Cost of Living Comparison Between United Kingdom and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 16.34% higher than in United Kingdom (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 27.55% higher than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in United States are 51.87% higher than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in United States are 2.68% higher than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in United States are 46.47% higher than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 5.91% higher than in United Kingdom
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Restaurants
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 £
(16.90 $)
12.42 £
(15.00 $)
     -11.25 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(60.36 $)
53.84 £
(65.00 $)
     +7.68 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(7.24 $)
6.63 £
(8.00 $)
     +10.44 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £
(4.83 $)
4.14 £
(5.00 $)
     +3.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(4.83 $)
4.97 £
(6.00 $)
     +24.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.86 £
(3.46 $)
3.74 £
(4.51 $)
     +30.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.41 £
(1.70 $)
1.70 £
(2.05 $)
     +20.56 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.03 £
(1.24 $)
1.34 £
(1.62 $)
     +30.74 %
Markets
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.60 £
(4.34 $)
2.88 £
(3.47 $)
     -20.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.09 $)
2.19 £
(2.65 $)
     +142.71 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.62 £
(0.74 $)
1.52 £
(1.84 $)
     +147.16 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.00 £
(2.42 $)
2.57 £
(3.10 $)
     +28.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.60 £
(3.14 $)
4.29 £
(5.17 $)
     +64.84 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.50 £
(3.02 $)
4.35 £
(5.25 $)
     +73.79 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.86 £
(4.66 $)
5.55 £
(6.70 $)
     +43.71 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.85 £
(1.03 $)
1.77 £
(2.14 $)
     +108.07 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.60 $)
0.60 £
(0.72 $)
     +20.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.79 £
(0.95 $)
1.53 £
(1.85 $)
     +95.36 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.89 £
(1.08 $)
1.65 £
(2.00 $)
     +85.57 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.59 $)
1.00 £
(1.20 $)
     +103.83 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 £
(0.53 $)
1.00 £
(1.21 $)
     +126.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 £
(0.85 $)
1.44 £
(1.74 $)
     +105.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.97 £
(1.17 $)
1.54 £
(1.86 $)
     +59.15 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(8.45 $)
10.04 £
(12.12 $)
     +43.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 £
(2.19 $)
2.44 £
(2.95 $)
     +34.34 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 £
(2.46 $)
2.51 £
(3.03 $)
     +23.04 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(14.49 $)
7.11 £
(8.58 $)
     -40.77 %
Transportation
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(3.02 $)
2.07 £
(2.50 $)
     -17.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.22 £
(78.73 $)
57.98 £
(70.00 $)
     -11.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.62 $)
2.69 £
(3.25 $)
     -10.26 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £
(2.41 $)
2.15 £
(2.60 $)
     +7.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £
(21.01 $)
24.85 £
(30.00 $)
     +42.82 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.87 £
(7.08 $)
4.00 £
(4.83 $)
     -31.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 £
(25,352.25 $)
19,879.90 £
(24,000.00 $)
     -5.33 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,753.78 £
(26,262.25 $)
18,728.28 £
(22,609.71 $)
     -13.91 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 173.15 £
(209.03 $)
143.59 £
(173.34 $)
     -17.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.15 $)
0.12 £
(0.15 $)
     -2.18 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.26 £
(36.53 $)
56.44 £
(68.13 $)
     +86.52 %
Sports And Leisure
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.68 £
(37.04 $)
31.08 £
(37.52 $)
     +1.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.38 £
(12.54 $)
14.21 £
(17.16 $)
     +36.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(12.07 $)
9.94 £
(12.00 $)
     -0.60 %
Childcare
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 982.05 £
(1,185.57 $)
862.34 £
(1,041.06 $)
     -12.19 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,481.60 £
(16,275.65 $)
13,270.88 £
(16,021.26 $)
     -1.56 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.45 £
(72.98 $)
37.30 £
(45.04 $)
     -38.29 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.88 £
(36.08 $)
29.56 £
(35.69 $)
     -1.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 64.03 £
(77.30 $)
64.78 £
(78.20 $)
     +1.16 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 63.81 £
(77.03 $)
82.55 £
(99.66 $)
     +29.37 %
Rent Per Month
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 880.15 £
(1,062.56 $)
1,377.23 £
(1,662.66 $)
     +56.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 660.04 £
(796.84 $)
1,033.54 £
(1,247.74 $)
     +56.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,576.73 £
(1,903.50 $)
2,296.65 £
(2,772.63 $)
     +45.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,172.82 £
(1,415.88 $)
1,807.20 £
(2,181.74 $)
     +54.09 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 385.10 £
(464.92 $)
347.01 £
(418.93 $)
     -9.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 290.85 £
(351.13 $)
185.16 £
(223.54 $)
     -36.34 %
Salaries And Financing
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,280.09 £
(2,752.64 $)
3,080.16 £
(3,718.52 $)
     +35.09 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.09 5.36      +73.84 %
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