Cost of Living Comparison Between Raleigh, NC and London 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 18.61% higher than in Raleigh, NC (without rent)
Rent Prices in London are 90.73% higher than in Raleigh, NC
Restaurant Prices in London are 25.40% higher than in Raleigh, NC
Groceries Prices in London are 15.92% lower than in Raleigh, NC
Local Purchasing Power in London is 35.41% lower than in Raleigh, NC
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Restaurants
Raleigh, NC[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(11.27 £)
19.97 $
(15.00 £)
     +33.13 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(45.07 £)
79.88 $
(60.00 £)
     +33.13 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(6.01 £)
7.99 $
(6.00 £)
     -0.15 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(3.76 £)
6.66 $
(5.00 £)
     +33.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(4.51 £)
6.66 $
(5.00 £)
     +10.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.19 $
(3.15 £)
4.01 $
(3.01 £)
     -4.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.66 $
(1.24 £)
2.03 $
(1.53 £)
     +22.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.38 $
(1.04 £)
1.53 $
(1.15 £)
     +11.00 %
Markets
Raleigh, NC[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.27 $
(2.46 £)
4.79 $
(3.60 £)
     +46.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $
(1.85 £)
1.22 $
(0.92 £)
     -50.38 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.42 $
(1.82 £)
0.88 $
(0.66 £)
     -63.60 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.16 $
(1.62 £)
2.87 $
(2.15 £)
     +32.83 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.18 $
(3.14 £)
4.14 $
(3.11 £)
     -1.02 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.01 $
(3.01 £)
3.74 $
(2.81 £)
     -6.76 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.63 $
(4.98 £)
5.72 $
(4.29 £)
     -13.84 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.62 $
(1.97 £)
1.29 $
(0.97 £)
     -50.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.60 $
(0.45 £)
0.72 $
(0.54 £)
     +21.42 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.84 $
(2.13 £)
1.20 $
(0.90 £)
     -57.69 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 $
(1.36 £)
1.46 $
(1.09 £)
     -19.42 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.07 $
(0.80 £)
0.72 $
(0.54 £)
     -33.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.24 $
(0.93 £)
0.68 $
(0.51 £)
     -45.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.84 $
(1.38 £)
1.01 $
(0.76 £)
     -45.19 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.85 $
(1.39 £)
1.11 $
(0.83 £)
     -40.00 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 $
(8.64 £)
10.65 $
(8.00 £)
     -7.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.82 $
(2.12 £)
2.57 $
(1.93 £)
     -8.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.87 $
(2.16 £)
2.67 $
(2.01 £)
     -6.91 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.10 $
(4.58 £)
15.98 $
(12.00 £)
     +161.90 %
Transportation
Raleigh, NC[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $
(0.94 £)
3.73 $
(2.80 £)
     +198.22 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 $
(30.04 £)
199.70 $
(150.00 £)
     +399.25 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(1.88 £)
3.99 $
(3.00 £)
     +59.76 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(1.88 £)
4.29 $
(3.22 £)
     +71.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.50 $
(20.66 £)
38.34 $
(28.80 £)
     +39.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.39 $
(1.80 £)
6.33 $
(4.76 £)
     +164.83 %
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) 20,912.60 $
(15,707.96 £)
30,180.61 $
(22,669.38 £)
     +44.32 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Raleigh, NC[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.28 $
(107.62 £)
229.65 $
(172.50 £)
     +60.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $
(0.13 £)
0.17 $
(0.13 £)
     -0.80 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.54 $
(42.47 £)
41.71 $
(31.33 £)
     -26.23 %
Sports And Leisure
Raleigh, NC[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.17 $
(24.17 £)
57.89 $
(43.48 £)
     +79.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.40 $
(8.56 £)
14.36 $
(10.78 £)
     +25.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.50 $
(7.89 £)
17.31 $
(13.00 £)
     +64.83 %
Childcare
Raleigh, NC[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 845.00 $
(634.70 £)
1,957.07 $
(1,470.00 £)
     +131.61 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,333.33 $
(8,512.74 £)
24,157.74 $
(18,145.45 £)
     +113.16 %
Clothing And Shoes
Raleigh, NC[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.73 $
(32.84 £)
86.86 $
(65.25 £)
     +98.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.62 $
(32.02 £)
43.32 $
(32.54 £)
     +1.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.79 $
(56.93 £)
93.82 $
(70.47 £)
     +23.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.38 $
(76.15 £)
120.77 $
(90.72 £)
     +19.13 %
Rent Per Month
Raleigh, NC[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,360.07 $
(1,021.58 £)
2,266.56 $
(1,702.47 £)
     +66.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,012.27 $
(760.34 £)
1,662.62 $
(1,248.84 £)
     +64.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,893.53 $
(1,422.27 £)
4,252.16 $
(3,193.90 £)
     +124.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,478.10 $
(1,110.24 £)
2,774.21 $
(2,083.78 £)
     +87.69 %
Buy Apartment Price
Raleigh, NC[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 280.61 $
(210.77 £)
1,419.32 $
(1,066.09 £)
     +405.80 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 142.96 $
(107.38 £)
747.25 $
(561.28 £)
     +422.71 %
Salaries And Financing
Raleigh, NC[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,129.93 $
(3,102.09 £)
3,787.01 $
(2,844.51 £)
     -8.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.92 2.88      -26.58 %
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