Cost of Living in United Kingdom

Summary of cost of living in United Kingdom:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 9.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 45.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £ 3.00-6.45
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.20 £ 3.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.14 £ 2.00-4.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 £ 1.10-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.25 £ 0.89-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.68 £ 3.03-6.81
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 £ 0.64-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.72 £ 0.36-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.98 £ 1.75-4.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.12 £ 1.45-6.53
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.97 £ 1.36-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.72 £ 2.27-7.62
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 £ 0.45-1.66
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.34-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.97 £ 0.45-2.04
Tomato (1 lb) 1.22 £ 0.45-2.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.21-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £ 0.27-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £ 0.45-1.01
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.06 £ 0.50-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £ 5.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.90 £ 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 £ 1.20-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £ 11.00-16.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 2.00-4.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 67.80 £ 50.00-200.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 1.80-4.50
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) 5.82 £ 5.38-6.62
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £ 23,700.00-28,285.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,646.45 £ 21,000.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 253.11 £ 150.00-425.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.25 £ 10.00-25.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.46 £ 25.00-45.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.28 £ 19.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.95 £ 6.00-15.00
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 1,241.45 £ 840.00-1,900.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,589.84 £ 9,000.00-25,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.94 £ 28.71-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.34 £ 18.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.97 £ 45.00-110.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 75.87 £ 40.00-120.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,079.47 £ 750.00-2,204.17
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 873.71 £ 600.00-1,623.50
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,773.28 £ 1,200.00-4,165.38
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,361.87 £ 900.00-2,759.76
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 475.43 £ 269.42-1,261.22
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 345.90 £ 197.17-689.88
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,329.71 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.90 5.00-6.12

Prices in United Kingdom

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Last update: March 2024
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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 80.1 70.1 75.4 64.9 78.4 85.5
Oxford 72.4 45.2 59.5 69.4 63.1 84.1
Edinburgh 70.6 38.5 55.3 65.7 69.0 88.1
Brighton 69.4 45.5 58.1 61.0 68.5 82.3
Cambridge 69.1 43.9 57.1 63.4 68.4 109.0
Manchester 67.3 33.9 51.4 60.5 65.1 83.8
Glasgow 67.0 31.6 50.2 57.8 63.5 99.7
Liverpool 66.2 25.2 46.7 57.6 62.9 87.8
Aberdeen 65.6 23.3 45.5 56.6 62.0 119.3
Nottingham 65.3 26.9 47.0 62.4 55.3 96.7
Bristol 64.8 40.2 53.1 57.7 63.5 92.4
Coventry 63.5 31.2 48.1 54.7 59.8 124.1
Sheffield 63.4 27.3 46.2 54.5 57.1 90.6
Belfast 63.1 25.3 45.1 54.4 74.7 92.4
Leeds 62.9 29.2 46.8 52.0 63.5 109.7
Newcastle upon Tyne 62.8 29.7 47.1 58.3 58.3 88.9
Birmingham 61.6 30.6 46.9 52.3 59.0 104.3
Cardiff 61.2 29.3 46.0 54.5 59.4 93.5
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