Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and London 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 20.0% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 24.3% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in London are 29.1% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in London are 22.1% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in London are 35.0% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in London is 11.6% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $
(23.66 £)
22.82 $
(18.00 £)
     -23.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $
(102.53 £)
101.43 $
(80.00 £)
     -22.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(9.46 £)
10.14 $
(8.00 £)
     -15.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(6.31 £)
8.18 $
(6.45 £)
     +2.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $
(7.89 £)
6.34 $
(5.00 £)
     -36.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.91 $
(4.66 £)
4.55 $
(3.59 £)
     -23.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.05 $
(2.41 £)
2.49 $
(1.97 £)
     -18.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $
(1.81 £)
1.97 $
(1.56 £)
     -14.2 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.35 $
(4.22 £)
6.31 $
(4.98 £)
     +17.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.25 $
(3.35 £)
1.72 $
(1.36 £)
     -59.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.25 $
(2.56 £)
1.15 $
(0.90 £)
     -64.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.63 $
(4.44 £)
4.19 $
(3.31 £)
     -25.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.46 $
(5.88 £)
4.33 $
(3.42 £)
     -41.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.35 $
(5.80 £)
4.42 $
(3.48 £)
     -39.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.90 $
(7.02 £)
6.90 $
(5.44 £)
     -22.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.15 $
(2.49 £)
1.41 $
(1.11 £)
     -55.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.91 $
(0.72 £)
0.70 $
(0.55 £)
     -23.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.67 $
(2.11 £)
1.50 $
(1.18 £)
     -44.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.82 $
(2.22 £)
1.91 $
(1.51 £)
     -32.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.85 $
(1.46 £)
0.69 $
(0.55 £)
     -62.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.75 $
(1.38 £)
0.67 $
(0.53 £)
     -61.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.88 $
(2.27 £)
1.19 $
(0.94 £)
     -58.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $
(1.93 £)
1.61 $
(1.27 £)
     -34.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $
(15.77 £)
11.41 $
(9.00 £)
     -42.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $
(1.89 £)
2.53 $
(2.00 £)
     +5.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.83 $
(3.02 £)
3.08 $
(2.43 £)
     -19.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $
(13.41 £)
19.02 $
(15.00 £)
     +11.9 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $
(2.29 £)
3.55 $
(2.80 £)
     +22.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $
(104.11 £)
247.24 $
(195.00 £)
     +87.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
(3.94 £)
5.07 $
(4.00 £)
     +1.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(2.56 £)
3.87 $
(3.05 £)
     +19.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(23.66 £)
38.04 $
(30.00 £)
     +26.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.92 $
(3.09 £)
7.24 $
(5.71 £)
     +84.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $
(22,083.77 £)
33,675.41 $
(26,560.00 £)
     +20.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,886.68 $
(20,416.98 £)
33,827.96 $
(26,680.31 £)
     +30.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 168.45 $
(132.86 £)
361.33 $
(284.98 £)
     +114.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 63.50 $
(50.08 £)
18.86 $
(14.88 £)
     -70.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.00 $
(56.00 £)
40.57 $
(32.00 £)
     -42.9 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 114.37 $
(90.20 £)
62.13 $
(49.00 £)
     -45.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 65.83 $
(51.92 £)
16.52 $
(13.03 £)
     -74.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $
(15.77 £)
19.02 $
(15.00 £)
     -4.9 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,057.95 $
(2,411.82 £)
2,313.52 $
(1,824.68 £)
     -24.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 63,250.00 $
(49,885.65 £)
25,427.42 $
(20,054.76 £)
     -59.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.63 $
(54.13 £)
106.11 $
(83.69 £)
     +54.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.61 $
(35.19 £)
49.88 $
(39.34 £)
     +11.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.65 $
(77.81 £)
111.46 $
(87.91 £)
     +13.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.32 $
(127.23 £)
124.41 $
(98.12 £)
     -22.9 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,071.33 $
(3,211.09 £)
2,794.66 $
(2,204.17 £)
     -31.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,686.44 $
(2,118.81 £)
2,058.43 $
(1,623.50 £)
     -23.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,134.32 $
(6,415.59 £)
5,281.29 $
(4,165.38 £)
     -35.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,316.30 $
(3,404.29 £)
3,481.97 $
(2,746.25 £)
     -19.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,477.89 $
(1,165.62 £)
1,599.10 $
(1,261.22 £)
     +8.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,164.67 $
(918.58 £)
901.67 $
(711.15 £)
     -22.6 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,281.92 $
(4,954.59 £)
4,204.01 $
(3,315.73 £)
     -33.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.65 5.60      -15.8 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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