Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Cardiff 

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Consumer Prices in Cardiff are 20.07% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cardiff are 38.86% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Cardiff are 63.16% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Cardiff are 26.12% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Cardiff are 11.18% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Cardiff is 13.58% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Cardiff Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 10.00 £      -33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 40.00 £      -33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 6.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 3.50 £      -30.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.81 £ 4.20 £      -12.74 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.91 £ 2.90 £      -0.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.51 £ 1.57 £      +4.59 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.13 £ 1.32 £      +16.86 %
Markets
London Edit Cardiff Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.56 £ 3.68 £      +3.44 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.96 £      +6.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.70 £ 0.73 £      +4.03 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.19 £ 2.01 £      -8.08 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.97 £ 1.77 £      -40.41 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.81 £ 2.30 £      -18.01 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.46 £ 3.97 £      -11.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.99 £ 0.76 £      -23.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.49 £      -1.61 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.91 £ 0.81 £      -11.27 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 £ 0.66 £      -42.67 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.53 £      -1.91 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.56 £      +10.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £ 0.72 £      -8.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.84 £ 0.96 £      +14.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 7.00 £      -12.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 £ 1.64 £      -10.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 £ 1.93 £      -1.73 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £ 11.90 £      -0.83 %
Transportation
London Edit Cardiff Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 2.00 £      -28.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 151.09 £ 53.50 £      -64.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 3.00 £      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £ 2.00 £      -27.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £ 16.20 £      -43.75 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.54 £ 4.72 £      +4.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,300.00 £ 20,000.00 £      -14.16 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,836.61 £ 22,000.00 £      -3.66 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Cardiff Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 180.88 £ 228.86 £      +26.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £ 0.05 £      -63.45 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.05 £ 31.35 £      -2.19 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Cardiff Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.78 £ 29.63 £      -33.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.46 £ 8.00 £      -23.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.50 £ 5.00 £      -62.96 %
Childcare
London Edit Cardiff Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,441.00 £ 928.57 £      -35.56 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,146.00 £ 16,166.67 £      -10.91 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Cardiff Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.54 £ 60.00 £      +0.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.15 £ 25.50 £      -15.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.18 £ 66.08 £      -4.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.67 £ 55.45 £      -36.01 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Cardiff Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,698.42 £ 664.23 £      -60.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,251.16 £ 492.86 £      -60.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,286.84 £ 1,058.93 £      -67.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,079.74 £ 820.77 £      -60.54 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Cardiff Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,013.68 £ 255.48 £      -74.80 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 518.08 £ 173.42 £      -66.53 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Cardiff Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,954.29 £ 2,051.52 £      -30.56 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.63 2.88      +9.38 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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