Cost of Living in St Albans

Summary about cost of living in St Albans, United Kingdom:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 10.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 50.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.00-6.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £ 2.00-6.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 3.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.27 £ 2.50-3.80
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 £ 2.00-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.40 £ 1.00-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.75 £ 2.27-4.40
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.62 £ 0.57-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.31 £ 0.20-0.59
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.99 £ 1.20-5.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.31 £ 3.18-5.44
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.46 £ 1.36-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.59 £ 3.18-6.80
Apples (1 lb) 0.72 £ 0.57-0.91
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £ 0.34-0.68
Oranges (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.36-0.68
Tomato (1 lb) 0.78 £ 0.52-0.91
Potato (1 lb) 0.37 £ 0.23-0.52
Onion (1 lb) 0.35 £ 0.23-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £ 0.50-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.82 £ 0.40-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 5.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 £ 1.50-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 £ 1.50-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.50 £ 10.50-13.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 £ 2.50-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 104.35 £ 80.00-147.83
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.70 £ 2.70-2.80
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.30 £ 2.00-2.30
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.80 £ 19.80-19.80
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.97 £ 4.35-5.15
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 £ 21,000.00-21,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,666.67 £ 23,000.00-24,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.37 £ 90.00-425.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 £ 0.03-0.35
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.86 £ 25.00-40.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.00 £ 35.00-70.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.33 £ 15.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 £ 10.00-14.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,336.17 £ 1,000.00-1,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,000.00 £ 16,000.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.38 £ 40.00-85.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.33 £ 20.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.29 £ 50.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.71 £ 60.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,075.00 £ 900.00-1,300.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 907.14 £ 850.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,971.43 £ 1,800.00-2,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,683.33 £ 1,500.00-1,900.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 721.25 £ 666.99-799.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 509.29 £ 500.00-518.58
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,733.33 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.88 2.00-4.00

Prices in St Albans

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Last update: February 2021
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1 Comments so far
Melessa Brown on Mar 30, 2018:
I'd like to be able to compare cities by the cost of childcare and by the cost of rent, as the ranges show some lower rent cost and childcare costs but those are not found in the cities of the uk with the lowest index.