Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and United Kingdom Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United Kingdom are 14.2% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 18.7% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 26.8% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 8.2% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 26.3% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 21.6% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(16.06 £)
18.69 $
(15.00 £)
     -6.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(60.21 £)
74.74 $
(60.00 £)
     -0.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.66 $
(8.56 £)
8.72 $
(7.00 £)
     -18.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(4.82 £)
5.61 $
(4.50 £)
     -6.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(5.62 £)
5.23 $
(4.20 £)
     -25.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.10 $
(4.10 £)
3.93 $
(3.15 £)
     -23.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $
(2.00 £)
2.16 $
(1.74 £)
     -13.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $
(1.65 £)
1.56 $
(1.26 £)
     -24.1 %
Markets
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.01 $
(3.22 £)
5.81 $
(4.66 £)
     +45.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.24 $
(2.60 £)
1.37 $
(1.10 £)
     -57.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.07 $
(1.66 £)
0.89 $
(0.71 £)
     -57.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 $
(2.99 £)
3.69 $
(2.96 £)
     -1.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.83 $
(4.68 £)
3.92 $
(3.15 £)
     -32.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.51 $
(4.43 £)
3.70 $
(2.97 £)
     -33.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.28 $
(5.85 £)
5.92 $
(4.75 £)
     -18.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 $
(1.94 £)
1.19 $
(0.95 £)
     -50.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(0.61 £)
0.64 $
(0.52 £)
     -15.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(1.64 £)
1.19 $
(0.96 £)
     -41.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.23 $
(1.79 £)
1.50 $
(1.20 £)
     -32.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(1.10 £)
0.62 $
(0.50 £)
     -54.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(1.11 £)
0.59 $
(0.47 £)
     -57.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 $
(1.73 £)
0.95 $
(0.76 £)
     -55.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $
(1.76 £)
1.32 $
(1.06 £)
     -39.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(12.04 £)
9.34 $
(7.50 £)
     -37.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.42 £)
2.38 $
(1.91 £)
     +34.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.55 $
(2.85 £)
2.94 $
(2.36 £)
     -17.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(8.03 £)
16.19 $
(13.00 £)
     +61.9 %
Transportation
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(2.01 £)
3.02 $
(2.42 £)
     +20.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(57.80 £)
84.46 $
(67.80 £)
     +17.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(3.01 £)
3.74 $
(3.00 £)
     -0.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(2.25 £)
2.49 $
(2.00 £)
     -11.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(24.08 £)
21.68 $
(17.40 £)
     -27.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.65 $
(2.93 £)
7.11 $
(5.71 £)
     +94.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $
(26,491.15 £)
35,234.60 $
(28,285.00 £)
     +6.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,076.51 $
(20,933.23 £)
30,888.15 $
(24,795.83 £)
     +18.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 206.39 $
(165.68 £)
315.04 $
(252.90 £)
     +52.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 52.31 $
(41.99 £)
15.36 $
(12.33 £)
     -70.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.13 $
(57.10 £)
37.96 $
(30.47 £)
     -46.6 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.19 $
(38.69 £)
40.34 $
(32.38 £)
     -16.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.81 $
(18.31 £)
13.61 $
(10.93 £)
     -40.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(11.24 £)
12.46 $
(10.00 £)
     -11.0 %
Childcare
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,378.80 $
(1,106.85 £)
1,544.64 $
(1,239.97 £)
     +12.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,972.96 $
(18,441.82 £)
18,191.41 $
(14,603.37 £)
     -20.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.53 $
(42.17 £)
79.79 $
(64.05 £)
     +51.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.69 $
(35.07 £)
39.03 $
(31.33 £)
     -10.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.98 $
(71.43 £)
92.11 $
(73.94 £)
     +3.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.43 $
(92.66 £)
93.85 $
(75.34 £)
     -18.7 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,773.54 $
(1,423.73 £)
1,328.37 $
(1,066.36 £)
     -25.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,458.52 $
(1,170.84 £)
1,093.00 $
(877.42 £)
     -25.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,971.22 $
(2,385.18 £)
2,204.23 $
(1,769.47 £)
     -25.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,413.37 $
(1,937.36 £)
1,678.64 $
(1,347.55 £)
     -30.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 336.41 $
(270.06 £)
593.24 $
(476.23 £)
     +76.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 265.32 $
(212.99 £)
446.37 $
(358.33 £)
     +68.2 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,573.83 $
(3,671.69 £)
2,917.64 $
(2,342.17 £)
     -36.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 5.90      -10.2 %
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