Cost of Living Comparison Between United Kingdom and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 1.39% higher than in United Kingdom (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 9.76% higher than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in United States are 30.33% higher than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in United States are 6.94% lower than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in United States are 24.75% higher than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 24.23% higher than in United Kingdom
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Restaurants
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £
(16.29 $)
11.05 £
(15.00 $)
     -7.90 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(67.86 $)
41.98 £
(56.98 $)
     -16.03 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(8.14 $)
5.89 £
(8.00 $)
     -1.76 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.70 £
(5.02 $)
3.68 £
(5.00 $)
     -0.43 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(5.43 $)
4.42 £
(6.00 $)
     +10.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.74 £
(3.72 $)
3.14 £
(4.27 $)
     +14.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.33 £
(1.80 $)
1.39 £
(1.89 $)
     +5.08 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.97 £
(1.31 $)
1.13 £
(1.53 $)
     +16.76 %
Markets
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.45 £
(4.68 $)
2.38 £
(3.23 $)
     -31.05 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.22 $)
1.81 £
(2.46 $)
     +101.93 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.63 $)
1.33 £
(1.80 $)
     +187.86 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.94 £
(2.63 $)
1.71 £
(2.33 $)
     -11.75 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.55 £
(3.46 $)
3.69 £
(5.01 $)
     +44.92 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.53 £
(3.44 $)
3.02 £
(4.10 $)
     +19.43 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.54 £
(4.81 $)
4.17 £
(5.66 $)
     +17.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 £
(1.11 $)
1.51 £
(2.05 $)
     +85.33 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.69 $)
0.52 £
(0.71 $)
     +3.21 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.76 £
(1.04 $)
1.33 £
(1.81 $)
     +74.49 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.82 £
(1.11 $)
1.43 £
(1.93 $)
     +73.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.71 $)
0.87 £
(1.18 $)
     +66.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.45 £
(0.61 $)
0.88 £
(1.19 $)
     +94.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.74 £
(1.00 $)
1.20 £
(1.63 $)
     +62.30 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 £
(1.29 $)
1.33 £
(1.81 $)
     +40.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(9.50 $)
8.84 £
(12.00 $)
     +26.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 £
(2.33 $)
1.74 £
(2.36 $)
     +1.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 £
(2.60 $)
2.07 £
(2.81 $)
     +8.08 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(14.93 $)
5.89 £
(8.00 $)
     -46.41 %
Transportation
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(3.39 $)
1.66 £
(2.25 $)
     -33.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.22 £
(88.51 $)
51.58 £
(70.00 $)
     -20.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(4.07 $)
2.39 £
(3.25 $)
     -20.18 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £
(2.71 $)
1.99 £
(2.70 $)
     -0.31 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £
(23.62 $)
22.10 £
(30.00 $)
     +27.04 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.77 £
(6.47 $)
1.87 £
(2.54 $)
     -60.69 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(27,143.93 $)
16,946.70 £
(23,000.00 $)
     -15.27 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,209.69 £
(27,428.52 $)
15,833.33 £
(21,488.93 $)
     -21.65 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 154.64 £
(209.88 $)
120.00 £
(162.86 $)
     -22.40 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 £
(0.15 $)
0.10 £
(0.14 $)
     -10.55 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.10 £
(42.20 $)
48.19 £
(65.41 $)
     +54.98 %
Sports And Leisure
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.51 £
(41.41 $)
27.45 £
(37.26 $)
     -10.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.23 £
(13.88 $)
11.68 £
(15.85 $)
     +14.16 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(13.57 $)
8.84 £
(12.00 $)
     -11.58 %
Childcare
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 926.17 £
(1,256.99 $)
691.62 £
(938.67 $)
     -25.32 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,325.55 £
(18,085.40 $)
11,729.80 £
(15,919.64 $)
     -11.98 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.91 £
(79.95 $)
32.37 £
(43.93 $)
     -45.05 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.54 £
(40.09 $)
26.14 £
(35.48 $)
     -11.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 62.45 £
(84.75 $)
55.92 £
(75.89 $)
     -10.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 62.03 £
(84.18 $)
70.41 £
(95.56 $)
     +13.51 %
Rent Per Month
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 743.83 £
(1,009.53 $)
1,000.61 £
(1,358.03 $)
     +34.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 601.80 £
(816.76 $)
802.90 £
(1,089.70 $)
     +33.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,260.49 £
(1,710.74 $)
1,597.05 £
(2,167.51 $)
     +26.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 979.60 £
(1,329.51 $)
1,272.85 £
(1,727.51 $)
     +29.94 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 395.82 £
(537.21 $)
241.75 £
(328.10 $)
     -38.93 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 281.76 £
(382.41 $)
144.77 £
(196.48 $)
     -48.62 %
Salaries And Financing
United Kingdom Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,910.30 £
(2,592.65 $)
2,604.80 £
(3,535.22 $)
     +36.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.18 4.15      +30.49 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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