Cost of Living in Leeds

Summary about cost of living in Leeds, United Kingdom:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 £ 8.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 30.00-65.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.00-6.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.70 £ 3.00-4.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 3.00-5.50
Cappuccino (regular) 2.93 £ 1.50-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.17 £ 1.00-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.90 £ 0.59-1.20
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.11 £ 1.89-3.97
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.31-1.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.34 £ 0.20-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.95 £ 1.20-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.10 £ 1.13-3.63
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.15 £ 1.36-2.72
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.50 £ 2.27-4.54
Apples (1 lb) 0.71 £ 0.36-1.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.58 £ 0.36-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 0.62 £ 0.36-1.36
Tomato (1 lb) 0.81 £ 0.23-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.38 £ 0.14-0.59
Onion (1 lb) 0.38 £ 0.23-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.88 £ 0.50-1.10
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.14 £ 0.50-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 5.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 £ 1.06-3.30
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.21 £ 1.00-3.20
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £ 10.00-12.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 2.00-3.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.50 £ 56.00-90.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £ 2.20-3.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.50 £ 1.50-2.41
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.20 £ 10.20-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.81 £ 4.32-5.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,497.50 £ 17,000.00-20,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,135.83 £ 20,000.00-22,510.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 111.42 £ 80.00-150.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £ 0.03-0.25
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.92 £ 22.00-38.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.83 £ 15.00-45.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.94 £ 7.50-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 £ 5.00-11.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 766.67 £ 500.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,250.00 £ 10,000.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.43 £ 45.00-90.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.33 £ 20.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 61.00 £ 45.00-80.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 55.00 £ 35.00-70.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 702.38 £ 600.00-850.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 519.12 £ 450.00-600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,240.62 £ 900.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 889.00 £ 700.00-1,150.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 247.74 £ 185.80-325.16
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 209.03 £ 185.80-232.26
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,863.86 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.61 3.00-4.00

Prices in Leeds

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Last update: November 2020
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2 Comments so far
Jason on Aug 10, 2018:
Wages for most people is less than this, most people are on minimum wage or slightly more, that's 1'200 a month minus taxes and NI so many people are taking 8-900 per month, so with the high cost of living eats most of that up. Motor insurance, council tax and utilities are all high. Most people in Yorkshire are living paycheck to paycheck. Don't believe the rubbish the British government claim. Also there is not enough jobs for all the people, so people are fighting for even a minimum wage job. It sucks here, that's why i emigrated.
Anonymous on Aug 02, 2018:
Some of the prices on this page are absurdly high. Most locals get sandwiches from takeaway shops (for about £3-£4) and eat outside. The most popular restaurants in Leeds are chains, which charge about £5-£6 for a meal (see Wetherspoons website, for example). I can't comment on mid-range restaurants because I don't eat there. Also, most supermarkets sell 800g bread loaves for 55p (see Asda, Sainsburys, and Tesco websites).