Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and United Kingdom Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United Kingdom are 5.40% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 12.31% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 25.57% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 4.28% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 23.55% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 20.11% lower than in United States
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Restaurants United States[ Edit ] United Kingdom[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(11.51 £)
15.64 $
(12.00 £)
     +4.27 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $
(42.20 £)
65.17 $
(50.00 £)
     +18.49 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(6.14 £)
7.82 $
(6.00 £)
     -2.24 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(3.84 £)
4.69 $
(3.60 £)
     -6.16 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(4.60 £)
5.21 $
(4.00 £)
     -13.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.26 $
(3.27 £)
3.59 $
(2.75 £)
     -15.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $
(1.45 £)
1.72 $
(1.32 £)
     -8.80 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(1.18 £)
1.26 $
(0.96 £)
     -18.47 %
Markets United States[ Edit ] United Kingdom[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.22 $
(2.47 £)
4.50 $
(3.46 £)
     +39.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.47 $
(1.89 £)
1.18 $
(0.90 £)
     -52.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.83 $
(1.40 £)
0.60 $
(0.46 £)
     -66.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.34 $
(1.80 £)
2.54 $
(1.95 £)
     +8.44 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.03 $
(3.86 £)
3.29 $
(2.53 £)
     -34.53 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.11 $
(3.16 £)
3.34 $
(2.56 £)
     -18.82 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.66 $
(4.34 £)
4.56 $
(3.50 £)
     -19.40 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.08 $
(1.60 £)
1.07 $
(0.82 £)
     -48.65 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(0.55 £)
0.66 $
(0.51 £)
     -7.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.84 $
(1.41 £)
1.00 $
(0.76 £)
     -45.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.95 $
(1.50 £)
1.06 $
(0.81 £)
     -45.51 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.21 $
(0.93 £)
0.69 $
(0.53 £)
     -43.30 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.21 $
(0.93 £)
0.58 $
(0.45 £)
     -51.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $
(1.25 £)
0.96 $
(0.74 £)
     -41.09 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $
(1.40 £)
1.24 $
(0.95 £)
     -32.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(9.21 £)
9.12 $
(7.00 £)
     -23.97 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.41 $
(1.85 £)
2.29 $
(1.76 £)
     -4.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.95 $
(2.26 £)
2.58 $
(1.98 £)
     -12.50 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(6.14 £)
14.34 $
(11.00 £)
     +79.22 %
Transportation United States[ Edit ] United Kingdom[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(1.73 £)
3.26 $
(2.50 £)
     +44.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(53.71 £)
84.72 $
(65.00 £)
     +21.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(2.49 £)
3.91 $
(3.00 £)
     +20.31 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(2.07 £)
2.60 $
(2.00 £)
     -3.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(23.02 £)
22.68 $
(17.40 £)
     -24.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.60 $
(2.00 £)
6.24 $
(4.78 £)
     +139.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(17,646.15 £)
26,068.01 $
(20,000.00 £)
     +13.34 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,445.71 $
(16,453.67 £)
26,280.66 $
(20,163.15 £)
     +22.55 %
Utilities (Monthly) United States[ Edit ] United Kingdom[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.90 $
(124.21 £)
202.03 $
(155.00 £)
     +24.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(0.10 £)
0.15 $
(0.11 £)
     +8.76 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.27 $
(50.08 £)
40.45 $
(31.04 £)
     -38.02 %
Sports And Leisure United States[ Edit ] United Kingdom[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.37 $
(28.67 £)
39.60 $
(30.38 £)
     +5.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.98 $
(12.26 £)
13.32 $
(10.22 £)
     -16.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(9.21 £)
13.03 $
(10.00 £)
     +8.62 %
Childcare United States[ Edit ] United Kingdom[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 941.85 $
(722.61 £)
1,197.44 $
(918.70 £)
     +27.14 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,262.84 $
(12,477.24 £)
17,422.80 $
(13,367.19 £)
     +7.13 %
Clothing And Shoes United States[ Edit ] United Kingdom[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.00 $
(33.76 £)
76.80 $
(58.93 £)
     +74.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.61 $
(27.32 £)
38.45 $
(29.50 £)
     +7.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.89 $
(58.23 £)
81.29 $
(62.37 £)
     +7.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.31 $
(73.89 £)
80.61 $
(61.85 £)
     -16.30 %
Rent Per Month United States[ Edit ] United Kingdom[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,352.74 $
(1,037.85 £)
978.37 $
(750.63 £)
     -27.67 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,082.11 $
(830.22 £)
791.64 $
(607.37 £)
     -26.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,172.07 $
(1,666.47 £)
1,651.78 $
(1,267.28 £)
     -23.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,719.66 $
(1,319.37 £)
1,286.98 $
(987.40 £)
     -25.16 %
Buy Apartment Price United States[ Edit ] United Kingdom[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 292.50 $
(224.41 £)
509.58 $
(390.96 £)
     +74.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 194.21 $
(149.00 £)
361.92 $
(277.67 £)
     +86.35 %
Salaries And Financing United States[ Edit ] United Kingdom[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,549.56 $
(2,723.30 £)
2,486.65 $
(1,907.82 £)
     -29.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.19 3.21      -23.47 %
Last update: October 2020October 2020
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