Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Leeds 

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Consumer Prices in Leeds are 23.1% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Leeds are 39.3% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Leeds are 59.2% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Leeds are 21.7% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Leeds are 21.0% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Leeds is 33.3% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Leeds Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.00 £ 15.00 £      -21.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £ 60.00 £      -25.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £ 7.30 £      -8.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £ 4.50 £      -30.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 £ 4.00 £      -27.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.60 £ 3.19 £      -11.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.93 £ 1.69 £      -12.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.62 £ 1.13 £      -30.5 %
Markets
London Edit Leeds Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.93 £ 4.13 £      -16.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.40 £ 1.18 £      -15.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.70 £      -22.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.30 £ 2.61 £      -20.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.48 £ 2.81 £      -19.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.48 £ 2.51 £      -27.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.82 £ 3.91 £      -32.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 £ 1.02 £      -7.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.49 £      -14.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.19 £ 0.92 £      -23.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.38 £ 0.88 £      -36.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.45 £      -20.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.44 £      -17.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 £ 0.72 £      -22.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.27 £ 1.12 £      -11.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £ 8.00 £      -11.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.08 £ 1.96 £      -5.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 £ 1.73 £      -29.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £ 12.95 £      -13.7 %
Transportation
London Edit Leeds Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.85 £ 2.00 £      -29.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £ 80.00 £      -60.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £ 5.00 £      +25.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £ 2.61 £      -16.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £ 10.20 £      -66.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.73 £ 5.93 £      +3.4 %
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) 26,251.33 £ 29,550.67 £      +12.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Leeds Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 287.04 £ 213.25 £      -25.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.22 £ 12.14 £      -20.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.12 £ 29.75 £      -4.4 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Leeds Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.26 £ 29.08 £      -38.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.66 £ 17.33 £      +26.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £ 9.00 £      -40.0 %
Childcare
London Edit Leeds Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,840.34 £ 1,164.33 £      -36.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £ 10,000.00 £      -50.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Leeds Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.05 £ 67.50 £      -18.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.97 £ 35.57 £      -11.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.11 £ 66.00 £      -25.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.33 £ 73.00 £      -24.2 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Leeds Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,245.83 £ 919.17 £      -59.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,628.00 £ 691.67 £      -57.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,284.52 £ 1,831.67 £      -57.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,892.31 £ 1,062.50 £      -63.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Leeds Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,311.20 £ 480.00 £      -63.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 716.48 £ 238.45 £      -66.7 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Leeds Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,167.85 £ 2,564.12 £      -19.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.57 5.86      +5.2 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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