Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Southampton 

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Consumer Prices in Southampton are 18.84% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Southampton are 34.90% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Southampton are 56.08% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Southampton are 19.59% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Southampton are 14.10% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Southampton is 0.32% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Southampton Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 11.00 £      -26.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 50.00 £      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.20 £      -13.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 4.00 £      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 4.00 £      -20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.92 £ 2.83 £      -3.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 £ 1.39 £      -7.70 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.13 £ 0.99 £      -12.58 %
Markets
London Edit Southampton Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.61 £ 3.46 £      -4.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 £ 0.98 £      +7.15 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 £ 0.33 £      -49.40 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.22 £ 1.76 £      -20.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.04 £ 2.31 £      -24.15 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.82 £ 2.18 £      -22.70 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.58 £ 4.84 £      +5.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 £ 0.82 £      -20.59 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.47 £      -6.27 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £ 0.91 £      -3.73 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.20 £ 0.66 £      -45.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.66 £      +19.93 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.28 £      -48.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £ 0.73 £      -8.39 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 £ 0.99 £      +11.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 6.00 £      -25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 £ 1.52 £      -16.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 £ 1.62 £      -22.89 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.50 £ 10.25 £      -18.00 %
Transportation
London Edit Southampton Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 2.35 £      -16.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.83 £ 55.00 £      -64.93 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 2.30 £      -23.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £ 2.46 £      -10.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £ 14.40 £      -50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.57 £ 4.98 £      +9.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,017.50 £ 23,500.00 £      +2.10 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,011.52 £ 24,000.00 £      +4.30 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Southampton Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 176.95 £ 139.31 £      -21.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £ 0.12 £      -3.23 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.77 £ 33.14 £      +4.33 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Southampton Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.40 £ 19.75 £      -55.52 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.40 £ 16.25 £      +56.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 £ 11.75 £      -16.07 %
Childcare
London Edit Southampton Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,420.04 £ 1,066.67 £      -24.88 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,092.31 £ 16,500.00 £      -8.80 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Southampton Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.97 £ 72.14 £      +20.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.00 £ 28.57 £      -1.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.30 £ 67.57 £      -5.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81.54 £ 82.50 £      +1.18 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Southampton Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,661.03 £ 725.00 £      -56.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,253.88 £ 561.11 £      -55.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,257.14 £ 1,314.29 £      -59.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,074.40 £ 1,021.43 £      -50.76 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Southampton Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,043.37 £ 325.16 £      -68.84 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 515.27 £ 252.38 £      -51.02 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Southampton Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,127.52 £ 2,029.50 £      -35.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.54 3.60      +41.61 %
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