Cost of Living Comparison Between Liverpool and Birmingham 

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Cost of Living in Birmingham is 6.4% lower than in Liverpool (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Birmingham is 1.1% higher than in Liverpool
Rent Prices in Birmingham are 23.6% higher than in Liverpool
Restaurant Prices in Birmingham are 2.2% lower than in Liverpool
Groceries Prices in Birmingham are 9.1% lower than in Liverpool
Local Purchasing Power in Birmingham is 6.4% higher than in Liverpool
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Restaurants
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.95 £ 15.00 £      -6.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 60.00 £      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.90 £ 6.70 £      -2.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.83 £ 4.50 £      -6.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.30 £ 4.50 £      +4.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.18 £ 3.23 £      +1.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.46 £ 1.60 £      +9.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.93 £ 1.21 £      +30.7 %
Markets
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.06 £ 4.73 £      +16.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.04 £ 1.12 £      +7.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.73 £ 0.81 £      +10.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.68 £ 2.71 £      +1.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.18 £ 2.80 £      -12.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.94 £ 2.57 £      -12.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.35 £ 3.65 £      -31.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.98 £ 0.89 £      -9.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.45 £ 0.62 £      +37.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £ 0.69 £      -27.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.22 £ 0.81 £      -33.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.54 £      -4.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.49 £      +2.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 £ 0.89 £      +10.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.04 £ 0.95 £      -8.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 7.75 £      +10.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.11 £ 2.35 £      +11.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 £ 2.70 £      +49.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.10 £ 14.00 £      -0.7 %
Transportation
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 £ 2.45 £      +22.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 67.80 £ 60.00 £      -11.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 5.00 £      +66.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.50 £ 1.80 £      +20.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.00 £ 15.60 £      +30.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.86 £ 5.93 £      +1.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,025.00 £ 28,285.00 £      +0.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,199.83 £ 26,750.00 £      +6.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 319.00 £ 239.32 £      -25.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 14.62 £ 16.50 £      +12.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.00 £ 28.68 £      -7.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.82 £ 26.86 £      -3.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 £ 7.50 £      -40.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 10.50 £      +5.0 %
Childcare
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 966.67 £ 1,189.92 £      +23.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,213.33 £ 14,833.33 £      +138.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.67 £ 60.24 £      -2.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.75 £ 26.67 £      -23.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.00 £ 74.37 £      +6.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 70.00 £ 72.50 £      +3.6 %
Rent Per Month
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 816.67 £ 984.62 £      +20.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 553.89 £ 766.67 £      +38.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,566.67 £ 1,743.75 £      +11.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 815.62 £ 1,144.55 £      +40.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 242.71 £ 362.32 £      +49.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 176.51 £ 278.71 £      +57.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Liverpool Edit Birmingham Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,221.63 £ 2,390.89 £      +7.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.77 5.92      +2.4 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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