Cost of Living Comparison Between Reading and Kingston upon Thames 

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Rent Prices in Kingston upon Thames are 22.89% higher than in Reading
Restaurant Prices in Kingston upon Thames are 5.15% higher than in Reading
Groceries Prices in Kingston upon Thames are 7.03% lower than in Reading
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Restaurants
Reading Edit Kingston upon Thames Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 £ 14.50 £      +11.54 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 60.00 £      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.00 £      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £ 5.00 £      +25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 5.00 £      +25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.79 £ 2.93 £      +5.13 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.34 £ 1.04 £      -22.74 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.91 £ 0.91 £      -0.53 %
Markets
Reading Edit Kingston upon Thames Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.05 £ 3.48 £      +14.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 £ 1.00 £      -9.19 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.29 £      -45.14 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.23 £ 2.17 £      -2.72 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.75 £ 2.27 £      -17.47 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.48 £ 2.57 £      +3.81 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.22 £ 4.91 £      -21.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.98 £ 0.98 £      +0.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.61 £      +14.58 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £ 1.01 £      +7.25 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.91 £ 0.67 £      -27.07 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.72 £ 0.64 £      -10.59 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.62 £ 0.43 £      -30.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.91 £ 0.98 £      +7.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.57 £ 0.95 £      +66.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £ 8.00 £      +6.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 £ 1.83 £      +3.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 £ 1.77 £      -4.50 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.70 £ 10.95 £      -6.41 %
Transportation
Reading Edit Kingston upon Thames Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 £ 1.75 £      -12.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £ 166.67 £      +177.78 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 £ 2.60 £      -7.14 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £ 2.74 £      +24.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.20 £ 28.80 £      +50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.86 £ 4.82 £      -0.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £ ?     
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 £ 25,000.00 £      +2.04 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Reading Edit Kingston upon Thames Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 191.88 £ 134.92 £      -29.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £ 0.12 £      -2.11 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.88 £ 34.17 £      -9.79 %
Sports And Leisure
Reading Edit Kingston upon Thames Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.18 £ 52.25 £      +40.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.00 £ 15.75 £      +21.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 £ 13.00 £      +44.44 %
Childcare
Reading Edit Kingston upon Thames Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,062.50 £ 1,566.25 £      +47.41 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,500.00 £ 20,250.00 £      +39.66 %
Clothing And Shoes
Reading Edit Kingston upon Thames Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.88 £ 64.75 £      +13.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.75 £ 34.60 £      +2.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.43 £ 59.16 £      -17.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.50 £ 59.17 £      -23.66 %
Rent Per Month
Reading Edit Kingston upon Thames Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 926.39 £ 1,137.50 £      +22.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 827.78 £ 948.75 £      +14.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,656.25 £ 2,341.67 £      +41.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,361.11 £ 1,436.00 £      +5.50 %
Buy Apartment Price
Reading Edit Kingston upon Thames Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 540.17 £ 883.65 £      +63.59 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 365.59 £ 666.88 £      +82.41 %
Salaries And Financing
Reading Edit Kingston upon Thames Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,520.62 £ 1,677.25 £      -33.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.31 2.78      +20.09 %
Last update: July 2021May 2021
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