Cost of Living in Reading

Summary of cost of living in Reading, United Kingdom:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 £ 10.00-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 £ 55.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.56 £ 6.50-6.63
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £ 3.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 4.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.16 £ 1.50-6.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 £ 2.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 £ 1.50-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.63 £ 2.27-5.30
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.95 £ 0.50-1.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.77 £ 0.61-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.64 £ 2.40-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.89 £ 1.36-4.54
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.59 £ 1.81-3.63
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.36 £ 2.49-4.54
Apples (1 lb) 1.07 £ 0.44-1.54
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.36-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 1.25 £ 0.68-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 1.02 £ 0.68-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.23-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 £ 0.36-0.52
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 £ 0.46-1.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.20 £ 0.90-1.80
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 6.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.03 £ 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 £ 1.50-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £ 12.50-14.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.15 £ 2.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 67.00 £ 60.00-90.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £ 2.80-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £ 2.14-2.43
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.20 £ 16.20-19.80
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.74 £ 5.30-6.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £ 22,000.00-28,285.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,821.67 £ 18,000.00-25,465.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.26 £ 100.00-500.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 11.88 £ 10.00-40.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 24.25 £ 20.00-35.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.78 £ 19.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.75 £ 9.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 5.99-12.95
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,220.00 £ 900.00-1,700.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,165.00 £ 12,660.00-21,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 55.62 £ 35.00-85.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.43 £ 20.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 67.00 £ 45.00-115.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 70.00 £ 40.00-80.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,266.67 £ 1,000.00-1,600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,001.30 £ 800.00-1,300.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,922.91 £ 1,600.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,511.82 £ 1,350.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 383.69 £ 383.69-383.69
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 368.82 £ 368.82-368.82
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,137.50 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.90 5.15-5.90

Prices in Reading

This city had 264 entries in the past 12 months by 57 different contributors.
Last update: May 2024
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