Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Colchester 

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Consumer Prices in Colchester are 14.58% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Colchester are 32.59% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Colchester are 55.90% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Colchester are 19.49% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Colchester are 14.27% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Colchester is 6.03% lower than in London
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Restaurants London[ Edit ] Colchester[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 12.00 £      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 48.00 £      -20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.00 £      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 3.70 £      -26.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 4.00 £      -20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.00 £ 2.58 £      -14.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 £ 1.09 £      -28.44 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 £ 1.16 £      +1.10 %
Markets London[ Edit ] Colchester[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.60 £ 3.31 £      -8.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.94 £ 0.71 £      -24.12 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 £ 0.38 £      -42.32 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.13 £ 1.55 £      -27.19 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.10 £ 2.27 £      -26.88 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.81 £ 2.65 £      -5.72 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.18 £ 2.87 £      -31.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.99 £ 0.83 £      -15.69 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.75 £      +35.68 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.91 £ 0.79 £      -13.05 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.10 £ 0.76 £      -31.31 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.91 £      +77.13 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.45 £      -9.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.74 £ 0.66 £      -11.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.84 £ 0.95 £      +12.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 5.00 £      -37.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.99 £ 2.13 £      +7.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 £ 1.38 £      -32.39 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £ 10.80 £      -10.00 %
Transportation London[ Edit ] Colchester[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 3.35 £      +19.64 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £ 63.00 £      -58.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 3.00 £      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 £ 1.75 £      -45.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £ 15.60 £      -45.83 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.78 £ 4.84 £      +1.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,317.50 £ 18,235.00 £      -14.46 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,785.09 £ ?     
Utilities (Monthly) London[ Edit ] Colchester[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 172.85 £ 198.83 £      +15.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £ 0.15 £      +15.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.72 £ 29.40 £      -7.31 %
Sports And Leisure London[ Edit ] Colchester[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.47 £ 34.83 £      -19.86 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.12 £ 20.00 £      +79.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £ 14.50 £      +11.54 %
Childcare London[ Edit ] Colchester[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,431.72 £ 1,134.00 £      -20.79 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,139.13 £ 25,000.00 £      +37.82 %
Clothing And Shoes London[ Edit ] Colchester[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.29 £ 68.00 £      +2.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.33 £ 30.00 £      -7.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.01 £ 56.00 £      -20.02 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.22 £ 57.50 £      -36.26 %
Rent Per Month London[ Edit ] Colchester[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,728.72 £ 756.25 £      -56.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,256.98 £ 650.00 £      -48.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,203.80 £ 1,192.86 £      -62.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,069.20 £ 1,042.86 £      -49.60 %
Buy Apartment Price London[ Edit ] Colchester[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,077.67 £ 1,099.34 £      +2.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 569.05 £ 851.60 £      +49.65 %
Salaries And Financing London[ Edit ] Colchester[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,822.83 £ 1,788.10 £      -36.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.99 4.43      +48.51 %
Last update: October 2020October 2020
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