39 £ 1,208.72 £      +119.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,154.55 £ 3,245.96 £      +181.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 893.18 £ 2,003.24 £      +124.28 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 278.71 £ 1,198.76 £      +330.12 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 222.97 £ 679.24 £      +204.64 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,792.44 £ 2,317.59 £      +29.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.06 3.20      +4.45 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:107714
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: GBP