UK Cost of Living

     
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The cost of living varies greatly depending on the area you live and your lifestyle. The more metropolitan, larger cities such as Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham are more expensive, with London being the most expensive place overall to live in the UK. In England the North generally offers a cheaper cost of living than that of the South.

Median Monthly Disposable Salary £1,471.09

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in city centre £711.86

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment outside of centre £493.46

Price per Square metre to buy an apartment in city centre £2,097.83

Price per Square metre to buy an apartment outside of centre £1,682.95

Basic utilities (electricity, gas, water, waste) £97.94

Meal at a fast food restaurant £4.50

Loaf of bread £1.08

Litre of milk £0.86

Small bottle of water £0.90

Can of coke/soft drink £0.60

Taxi (5km within centre) £8.86

Cinema ticket £7.00

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