Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 12.15% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 17.18% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in London are 22.96% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in London are 7.91% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in London are 33.08% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in London is 20.33% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(14.36 £)
20.89 $
(15.00 £)
     +4.43 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(71.82 £)
83.54 $
(60.00 £)
     -16.46 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(6.46 £)
8.35 $
(6.00 £)
     -7.18 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.35 $
(5.28 £)
6.96 $
(5.00 £)
     -5.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 $
(6.46 £)
6.96 $
(5.00 £)
     -22.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.89 $
(3.51 £)
4.06 $
(2.92 £)
     -16.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 $
(1.57 £)
2.09 $
(1.50 £)
     -4.12 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 $
(1.28 £)
1.57 $
(1.13 £)
     -11.71 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.47 $
(3.21 £)
5.00 $
(3.59 £)
     +12.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.62 $
(2.60 £)
1.27 $
(0.91 £)
     -64.89 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.39 $
(1.72 £)
0.90 $
(0.65 £)
     -62.40 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.15 $
(2.26 £)
3.08 $
(2.21 £)
     -2.26 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.21 $
(4.46 £)
4.27 $
(3.06 £)
     -31.30 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.81 $
(4.17 £)
3.86 $
(2.77 £)
     -33.48 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.87 $
(5.66 £)
6.36 $
(4.57 £)
     -19.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.72 $
(1.95 £)
1.42 $
(1.02 £)
     -47.59 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.29 $
(0.92 £)
0.70 $
(0.50 £)
     -45.41 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.68 $
(1.92 £)
1.29 $
(0.93 £)
     -51.86 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.83 $
(2.03 £)
1.62 $
(1.16 £)
     -42.74 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.92 $
(1.38 £)
0.76 $
(0.54 £)
     -60.57 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.87 $
(1.34 £)
0.75 $
(0.54 £)
     -59.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.38 $
(1.71 £)
1.09 $
(0.78 £)
     -54.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.14 $
(1.53 £)
1.22 $
(0.88 £)
     -42.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(10.77 £)
11.14 $
(8.00 £)
     -25.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.07 $
(2.20 £)
2.54 $
(1.82 £)
     -17.16 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 $
(2.29 £)
2.95 $
(2.12 £)
     -7.38 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(10.77 £)
17.40 $
(12.50 £)
     +16.03 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(1.98 £)
3.90 $
(2.80 £)
     +41.77 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 $
(93.37 £)
218.36 $
(156.83 £)
     +67.97 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(2.51 £)
4.18 $
(3.00 £)
     +19.34 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.15 £)
3.81 $
(2.74 £)
     +26.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(21.55 £)
40.10 $
(28.80 £)
     +33.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.86 $
(2.05 £)
6.36 $
(4.57 £)
     +122.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,500.00 $
(16,878.01 £)
32,048.29 $
(23,017.50 £)
     +36.38 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,412.26 $
(15,378.56 £)
32,039.97 $
(23,011.52 £)
     +49.63 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 149.69 $
(107.51 £)
247.13 $
(177.49 £)
     +65.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(0.08 £)
0.18 $
(0.13 £)
     +58.11 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.94 $
(48.08 £)
44.23 $
(31.77 £)
     -33.93 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 108.93 $
(78.24 £)
62.81 $
(45.11 £)
     -42.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.71 $
(29.24 £)
14.48 $
(10.40 £)
     -64.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(11.49 £)
19.49 $
(14.00 £)
     +21.83 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,566.35 $
(1,843.18 £)
1,977.18 $
(1,420.04 £)
     -22.96 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,687.50 $
(27,067.65 £)
25,190.73 $
(18,092.31 £)
     -33.16 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.33 $
(44.77 £)
83.29 $
(59.82 £)
     +33.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.10 $
(32.39 £)
40.38 $
(29.00 £)
     -10.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.05 $
(66.11 £)
100.41 $
(72.12 £)
     +9.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.60 $
(96.67 £)
115.51 $
(82.96 £)
     -14.18 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,115.03 $
(2,237.26 £)
2,313.98 $
(1,661.93 £)
     -25.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,005.86 $
(1,440.63 £)
1,759.80 $
(1,263.91 £)
     -12.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,379.59 $
(4,581.90 £)
4,571.53 $
(3,283.33 £)
     -28.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,531.25 $
(2,536.19 £)
2,905.30 $
(2,086.62 £)
     -17.73 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,411.68 $
(1,013.89 £)
1,452.72 $
(1,043.37 £)
     +2.91 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 714.52 $
(513.18 £)
717.43 $
(515.27 £)
     +0.41 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,536.46 $
(4,694.57 £)
4,312.97 $
(3,097.63 £)
     -34.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.59 2.54      -29.24 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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