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Cost of Living in United Kingdom

Cost of living in United Kingdom is 4.91% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in United Kingdom is 13.86% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £ 9.95-17.00
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 £ 2.90-4.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.79 £ 3.00-4.50
Cappuccino (regular) 2.57 £ 2.00-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.17 £ 0.75-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.90 £ 0.50-1.50
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.34 £ 2.27-3.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.85 £ 0.57-1.13
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.20-0.91
Eggs (12) 1.92 £ 1.20-2.70
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.53 £ 1.36-4.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.72 £ 1.81-3.86
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.54 £ 2.27-5.44
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.45-1.18
Banana (1 lb) 0.44 £ 0.31-0.80
Oranges (1 lb) 0.78 £ 0.45-1.32
Tomato (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.45-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.32-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 £ 0.29-0.82
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 £ 0.49-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.94 £ 0.50-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 5.50-9.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.54 £ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.56 £ 1.00-2.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 £ 7.50-10.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 £ 1.60-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £ 46.50-130.00
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 £ 12.00-36.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.19 £ 3.90-4.54
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 £ 15,000.00-20,500.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,171.60 £ 14,000.00-24,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 144.82 £ 80.00-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 £ 0.05-0.30
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.95 £ 15.00-31.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.03 £ 19.99-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.51 £ 5.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 8.00-12.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 860.23 £ 500.00-1,100.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,000.00 £ 13,000.00-13,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.14 £ 38.00-80.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.47 £ 20.00-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 60.67 £ 45.00-80.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 64.39 £ 40.00-100.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 813.49 £ 500.00-1,600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 644.24 £ 400.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,341.51 £ 750.00-2,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,009.91 £ 600.00-1,800.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 588.75 £ 195.09-1,486.44
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 356.79 £ 139.35-743.22
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 1,760.39 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.35 2.40-4.50

Prices in United Kingdom

These data are based on 37588 entries in the past 12 months from 3696 different contributors.
Last update: February, 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 82.25 70.21 76.47 59.21 90.57 85.11
Cambridge 74.64 40.72 58.37 59.34 85.90 108.61
Aberdeen 74.60 30.58 53.48 60.14 84.13 117.61
Oxford 72.80 48.79 61.28 53.07 77.69 80.65
Edinburgh 72.19 30.86 52.36 61.71 75.18 102.36
Brighton 71.21 39.95 56.21 53.87 86.35 84.45
Nottingham 70.72 22.02 47.36 62.49 63.30 113.60
Bristol 69.59 36.64 53.78 57.29 79.86 95.13
Glasgow 68.41 27.89 48.97 56.41 77.93 104.22
Manchester 67.97 27.83 48.72 53.66 78.22 97.16
Cardiff 65.81 24.37 45.93 59.27 66.72 101.61
Leeds 65.41 25.94 46.48 55.72 70.08 109.55
Sheffield 65.36 23.57 45.31 48.51 78.45 123.18
Liverpool 64.34 22.53 44.28 47.91 76.75 117.05
Birmingham 64.13 26.02 45.85 51.62 68.25 114.74
Belfast 61.69 20.46 41.91 56.42 67.18 116.10
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