Cost of Living Comparison Between Oxford and London 

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Cost of Living in London is 14.3% higher than in Oxford (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in London is 30.4% higher than in Oxford
Rent Prices in London are 58.2% higher than in Oxford
Restaurant Prices in London are 32.3% higher than in Oxford
Groceries Prices in London are 4.8% lower than in Oxford
Local Purchasing Power in London is 6.4% higher than in Oxford
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Restaurants
Oxford Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 £ 20.00 £      +42.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 58.00 £ 80.00 £      +37.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £ 8.00 £      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.45 £ 6.50 £      +19.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.20 £ 5.75 £      +10.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.11 £ 3.62 £      +16.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 £ 2.05 £      +15.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 £ 1.63 £      +8.6 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.54 £ 4.96 £      -10.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.12 £ 1.41 £      +25.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.11 £ 0.92 £      -17.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.80 £ 3.15 £      -34.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.45 £ 3.41 £      -1.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.92 £ 3.39 £      -13.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.56 £ 5.52 £      -0.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.37 £ 1.17 £      -15.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.59 £      +25.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.32 £ 1.17 £      -11.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.69 £ 1.39 £      -17.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.58 £      +14.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.53 £      -0.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.77 £ 0.97 £      +25.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.28 £ 1.31 £      +2.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 9.50 £      +18.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.42 £ 2.09 £      -13.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.78 £ 2.44 £      -35.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.75 £ 15.00 £      +9.1 %
Transportation
Oxford Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 £ 2.80 £      +40.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 73.91 £ 200.00 £      +170.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £ 4.50 £      -10.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.40 £ 3.13 £      +30.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 £ 30.00 £      +66.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.98 £ 5.71 £      -4.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £ 27,280.00 £      -3.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,225.00 £ 25,860.62 £      -17.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Oxford Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 281.91 £ 291.61 £      +3.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 13.44 £ 15.23 £      +13.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 34.15 £ 31.23 £      -8.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Oxford Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.92 £ 46.13 £      +36.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.00 £ 14.35 £      +59.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 15.00 £      +50.0 %
Childcare
Oxford Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,312.50 £ 1,840.34 £      +40.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 40,000.00 £ 20,054.76 £      -49.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Oxford Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.43 £ 81.68 £      +21.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.33 £ 39.57 £      +3.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.38 £ 89.16 £      +19.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.50 £ 97.78 £      +11.7 %
Rent Per Month
Oxford Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,466.67 £ 2,131.63 £      +45.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,108.33 £ 1,605.16 £      +44.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,625.00 £ 4,422.97 £      +68.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,772.22 £ 2,858.97 £      +61.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 929.02 £ 1,292.57 £      +39.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 382.42 £ 739.22 £      +93.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Oxford Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,531.34 £ 3,512.48 £      +38.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.92 5.51      -7.0 %
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