Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and United Kingdom Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United Kingdom are 0.14% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 7.79% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 22.49% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 7.41% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 18.41% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 18.09% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(10.87 £)
16.56 $
(12.00 £)
     +10.41 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(43.47 £)
69.01 $
(50.00 £)
     +15.01 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(5.80 £)
8.28 $
(6.00 £)
     +3.51 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(3.62 £)
5.11 $
(3.70 £)
     +2.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(4.35 £)
5.52 $
(4.00 £)
     -7.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.30 $
(3.11 £)
3.80 $
(2.75 £)
     -11.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 $
(1.38 £)
1.84 $
(1.33 £)
     -3.44 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(1.12 £)
1.34 $
(0.97 £)
     -13.20 %
Markets
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.24 $
(2.35 £)
4.78 $
(3.47 £)
     +47.72 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.48 $
(1.80 £)
1.23 $
(0.89 £)
     -50.52 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $
(1.31 £)
0.69 $
(0.50 £)
     -62.00 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.30 $
(1.67 £)
2.68 $
(1.94 £)
     +16.30 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.03 $
(3.64 £)
3.49 $
(2.53 £)
     -30.63 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.17 $
(3.02 £)
3.48 $
(2.52 £)
     -16.55 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.73 $
(4.15 £)
5.02 $
(3.63 £)
     -12.42 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(1.49 £)
1.15 $
(0.83 £)
     -44.14 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(0.51 £)
0.68 $
(0.49 £)
     -3.49 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.80 $
(1.30 £)
1.07 $
(0.77 £)
     -40.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(1.40 £)
1.14 $
(0.83 £)
     -41.06 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(0.85 £)
0.71 $
(0.51 £)
     -39.61 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $
(0.85 £)
0.62 $
(0.45 £)
     -47.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $
(1.19 £)
0.99 $
(0.72 £)
     -39.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $
(1.31 £)
1.31 $
(0.95 £)
     -27.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(8.69 £)
9.66 $
(7.00 £)
     -19.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $
(1.78 £)
2.39 $
(1.73 £)
     -2.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.83 $
(2.05 £)
2.65 $
(1.92 £)
     -6.49 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(5.80 £)
15.18 $
(11.00 £)
     +89.77 %
Transportation
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(1.63 £)
3.45 $
(2.50 £)
     +53.35 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(47.10 £)
89.71 $
(65.00 £)
     +38.01 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(2.35 £)
3.86 $
(2.80 £)
     +18.90 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.61 $
(1.89 £)
2.75 $
(2.00 £)
     +5.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(21.74 £)
24.01 $
(17.40 £)
     -19.95 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.61 $
(1.89 £)
6.56 $
(4.75 £)
     +151.02 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(16,664.90 £)
27,602.92 $
(20,000.00 £)
     +20.01 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,636.67 $
(15,677.09 £)
28,441.37 $
(20,607.51 £)
     +31.45 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.82 $
(119.42 £)
213.39 $
(154.61 £)
     +29.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(0.10 £)
0.14 $
(0.10 £)
     +0.13 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.81 $
(47.68 £)
42.84 $
(31.04 £)
     -34.90 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.05 $
(26.85 £)
42.47 $
(30.77 £)
     +14.61 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.75 $
(11.41 £)
14.12 $
(10.23 £)
     -10.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(8.69 £)
13.80 $
(10.00 £)
     +15.01 %
Childcare
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 936.01 $
(678.20 £)
1,290.15 $
(934.80 £)
     +37.84 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,558.20 $
(11,272.87 £)
18,379.81 $
(13,317.29 £)
     +18.14 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.92 $
(31.82 £)
80.36 $
(58.22 £)
     +82.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.52 $
(25.74 £)
40.45 $
(29.31 £)
     +13.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.05 $
(55.10 £)
85.94 $
(62.27 £)
     +13.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.21 $
(69.71 £)
84.03 $
(60.89 £)
     -12.65 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,339.42 $
(970.49 £)
1,034.57 $
(749.61 £)
     -22.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,083.58 $
(785.12 £)
847.16 $
(613.82 £)
     -21.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,155.43 $
(1,561.74 £)
1,683.89 $
(1,220.08 £)
     -21.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,741.69 $
(1,261.96 £)
1,333.05 $
(965.88 £)
     -23.46 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 333.17 $
(241.40 £)
557.52 $
(403.96 £)
     +67.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 199.15 $
(144.29 £)
389.82 $
(282.45 £)
     +95.75 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,559.52 $
(2,579.09 £)
2,688.68 $
(1,948.11 £)
     -24.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.03 3.13      -22.25 %
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