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Los Angeles vs London
Lax vs Lon

Average net salary (After tax)

London
Los Angeles

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lon
Lax
Outside city centre
Lon
Lax

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lon
Lax
Outside city centre
Lon
Lax

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lon
Lax
Outside city centre
Lon
Lax

Mortgage rates

London
4.5%
Los Angeles
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

London
Los Angeles

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lon
Lax

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Lon
Lax

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lon
Lax

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lon
Lax

Fuel prices

Per Litre

London
Los Angeles

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lon
Lax
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Lon
Lax
White bread 500g
Lon
Lax
Eggs 12
Lon
Lax
White rice 1kg
Lon
Lax

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

London
Los Angeles

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Lon
Lax
Beef round 1kg
Lon
Lax
Local cheese 1kg
Lon
Lax

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lon
Lax
Lettuce 1 head
Lon
Lax
Tomatoes 1kg
Lon
Lax

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lon
Lax
Oranges 1 head
Lon
Lax
Bananas 1kg
Lon
Lax

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Lax $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Lax $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

London
4.5%
Los Angeles
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in London are 17.14% higher than in Los Angeles

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Lax $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Lax $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Lax $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lon
Lax
Market 0.5L bottle
Lon
Lax

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lon
Lax
Market 0.33L bottle
Lon
Lax

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

London
5
Los Angeles

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lon
Lax

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Lon
Lax

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Lon
Lax
1 pair men's leather shoes
Lon
Lax

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

London
$15.33
Los Angeles
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lon $4,070.74/mth
Lax $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lon $4,070.74/mth
Lax $4,070.74/mth