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COST OF LIVING (LONDON)

Published on 28th July 2016 by Gonzalo Alamo

Today we are going to analyse the cost of living in London

Housing
-Monthly rent for 80 m2 furnished accommodation in NORMAL area
£1900
-Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas …) for 2 people in 85m2 flat
£179
-Monthly rent for a 40 m2 furnished studio in NORMAL area
£1050
-Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas …) for 1 person in 40 m2 studio
£140

Transportation
-1 litre of gas £1,13
-Monthly ticket public transport £131
-Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) £12

Food
-Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district £11
-Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) £5,80
-1 litre of whole fat milk £0,89
-1 kg of tomatoes £1,99
-Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0,96

Clothes

-1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) £65
-1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers)£30
-1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands)£69
-1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £82

Entertainment
-Basic dinner out for two in neighbourhood pub £36
-2 tickets for the cinema £24
-2 tickets to the theatre (best available seats) £139
-1 cocktail drink in downtown club £10
-Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers,
main course, wine and dessert £69
-1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml) £4,90

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