Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Belfast 

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Consumer Prices in Belfast are 21.1% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Belfast are 40.0% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Belfast are 63.8% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Belfast are 4.7% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Belfast are 15.9% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Belfast is 5.4% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Belfast Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 £ 18.50 £      +2.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £ 72.50 £      -9.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £ 7.00 £      -12.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.45 £ 5.40 £      -16.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 5.00 £      0.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.59 £ 3.34 £      -7.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 £ 1.74 £      -11.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 £ 1.42 £      -8.7 %
Markets
London Edit Belfast Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.00 £ 5.18 £      +3.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 £ 1.25 £      -8.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.91 £ 0.76 £      -17.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.33 £ 2.83 £      -15.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.46 £ 2.40 £      -30.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.46 £ 2.84 £      -17.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.44 £ 4.46 £      -18.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 £ 1.03 £      -7.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.57 £      +2.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.18 £ 0.82 £      -30.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.51 £ 1.09 £      -27.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.65 £      +19.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.40 £      -23.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 £ 0.85 £      -9.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.27 £ 0.99 £      -22.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £ 7.80 £      -13.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 £ 1.84 £      -7.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 £ 2.31 £      -5.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £ 13.00 £      -13.3 %
Transportation
London Edit Belfast Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 2.52 £      -9.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 195.00 £ 60.00 £      -69.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £ 4.00 £      0.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.05 £ 3.00 £      -1.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £ 14.70 £      -51.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.71 £ 6.00 £      +5.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,560.00 £ 28,285.00 £      +6.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,680.31 £ 24,116.25 £      -9.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Belfast Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 284.98 £ 126.36 £      -55.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 14.88 £ 11.11 £      -25.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.18 £ 31.17 £      -3.2 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Belfast Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.00 £ 33.62 £      -31.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.03 £ 12.00 £      -7.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £ 9.00 £      -40.0 %
Childcare
London Edit Belfast Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,824.68 £ 941.67 £      -48.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £ 5,750.00 £      -71.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Belfast Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.69 £ 64.86 £      -22.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.34 £ 35.00 £      -11.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.91 £ 71.43 £      -18.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.12 £ 80.38 £      -18.1 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Belfast Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,204.17 £ 912.50 £      -58.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,615.82 £ 662.50 £      -59.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,165.38 £ 1,316.67 £      -68.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,734.62 £ 985.00 £      -64.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Belfast Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,261.22 £ 202.16 £      -84.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 711.15 £ 153.29 £      -78.4 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Belfast Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,294.74 £ 2,083.75 £      -36.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.60 5.68      +1.6 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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