Cost of living in Leeds, United Kingdom

Summary of cost of living in Leeds

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: £3,062
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: £1,648
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.
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List of prices in Leeds, United Kingdom. Current as of Apr 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district £7
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) £4.82
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £3.35
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £0.73
12 eggs, large £2.52
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £1.76
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £3.28
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples £1.85
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes £0.89
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £2.18
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £8
2 liters of coca-cola £1.87
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0.87
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area £1,545
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area £698
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £202
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area £1,538
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area £960
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio £94
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) £22
40” flat screen tv £341
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) £59
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £4.90
Hourly rate for cleaning help £11
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) £61
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) £73
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £74
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new £16,389
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.22
Monthly ticket public transport £70
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) £13
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) £3.56
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) £9
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) £89
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) £2.82
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £1.24
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) £2.98
4 rolls of toilet paper £2.09
Tube of toothpaste £1.56
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £11
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £22
2 tickets to the movies £15
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) £72
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert £50
1 cocktail drink in downtown club £9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city £3.46
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) £3.83
Ipad wi-fi 128gb £352
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) £0.12
1 month of gym membership in business district £26
1 package of marlboro cigarettes £10
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 253 prices entered by 24 different people.
Latest price update: April 19, 2021

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