Cost of living in Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district £10
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) £4.76
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £3.10
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £0.79
12 eggs, large £2.78
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £1.91
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £3.72
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples £1.69
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes £1.34
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £1.62
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £8
2 liters of Coca-Cola £1.85
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0.92
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area £1,525
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area £1,219
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £162
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area £914
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area £868
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio £147
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) £22
40” flat screen TV £402
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) £80
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £6
Hourly rate for cleaning help £10
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) £69
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) £61
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £69
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new £18,382
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.15
Monthly ticket public transport £72
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) £17
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) £4.07
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) £8
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) £65
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) £3.13
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £1.53
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) £4.31
4 rolls of toilet paper £1.82
Tube of toothpaste £1.19
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £15
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £28
2 tickets to the movies £19
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) £92
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert £47
1 cocktail drink in downtown club £8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city £2.80
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) £4.24
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB £407
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) £0.11
1 month of gym membership in business district £35
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes £11
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 303 prices entered by 39 different people.
Latest price update: June 18, 2018.

Brighton and Hove position in our World Ranking

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63rd
out of 289
western europe
22nd
out of 66
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out of 9

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