Cost of Living in Birkenhead

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1509
$3757
🛋️ Without rent
$623
$2134
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$886
$1623
🍽️ Food
$420
$1091
🚐 Transport
$70.4
$187
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2674
😀 Quality of life
74
🏙️ Population
143K

The average cost of living in Birkenhead is $1509, which is in the top 28% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2640th out of 9294 in our global list, 86th out of 277 in the United Kingdom, and 75th out of 231 in England.

The median after-tax salary is $2674, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months. Ranked 1146th (TOP 12%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 133rd best city to live in the United Kingdom, and 115th most liveable city in England. With an estimated population of 143K, Birkenhead is the 53rd largest city in the United Kingdom.

✈️ Closest airport 12 km Liverpool John Lennon Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 7.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 180 University of Liverpool
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Prices in Birkenhead

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$60.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.51
 Cappuccino
$3.43
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$879
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$683
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1663
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1324
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$126
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$193
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$38.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4380
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3479
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.42
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.71
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.48
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.39
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$90.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$71.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$76.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1076
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15255

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