Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 20.50% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 27.88% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in London are 36.08% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in London are 15.36% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in London are 41.66% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in London is 22.77% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(20.38 £)
24.54 $
(20.00 £)
     -1.85 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(81.51 £)
73.61 $
(60.00 £)
     -26.39 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $
(8.15 £)
7.97 $
(6.50 £)
     -20.26 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.62 $
(6.21 £)
7.36 $
(6.00 £)
     -3.40 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.56 $
(7.79 £)
6.13 $
(5.00 £)
     -35.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.09 $
(4.15 £)
3.97 $
(3.24 £)
     -21.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $
(2.03 £)
1.97 $
(1.61 £)
     -20.90 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 $
(1.77 £)
1.62 $
(1.32 £)
     -25.68 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.39 $
(3.57 £)
4.86 $
(3.96 £)
     +10.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.49 $
(2.84 £)
1.30 $
(1.06 £)
     -62.79 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.32 $
(2.71 £)
1.03 $
(0.84 £)
     -69.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.50 $
(2.85 £)
2.92 $
(2.38 £)
     -16.49 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.67 $
(6.25 £)
3.40 $
(2.77 £)
     -55.63 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.22 $
(5.07 £)
3.37 $
(2.75 £)
     -45.79 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.38 $
(7.65 £)
5.90 $
(4.81 £)
     -37.10 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.45 $
(1.99 £)
1.18 $
(0.96 £)
     -51.68 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.23 $
(1.00 £)
0.75 $
(0.61 £)
     -38.70 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.24 $
(1.82 £)
1.04 $
(0.85 £)
     -53.45 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.66 $
(2.17 £)
1.39 $
(1.14 £)
     -47.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.07 $
(1.69 £)
0.70 $
(0.57 £)
     -66.34 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.75 $
(1.43 £)
0.63 $
(0.51 £)
     -64.03 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.61 $
(2.12 £)
1.07 $
(0.87 £)
     -58.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.36 $
(1.92 £)
1.51 $
(1.23 £)
     -35.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(12.23 £)
10.43 $
(8.50 £)
     -30.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.82 $
(3.11 £)
2.63 $
(2.14 £)
     -31.17 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.82 $
(3.11 £)
3.14 $
(2.56 £)
     -17.81 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(12.23 £)
15.95 $
(13.00 £)
     +6.32 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.24 £)
3.19 $
(2.60 £)
     +15.99 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.50 $
(105.56 £)
196.29 $
(160.00 £)
     +51.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $
(3.26 £)
5.89 $
(4.80 £)
     +47.22 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.45 £)
3.36 $
(2.74 £)
     +11.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(24.45 £)
35.33 $
(28.80 £)
     +17.77 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.69 $
(3.82 £)
7.58 $
(6.18 £)
     +61.74 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 $
(21,193.02 £)
28,952.93 $
(23,600.00 £)
     +11.36 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,899.48 $
(20,295.96 £)
30,875.03 $
(25,166.73 £)
     +24.00 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.17 $
(128.92 £)
293.75 $
(239.44 £)
     +85.72 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(0.09 £)
0.16 $
(0.13 £)
     +44.99 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.45 $
(53.35 £)
36.97 $
(30.14 £)
     -43.51 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 102.62 $
(83.65 £)
56.28 $
(45.87 £)
     -45.16 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.50 $
(33.01 £)
14.20 $
(11.58 £)
     -64.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 $
(14.67 £)
15.95 $
(13.00 £)
     -11.40 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,331.67 $
(1,900.58 £)
1,941.98 $
(1,582.94 £)
     -16.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 40,100.00 $
(32,686.15 £)
24,781.75 $
(20,200.00 £)
     -38.20 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.57 $
(51.00 £)
93.96 $
(76.59 £)
     +50.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.06 $
(50.59 £)
42.60 $
(34.72 £)
     -31.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 91.41 $
(74.51 £)
95.88 $
(78.16 £)
     +4.89 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 152.29 $
(124.14 £)
119.77 $
(97.62 £)
     -21.36 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,426.86 $
(2,793.29 £)
2,181.94 $
(1,778.53 £)
     -36.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,229.62 $
(1,817.40 £)
1,598.92 $
(1,303.30 £)
     -28.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,759.26 $
(5,509.58 £)
4,071.54 $
(3,318.78 £)
     -39.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,037.54 $
(3,291.06 £)
2,664.65 $
(2,172.00 £)
     -34.00 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,431.06 $
(1,166.48 £)
1,517.28 $
(1,236.76 £)
     +6.02 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 815.58 $
(664.80 £)
731.02 $
(595.87 £)
     -10.37 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,223.10 $
(5,072.55 £)
3,466.08 $
(2,825.26 £)
     -44.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.10 2.62      -48.56 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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