Cost of Living in United Kingdom

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.32 $ 9.77-30.53
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 67.18 $ 46.41-116.03
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.33 $ 6.11-8.55
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.89 $ 3.66-7.33
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.89 $ 3.66-6.72
Cappuccino (regular) 3.57 $ 2.44-4.89
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 $ 1.22-3.05
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.30 $ 0.98-2.44
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.60 $ 2.77-6.94
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.13 $ 0.66-2.16
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.77 $ 0.39-1.39
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.55 $ 1.40-3.94
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.24 $ 1.43-6.65
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.15 $ 1.66-4.85
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.90 $ 2.49-8.31
Apples (1 lb) 1.06 $ 0.55-1.66
Banana (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.40-1.27
Oranges (1 lb) 0.99 $ 0.53-2.22
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 $ 0.53-1.99
Potato (1 lb) 0.59 $ 0.25-1.11
Onion (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.33-1.11
Lettuce (1 head) 0.86 $ 0.53-1.22
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.21 $ 0.55-1.95
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.55 $ 6.11-13.44
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $ 1.22-3.66
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.52 $ 1.22-4.27
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.66 $ 12.82-18.32
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.05 $ 2.20-5.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 79.66 $ 61.07-186.87
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.66 $ 2.20-6.11
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.44 $ 1.47-5.29
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.25 $ 10.99-43.97
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.21 $ 6.73-8.32
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,870.36 $ 22,595.53-30,534.50
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,161.48 $ 23,206.22-31,755.88
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 232.33 $ 122.14-427.48
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $ 0.02-0.24
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36.66 $ 29.31-54.96
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.94 $ 20.76-67.18
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.57 $ 6.11-18.32
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.21 $ 8.55-18.32
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,264.39 $ 793.90-1,954.21
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,526.34 $ 9,771.04-30,534.50
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.23 $ 36.64-109.92
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.52 $ 19.53-61.07
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.45 $ 48.86-122.14
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 79.02 $ 42.75-122.14
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,101.35 $ 674.73-2,481.39
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 842.74 $ 549.62-1,773.32
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,960.56 $ 1,221.38-4,384.53
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,473.82 $ 977.10-2,991.78
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 497.44 $ 249.63-1,364.49
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 368.50 $ 204.24-832.96
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,804.66 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.25 2.00-5.00

Prices in United Kingdom

This country had 25680 entries in the past 12 months by 3588 different contributors.
Last update: February 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 77.4 68.0 72.9 56.0 80.1 90.0
Guildford 70.8 47.5 59.7 59.7 71.8 84.0
Cambridge 70.1 43.8 57.5 57.7 74.7 105.9
Brighton 68.3 44.2 56.8 54.2 72.8 85.7
Bristol 66.8 36.7 52.4 50.3 73.7 96.9
Oxford 66.7 44.2 55.9 55.8 63.8 104.8
Glasgow 65.5 27.5 47.3 50.7 71.9 109.8
Manchester 65.5 31.2 49.1 51.1 73.7 99.2
Leeds 64.9 28.0 47.2 49.8 70.6 106.5
Liverpool 64.7 26.1 46.2 50.6 71.6 88.8
Bournemouth 64.6 32.4 49.2 50.0 81.5 82.0
Nottingham 64.5 25.6 45.9 57.7 62.3 92.5
Belfast 64.0 27.2 46.4 51.9 73.3 88.4
Reading 64.0 35.8 50.5 52.6 71.9 112.4
Plymouth 63.9 25.0 45.3 47.5 64.9 71.1
Exeter 63.1 30.4 47.4 48.3 67.4 88.2
Newcastle upon Tyne 62.8 27.8 46.0 49.9 71.1 91.3
Edinburgh 62.6 34.5 49.1 47.9 73.1 96.8
Derby 62.6 21.1 42.7 49.7 66.5 97.7
Southampton 62.3 28.5 46.1 47.7 65.2 102.4
Norwich 62.0 29.6 46.5 47.4 77.0 88.8
Portsmouth 60.9 28.9 45.6 52.4 64.3 118.8
Cardiff 60.9 31.4 46.8 47.9 70.0 84.0
Sheffield 60.8 26.1 44.2 47.7 58.0 89.2
Birmingham 60.1 30.4 45.9 47.6 60.3 112.5
Aberdeen 59.8 21.7 41.6 46.4 65.7 115.9
Coventry 59.7 23.5 42.4 45.8 52.1 144.4
Dundee 58.8 22.7 41.5 48.9 60.1 97.7
Leicester 58.0 24.3 41.9 44.4 66.2 110.0
Kingston upon Hull 54.6 16.5 36.3 45.4 53.7 87.6
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