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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Manchester 

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Consumer Prices in Manchester are 17.32% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manchester are 34.36% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Manchester are 56.26% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 11.56% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 11.44% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 17.68% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 12.00 £      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 50.00 £      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.00 £      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 4.00 £      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £ 3.90 £      -13.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.74 £ 2.64 £      -3.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.36 £ 1.18 £      -13.58 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.02 £ 1.05 £      +2.67 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.64 £ 3.48 £      -4.57 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.97 £ 0.89 £      -8.27 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.62 £ 0.50 £      -18.58 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.09 £ 2.07 £      -0.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.10 £ 2.72 £      -12.44 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.86 £ 2.45 £      -14.25 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.91 £ 2.97 £      -24.13 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.89 £ 0.81 £      -8.80 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.54 £      +8.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £ 0.61 £      -35.72 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 £ 0.76 £      -29.05 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.53 £      +10.24 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 £ 0.60 £      +35.29 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 £ 0.74 £      -8.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £ 1.18 £      +30.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 7.00 £      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 £ 1.76 £      +1.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 £ 2.38 £      +24.67 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £ 10.00 £      -9.09 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 2.80 £      +12.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £ 64.50 £      -57.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £ 2.55 £      -49.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £ 2.41 £      -50.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £ 20.00 £      -50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.91 £ 4.81 £      -2.18 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £ 18,350.00 £      -8.25 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,928.67 £ 19,359.55 £      -7.50 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.55 £ 158.18 £      -2.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £ 0.12 £      +1.08 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.79 £ 28.83 £      -9.33 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.19 £ 25.50 £      -39.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.32 £ 10.18 £      -10.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £ 8.00 £      -38.46 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,295.46 £ 767.16 £      -40.78 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,338.38 £ 14,333.33 £      -17.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.88 £ 61.43 £      -8.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.13 £ 29.05 £      -6.70 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.44 £ 59.80 £      -12.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 78.67 £ 59.17 £      -24.80 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,710.66 £ 763.00 £      -55.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,220.01 £ 561.54 £      -53.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,185.56 £ 1,338.64 £      -57.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,969.54 £ 870.83 £      -55.78 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,204.74 £ 320.06 £      -73.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 683.54 £ 243.04 £      -64.44 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,291.36 £ 1,770.06 £      -22.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.17 3.52      +10.81 %
Last update: May 2019May 2019
Contributors:726241
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP