Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 11.89% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 17.90% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in London are 24.69% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in London are 8.09% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in London are 35.48% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in London is 20.66% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(14.36 £)
20.89 $
(15.00 £)
     +4.44 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(71.81 £)
83.55 $
(60.00 £)
     -16.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(6.46 £)
8.35 $
(6.00 £)
     -7.17 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 $
(5.39 £)
6.96 $
(5.00 £)
     -7.17 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 $
(6.46 £)
6.96 $
(5.00 £)
     -22.64 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.91 $
(3.53 £)
4.08 $
(2.93 £)
     -16.98 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 $
(1.52 £)
2.14 $
(1.54 £)
     +1.21 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.71 $
(1.23 £)
1.62 $
(1.16 £)
     -5.61 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.61 $
(3.31 £)
4.95 $
(3.55 £)
     +7.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.50 $
(2.52 £)
1.28 $
(0.92 £)
     -63.49 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.57 $
(1.85 £)
0.90 $
(0.65 £)
     -64.92 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.25 $
(2.33 £)
3.04 $
(2.18 £)
     -6.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.74 $
(4.84 £)
4.26 $
(3.06 £)
     -36.72 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.35 $
(4.56 £)
3.77 $
(2.71 £)
     -40.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.70 $
(5.53 £)
6.10 $
(4.38 £)
     -20.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.83 $
(2.04 £)
1.31 $
(0.94 £)
     -53.72 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.28 $
(0.92 £)
0.71 $
(0.51 £)
     -44.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.44 $
(1.75 £)
1.17 $
(0.84 £)
     -51.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.68 $
(1.92 £)
1.58 $
(1.13 £)
     -41.06 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.90 $
(1.36 £)
0.76 $
(0.55 £)
     -59.92 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.83 $
(1.31 £)
0.71 $
(0.51 £)
     -61.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.24 $
(1.61 £)
1.11 $
(0.80 £)
     -50.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.11 $
(1.51 £)
1.26 $
(0.90 £)
     -40.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(10.77 £)
11.14 $
(8.00 £)
     -25.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.06 $
(2.20 £)
2.56 $
(1.84 £)
     -16.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.10 $
(2.23 £)
2.85 $
(2.05 £)
     -8.12 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(10.77 £)
16.71 $
(12.00 £)
     +11.40 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(1.97 £)
3.90 $
(2.80 £)
     +41.78 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.00 $
(91.20 £)
208.87 $
(150.00 £)
     +64.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(2.51 £)
3.62 $
(2.60 £)
     +3.44 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.15 £)
3.81 $
(2.74 £)
     +26.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $
(25.13 £)
40.10 $
(28.80 £)
     +14.58 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.61 $
(1.88 £)
6.39 $
(4.59 £)
     +144.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(15,798.93 £)
32,260.74 $
(23,167.50 £)
     +46.64 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,305.99 $
(15,300.53 £)
31,663.04 $
(22,738.27 £)
     +48.61 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 153.23 $
(110.04 £)
258.35 $
(185.53 £)
     +68.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(0.08 £)
0.17 $
(0.12 £)
     +55.94 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.44 $
(46.99 £)
43.89 $
(31.52 £)
     -32.93 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 89.24 $
(64.08 £)
61.82 $
(44.40 £)
     -30.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.18 $
(25.26 £)
14.93 $
(10.72 £)
     -57.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(11.49 £)
19.08 $
(13.70 £)
     +19.23 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,706.50 $
(1,943.63 £)
2,012.88 $
(1,445.52 £)
     -25.63 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,105.26 $
(27,364.65 £)
25,276.77 $
(18,152.08 £)
     -33.67 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.77 $
(43.64 £)
90.90 $
(65.28 £)
     +49.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.91 $
(29.38 £)
45.89 $
(32.95 £)
     +12.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.17 $
(64.75 £)
98.27 $
(70.57 £)
     +8.99 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.36 $
(92.18 £)
127.38 $
(91.47 £)
     -0.76 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,130.16 $
(2,247.87 £)
2,345.06 $
(1,684.06 £)
     -25.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,002.54 $
(1,438.09 £)
1,732.07 $
(1,243.86 £)
     -13.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,472.11 $
(4,647.83 £)
4,377.67 $
(3,143.75 £)
     -32.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,431.25 $
(2,464.09 £)
2,868.50 $
(2,059.97 £)
     -16.40 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,478.47 $
(1,061.73 £)
1,431.45 $
(1,027.97 £)
     -3.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 753.57 $
(541.17 £)
731.37 $
(525.22 £)
     -2.95 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,123.48 $
(4,397.47 £)
3,988.58 $
(2,864.33 £)
     -34.86 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.70 2.69      -27.41 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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