Cost of Living Comparison Between Seattle, WA and London 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 1.16% higher than in Seattle, WA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 4.31% higher than in Seattle, WA
Rent Prices in London are 8.74% higher than in Seattle, WA
Restaurant Prices in London are 5.33% higher than in Seattle, WA
Groceries Prices in London are 21.15% lower than in Seattle, WA
Local Purchasing Power in London is 31.41% lower than in Seattle, WA
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Restaurants
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.50 $
(12.57 £)
20.89 $
(15.00 £)
     +19.34 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(57.46 £)
83.54 $
(60.00 £)
     +4.43 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $
(7.18 £)
8.35 $
(6.00 £)
     -16.46 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 $
(4.67 £)
6.96 $
(5.00 £)
     +7.10 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(5.03 £)
6.96 $
(5.00 £)
     -0.55 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.89 $
(3.52 £)
4.06 $
(2.92 £)
     -16.98 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.35 $
(1.69 £)
2.09 $
(1.50 £)
     -11.20 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 $
(1.46 £)
1.57 $
(1.13 £)
     -22.94 %
Markets
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.58 $
(2.57 £)
5.00 $
(3.59 £)
     +39.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.08 $
(2.21 £)
1.27 $
(0.91 £)
     -58.72 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.11 $
(1.52 £)
0.90 $
(0.65 £)
     -57.42 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.98 $
(2.14 £)
3.08 $
(2.21 £)
     +3.39 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.48 $
(5.37 £)
4.27 $
(3.06 £)
     -42.95 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.42 $
(3.89 £)
3.86 $
(2.77 £)
     -28.77 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.44 $
(4.63 £)
6.36 $
(4.57 £)
     -1.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.28 $
(1.64 £)
1.42 $
(1.02 £)
     -37.51 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 $
(0.56 £)
0.70 $
(0.50 £)
     -10.41 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(1.46 £)
1.29 $
(0.93 £)
     -36.72 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.63 $
(1.89 £)
1.62 $
(1.16 £)
     -38.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.09 $
(0.78 £)
0.76 $
(0.54 £)
     -30.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 $
(0.86 £)
0.75 $
(0.54 £)
     -36.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.14 $
(1.54 £)
1.09 $
(0.78 £)
     -49.19 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.24 $
(1.61 £)
1.22 $
(0.88 £)
     -45.40 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $
(9.33 £)
11.14 $
(8.00 £)
     -14.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.13 $
(2.25 £)
2.54 $
(1.82 £)
     -18.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 $
(2.29 £)
2.95 $
(2.12 £)
     -7.54 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(7.18 £)
17.40 $
(12.50 £)
     +74.04 %
Transportation
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(1.98 £)
3.90 $
(2.80 £)
     +41.77 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 99.00 $
(71.10 £)
218.36 $
(156.83 £)
     +120.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(2.51 £)
4.18 $
(3.00 £)
     +19.34 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(1.94 £)
3.81 $
(2.74 £)
     +41.08 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(21.55 £)
40.10 $
(28.80 £)
     +33.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.23 $
(2.32 £)
6.38 $
(4.58 £)
     +97.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $
(17,955.32 £)
32,048.29 $
(23,017.50 £)
     +28.19 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,032.37 $
(17,260.36 £)
32,039.97 $
(23,011.52 £)
     +33.32 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 198.82 $
(142.79 £)
247.13 $
(177.49 £)
     +24.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(0.08 £)
0.18 $
(0.13 £)
     +63.50 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.06 $
(43.85 £)
44.23 $
(31.77 £)
     -27.56 %
Sports And Leisure
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.69 $
(41.44 £)
62.81 $
(45.11 £)
     +8.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.33 $
(25.38 £)
14.48 $
(10.40 £)
     -59.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $
(9.34 £)
19.49 $
(14.00 £)
     +49.94 %
Childcare
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,896.32 $
(1,361.96 £)
1,977.18 $
(1,420.04 £)
     +4.26 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,327.27 $
(18,908.59 £)
25,190.73 $
(18,092.31 £)
     -4.32 %
Clothing And Shoes
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.54 $
(37.74 £)
83.29 $
(59.82 £)
     +58.53 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.00 $
(30.88 £)
40.38 $
(29.00 £)
     -6.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 95.59 $
(68.66 £)
100.41 $
(72.12 £)
     +5.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.04 $
(97.70 £)
115.51 $
(82.96 £)
     -15.09 %
Rent Per Month
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,143.16 $
(1,539.25 £)
2,313.98 $
(1,661.93 £)
     +7.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,693.29 $
(1,216.14 £)
1,759.80 $
(1,263.91 £)
     +3.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,913.24 $
(2,810.54 £)
4,571.53 $
(3,283.33 £)
     +16.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,872.23 $
(2,062.88 £)
2,905.30 $
(2,086.62 £)
     +1.15 %
Buy Apartment Price
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 672.84 $
(483.24 £)
1,452.72 $
(1,043.37 £)
     +115.91 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 429.93 $
(308.78 £)
717.43 $
(515.27 £)
     +66.87 %
Salaries And Financing
Seattle, WA Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,028.68 $
(4,329.88 £)
4,313.12 $
(3,097.74 £)
     -28.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.45 2.54      -26.41 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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