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Cost of Living Comparison Between Manchester and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 23.03% higher than in Manchester
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 53.84% higher than in Manchester
Rent Prices in London are 127.22% higher than in Manchester
Restaurant Prices in London are 15.00% higher than in Manchester
Groceries Prices in London are 15.20% higher than in Manchester
Local Purchasing Power in London is 14.31% lower than in Manchester
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £ 15.00 £      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 52.50 £      +5.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 £ 6.00 £      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £ 5.00 £      +25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 4.50 £      +12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.65 £ 2.75 £      +3.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.16 £ 1.41 £      +21.26 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.03 £ 1.07 £      +4.08 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.44 £ 3.66 £      +6.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.99 £      +9.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.61 £      +28.52 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.13 £ 2.02 £      -5.10 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.73 £ 3.10 £      +13.55 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.33 £ 2.83 £      +21.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.84 £ 4.21 £      +48.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 £ 0.91 £      +9.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.51 £      -8.30 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.63 £ 0.97 £      +54.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.71 £ 1.10 £      +55.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.49 £      -2.54 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.46 £      -17.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 £ 0.77 £      +8.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.15 £ 0.89 £      -22.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 8.00 £      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.86 £ 1.78 £      -4.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.58 £ 1.91 £      -26.13 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.25 £ 11.00 £      +7.32 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 £ 2.50 £      -9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 £ 150.00 £      +134.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.70 £ 5.00 £      +85.19 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 £ 4.83 £      +100.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £ 50.00 £      +150.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.88 £ 4.90 £      +0.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,350.00 £ 20,000.00 £      +8.99 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,495.50 £ 21,844.79 £      +12.05 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 155.94 £ 168.16 £      +7.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £ 0.12 £      +4.08 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.96 £ 31.79 £      +9.76 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.52 £ 41.26 £      +61.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.67 £ 11.61 £      +8.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 £ 13.00 £      +62.50 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 764.74 £ 1,280.86 £      +67.49 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,500.00 £ 17,250.00 £      +27.78 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.30 £ 67.01 £      +9.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.59 £ 31.56 £      +10.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 60.17 £ 68.89 £      +14.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 58.54 £ 78.41 £      +33.94 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 776.73 £ 1,711.20 £      +120.31 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 575.00 £ 1,212.12 £      +110.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,358.70 £ 3,245.96 £      +138.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 888.00 £ 2,006.90 £      +126.00 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 320.06 £ 1,198.76 £      +274.54 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 243.04 £ 679.24 £      +179.47 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,772.32 £ 2,336.55 £      +31.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.41 3.20      -6.09 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
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Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: GBP