Cost of Living Comparison Between Raleigh, NC and London 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 27.71% higher than in Raleigh, NC (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 50.88% higher than in Raleigh, NC
Rent Prices in London are 98.46% higher than in Raleigh, NC
Restaurant Prices in London are 30.71% higher than in Raleigh, NC
Groceries Prices in London are 8.30% lower than in Raleigh, NC
Local Purchasing Power in London is 36.38% lower than in Raleigh, NC
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Restaurants
Raleigh, NC Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(10.77 £)
20.89 $
(15.00 £)
     +39.25 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(43.09 £)
83.55 $
(60.00 £)
     +39.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(5.75 £)
8.35 $
(6.00 £)
     +4.44 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(3.59 £)
6.96 $
(5.00 £)
     +39.25 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(4.31 £)
6.96 $
(5.00 £)
     +16.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.23 $
(3.04 £)
4.08 $
(2.93 £)
     -3.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 $
(1.24 £)
2.14 $
(1.54 £)
     +23.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 $
(0.99 £)
1.62 $
(1.16 £)
     +17.76 %
Markets
Raleigh, NC Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.22 $
(2.31 £)
4.95 $
(3.55 £)
     +53.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $
(1.77 £)
1.28 $
(0.92 £)
     -48.03 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.17 $
(1.56 £)
0.90 $
(0.65 £)
     -58.48 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.17 $
(1.56 £)
3.04 $
(2.18 £)
     +40.10 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.21 $
(3.02 £)
4.26 $
(3.06 £)
     +1.30 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.89 $
(2.80 £)
3.77 $
(2.71 £)
     -3.18 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.68 $
(4.08 £)
6.10 $
(4.38 £)
     +7.47 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.14 $
(1.54 £)
1.31 $
(0.94 £)
     -38.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 $
(0.46 £)
0.71 $
(0.51 £)
     +11.33 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.84 $
(2.04 £)
1.17 $
(0.84 £)
     -58.66 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.87 $
(1.35 £)
1.58 $
(1.13 £)
     -15.67 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.06 $
(0.76 £)
0.76 $
(0.55 £)
     -28.37 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.02 $
(0.73 £)
0.71 $
(0.51 £)
     -30.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.84 $
(1.32 £)
1.11 $
(0.80 £)
     -39.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.85 $
(1.33 £)
1.26 $
(0.90 £)
     -31.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(8.62 £)
11.14 $
(8.00 £)
     -7.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.83 $
(2.03 £)
2.56 $
(1.84 £)
     -9.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.01 $
(2.16 £)
2.85 $
(2.05 £)
     -5.42 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.35 $
(4.56 £)
16.71 $
(12.00 £)
     +163.15 %
Transportation
Raleigh, NC Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $
(0.90 £)
3.90 $
(2.80 £)
     +211.92 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 $
(28.73 £)
208.87 $
(150.00 £)
     +422.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(1.80 £)
3.62 $
(2.60 £)
     +44.82 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(1.80 £)
3.81 $
(2.74 £)
     +52.39 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.50 $
(19.75 £)
40.10 $
(28.80 £)
     +45.83 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.31 $
(1.66 £)
6.39 $
(4.59 £)
     +177.22 %
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) 20,633.33 $
(14,817.48 £)
31,663.04 $
(22,738.27 £)
     +53.46 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Raleigh, NC Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 135.61 $
(97.38 £)
258.35 $
(185.53 £)
     +90.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $
(0.13 £)
0.17 $
(0.12 £)
     -1.98 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.64 $
(41.39 £)
43.89 $
(31.52 £)
     -23.85 %
Sports And Leisure
Raleigh, NC Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.10 $
(23.77 £)
61.82 $
(44.40 £)
     +86.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.40 $
(8.19 £)
14.93 $
(10.72 £)
     +30.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.75 $
(7.72 £)
19.08 $
(13.70 £)
     +77.46 %
Childcare
Raleigh, NC Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 855.56 $
(614.40 £)
2,012.88 $
(1,445.52 £)
     +135.27 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,333.33 $
(8,138.84 £)
25,276.77 $
(18,152.08 £)
     +123.03 %
Clothing And Shoes
Raleigh, NC Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.64 $
(32.05 £)
90.90 $
(65.28 £)
     +103.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.23 $
(28.89 £)
45.89 $
(32.95 £)
     +14.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.76 $
(54.41 £)
98.27 $
(70.57 £)
     +29.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.18 $
(75.53 £)
127.38 $
(91.47 £)
     +21.11 %
Rent Per Month
Raleigh, NC Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,332.12 $
(956.64 £)
2,345.06 $
(1,684.06 £)
     +76.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,007.00 $
(723.16 £)
1,732.07 $
(1,243.86 £)
     +72.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,903.03 $
(1,366.63 £)
4,377.67 $
(3,143.75 £)
     +130.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,463.45 $
(1,050.95 £)
2,868.50 $
(2,059.97 £)
     +96.01 %
Buy Apartment Price
Raleigh, NC Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 340.00 $
(244.17 £)
1,431.45 $
(1,027.97 £)
     +321.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 147.66 $
(106.04 £)
731.37 $
(525.22 £)
     +395.33 %
Salaries And Financing
Raleigh, NC Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,154.94 $
(2,983.80 £)
3,988.58 $
(2,864.33 £)
     -4.00 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.82 2.69      -29.69 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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