Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Leeds 

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Consumer Prices in Leeds are 23.2% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Leeds are 38.7% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Leeds are 59.2% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Leeds are 23.1% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Leeds are 16.7% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Leeds is 11.2% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Leeds Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £ 15.00 £      -25.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £ 60.00 £      -25.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £ 7.00 £      -12.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.40 £ 4.40 £      -31.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 4.00 £      -20.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.59 £ 3.31 £      -8.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 £ 1.69 £      -15.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 £ 1.10 £      -31.5 %
Markets
London Edit Leeds Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.99 £ 4.08 £      -18.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.38 £ 1.06 £      -23.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 £ 0.67 £      -32.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.51 £ 2.50 £      -28.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.26 £ 2.82 £      -13.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.57 £ 2.54 £      -28.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.30 £ 4.84 £      -8.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 £ 1.05 £      +10.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.54 £      -2.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £ 0.92 £      -2.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.38 £ 0.91 £      -33.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.40 £      -24.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.54 £      +7.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.88 £ 0.67 £      -23.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.16 £ 1.17 £      +1.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £ 8.00 £      -11.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.90 £ 1.71 £      -9.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 £ 2.04 £      -18.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.18 £ 10.95 £      -22.8 %
Transportation
London Edit Leeds Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 £ 2.00 £      -33.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 170.00 £ 75.00 £      -55.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £ 4.40 £      +10.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.89 £ 1.55 £      -46.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.40 £ 10.20 £      -65.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.00 £ 6.04 £      +0.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,320.00 £ 26,565.00 £      +4.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,728.11 £ 29,550.67 £      +14.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Leeds Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 315.27 £ 199.49 £      -36.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.58 £ 12.22 £      -21.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.96 £ 30.15 £      -8.5 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Leeds Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.18 £ 28.58 £      -46.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.85 £ 17.33 £      +25.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £ 9.50 £      -36.7 %
Childcare
London Edit Leeds Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,545.53 £ 1,164.33 £      -24.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,411.90 £ 10,000.00 £      -51.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Leeds Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.95 £ 64.29 £      -22.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.03 £ 32.25 £      -10.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.21 £ 59.44 £      -27.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.53 £ 74.86 £      -22.4 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Leeds Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,104.78 £ 843.75 £      -59.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,516.67 £ 626.67 £      -58.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,077.78 £ 1,606.25 £      -60.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,534.47 £ 1,100.00 £      -56.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Leeds Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,248.63 £ 441.29 £      -64.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 737.19 £ 294.96 £      -60.0 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Leeds Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,485.64 £ 2,375.62 £      -31.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.45 5.64      +3.5 %
Last update: October 2023September 2023
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