Cost of Living Comparison Between London and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 27.8% higher than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 35.6% higher than in London
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 45.3% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 25.4% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 56.8% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 11.3% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(24.74 $)
24.25 £
(30.00 $)
     +21.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(98.95 $)
105.10 £
(130.00 $)
     +31.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(9.90 $)
9.70 £
(12.00 $)
     +21.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(8.04 $)
6.47 £
(8.00 $)
     -0.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 £
(6.80 $)
8.49 £
(10.50 $)
     +54.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.60 £
(4.46 $)
4.50 £
(5.56 $)
     +24.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.93 £
(2.39 $)
2.44 £
(3.02 $)
     +26.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.62 £
(2.00 $)
1.85 £
(2.29 $)
     +14.1 %
Markets
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.93 £
(6.10 $)
4.70 £
(5.82 $)
     -4.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.43 £
(1.77 $)
3.47 £
(4.29 $)
     +142.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.11 $)
2.63 £
(3.25 $)
     +191.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.30 £
(4.08 $)
4.41 £
(5.46 $)
     +33.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.48 £
(4.30 $)
6.19 £
(7.65 $)
     +77.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.48 £
(4.30 $)
5.77 £
(7.13 $)
     +65.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.82 £
(7.20 $)
7.31 £
(9.04 $)
     +25.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 £
(1.37 $)
2.54 £
(3.14 $)
     +129.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.70 $)
0.75 £
(0.93 $)
     +31.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.19 £
(1.47 $)
2.19 £
(2.70 $)
     +83.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.38 £
(1.71 $)
2.28 £
(2.82 $)
     +65.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.70 $)
1.56 £
(1.93 $)
     +174.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.66 $)
1.38 £
(1.71 $)
     +160.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 £
(1.15 $)
2.33 £
(2.88 $)
     +150.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.27 £
(1.57 $)
1.96 £
(2.43 $)
     +54.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £
(11.13 $)
16.17 £
(20.00 $)
     +79.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.08 £
(2.57 $)
2.04 £
(2.53 $)
     -1.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 £
(3.01 $)
3.09 £
(3.83 $)
     +27.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(18.55 $)
13.74 £
(17.00 $)
     -8.4 %
Transportation
London Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.85 £
(3.53 $)
2.34 £
(2.90 $)
     -17.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(247.38 $)
106.72 £
(132.00 $)
     -46.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.95 $)
4.04 £
(5.00 $)
     +1.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(3.88 $)
2.83 £
(3.50 $)
     -9.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(37.11 $)
24.25 £
(30.00 $)
     -19.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.73 £
(7.09 $)
3.13 £
(3.87 $)
     -45.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,560.00 £
(32,852.06 $)
22,637.24 £
(28,000.00 $)
     -14.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,251.33 £
(32,470.27 $)
21,871.83 £
(27,053.26 $)
     -16.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 287.04 £
(355.03 $)
138.74 £
(171.61 $)
     -51.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.22 £
(18.83 $)
49.87 £
(61.68 $)
     +227.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.12 £
(38.50 $)
56.64 £
(70.06 $)
     +82.0 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.26 £
(58.46 $)
106.83 £
(132.14 $)
     +126.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.66 £
(16.89 $)
59.96 £
(74.17 $)
     +339.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(18.55 $)
16.17 £
(20.00 $)
     +7.8 %
Childcare
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,840.34 £
(2,276.32 $)
2,478.49 £
(3,065.64 $)
     +34.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(24,805.73 $)
51,135.92 £
(63,250.00 $)
     +155.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.05 £
(102.72 $)
55.64 £
(68.82 $)
     -33.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.97 £
(49.43 $)
36.72 £
(45.42 $)
     -8.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.11 £
(110.22 $)
78.42 £
(97.00 $)
     -12.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.33 £
(119.15 $)
134.10 £
(165.86 $)
     +39.2 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,245.83 £
(2,777.87 $)
3,364.98 £
(4,162.14 $)
     +49.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,628.00 £
(2,013.67 $)
2,354.58 £
(2,912.38 $)
     +44.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,331.08 £
(5,357.11 $)
6,817.76 £
(8,432.88 $)
     +57.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,892.31 £
(3,577.49 $)
3,582.69 £
(4,431.43 $)
     +23.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,311.20 £
(1,621.83 $)
1,373.46 £
(1,698.83 $)
     +4.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 716.48 £
(886.21 $)
964.30 £
(1,192.75 $)
     +34.6 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,179.48 £
(3,932.70 $)
4,798.30 £
(5,935.02 $)
     +50.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.60 6.67      +19.2 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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