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Cost of Living in United Kingdom

Cost of living in United Kingdom is 2.24% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in United Kingdom is 13.10% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £ 9.50-17.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 35.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 £ 4.50-6.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 £ 2.80-4.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.75 £ 3.00-4.50
Cappuccino (regular) 2.55 £ 2.00-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.17 £ 0.75-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.91 £ 0.50-1.50
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.33 £ 2.27-3.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.86 £ 0.57-1.13
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.20-0.91
Eggs (12) 1.89 £ 1.20-2.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.47 £ 1.36-4.08
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.70 £ 1.81-3.63
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.55 £ 2.27-5.44
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.45-1.18
Banana (1 lb) 0.44 £ 0.31-0.82
Oranges (1 lb) 0.76 £ 0.45-1.13
Tomato (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.45-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.32-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 £ 0.29-0.80
Lettuce (1 head) 0.73 £ 0.49-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.97 £ 0.50-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 5.50-8.50
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.54 £ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.60 £ 1.00-2.50
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 £ 7.50-10.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 £ 1.60-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £ 46.00-130.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 2.50-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 £ 1.61-5.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £ 12.00-35.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.29 £ 3.97-4.54
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 £ 15,000.00-20,640.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,068.61 £ 14,000.00-23,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 142.98 £ 80.00-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 £ 0.06-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or more, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.01 £ 15.00-30.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.30 £ 19.95-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.48 £ 5.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 8.00-12.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 895.97 £ 600.00-1,100.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,000.00 £ 13,000.00-13,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.26 £ 38.00-80.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.79 £ 20.00-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 60.07 £ 45.00-80.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 63.63 £ 40.00-100.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 789.07 £ 500.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 636.28 £ 400.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,288.92 £ 750.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 984.16 £ 600.00-1,800.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 480.64 £ 185.80-1,393.53
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 310.39 £ 130.06-650.32
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,771.98 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.30 2.24-4.00

Prices in United Kingdom

These data are based on 40930 entries in the past 12 months from 4098 different contributors.
Last update: May 2017
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 86.50 71.14 78.99 63.95 95.49 81.16
Aberdeen 79.62 31.20 55.92 65.89 91.60 108.35
Cambridge 79.40 42.93 61.55 64.13 92.67 99.94
Oxford 77.86 49.76 64.11 60.30 81.03 78.44
Edinburgh 75.82 31.84 54.30 67.80 76.78 95.54
Coventry 73.82 24.88 49.87 61.25 68.65 112.05
Nottingham 72.97 22.13 48.09 63.43 70.24 102.27
Norwich 72.97 24.35 49.18 55.72 78.89 78.97
Brighton 72.66 40.64 56.99 56.32 83.47 80.75
Bristol 72.42 36.52 54.85 61.38 84.59 95.86
Manchester 72.37 28.93 51.11 60.27 83.45 85.83
Glasgow 72.10 28.07 50.55 61.20 82.64 102.89
Southampton 70.30 30.58 50.86 57.97 76.44 100.21
Leeds 70.20 27.15 49.13 60.27 81.65 96.90
Sheffield 69.61 23.55 47.07 52.60 82.27 109.54
Newcastle Upon Tyne 69.20 24.13 47.15 53.18 82.16 110.17
Birmingham 68.26 27.04 48.09 55.14 75.35 101.45
Cardiff 67.99 25.26 47.08 63.87 68.79 97.20
Liverpool 66.26 22.69 44.94 50.45 78.25 107.84
Belfast 65.05 21.80 43.88 59.84 71.25 102.70
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