Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Belfast 

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Consumer Prices in Belfast are 17.2% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Belfast are 36.4% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Belfast are 60.2% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Belfast are 8.4% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Belfast are 7.3% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Belfast is 1.8% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Belfast Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 15.00 £      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 £ 60.00 £      -14.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £ 6.00 £      -14.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £ 5.20 £      -13.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 5.00 £      0.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.44 £ 2.93 £      -15.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 £ 1.61 £      -9.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 £ 1.20 £      -12.1 %
Markets
London Edit Belfast Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.37 £ 3.92 £      -10.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.02 £ 1.12 £      +10.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.83 £ 0.73 £      -12.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.56 £ 1.95 £      -23.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.87 £ 2.54 £      -11.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.09 £ 2.65 £      -14.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.80 £ 4.97 £      +3.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.94 £ 0.99 £      +4.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.52 £      -8.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.76 £      -15.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.12 £ 0.84 £      -25.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.49 £ 0.60 £      +21.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.46 £      -10.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.87 £ 0.66 £      -23.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.15 £ 0.90 £      -22.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £ 8.00 £      -11.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.02 £ 1.87 £      -7.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 £ 2.32 £      -6.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £ 12.55 £      -3.5 %
Transportation
London Edit Belfast Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £ 2.50 £      -3.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.00 £ 57.00 £      -63.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £ 3.50 £      -12.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £ 3.11 £      +13.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £ 13.50 £      -53.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.75 £ 5.98 £      -11.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 £ 20,280.00 £      -18.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,485.25 £ 22,377.37 £      -8.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Belfast Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 268.41 £ 122.04 £      -54.5 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £ 0.18 £      +54.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.96 £ 35.00 £      +20.8 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Belfast Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.98 £ 32.94 £      -23.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.76 £ 10.71 £      -8.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £ 9.00 £      -25.0 %
Childcare
London Edit Belfast Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,533.49 £ 802.62 £      -47.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,933.33 £ 5,750.00 £      -67.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Belfast Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.96 £ 56.25 £      -25.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.92 £ 32.50 £      -4.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.78 £ 67.14 £      -7.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.69 £ 81.00 £      -11.7 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Belfast Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,035.71 £ 875.00 £      -57.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,453.53 £ 602.08 £      -58.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,618.22 £ 1,475.00 £      -59.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,455.55 £ 855.62 £      -65.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Belfast Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,117.17 £ 308.06 £      -72.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 681.98 £ 222.97 £      -67.3 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Belfast Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,048.52 £ 1,972.85 £      -35.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.58 3.02      -15.6 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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