Cost of Living Comparison Between London and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 13.49% higher than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 21.80% higher than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 32.79% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 8.80% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 55.00% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 26.04% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(20.89 $)
14.36 £
(20.00 $)
     -4.25 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(83.55 $)
71.81 £
(100.00 $)
     +19.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(8.35 $)
6.46 £
(9.00 $)
     +7.72 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(6.96 $)
5.39 £
(7.50 $)
     +7.72 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(6.96 $)
6.46 £
(9.00 $)
     +29.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.93 £
(4.08 $)
3.53 £
(4.91 $)
     +20.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 £
(2.14 $)
1.52 £
(2.11 $)
     -1.20 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.16 £
(1.62 $)
1.23 £
(1.71 $)
     +5.94 %
Markets
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.55 £
(4.95 $)
3.31 £
(4.61 $)
     -6.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.28 $)
2.52 £
(3.50 $)
     +173.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 £
(0.90 $)
1.85 £
(2.57 $)
     +185.07 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.18 £
(3.04 $)
2.33 £
(3.25 $)
     +6.84 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.06 £
(4.26 $)
4.84 £
(6.74 $)
     +58.02 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.71 £
(3.77 $)
4.56 £
(6.35 $)
     +68.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.38 £
(6.10 $)
5.53 £
(7.70 $)
     +26.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.31 $)
2.04 £
(2.83 $)
     +116.08 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.71 $)
0.92 £
(1.28 $)
     +80.63 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.84 £
(1.17 $)
1.75 £
(2.44 $)
     +108.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 £
(1.58 $)
1.92 £
(2.68 $)
     +69.65 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.76 $)
1.36 £
(1.90 $)
     +149.49 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.71 $)
1.31 £
(1.83 $)
     +156.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(1.11 $)
1.61 £
(2.24 $)
     +101.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 £
(1.26 $)
1.51 £
(2.11 $)
     +67.27 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(11.14 $)
10.77 £
(15.00 $)
     +34.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.84 £
(2.56 $)
2.20 £
(3.06 $)
     +19.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 £
(2.85 $)
2.23 £
(3.10 $)
     +8.84 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(16.71 $)
10.77 £
(15.00 $)
     -10.23 %
Transportation
London Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.90 $)
1.97 £
(2.75 $)
     -29.47 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(208.87 $)
91.20 £
(127.00 $)
     -39.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £
(3.62 $)
2.51 £
(3.50 $)
     -3.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.81 $)
2.15 £
(3.00 $)
     -21.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(40.10 $)
25.13 £
(35.00 $)
     -12.73 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.59 £
(6.39 $)
1.88 £
(2.61 $)
     -59.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,167.50 £
(32,260.74 $)
15,798.93 £
(22,000.00 $)
     -31.81 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,738.27 £
(31,663.04 $)
15,300.53 £
(21,305.99 $)
     -32.71 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 185.53 £
(258.35 $)
110.04 £
(153.23 $)
     -40.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.17 $)
0.08 £
(0.11 $)
     -35.87 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.52 £
(43.89 $)
46.99 £
(65.44 $)
     +49.09 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.40 £
(61.82 $)
64.08 £
(89.24 $)
     +44.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.72 £
(14.93 $)
25.26 £
(35.18 $)
     +135.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.70 £
(19.08 $)
11.49 £
(16.00 $)
     -16.13 %
Childcare
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,445.52 £
(2,012.88 $)
1,943.63 £
(2,706.50 $)
     +34.46 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,152.08 £
(25,276.77 $)
27,364.65 £
(38,105.26 $)
     +50.75 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.28 £
(90.90 $)
43.64 £
(60.77 $)
     -33.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.95 £
(45.89 $)
29.38 £
(40.91 $)
     -10.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.57 £
(98.27 $)
64.75 £
(90.17 $)
     -8.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.47 £
(127.38 $)
92.18 £
(128.36 $)
     +0.77 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,684.06 £
(2,345.06 $)
2,247.87 £
(3,130.16 $)
     +33.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,243.86 £
(1,732.07 $)
1,438.09 £
(2,002.54 $)
     +15.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,143.75 £
(4,377.67 $)
4,647.83 £
(6,472.11 $)
     +47.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,059.97 £
(2,868.50 $)
2,464.09 £
(3,431.25 $)
     +19.62 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,027.97 £
(1,431.45 $)
1,061.73 £
(1,478.47 $)
     +3.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 525.22 £
(731.37 $)
541.17 £
(753.57 $)
     +3.04 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,864.33 £
(3,988.58 $)
4,397.47 £
(6,123.48 $)
     +53.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.69 3.70      +37.76 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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