Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Poole 

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Cost of Living in Poole is 15.9% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Poole is 36.2% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Poole are 61.7% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Poole are 8.5% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Poole are 17.9% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Poole is 5.9% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Poole Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £ 20.00 £      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £ 67.50 £      -15.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £ 6.71 £      -16.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £ 5.00 £      -23.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 4.75 £      -5.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 £ 3.49 £      -4.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 £ 1.88 £      -6.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 £ 0.95 £      -37.6 %
Markets
London Edit Poole Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.02 £ 4.54 £      -9.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.41 £ 1.06 £      -25.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.96 £ 0.68 £      -29.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.18 £ 2.46 £      -22.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.49 £ 3.57 £      +2.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.47 £ 2.43 £      -30.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.67 £ 4.55 £      -19.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.19 £ 0.92 £      -22.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 £ 0.49 £      -22.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.20 £ 1.06 £      -11.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.54 £ 0.91 £      -41.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 £ 0.50 £      -14.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.48 £      -12.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.01 £ 0.66 £      -34.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.31 £ 1.09 £      -16.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 £ 7.25 £      -23.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.99 £ 1.85 £      -6.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 £ 2.00 £      -18.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £ 14.00 £      -6.7 %
Transportation
London Edit Poole Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 4.00 £      +42.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £ 58.00 £      -71.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 £ 3.00 £      -33.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £ 2.32 £      -26.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £ 15.00 £      -50.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.75 £ 5.70 £      -0.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,035.00 £ 28,285.00 £      +0.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,862.14 £ 21,398.00 £      -20.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Poole Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 293.89 £ 300.00 £      +2.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.56 £ 12.07 £      -22.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.63 £ 32.21 £      +5.2 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Poole Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.52 £ 51.00 £      +12.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.51 £ 20.00 £      +37.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £ 11.00 £      -26.7 %
Childcare
London Edit Poole Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,853.11 £ 1,455.71 £      -21.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,143.18 £ 17,350.00 £      -13.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Poole Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.77 £ 58.00 £      -29.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.31 £ 32.50 £      -19.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.95 £ 78.18 £      -13.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 103.40 £ 63.75 £      -38.3 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Poole Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,147.22 £ 850.00 £      -60.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,600.08 £ 850.00 £      -46.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,440.24 £ 1,333.33 £      -70.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,879.76 £ 1,200.00 £      -58.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Poole Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,257.91 £ ?     
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 754.71 £ 146.79 £      -80.6 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Poole Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,835.63 £ 2,300.00 £      -40.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.48 5.88      +7.2 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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