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Cost of Living Comparison Between Seattle, WA and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 9.25% lower than in Seattle, WA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 4.85% lower than in Seattle, WA
Rent Prices in London are 1.41% higher than in Seattle, WA
Restaurant Prices in London are 0.20% higher than in Seattle, WA
Groceries Prices in London are 34.03% lower than in Seattle, WA
Local Purchasing Power in London is 42.42% lower than in Seattle, WA
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  Seattle, WALondonDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(12.22 £)
18.42 $
(15.00 £)
     +22.78 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $
(57.01 £)
61.39 $
(50.00 £)
     -12.30 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(6.52 £)
7.37 $
(6.00 £)
     -7.92 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(4.89 £)
6.14 $
(5.00 £)
     +2.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(4.89 £)
5.53 $
(4.50 £)
     -7.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.16 $
(3.39 £)
3.39 $
(2.76 £)
     -18.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.21 $
(1.80 £)
1.82 $
(1.48 £)
     -18.06 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.57 $
(1.28 £)
1.39 $
(1.13 £)
     -11.55 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.50 $
(2.85 £)
4.45 $
(3.63 £)
     +27.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.87 $
(2.34 £)
1.23 $
(1.00 £)
     -57.25 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.81 $
(1.47 £)
0.73 $
(0.60 £)
     -59.55 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.97 $
(2.42 £)
2.45 $
(2.00 £)
     -17.46 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.13 $
(5.81 £)
3.64 $
(2.97 £)
     -48.92 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.62 $
(4.58 £)
3.32 $
(2.70 £)
     -40.96 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.87 $
(5.59 £)
4.81 $
(3.92 £)
     -30.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.45 $
(2.00 £)
1.06 $
(0.86 £)
     -56.84 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 $
(0.64 £)
0.62 $
(0.50 £)
     -21.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.87 $
(1.52 £)
1.17 $
(0.95 £)
     -37.34 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.05 $
(1.67 £)
1.30 $
(1.06 £)
     -36.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(0.96 £)
0.60 $
(0.49 £)
     -49.39 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.14 $
(0.93 £)
0.56 $
(0.46 £)
     -50.78 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.87 $
(1.52 £)
0.91 $
(0.74 £)
     -51.30 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(1.47 £)
1.06 $
(0.87 £)
     -41.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(12.22 £)
9.82 $
(8.00 £)
     -34.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.03 $
(1.66 £)
2.15 $
(1.76 £)
     +6.02 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $
(2.03 £)
2.30 $
(1.87 £)
     -7.74 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(8.14 £)
13.51 $
(11.00 £)
     +35.06 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.24 £)
3.07 $
(2.50 £)
     +11.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(81.45 £)
184.17 $
(150.00 £)
     +84.17 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $
(2.12 £)
6.14 $
(5.00 £)
     +136.12 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(2.20 £)
5.93 $
(4.83 £)
     +119.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(24.43 £)
58.32 $
(47.50 £)
     +94.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.45 $
(2.81 £)
6.01 $
(4.90 £)
     +74.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 $
(19,954.39 £)
24,556.00 $
(20,000.00 £)
     +0.23 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,484.31 $
(18,312.68 £)
26,450.13 $
(21,542.71 £)
     +17.64 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 150.54 $
(122.61 £)
205.51 $
(167.38 £)
     +36.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $
(0.10 £)
0.15 $
(0.12 £)
     +21.98 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.91 $
(53.68 £)
38.95 $
(31.73 £)
     -40.90 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.40 $
(42.68 £)
49.77 $
(40.54 £)
     -5.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.73 $
(21.77 £)
14.02 $
(11.42 £)
     -47.53 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(11.40 £)
15.35 $
(12.50 £)
     +9.62 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,559.77 $
(1,270.38 £)
1,606.97 $
(1,308.82 £)
     +3.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,888.89 $
(19,456.66 £)
21,565.34 $
(17,564.21 £)
     -9.73 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.67 $
(40.46 £)
81.93 $
(66.73 £)
     +64.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.97 $
(33.37 £)
38.89 $
(31.68 £)
     -5.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.14 $
(67.72 £)
84.89 $
(69.14 £)
     +2.10 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.13 $
(95.40 £)
94.00 $
(76.56 £)
     -19.75 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,072.27 $
(1,687.79 £)
2,091.75 $
(1,703.65 £)
     +0.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,599.83 $
(1,303.00 £)
1,488.80 $
(1,212.57 £)
     -6.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,586.46 $
(2,921.04 £)
3,969.48 $
(3,233.00 £)
     +10.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,570.98 $
(2,093.97 £)
2,457.21 $
(2,001.31 £)
     -4.43 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 683.30 $
(556.52 £)
1,459.87 $
(1,189.02 £)
     +113.65 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 420.71 $
(342.65 £)
833.26 $
(678.66 £)
     +98.06 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,216.21 $
(4,248.42 £)
2,858.04 $
(2,327.78 £)
     -45.21 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.24 3.22      -23.97 %
Last update: August 2019August 2019
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Currency: USD