Cost of Living in Bristol

Summary of cost of living in Bristol, United Kingdom:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 10.00-22.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 40.00-110.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.63 £ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 3.50-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.26 £ 1.50-4.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 £ 1.50-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 £ 0.80-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.17 £ 3.03-4.92
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.03 £ 0.59-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 £ 0.32-1.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.54 £ 1.68-3.05
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.25 £ 2.12-5.67
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.19 £ 1.86-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.55 £ 2.61-6.80
Apples (1 lb) 0.98 £ 0.30-1.81
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.35-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.21 £ 0.22-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.06 £ 0.48-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 0.62 £ 0.17-1.18
Onion (1 lb) 0.46 £ 0.29-0.79
Lettuce (1 head) 0.72 £ 0.45-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.18 £ 1.00-1.60
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.11 £ 7.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.85 £ 1.00-2.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 £ 0.99-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £ 12.75-16.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 £ 2.00-3.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 83.80 £ 72.60-94.90
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £ 2.40-3.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.14 £ 1.80-2.70
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.40 £ 18.00-20.40
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.62 £ 5.34-6.62
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £ 24,495.00-28,285.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,398.00 £ 19,990.00-23,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 233.12 £ 154.55-400.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 13.13 £ 10.00-20.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.09 £ 25.00-50.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.21 £ 15.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.71 £ 5.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 £ 7.80-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,333.33 £ 1,200.00-1,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,350.00 £ 9,000.00-25,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.00 £ 30.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.20 £ 17.00-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.92 £ 50.00-90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.00 £ 49.33-120.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,394.14 £ 1,259.00-1,600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,015.83 £ 900.00-1,100.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,185.00 £ 1,800.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,575.00 £ 1,200.00-2,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 475.85 £ 464.51-929.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 325.16 £ 278.71-371.61
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,451.67 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.93 5.50-6.00

Prices in Bristol

This city had 572 entries in the past 12 months by 102 different contributors.
Last update: February 2024
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3 Comments so far
Anonymous on May 05, 2022:
Rice is 45p in Tescos for 1 kg https://www.tesco.com/groceries/en-GB/products/300843799
As far as I can see that is third world levels of cheapness according to this site.
Jesiotr on Mar 11, 2021:
I was living in Bristol 2016-2018 and now I am close by in somerset. With 33k salary at that time, I was struggling to save any money. I had a normal 2 bedroom house and I am not a big spender. I would say for Bristol the minimum salary for a family is 40k. Hope that helps some of you.
SK on Feb 20, 2020:
I am offered 30k salary work in Bristol. Me my wife and a 11 year kid. School and health free as per offer. We will need 2 bedroom, how much will be my monthly expenses please.