Cost of Living Comparison Between United Kingdom and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 4.16% lower than in United Kingdom (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 6.01% lower than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in Germany are 10.59% lower than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 16.23% lower than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in Germany are 7.49% lower than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 17.06% higher than in United Kingdom
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Restaurants
United Kingdom Edit Germany Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £
(14.04 €)
8.55 £
(10.00 €)
     -28.77 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(58.49 €)
42.74 £
(50.00 €)
     -14.52 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(7.02 €)
6.84 £
(8.00 €)
     +13.97 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.75 £
(4.39 €)
2.99 £
(3.50 €)
     -20.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(4.68 €)
2.99 £
(3.50 €)
     -25.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.76 £
(3.23 €)
2.41 £
(2.81 €)
     -12.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.34 £
(1.57 €)
2.05 £
(2.40 €)
     +53.15 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.97 £
(1.14 €)
1.78 £
(2.09 €)
     +83.46 %
Markets
United Kingdom Edit Germany Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.47 £
(4.06 €)
2.86 £
(3.35 €)
     -17.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.89 £
(1.04 €)
1.03 £
(1.20 €)
     +15.97 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.59 €)
0.75 £
(0.88 €)
     +48.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.94 £
(2.28 €)
1.95 £
(2.28 €)
     +0.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.54 £
(2.97 €)
3.62 £
(4.23 €)
     +42.63 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.51 £
(2.94 €)
2.67 £
(3.12 €)
     +6.11 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.66 £
(4.28 €)
4.03 £
(4.72 €)
     +10.12 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 £
(0.97 €)
0.91 £
(1.07 €)
     +9.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.58 €)
0.64 £
(0.75 €)
     +29.27 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.77 £
(0.90 €)
0.76 £
(0.89 €)
     -1.86 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.82 £
(0.96 €)
0.54 £
(0.63 €)
     -34.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.59 €)
0.50 £
(0.59 €)
     +0.60 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 £
(0.52 €)
0.50 £
(0.58 €)
     +11.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 £
(0.83 €)
0.86 £
(1.00 €)
     +20.66 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 £
(1.12 €)
0.35 £
(0.41 €)
     -63.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(8.19 €)
4.27 £
(5.00 €)
     -38.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 £
(2.02 €)
0.54 £
(0.63 €)
     -68.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 £
(2.24 €)
1.17 £
(1.37 €)
     -38.97 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.33 £
(13.25 €)
5.98 £
(7.00 €)
     -47.19 %
Transportation
United Kingdom Edit Germany Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.92 €)
2.39 £
(2.80 €)
     -4.26 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 £
(76.04 €)
59.84 £
(70.00 €)
     -7.95 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 £
(3.28 €)
2.99 £
(3.50 €)
     +6.85 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £
(2.33 €)
2.75 £
(3.22 €)
     +37.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £
(20.36 €)
25.64 £
(30.00 €)
     +47.38 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.76 £
(5.57 €)
4.60 £
(5.38 €)
     -3.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(23,397.65 €)
19,660.09 £
(23,000.00 €)
     -1.70 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,642.58 £
(24,149.40 €)
19,245.82 £
(22,515.36 €)
     -6.77 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Kingdom Edit Germany Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 153.95 £
(180.11 €)
192.43 £
(225.12 €)
     +24.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £
(0.12 €)
0.09 £
(0.10 €)
     -13.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.02 £
(36.28 €)
28.01 £
(32.77 €)
     -9.68 %
Sports And Leisure
United Kingdom Edit Germany Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.36 £
(35.51 €)
25.87 £
(30.26 €)
     -14.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.18 £
(11.91 €)
16.67 £
(19.50 €)
     +63.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(11.70 €)
9.40 £
(11.00 €)
     -5.97 %
Childcare
United Kingdom Edit Germany Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 935.46 £
(1,094.38 €)
274.90 £
(321.60 €)
     -70.61 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,048.48 £
(15,265.19 €)
10,249.94 £
(11,991.23 €)
     -21.45 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Kingdom Edit Germany Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.21 £
(68.10 €)
65.01 £
(76.05 €)
     +11.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.10 £
(34.04 €)
29.87 £
(34.94 €)
     +2.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 62.26 £
(72.83 €)
67.07 £
(78.46 €)
     +7.73 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61.11 £
(71.49 €)
90.88 £
(106.32 €)
     +48.72 %
Rent Per Month
United Kingdom Edit Germany Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 752.58 £
(880.43 €)
627.29 £
(733.86 €)
     -16.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 617.17 £
(722.02 €)
471.74 £
(551.88 €)
     -23.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,215.77 £
(1,422.31 €)
1,190.72 £
(1,393.01 €)
     -2.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 971.89 £
(1,137.00 €)
890.92 £
(1,042.27 €)
     -8.33 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Kingdom Edit Germany Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 385.55 £
(451.04 €)
417.71 £
(488.67 €)
     +8.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 277.21 £
(324.30 €)
289.63 £
(338.83 €)
     +4.48 %
Salaries And Financing
United Kingdom Edit Germany Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,965.36 £
(2,299.24 €)
2,162.51 £
(2,529.88 €)
     +10.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.11 1.81      -41.90 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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