Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Belfast 

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Cost of Living in Belfast is 30.1% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Belfast is 43.5% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Belfast are 63.7% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Belfast are 8.2% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Belfast are 14.5% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Belfast is 4.7% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Belfast Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £ 18.35 £      -8.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £ 75.00 £      -6.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £ 7.00 £      -12.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £ 5.50 £      -15.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.16 £ 5.00 £      -3.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 £ 3.36 £      -7.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 £ 1.65 £      -17.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 £ 1.36 £      -8.0 %
Markets
London Edit Belfast Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.03 £ 5.10 £      +1.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.37 £ 1.24 £      -9.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.78 £      -13.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.11 £ 2.74 £      -12.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.47 £ 2.69 £      -22.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.30 £ 3.08 £      -6.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.33 £ 4.20 £      -21.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.17 £ 0.84 £      -28.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.59 £ 0.61 £      +3.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.11 £ 0.77 £      -30.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.49 £ 1.09 £      -27.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.55 £      -3.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.40 £      -25.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 £ 0.95 £      -1.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.21 £ 1.10 £      -9.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £ 7.25 £      -19.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.92 £ 2.10 £      +9.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.35 £ 2.33 £      -0.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £ 14.00 £      -6.7 %
Transportation
London Edit Belfast Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 £ 2.50 £      -9.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £ 60.00 £      -70.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £ 4.00 £      0.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.05 £ 2.71 £      -11.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £ 15.00 £      -50.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.68 £ 5.65 £      -0.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,177.50 £ 28,285.00 £      +0.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,212.33 £ 25,293.00 £      -7.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Belfast Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 281.33 £ 133.99 £      -52.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 14.94 £ 12.67 £      -15.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.08 £ 32.00 £      +6.4 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Belfast Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.33 £ 32.82 £      -27.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.25 £ 12.00 £      -15.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.50 £ 8.75 £      -39.7 %
Childcare
London Edit Belfast Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,815.85 £ 1,033.33 £      -43.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,891.67 £ 5,750.00 £      -69.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Belfast Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.20 £ 59.83 £      -24.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.60 £ 35.00 £      -11.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.29 £ 70.83 £      -20.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.33 £ 56.67 £      -43.5 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Belfast Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,170.83 £ 916.67 £      -57.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,630.26 £ 703.33 £      -56.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,484.88 £ 1,350.00 £      -69.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,898.75 £ 1,087.50 £      -62.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Belfast Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,245.26 £ 202.16 £      -83.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 739.22 £ 153.29 £      -79.3 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Belfast Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,732.84 £ 2,207.75 £      -40.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.29 5.59      +5.7 %
Last update: July 2024July 2024
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