Cost of Living in United Kingdom

Cost of living in United Kingdom is 2.96% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in United Kingdom is, on average, 23.72% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £ 8.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 35.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.00-7.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.62 £ 2.40-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 3.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.75 £ 1.89-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 £ 1.00-2.20
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.97 £ 0.70-1.75
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.45 £ 1.89-4.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.54-1.45
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.46 £ 0.20-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.94 £ 1.00-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.53 £ 1.13-5.44
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.56 £ 1.36-3.95
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.51 £ 1.81-6.12
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.45-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.33-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.76 £ 0.43-1.36
Tomato (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.40-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.23-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.45 £ 0.25-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 0.74 £ 0.45-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.94 £ 0.40-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 5.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.76 £ 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 £ 1.00-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £ 9.75-13.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 1.80-4.10
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 £ 50.00-150.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 1.80-4.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £ 1.21-4.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £ 9.00-36.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.78 £ 4.28-5.15
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £ 17,000.00-22,775.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,154.74 £ 18,000.00-24,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 154.18 £ 75.63-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 £ 0.03-0.35
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.07 £ 24.00-47.70
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.35 £ 15.99-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.18 £ 5.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 5.00-14.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 920.17 £ 550.33-1,470.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,285.57 £ 7,717.78-24,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.62 £ 30.00-85.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.47 £ 15.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 62.39 £ 40.00-90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61.86 £ 35.00-100.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 745.41 £ 470.00-1,702.47
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 605.50 £ 391.67-1,248.84
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,265.34 £ 680.00-3,193.90
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 986.19 £ 569.44-2,083.78
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 387.67 £ 185.80-1,066.09
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 273.91 £ 139.35-603.86
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,910.13 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.19 2.00-5.00

Prices in United Kingdom

This country had 65080 entries in the past 12 months by 5063 different contributors.
Last update: November 2020
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in United Kingdom

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
London 84.28 69.38 77.08 62.45 86.89 83.53
Brighton 80.89 42.14 62.16 61.99 85.54 74.31
Peterborough 79.30 24.35 52.74 76.75 67.42 60.41
Milton Keynes 74.07 33.01 54.23 60.03 74.52 76.74
Edinburgh 73.97 34.28 54.79 58.69 84.29 79.00
Bristol 73.76 37.04 56.01 56.97 80.45 79.55
Cambridge 73.75 41.66 58.24 56.82 80.42 77.02
York 73.68 30.29 52.71 61.17 74.65 73.46
Reading 73.35 39.20 56.84 66.21 62.54 106.87
Swansea 72.69 20.80 47.61 57.64 76.64 89.18
Aberdeen 72.53 26.04 50.06 57.63 77.65 103.78
Oxford 71.61 48.23 60.31 58.88 69.91 86.82
Portsmouth 71.59 31.25 52.10 58.15 82.14 73.79
Manchester 70.99 31.35 51.83 57.96 78.79 94.05
Lincoln 70.88 21.96 47.24 58.22 79.74 93.82
Plymouth 70.83 23.24 47.84 55.71 73.83 78.80
Coventry 70.47 27.01 49.47 62.51 64.51 102.34
Southampton 70.29 30.91 51.26 55.87 71.82 91.73
Exeter 69.43 27.71 49.27 51.46 73.08 90.35
Birmingham 69.27 29.42 50.01 56.08 66.52 77.01
Nottingham 69.23 23.99 47.37 57.24 69.14 78.92
Derby 68.63 21.36 45.79 54.45 68.98 92.59
Liverpool 68.44 24.17 47.05 53.03 76.47 86.81
Glasgow 68.39 25.61 47.72 54.30 76.57 95.75
Dundee 67.93 21.23 45.36 57.47 73.03 86.80
Cardiff 67.82 25.52 47.38 57.95 62.36 91.55
Leicester 67.78 22.39 45.84 52.70 69.13 87.27
Newcastle upon Tyne 66.26 23.69 45.69 54.94 66.93 89.81
Stoke-on-Trent 66.13 16.02 41.91 49.27 65.21 85.90
Sheffield 66.00 25.13 46.25 57.72 61.66 82.72
Bournemouth 65.39 31.19 48.86 47.41 71.25 87.27
Leeds 65.17 28.25 47.33 52.06 72.15 89.18
Belfast 64.10 24.88 45.15 55.51 67.56 86.98
Kingston upon Hull 63.58 20.46 42.74 48.60 65.02 85.69
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