Cost of Living Comparison Between Southampton and Portsmouth 

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Cost of Living in Portsmouth is 2.3% higher than in Southampton (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Portsmouth is 1.7% lower than in Southampton
Rent Prices in Portsmouth are 9.8% lower than in Southampton
Restaurant Prices in Portsmouth are 1.2% higher than in Southampton
Groceries Prices in Portsmouth are 1.0% higher than in Southampton
Local Purchasing Power in Portsmouth is 9.7% lower than in Southampton
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Restaurants
Southampton Edit Portsmouth Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £ 12.50 £      +4.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 60.00 £      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 £ 6.39 £      -1.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £ 4.45 £      +11.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.95 £ 3.50 £      -29.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.00 £ 3.14 £      +4.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 £ 1.85 £      +15.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.24 £ 1.29 £      +4.3 %
Markets
Southampton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.65 £ 4.79 £      +3.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 £ 0.95 £      -5.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.69 £ 0.77 £      +11.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.04 £ 2.64 £      -13.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.36 £ 2.89 £      -13.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.85 £ 2.36 £      -16.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.74 £ 4.94 £      -14.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.67 £ 1.17 £      +74.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.69 £      +23.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.00 £ 1.00 £      0.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 £ 1.81 £      +60.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.54 £      +12.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.38 £ 0.43 £      +11.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.73 £ 0.75 £      +2.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.13 £ 1.20 £      +5.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 8.00 £      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 £ 1.56 £      -23.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 £ 1.36 £      -30.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.65 £ 12.50 £      -1.2 %
Transportation
Southampton Edit Portsmouth Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 £ 3.00 £      +50.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 52.00 £ 63.00 £      +21.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.40 £ 2.40 £      0.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.23 £ 2.27 £      +1.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 14.40 £ 14.40 £      0.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.58 £ 5.49 £      -1.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £ 28,285.00 £      0.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,750.00 £ 29,520.00 £      +6.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Southampton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 244.57 £ 240.00 £      -1.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 11.25 £ 11.25 £      0.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.23 £ 29.21 £      -0.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Southampton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.57 £ 23.83 £      -13.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.00 £ 13.25 £      +65.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 10.00 £      0.0 %
Childcare
Southampton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,166.67 £ 1,166.67 £      0.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,241.00 £ 11,241.00 £      0.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Southampton Edit Portsmouth Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.43 £ 65.00 £      -9.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.99 £ 43.75 £      +32.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.00 £ 67.00 £      -14.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.83 £ 90.83 £      0.0 %
Rent Per Month
Southampton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,010.00 £ 1,047.05 £      +3.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 868.75 £ 774.29 £      -10.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,000.00 £ 1,436.43 £      -28.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,190.00 £ 1,312.33 £      +10.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Southampton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ? 418.06 £     
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 327.95 £ ?     
Salaries And Financing
Southampton Edit Portsmouth Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,652.38 £ 2,353.50 £      -11.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.90 5.75      -2.5 %
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