Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and United Kingdom Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United Kingdom are 11.75% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 19.14% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 31.32% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 1.00% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 28.96% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 6.37% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(12.23 £)
17.17 $
(14.00 £)
     +14.47 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(53.00 £)
61.32 $
(50.00 £)
     -5.66 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(6.52 £)
7.36 $
(6.00 £)
     -8.02 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(4.08 £)
4.91 $
(4.00 £)
     -1.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(4.89 £)
4.91 $
(4.00 £)
     -18.24 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 $
(3.65 £)
3.50 $
(2.85 £)
     -21.79 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.02 $
(1.65 £)
1.71 $
(1.40 £)
     -15.34 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 $
(1.31 £)
1.24 $
(1.01 £)
     -22.70 %
Markets
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.43 $
(2.79 £)
4.39 $
(3.58 £)
     +28.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.61 $
(2.13 £)
1.10 $
(0.90 £)
     -57.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.82 $
(1.49 £)
0.75 $
(0.61 £)
     -58.80 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.03 $
(2.47 £)
2.44 $
(1.99 £)
     -19.43 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.13 $
(4.18 £)
3.14 $
(2.56 £)
     -38.83 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.78 $
(3.90 £)
3.06 $
(2.50 £)
     -36.00 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.13 $
(5.00 £)
4.69 $
(3.82 £)
     -23.52 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.13 $
(1.74 £)
1.04 $
(0.85 £)
     -51.24 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $
(0.59 £)
0.61 $
(0.50 £)
     -15.21 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.85 $
(1.51 £)
0.97 $
(0.79 £)
     -47.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.98 $
(1.62 £)
1.09 $
(0.89 £)
     -45.09 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.20 $
(0.98 £)
0.60 $
(0.49 £)
     -49.71 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 $
(0.98 £)
0.54 $
(0.44 £)
     -54.76 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.72 $
(1.40 £)
0.86 $
(0.70 £)
     -49.97 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.85 $
(1.51 £)
1.19 $
(0.97 £)
     -35.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(9.78 £)
8.59 $
(7.00 £)
     -28.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.95 $
(2.40 £)
2.22 $
(1.81 £)
     -24.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.02 $
(2.46 £)
2.51 $
(2.04 £)
     -17.12 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 $
(6.93 £)
14.72 $
(12.00 £)
     +73.15 %
Transportation
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(2.04 £)
3.07 $
(2.50 £)
     +22.65 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(57.08 £)
79.99 $
(65.22 £)
     +14.27 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(2.65 £)
3.68 $
(3.00 £)
     +13.21 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $
(2.12 £)
2.45 $
(2.00 £)
     -5.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(24.46 £)
21.34 $
(17.40 £)
     -28.87 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.61 $
(3.76 £)
7.15 $
(5.83 £)
     +55.18 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(19,568.66 £)
25,755.46 $
(21,000.00 £)
     +7.31 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,447.74 $
(18,303.01 £)
26,379.84 $
(21,509.09 £)
     +17.52 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.90 $
(140.16 £)
206.02 $
(167.98 £)
     +19.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
(0.12 £)
0.15 $
(0.12 £)
     +0.88 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.69 $
(55.19 £)
37.27 $
(30.39 £)
     -44.95 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.26 $
(30.38 £)
37.57 $
(30.64 £)
     +0.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.33 $
(14.13 £)
12.73 $
(10.38 £)
     -26.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(9.78 £)
12.26 $
(10.00 £)
     +2.20 %
Childcare
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,032.23 $
(841.64 £)
1,189.32 $
(969.73 £)
     +15.22 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,780.06 $
(12,866.44 £)
16,128.11 $
(13,150.23 £)
     +2.21 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.71 $
(36.45 £)
74.07 $
(60.40 £)
     +65.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.65 $
(29.07 £)
36.55 $
(29.81 £)
     +2.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.71 $
(63.36 £)
78.19 $
(63.76 £)
     +0.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.65 $
(80.44 £)
77.89 $
(63.51 £)
     -21.04 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,669.97 $
(1,361.63 £)
1,093.76 $
(891.81 £)
     -34.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,238.81 $
(1,010.08 £)
803.33 $
(655.00 £)
     -35.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,744.60 $
(2,237.84 £)
2,010.83 $
(1,639.55 £)
     -26.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,157.13 $
(1,758.84 £)
1,456.21 $
(1,187.34 £)
     -32.49 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 420.80 $
(343.10 £)
465.90 $
(379.87 £)
     +10.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 197.85 $
(161.32 £)
353.86 $
(288.52 £)
     +78.85 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit United Kingdom Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,629.41 $
(2,959.28 £)
2,747.73 $
(2,240.39 £)
     -24.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.39 3.07      -43.03 %
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