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Cost of Living in Birmingham | England

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1573
$3912
🛋️ Without rent
$737
$2471
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$836
$1441
🍽️ Food
$421
$1105
🚐 Transport
$164
$427
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2283
🏙️ Population
1.14M

The average cost of living in Birmingham is $1573, which is in the top 23% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2132nd out of 9294 in our global list, 49th out of 277 in the United Kingdom, and 43rd out of 231 in the England.

The median after-tax salary is $2283, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months. Ranked 79th (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 10th best city to live in the United Kingdom, and 7th most liveable city in England. With an estimated population of 1.14M, Birmingham is the 2nd largest city in the United Kingdom.

✈️ Closest airport11 kmBirmingham International Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent9.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank552University of Birmingham
Cost of living in Birmingham infographic

Prices in Birmingham

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.93
☕ Cappuccino
$3.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.69

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.28
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.14
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.81
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.08
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$6.98

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.02
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.6

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$861
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$635
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1694
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1105
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$119
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$181
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$37
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3937
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2222

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$125
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$70
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1097
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15227

Birmingham Cost of Living comparison