Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Leeds 

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Consumer Prices in Leeds are 20.23% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Leeds are 34.37% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Leeds are 53.27% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Leeds are 22.43% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Leeds are 12.58% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Leeds is 17.96% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Leeds Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 £ 12.00 £      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 67.00 £ 50.00 £      -25.37 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.80 £ 6.00 £      -11.76 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £ 4.00 £      -33.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 4.10 £      -18.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.26 £ 3.15 £      -3.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 £ 1.52 £      -5.10 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 £ 1.10 £      -16.38 %
Markets
London Edit Leeds Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.12 £ 3.38 £      -17.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.96 £ 0.80 £      -16.37 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.81 £ 0.70 £      -13.60 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.37 £ 2.32 £      -1.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.92 £ 2.65 £      -9.31 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.05 £ 2.51 £      -17.68 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.92 £ 4.01 £      -18.48 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £ 0.89 £      -8.39 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.58 £ 0.48 £      -17.85 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.87 £ 0.85 £      -2.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 £ 1.08 £      -4.21 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.49 £      -4.32 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.54 £      -4.40 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.82 £ 0.80 £      -1.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.17 £ 0.89 £      -24.20 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.50 £ 8.00 £      -5.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.98 £ 1.97 £      -0.39 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 £ 2.38 £      -3.94 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £ 10.90 £      -16.15 %
Transportation
London Edit Leeds Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 2.30 £      -17.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.00 £ 75.00 £      -53.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.80 £ 2.20 £      -54.17 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £ 1.50 £      -45.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £ 10.20 £      -64.58 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.68 £ 5.92 £      -11.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,150.00 £ 18,500.00 £      -26.44 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,525.69 £ 20,576.25 £      -16.10 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Leeds Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 244.35 £ 219.65 £      -10.11 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £ 0.19 £      +48.80 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.93 £ 32.55 £      +8.78 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Leeds Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.36 £ 28.58 £      -37.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.03 £ 13.12 £      +9.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £ 8.00 £      -38.46 %
Childcare
London Edit Leeds Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,590.51 £ 758.33 £      -52.32 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,815.79 £ 10,000.00 £      -46.85 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Leeds Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.10 £ 71.11 £      -7.76 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.58 £ 30.62 £      -11.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.59 £ 60.00 £      -20.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.44 £ 63.12 £      -34.55 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Leeds Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,862.25 £ 841.67 £      -54.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,348.76 £ 590.00 £      -56.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,410.02 £ 1,625.00 £      -52.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,235.03 £ 1,083.33 £      -51.53 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Leeds Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,222.95 £ 665.80 £      -45.56 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 645.28 £ 315.87 £      -51.05 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Leeds Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,824.72 £ 2,186.70 £      -22.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.72 3.00      +10.21 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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