Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Belfast 

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Consumer Prices in Belfast are 24.11% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Belfast are 41.83% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Belfast are 64.81% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Belfast are 18.42% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Belfast are 12.04% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Belfast is 11.87% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Belfast Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 12.00 £      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 45.00 £      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 6.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 4.50 £      -10.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.61 £ 4.00 £      -13.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.89 £ 2.69 £      -6.85 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 £ 1.44 £      -2.38 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 £ 1.12 £      +0.42 %
Markets
London Edit Belfast Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.59 £ 3.20 £      -10.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.92 £      +1.80 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.69 £ 0.56 £      -18.48 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.18 £ 1.92 £      -11.98 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.90 £ 2.76 £      -4.89 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.82 £ 2.31 £      -18.06 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.52 £ 3.89 £      -13.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 £ 0.70 £      -30.30 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.46 £      -11.51 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £ 0.73 £      -20.22 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.17 £ 0.83 £      -28.67 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.57 £      +0.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.52 £      +0.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £ 0.70 £      -10.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.85 £ 0.87 £      +2.09 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 7.50 £      -6.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.81 £ 1.79 £      -1.49 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 £ 2.28 £      +14.85 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.20 £ 11.47 £      -5.94 %
Transportation
London Edit Belfast Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 2.10 £      -25.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 158.00 £ 60.00 £      -62.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 3.10 £      +3.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £ 1.61 £      -41.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £ 13.01 £      -54.82 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.52 £ 4.73 £      +4.63 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,017.50 £ 19,949.96 £      -13.33 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,836.61 £ 19,954.96 £      -12.62 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Belfast Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 181.25 £ 67.13 £      -62.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £ 0.06 £      -50.26 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.66 £ 30.08 £      -4.98 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Belfast Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.23 £ 27.47 £      -39.27 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.73 £ 9.76 £      -9.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.25 £ 7.72 £      -41.70 %
Childcare
London Edit Belfast Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,439.72 £ 781.38 £      -45.73 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,856.00 £ 9,250.00 £      -48.20 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Belfast Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.53 £ 43.65 £      -26.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.53 £ 29.16 £      -1.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.80 £ 63.18 £      -9.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.22 £ 76.41 £      -7.06 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Belfast Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,704.16 £ 613.22 £      -64.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,257.08 £ 465.93 £      -62.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,320.59 £ 1,120.92 £      -66.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,048.82 £ 731.24 £      -64.31 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Belfast Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,013.68 £ 160.87 £      -84.13 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 518.08 £ 115.11 £      -77.78 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Belfast Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,001.03 £ 1,952.93 £      -34.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.59 3.16      +22.08 %
Last update: May 2021April 2021
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