Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and United Kingdom Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United Kingdom are 0.77% higher than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 6.80% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 21.39% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 9.17% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 17.85% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 18.88% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(10.77 £)
16.71 $
(12.00 £)
     +11.40 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 58.75 $
(42.19 £)
69.62 $
(50.00 £)
     +18.51 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(5.75 £)
8.35 $
(6.00 £)
     +4.44 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(3.59 £)
5.15 $
(3.70 £)
     +3.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(4.31 £)
5.57 $
(4.00 £)
     -7.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.27 $
(3.07 £)
3.82 $
(2.75 £)
     -10.48 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.90 $
(1.36 £)
1.86 $
(1.33 £)
     -2.19 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 $
(1.10 £)
1.35 $
(0.97 £)
     -12.24 %
Markets
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $
(2.32 £)
4.81 $
(3.45 £)
     +48.88 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $
(1.77 £)
1.25 $
(0.90 £)
     -49.28 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.81 $
(1.30 £)
0.65 $
(0.46 £)
     -64.32 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.31 $
(1.66 £)
2.69 $
(1.93 £)
     +16.32 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.99 $
(3.59 £)
3.52 $
(2.53 £)
     -29.53 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.12 $
(2.96 £)
3.51 $
(2.52 £)
     -14.76 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.68 $
(4.08 £)
4.98 $
(3.58 £)
     -12.29 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(1.47 £)
1.14 $
(0.82 £)
     -44.23 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(0.51 £)
0.69 $
(0.50 £)
     -1.98 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.81 $
(1.30 £)
1.06 $
(0.76 £)
     -41.60 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(1.39 £)
1.15 $
(0.82 £)
     -40.81 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(0.85 £)
0.72 $
(0.52 £)
     -38.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $
(0.85 £)
0.62 $
(0.45 £)
     -47.29 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $
(1.17 £)
1.02 $
(0.73 £)
     -37.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(1.30 £)
1.32 $
(0.95 £)
     -27.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(8.62 £)
9.75 $
(7.00 £)
     -18.77 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.38 $
(1.71 £)
2.41 $
(1.73 £)
     +0.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 $
(2.02 £)
2.66 $
(1.91 £)
     -5.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(5.75 £)
15.32 $
(11.00 £)
     +91.47 %
Transportation
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(1.62 £)
3.48 $
(2.50 £)
     +54.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $
(49.55 £)
90.51 $
(65.00 £)
     +31.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(2.33 £)
4.18 $
(3.00 £)
     +28.54 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(1.94 £)
2.78 $
(2.00 £)
     +2.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(21.54 £)
24.23 $
(17.40 £)
     -19.24 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.53 $
(1.82 £)
6.62 $
(4.76 £)
     +161.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(16,517.06 £)
27,849.99 $
(20,000.00 £)
     +21.09 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,528.27 $
(15,460.16 £)
28,218.30 $
(20,264.49 £)
     +31.08 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 163.50 $
(117.42 £)
215.23 $
(154.56 £)
     +31.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(0.10 £)
0.14 $
(0.10 £)
     +1.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.48 $
(47.02 £)
43.30 $
(31.10 £)
     -33.87 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.12 $
(26.65 £)
42.93 $
(30.83 £)
     +15.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.91 $
(11.43 £)
14.33 $
(10.29 £)
     -9.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(8.62 £)
13.92 $
(10.00 £)
     +16.04 %
Childcare
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 937.51 $
(673.26 £)
1,291.59 $
(927.53 £)
     +37.77 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,828.30 $
(11,366.82 £)
18,498.27 $
(13,284.22 £)
     +16.87 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.85 $
(31.49 £)
81.50 $
(58.53 £)
     +85.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.52 $
(25.51 £)
40.97 $
(29.42 £)
     +15.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.92 $
(54.52 £)
86.59 $
(62.18 £)
     +14.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.61 $
(68.66 £)
85.43 $
(61.35 £)
     -10.65 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,344.21 $
(965.32 £)
1,040.22 $
(747.02 £)
     -22.61 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,082.34 $
(777.26 £)
845.37 $
(607.09 £)
     -21.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,158.03 $
(1,549.75 £)
1,724.71 $
(1,238.57 £)
     -20.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,724.24 $
(1,238.23 £)
1,349.12 $
(968.85 £)
     -21.76 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 329.15 $
(236.37 £)
550.82 $
(395.56 £)
     +67.35 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 197.43 $
(141.78 £)
389.73 $
(279.88 £)
     +97.40 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,530.45 $
(2,535.34 £)
2,669.08 $
(1,916.75 £)
     -24.40 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.12 3.15      -23.51 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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