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Cost of Living in United Kingdom

Cost of living in United Kingdom is 2.84% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in United Kingdom is 19.84% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £ 8.00-16.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 £ 32.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 £ 4.50-6.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 £ 2.75-4.30
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.50 £ 2.75-4.20
Cappuccino (regular) 2.55 £ 2.00-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.19 £ 0.75-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.88 £ 0.50-1.40
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.36 £ 2.23-3.90
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.87 £ 0.57-1.13
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.58 £ 0.36-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.87 £ 1.20-2.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.46 £ 1.36-4.08
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.63 £ 1.81-3.63
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.46 £ 2.27-5.44
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.45-1.13
Banana (1 lb) 0.45 £ 0.32-0.82
Oranges (1 lb) 0.74 £ 0.45-1.13
Tomato (1 lb) 0.80 £ 0.45-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.32-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 £ 0.29-0.77
Lettuce (1 head) 0.72 £ 0.50-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.99 £ 0.50-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 5.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.65 £ 1.00-2.80
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.82 £ 1.00-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 £ 8.00-10.50
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 £ 1.70-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £ 46.00-113.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 2.50-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.54 £ 1.61-4.51
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £ 12.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.50 £ 4.20-4.77
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) 18,250.97 £ 14,000.00-23,555.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.89 £ 75.00-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 £ 0.03-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.97 £ 20.00-40.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.04 £ 19.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.30 £ 5.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 8.00-12.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 838.13 £ 416.67-1,200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,836.47 £ 9,000.00-16,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.50 £ 35.00-80.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.91 £ 20.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 60.03 £ 40.00-80.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61.52 £ 40.00-90.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 743.22 £ 500.00-1,350.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 591.39 £ 400.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,192.75 £ 700.00-2,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 926.35 £ 600.00-1,600.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 350.89 £ 185.80-929.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 248.79 £ 130.06-550.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,808.61 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.23 2.00-4.00

Prices in United Kingdom

These data are based on 51460 entries in the past 18 months from 5606 different contributors.
Last update: June 2018
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 81.10 70.56 76.13 57.80 90.70 98.62
Milton Keynes 78.23 35.30 57.99 72.25 78.27 90.06
Reading 76.15 39.40 58.82 63.27 84.62 124.44
Bath 74.54 34.91 55.85 62.16 80.96 123.98
Cambridge 73.64 44.37 59.84 55.74 88.48 103.55
Aberdeen 73.28 28.15 52.00 57.63 90.19 127.85
Oxford 73.11 48.98 61.74 51.86 77.19 85.09
Manchester 71.17 30.61 52.05 53.39 86.87 104.61
Edinburgh 71.00 33.48 53.31 59.24 81.77 110.68
Swindon 69.99 29.67 50.98 49.86 81.51 126.44
Plymouth 69.44 20.55 46.39 59.06 69.88 105.39
Bristol 69.41 36.82 54.05 52.19 87.76 117.98
Brighton 69.32 42.06 56.47 53.08 78.37 86.71
York 68.61 29.13 50.00 55.34 77.51 112.65
Leeds 68.04 28.56 49.43 52.56 81.40 115.53
Nottingham 67.48 23.98 46.97 55.11 66.52 106.39
Exeter 66.79 29.81 49.35 48.56 79.29 85.68
Glasgow 66.68 27.61 48.26 52.08 75.96 119.48
Coventry 66.00 26.35 47.31 52.99 68.12 138.42
Leicester 65.41 22.61 45.23 51.54 71.52 105.91
Norwich 64.95 23.74 45.52 49.73 76.05 90.80
Derby 64.46 20.06 43.53 51.48 65.76 144.95
Birmingham 64.34 30.44 48.36 47.43 78.53 104.75
Southampton 64.22 31.57 48.83 51.34 67.91 128.43
Newcastle Upon Tyne 63.89 23.60 44.89 45.97 73.29 128.57
Belfast 62.54 22.77 43.79 51.16 76.93 99.07
Sheffield 62.45 23.15 43.92 49.53 70.41 117.96
Liverpool 62.33 24.81 44.64 45.02 67.29 112.95
Cardiff 62.16 28.58 46.33 52.85 66.87 112.23
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