Cost of Living in United Kingdom

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 8.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £ 37.00-95.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.00-7.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £ 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 3.00-5.50
Cappuccino (regular) 2.92 £ 2.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.46 £ 1.00-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.06 £ 0.80-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.76 £ 2.27-5.68
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £ 0.54-1.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.63 £ 0.32-1.13
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.08 £ 1.08-3.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.65 £ 1.17-5.44
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.57 £ 1.36-3.86
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.98 £ 2.04-6.80
Apples (1 lb) 0.87 £ 0.45-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.33-1.04
Oranges (1 lb) 0.81 £ 0.41-1.77
Tomato (1 lb) 0.92 £ 0.41-1.71
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.20-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 £ 0.27-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 £ 0.43-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.99 £ 0.45-1.60
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 5.00-11.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.78 £ 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 £ 1.00-3.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £ 10.30-15.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 1.80-4.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.22 £ 50.00-154.50
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 1.80-4.60
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £ 1.21-4.33
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £ 9.00-36.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.90 £ 5.51-6.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 £ 18,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,152.15 £ 19,000.00-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188.86 £ 100.00-350.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £ 0.02-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.06 £ 24.00-45.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.16 £ 17.99-55.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.21 £ 5.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 7.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,029.16 £ 660.00-1,550.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,549.99 £ 8,000.00-25,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.41 £ 30.00-90.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.93 £ 15.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 64.78 £ 40.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 64.17 £ 35.00-100.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 905.55 £ 552.43-2,010.02
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 688.13 £ 450.00-1,431.06
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,611.50 £ 1,000.00-3,523.29
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,208.33 £ 800.00-2,421.56
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 405.39 £ 204.38-1,117.17
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 300.57 £ 167.22-682.83
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,282.53 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.23 2.00-5.00

Prices in United Kingdom

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Last update: January 2023
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Distribution of Expenses Using Our Statistical Model:
  

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 77.7 66.8 72.4 56.0 80.2 89.4
Guildford 70.4 47.3 59.3 59.4 71.5 83.2
Cambridge 70.0 43.5 57.3 57.5 74.4 101.9
Brighton 68.2 44.0 56.6 54.1 72.5 84.7
Reading 67.2 35.3 51.9 52.7 85.6 107.7
Oxford 66.6 43.8 55.7 55.5 64.5 101.9
Bristol 66.2 36.8 52.1 50.5 74.0 96.7
Manchester 65.7 31.3 49.2 51.1 74.0 97.3
Liverpool 65.0 25.9 46.3 50.2 73.7 87.5
Bournemouth 64.4 32.0 48.9 49.8 81.2 81.3
Glasgow 64.3 27.2 46.6 48.9 71.5 111.2
Plymouth 63.8 24.6 45.0 47.4 64.6 70.5
Leeds 63.6 27.8 46.5 49.7 66.3 106.7
Nottingham 63.5 25.4 45.3 56.5 61.7 92.4
Belfast 63.0 27.0 45.8 50.7 73.0 88.3
Exeter 62.6 29.9 46.9 48.1 66.0 87.9
Derby 62.4 21.0 42.5 49.6 66.2 96.7
Edinburgh 62.2 34.2 48.8 47.9 72.7 97.5
Norwich 61.8 29.5 46.4 47.2 77.0 87.8
Southampton 61.6 28.4 45.7 47.5 62.7 102.0
Newcastle upon Tyne 61.5 27.5 45.3 49.7 69.7 91.5
Sheffield 61.0 25.9 44.2 47.6 58.7 88.0
Cardiff 60.2 31.2 46.3 46.9 69.6 83.8
Portsmouth 60.1 28.8 45.1 52.0 61.7 118.5
Coventry 59.8 23.4 42.4 45.9 52.4 142.3
Birmingham 59.5 30.3 45.5 47.3 58.8 110.5
Aberdeen 58.9 21.6 41.0 46.3 62.6 115.8
Dundee 58.5 22.5 41.2 48.6 59.9 96.9
Preston 58.2 25.1 42.3 50.0 52.5 133.2
Leicester 57.9 24.1 41.7 44.2 66.0 108.8
Kingston upon Hull 53.7 16.4 35.8 44.5 52.5 87.6
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