Summary

Cost of living in London is 48% more expensive than Manchester according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$3,565
$1,870
Cost of Living
$2,921
$2,187
Average Salary
$2,726
$1,245
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
London
Manchester
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$2,098.02
$958.38
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,480.43
$717.86
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$4,380.14
$1,622.18
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,494.83
$1,052.54

Salaries And Financing

Name
London
Manchester
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,921.77
$2,187.33
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%3.32
%3.29

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
London
Manchester
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$229.11
$190.43
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.19
$0.15
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$40.1
$40.56

Markets

Name
London
Manchester
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.21
$1
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.36
$1.3
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.68
$2.93
Local Cheese (1kg)
$9.58
$7.7
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.14
$1.33
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$10.28
$9.05
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.2
$2.56
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.31
$3.04
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$13.67
$12.95
Apples (1kg)
$2.43
$2.07
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$7.95
$6.78
Oranges (1kg)
$2.69
$2.06
Potato (1kg)
$1.55
$1.57
Lettuce (1 head)
$0.93
$0.94
Rice (white), (1kg)
$1.77
$1.37
Tomato (1kg)
$3.29
$1.98
Banana (1kg)
$1.6
$1.63
Onion (1kg)
$1.39
$1.66
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$12
$8.06

Transportation

Name
London
Manchester
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.1
$3.79
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$195.57
$79.41
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.59
$1.58
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$24,481.82
$23,203.72
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.34
$3.22
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$3.78
$2.09
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$57.61
$27.36
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$26,396.49
$23,920.95

Clothing And Shoes

Name
London
Manchester
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$80.14
$73.03
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$40.09
$36.03
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$85.81
$74.96
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$101.87
$73.75

Restaurants

Name
London
Manchester
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$18.52
$16.45
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$65.84
$64.8
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.41
$6.58
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.96
$4.86
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$5.55
$4.97
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.96
$1.7
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.52
$1.28
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.49
$3.28

Sports And Leisure

Name
London
Manchester
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$54.67
$33.82
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$15.84
$12.99
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$15.43
$9.36

Childcare

Name
London
Manchester
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,627.26
$896.54
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$21,454.15
$15,964.61

Buy Apartment Price

Name
London
Manchester
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$15,946.45
$4,656.4
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$9,261.9
$3,177.78