Cost of Living Comparison Between Seattle, WA and London 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 9.97% lower than in Seattle, WA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 6.64% lower than in Seattle, WA
Rent Prices in London are 1.62% lower than in Seattle, WA
Restaurant Prices in London are 2.90% higher than in Seattle, WA
Groceries Prices in London are 36.15% lower than in Seattle, WA
Local Purchasing Power in London is 50.94% lower than in Seattle, WA
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Restaurants
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.00 $
(15.49 £)
24.54 $
(20.00 £)
     +29.14 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(65.21 £)
73.61 $
(60.00 £)
     -7.99 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $
(8.15 £)
7.97 $
(6.50 £)
     -20.26 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(5.71 £)
7.36 $
(6.00 £)
     +5.16 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(6.52 £)
6.13 $
(5.00 £)
     -23.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.10 $
(4.16 £)
3.97 $
(3.24 £)
     -22.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 $
(2.08 £)
1.97 $
(1.61 £)
     -22.86 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 $
(1.61 £)
1.62 $
(1.32 £)
     -18.01 %
Markets
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.01 $
(3.27 £)
4.86 $
(3.96 £)
     +21.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.47 $
(2.83 £)
1.30 $
(1.06 £)
     -62.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.34 $
(1.91 £)
1.03 $
(0.84 £)
     -56.09 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.51 $
(2.86 £)
2.92 $
(2.38 £)
     -16.73 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.50 $
(6.12 £)
3.40 $
(2.77 £)
     -54.65 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.02 $
(4.91 £)
3.37 $
(2.75 £)
     -44.01 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.27 $
(5.93 £)
5.90 $
(4.81 £)
     -18.84 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.63 $
(2.14 £)
1.18 $
(0.96 £)
     -55.05 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.24 $
(1.01 £)
0.75 $
(0.61 £)
     -39.19 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.50 $
(2.04 £)
1.04 $
(0.85 £)
     -58.34 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.07 $
(2.50 £)
1.39 $
(1.14 £)
     -54.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(1.12 £)
0.70 $
(0.57 £)
     -49.28 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.48 $
(1.20 £)
0.63 $
(0.51 £)
     -57.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.49 $
(2.03 £)
1.07 $
(0.87 £)
     -57.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.97 $
(1.60 £)
1.51 $
(1.23 £)
     -23.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(12.22 £)
10.43 $
(8.50 £)
     -30.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.42 $
(2.79 £)
2.63 $
(2.14 £)
     -23.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.37 $
(2.74 £)
3.14 $
(2.56 £)
     -6.75 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 $
(8.96 £)
15.95 $
(13.00 £)
     +45.05 %
Transportation
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.24 £)
3.19 $
(2.60 £)
     +15.99 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 99.00 $
(80.70 £)
196.29 $
(160.00 £)
     +98.27 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(2.65 £)
5.89 $
(4.80 £)
     +81.19 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.85 $
(2.32 £)
3.36 $
(2.74 £)
     +17.77 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(24.45 £)
35.33 $
(28.80 £)
     +17.77 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.10 $
(4.16 £)
7.58 $
(6.18 £)
     +48.67 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $
(20,377.90 £)
28,952.93 $
(23,600.00 £)
     +15.81 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,666.67 $
(20,921.31 £)
30,875.03 $
(25,166.73 £)
     +20.29 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 220.31 $
(179.58 £)
293.75 $
(239.44 £)
     +33.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $
(0.11 £)
0.16 $
(0.13 £)
     +19.61 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.24 $
(55.63 £)
36.97 $
(30.14 £)
     -45.82 %
Sports And Leisure
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.00 $
(44.83 £)
56.28 $
(45.87 £)
     +2.32 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.17 $
(22.14 £)
14.20 $
(11.58 £)
     -47.73 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(12.23 £)
15.95 $
(13.00 £)
     +6.32 %
Childcare
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,664.62 $
(1,356.85 £)
1,941.98 $
(1,582.94 £)
     +16.66 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,142.86 $
(22,124.58 £)
24,781.75 $
(20,200.00 £)
     -8.70 %
Clothing And Shoes
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.16 $
(41.70 £)
93.96 $
(76.59 £)
     +83.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.86 $
(32.49 £)
42.60 $
(34.72 £)
     +6.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.35 $
(70.38 £)
95.88 $
(78.16 £)
     +11.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 118.25 $
(96.39 £)
119.77 $
(97.62 £)
     +1.28 %
Rent Per Month
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,197.73 $
(1,791.41 £)
2,181.94 $
(1,778.53 £)
     -0.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,708.48 $
(1,392.61 £)
1,598.92 $
(1,303.30 £)
     -6.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,849.77 $
(3,138.01 £)
4,071.54 $
(3,318.78 £)
     +5.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,934.25 $
(2,391.75 £)
2,664.65 $
(2,172.00 £)
     -9.19 %
Buy Apartment Price
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 626.90 $
(511.00 £)
1,517.28 $
(1,236.76 £)
     +142.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 448.48 $
(365.57 £)
731.02 $
(595.87 £)
     +63.00 %
Salaries And Financing
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,568.03 $
(6,168.83 £)
3,466.08 $
(2,825.26 £)
     -54.20 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.14 2.62      -48.92 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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