Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 22.9% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 27.8% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in London are 33.2% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in London are 20.3% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in London are 44.3% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in London is 9.7% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(20.26 £)
18.51 $
(15.00 £)
     -26.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(81.05 £)
86.37 $
(70.00 £)
     -13.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.05 $
(8.15 £)
8.64 $
(7.00 £)
     -14.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(6.48 £)
7.40 $
(6.00 £)
     -7.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $
(8.10 £)
6.17 $
(5.00 £)
     -38.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.26 $
(4.26 £)
4.18 $
(3.39 £)
     -20.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.77 $
(2.24 £)
2.19 $
(1.78 £)
     -20.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 $
(1.76 £)
1.69 $
(1.37 £)
     -22.1 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.75 $
(3.85 £)
5.37 $
(4.35 £)
     +12.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.87 $
(3.13 £)
1.23 $
(0.99 £)
     -68.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.75 $
(3.04 £)
1.02 $
(0.82 £)
     -72.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.62 $
(3.75 £)
3.17 $
(2.57 £)
     -31.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.67 $
(6.22 £)
3.62 $
(2.94 £)
     -52.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.81 $
(6.33 £)
3.79 $
(3.07 £)
     -51.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.63 $
(7.80 £)
5.78 $
(4.69 £)
     -39.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.59 $
(2.10 £)
1.17 $
(0.95 £)
     -54.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.09 $
(0.88 £)
0.72 $
(0.58 £)
     -33.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.34 $
(1.90 £)
1.10 $
(0.89 £)
     -53.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.79 $
(2.26 £)
1.38 $
(1.12 £)
     -50.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.88 $
(1.52 £)
0.61 $
(0.49 £)
     -67.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.72 $
(1.39 £)
0.64 $
(0.52 £)
     -62.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.79 $
(2.26 £)
1.07 $
(0.87 £)
     -61.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.48 $
(2.01 £)
1.42 $
(1.15 £)
     -42.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 $
(14.59 £)
11.10 $
(9.00 £)
     -38.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.18 $
(2.57 £)
2.49 $
(2.01 £)
     -21.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.91 $
(3.17 £)
2.94 $
(2.39 £)
     -24.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(12.16 £)
16.04 $
(13.00 £)
     +6.9 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.23 £)
3.21 $
(2.60 £)
     +16.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.00 $
(104.55 £)
186.93 $
(151.50 £)
     +44.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $
(3.65 £)
4.94 $
(4.00 £)
     +9.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.43 £)
3.38 $
(2.74 £)
     +12.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(24.31 £)
35.54 $
(28.80 £)
     +18.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.07 $
(3.30 £)
8.30 $
(6.73 £)
     +104.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 $
(21,072.01 £)
30,846.60 $
(25,000.00 £)
     +18.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,940.34 $
(19,402.74 £)
30,211.47 $
(24,485.25 £)
     +26.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178.54 $
(144.70 £)
331.13 $
(268.37 £)
     +85.5 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.08 £)
0.15 $
(0.12 £)
     +39.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.86 $
(55.81 £)
36.24 $
(29.37 £)
     -47.4 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 98.09 $
(79.50 £)
53.82 $
(43.62 £)
     -45.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.00 $
(30.80 £)
14.15 $
(11.46 £)
     -62.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 $
(14.59 £)
14.81 $
(12.00 £)
     -17.7 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,264.64 $
(1,835.40 £)
1,884.52 $
(1,527.33 £)
     -16.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 39,583.33 $
(32,080.79 £)
22,243.21 $
(18,027.27 £)
     -43.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.40 $
(52.19 £)
93.26 $
(75.58 £)
     +44.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 57.29 $
(46.43 £)
42.07 $
(34.10 £)
     -26.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 95.17 $
(77.13 £)
93.89 $
(76.10 £)
     -1.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 150.58 $
(122.04 £)
116.15 $
(94.14 £)
     -22.9 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,821.93 $
(3,097.53 £)
2,479.71 $
(2,009.71 £)
     -35.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,360.62 $
(1,913.19 £)
1,766.44 $
(1,431.64 £)
     -25.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,096.94 $
(5,751.80 £)
4,362.34 $
(3,535.51 £)
     -38.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,095.26 $
(3,319.06 £)
3,003.88 $
(2,434.53 £)
     -26.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,326.45 $
(1,075.04 £)
1,378.44 $
(1,117.17 £)
     +3.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 861.69 $
(698.36 £)
842.51 $
(682.83 £)
     -2.2 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,816.02 $
(4,713.66 £)
3,789.78 $
(3,071.47 £)
     -34.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.66 3.49      -38.3 %
Last update: January 2023January 2023
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