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Cost of Living in London | England

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2625
$6166
🛋️ Without rent
$1032
$3481
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1594
$2686
🍽️ Food
$425
$1089
🚐 Transport
$442
$1151
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3522
🏙️ Population
8.91M

The average cost of living in London is $2625, which is in the top 1% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 63rd out of 9294 in our global list, 2nd out of 277 in the United Kingdom, and 1st out of 231 in the England.

The median after-tax salary is $3522, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months. Ranked 91st (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 12th best city to live in the United Kingdom, and 8th most liveable city in England. With an estimated population of 8.91M, London is the 1st largest city in the United Kingdom.

✈️ Closest airport13 kmLondon City Airport
😷 Air qualityGood11.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank10University College London
Cost of living in London infographic

Prices in London

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.22
☕ Cappuccino
$3.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.9

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.85
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.76
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.27
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.27
🚬 Cigarette pack
$14.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.92

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.53
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$146
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$29.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.59

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1875
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1339
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3320
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2268
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$113
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.25%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$14473
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7985

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$116
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$85.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1903
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22788

London Cost of Living comparison