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Seattle vs London
Sea vs Lon

Average net salary (After tax)

London
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lon
Sea
Outside city centre
Lon
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lon
Sea
Outside city centre
Lon
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lon
Sea
Outside city centre
Lon
Sea

Mortgage rates

London
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

London
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lon
Sea

Mobile phone data

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

Lon
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lon
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lon
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

London
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lon
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

London
Seattle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lon
Sea
Lettuce 1 head
Lon
Sea
Tomatoes 1kg
Lon
Sea

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lon
Sea
Oranges 1 head
Lon
Sea
Bananas 1kg
Lon
Sea

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

London
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in London are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lon
Sea
Market 0.5L bottle
Lon
Sea

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lon
Sea
Market 0.33L bottle
Lon
Sea

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

London
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lon
Sea

Summer dress

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

Lon
Sea

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

London
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lon $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lon $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth