Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and London 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 16.09% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Rent Prices in London are 30.93% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in London are 13.48% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in London are 37.83% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in London is 16.98% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 21.00 $
(15.77 £)
19.97 $
(15.00 £)
     -4.90 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(75.11 £)
79.88 $
(60.00 £)
     -20.12 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.50 $
(7.14 £)
7.99 $
(6.00 £)
     -15.92 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.10 $
(5.33 £)
6.66 $
(5.00 £)
     -6.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.73 $
(6.55 £)
6.66 $
(5.00 £)
     -23.71 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.87 $
(3.66 £)
4.01 $
(3.01 £)
     -17.71 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 $
(1.68 £)
2.03 $
(1.53 £)
     -9.00 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 $
(1.30 £)
1.53 $
(1.15 £)
     -11.49 %
Markets
New York, NY[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.44 $
(3.34 £)
4.79 $
(3.60 £)
     +7.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.42 $
(2.57 £)
1.22 $
(0.92 £)
     -64.25 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.75 $
(2.06 £)
0.88 $
(0.66 £)
     -67.88 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.39 $
(2.55 £)
2.87 $
(2.15 £)
     -15.52 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.82 $
(5.12 £)
4.14 $
(3.11 £)
     -39.26 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.40 $
(4.80 £)
3.74 $
(2.81 £)
     -41.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.38 $
(5.55 £)
5.72 $
(4.29 £)
     -22.61 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.81 $
(2.11 £)
1.29 $
(0.97 £)
     -54.18 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.27 $
(0.95 £)
0.72 $
(0.54 £)
     -43.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.37 $
(1.78 £)
1.20 $
(0.90 £)
     -49.36 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.71 $
(2.03 £)
1.46 $
(1.09 £)
     -46.22 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(1.45 £)
0.72 $
(0.54 £)
     -62.95 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.75 $
(1.32 £)
0.68 $
(0.51 £)
     -61.39 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 $
(1.62 £)
1.01 $
(0.76 £)
     -53.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.14 $
(1.61 £)
1.11 $
(0.83 £)
     -48.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(11.27 £)
10.65 $
(8.00 £)
     -29.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.29 $
(2.47 £)
2.57 $
(1.93 £)
     -21.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.10 $
(2.33 £)
2.67 $
(2.01 £)
     -13.65 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(11.27 £)
15.98 $
(12.00 £)
     +6.51 %
Transportation
New York, NY[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.07 £)
3.73 $
(2.80 £)
     +35.55 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.00 $
(95.39 £)
199.70 $
(150.00 £)
     +57.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(2.63 £)
3.99 $
(3.00 £)
     +14.11 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.25 £)
4.29 $
(3.22 £)
     +42.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(22.53 £)
38.34 $
(28.80 £)
     +27.81 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.75 $
(2.07 £)
6.33 $
(4.76 £)
     +130.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(16,524.73 £)
28,380.80 $
(21,317.50 £)
     +29.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,205.73 $
(15,928.13 £)
30,180.61 $
(22,669.38 £)
     +42.32 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 145.49 $
(109.28 £)
229.65 $
(172.50 £)
     +57.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(0.08 £)
0.17 $
(0.13 £)
     +57.82 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.11 $
(48.15 £)
41.71 $
(31.33 £)
     -34.94 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 86.29 $
(64.82 £)
57.89 $
(43.48 £)
     -32.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.13 $
(26.39 £)
14.36 $
(10.78 £)
     -59.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(12.02 £)
17.31 $
(13.00 £)
     +8.17 %
Childcare
New York, NY[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,479.17 $
(1,862.17 £)
1,957.07 $
(1,470.00 £)
     -21.06 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 39,681.82 $
(29,805.97 £)
24,157.74 $
(18,145.45 £)
     -39.12 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.88 $
(42.73 £)
86.86 $
(65.25 £)
     +52.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.38 $
(31.83 £)
43.32 $
(32.54 £)
     +2.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.55 $
(68.02 £)
93.82 $
(70.47 £)
     +3.60 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 141.87 $
(106.56 £)
120.77 $
(90.72 £)
     -14.87 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,415.53 $
(2,565.48 £)
2,266.56 $
(1,702.47 £)
     -33.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,023.00 $
(1,519.53 £)
1,662.62 $
(1,248.84 £)
     -17.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,822.56 $
(5,124.59 £)
4,252.16 $
(3,193.90 £)
     -37.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,599.74 $
(2,703.85 £)
2,774.21 $
(2,083.78 £)
     -22.93 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,494.66 $
(1,122.67 £)
1,419.32 $
(1,066.09 £)
     -5.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 758.11 $
(569.43 £)
747.25 $
(561.28 £)
     -1.43 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,943.98 $
(4,464.66 £)
3,787.01 $
(2,844.51 £)
     -36.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.82 2.88      -24.70 %
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