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Cost of Living in United Kingdom

Cost of Living in United Kingdom



  • Family of four estimated monthly costs are  (2,284.98£) without rent.
  • A single person estimated monthly costs are  (657.79£) without rent.


Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 £ 8.0025.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 35.0090.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.007.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 £ 2.505.85
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 £ 3.005.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.82 £ 1.804.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.39 £ 1.002.50
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.99 £ 0.701.90


Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.93 £ 0.55  1.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.98 £ 0.53  –  2.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.31 £ 0.60  2.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.94 £ 1.00 3.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 5.64 £ 2.50 12.00
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 5.42 £ 3.00 8.00
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.24 £ 4.00 13.50
Apples (1kg) 1.82 £ 1.00 3.00
Banana (1kg) 1.07 £ 0.73 2.40
Oranges (1kg) 1.71 £ 0.90 3.50
Tomato (1kg) 1.91 £ 0.85 3.78
Potato (1kg) 1.06 £ 0.45 2.00
Onion (1kg) 0.96 £ 0.55 2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 £ 0.43 1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 £ 0.40 1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 5.00 10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.78 £ 1.00 3.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.99 £ 1.00 3.34
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.80 £ 10.00 14.00





One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 1.80 4.40
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 £ 46.00 159.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 1.60 4.50
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 £ 0.62 2.90
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £ 7.20 36.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.53 £ 1.46 1.64
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,115.00 £ 18,000.00 24,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,260.66 £ 18,000.00 25,000.00


Utilities (Monthly)


Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 161.60 £ 90.00 300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 £ 0.02 0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.41 £ 24.99 45.70


Sports And Leisure


Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.77 £ 17.00 50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.27 £ 5.00 15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 7.00 15.00




Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 954.05 £ 600.00 1,572.20
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,014.83 £ 7,000.00 24,000.00


Clothing &Shoes



1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.60 £ 30.00 85.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 29.50 £ 15.00 50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 63.02 £ 40.00 90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 62.34 £ 35.00 103.00



Rent Per Month


Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 924.57 £ 600.00 1,800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 650.62 £ 391.67 1,280.69
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,616.19 £ 900.00 3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,160.03 £ 750.00 2,115.48



Buy Apartment Price


Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,030.53 £ 2,000.00 13,772.23
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,074.60 £ 1,600.00 6,400.00



Salaries And Financing


Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,273.84 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.08 2.00 4.50


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Opening hours in Britain


Opening times in Britain are by and large Monday-Saturday from 10.00 until 17.30.Beyond London and other principal urban communities, numerous organizations, shops actually close on Sundays yet in the bigger urban areas you can anticipate that most shops should be open. In the enormous downtown areas, especially London shops are in many cases open until 19.00 and seven days every week – so you have bunches of time to hit the popular stores!

When are the museums open?

Obviously this changes, yet the numerous historical centers in London will quite often work late opening times on somewhere around one day seven days, while those external the capital might have more limited hours. Continuously check online to see while the initial times are.

Public holidays

On open occasions, otherwise called bank occasions in Britain, banks, workplaces and a few shops, eateries and attractions close, and transport organizations might run a set number of administrations. Verify whether any open occasions are happening before you start your vacation, there are in many cases fun occasions around the country that you can appreciate assuming there are.

What time banks closed in UK?

Most branches are open from 09:30am to 3:30pm or 4:30pm Monday to Friday, and some are open with more limited hours on Saturdays, so it’s a good idea to check the branch finder. You can also check how well its services are running here.

Is Saturday a working day for banks UK?

Our working days are Monday to Friday, except for bank holidays. A lot of bank processes, such as clearing a bank payment, only happen during these days, even though some branches may be open on Saturdays and Sundays.

Are banks open on Sunday in England?

Both UK and USA banks are usually always closed on Sundays, so will not be open on Easter Sunday. Easter Monday is also not a federal holiday in the United States so most banks should be open, but operating hours may vary.

Are banks shut Good Friday?

No major banks have reported that they will close completely on Good Friday. However, many leave the decision to close up to individual locations, so if you have important business to conduct on Good Friday, check the hours at your preferred branch.

Are banks open on Easter Monday UK?

In the UK, Easter Monday is an official bank holiday, this means that most banks will be closed all day.

What time do the banks in britain?

The main UK banks have branches on high streets across the country and will also offer online and mobile services. Most banks will open from around 09:00–17:00

Are Barclays having problems today?

At the moment, we haven’t detected any problems at Barclays.

Are the banks open today UK?

Standard banking hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00-9:30 a.m. until 3:30 or 4:00 p.m. (some remain open until 5:30 p.m.).
Public Holidays.
New Year Day 1 January
Summer Bank Holiday Last Monday of August (except in Scotland, where it is on the first Monday of August)


What is a working day for a bank?
Bank Working Day meansany day Monday to Friday excluding English Bank Holidays and Public Holiday. Sample 1

Do banks pay on Saturday?

Question: What day will my money go into my UK account if my pay day falls on a Saturday? Answer: Most banks will pay on a Friday/ Saturday morning

Why are banks closed on weekends?

For followers of the Christian faith, Sunday is intended to be a day of worship and rest. This custom is recognized throughout most of the northern hemisphere, and a majority of businesses are closed on Sundays. Banks, after all, are businesses, and they too recognize this custom.

Why are banks closing early?

The longer banks stay open, the higher their operating costs. At the end of the day, most banks are businesses, and most businesses aim to generate profit. Higher costs leads to decreased profits, and therefore closing earlier can allow banks to reduce costs such as electricity, security et cetera.

Are bank transfers safe?

Bank transfers are considered a secure way to send money, some will allow you to wire money with a credit card or debit card, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they are the best method when you consider other factors such as fees and transfer time.

Are the banks open on Good Friday in UK?

In the UK, Good Friday is a bank holiday, with the following Monday, which is Easter Monday, also a bank holiday for England, Wales and Northern Ireland – but not in Scotland.

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