Cost of Living Comparison Between Swindon and London 

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Cost of Living in London is 22.5% higher than in Swindon (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in London is 59.6% higher than in Swindon
Rent Prices in London are 157.3% higher than in Swindon
Restaurant Prices in London are 32.2% higher than in Swindon
Groceries Prices in London are 3.6% higher than in Swindon
Local Purchasing Power in London is 8.3% higher than in Swindon
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Restaurants
Swindon Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 20.00 £      +33.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 80.00 £      +33.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £ 8.00 £      +14.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 6.50 £      +30.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.25 £ 5.00 £      +54.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.01 £ 3.65 £      +21.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.23 £ 2.00 £      +62.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.93 £ 1.52 £      +63.1 %
Markets
Swindon Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.79 £ 5.02 £      +5.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.18 £ 1.41 £      +19.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 £ 0.96 £      +49.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.29 £ 3.18 £      -3.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.86 £ 3.49 £      +22.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.56 £ 3.47 £      +35.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.18 £ 5.67 £      -8.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.01 £ 1.19 £      +17.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 £ 0.63 £      +4.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.59 £ 1.20 £      -24.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.42 £ 1.54 £      +8.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.69 £ 0.58 £      -15.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.54 £      -3.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.38 £ 1.01 £      -26.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.11 £ 1.31 £      +17.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.50 £ 9.50 £      +11.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 £ 1.99 £      -13.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 £ 2.46 £      +9.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.60 £ 15.00 £      +2.7 %
Transportation
Swindon Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.45 £ 2.80 £      +14.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £ 200.00 £      +233.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £ 4.50 £      +12.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £ 3.13 £      +57.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.20 £ 30.00 £      +85.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.74 £ 5.75 £      +0.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £ 28,035.00 £      -0.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 £ 26,862.14 £      +11.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Swindon Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 238.50 £ 293.89 £      +23.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.17 £ 15.56 £      +27.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.25 £ 30.63 £      -5.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Swindon Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.20 £ 45.52 £      +61.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.50 £ 14.51 £      -17.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.25 £ 15.00 £      +22.5 %
Childcare
Swindon Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 900.00 £ 1,853.11 £      +105.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,055.00 £ 20,143.18 £      +396.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Swindon Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.50 £ 82.77 £      +94.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.75 £ 40.31 £      +40.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 64.00 £ 89.95 £      +40.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 76.67 £ 103.40 £      +34.9 %
Rent Per Month
Swindon Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 878.33 £ 2,147.22 £      +144.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 809.17 £ 1,600.08 £      +97.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,363.00 £ 4,440.24 £      +225.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,250.00 £ 2,879.76 £      +130.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Swindon Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 185.80 £ 1,257.91 £      +577.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 215.21 £ 754.71 £      +250.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Swindon Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,218.75 £ 3,835.63 £      +72.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.76 5.48      -4.8 %
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