Cost of living in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Summary of cost of living in Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: £2,823
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: £1,354
  • Newcastle upon Tyne is the 2nd cheapest city in UK (13 out of 14)
  • Cost of living in Newcastle upon Tyne is cheaper than in 60% of cities in Western Europe (42 out of 70)
  • Cost of living in Newcastle upon Tyne is more expensive than in 58% of cities in the World (120 out of 285)
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List of prices in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Current as of Jan 2020.

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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) £5.43
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £2.95
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £0.84
12 eggs, large £2.14
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £1.90
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £4.61
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples £1.92
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes £1.02
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £1.43
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £7
2 liters of coca-cola £1.84
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £1.12
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area £1,038
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area £673
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £157
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area £720
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area £703
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio £84
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) £20
40” flat screen tv £334
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) £80
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £7
Hourly rate for cleaning help £10
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) £70
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) £31
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) £67
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £64
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new £19,759
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.27
Monthly ticket public transport £59
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) £14
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) £3.05
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) £8
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) £93
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) £3.44
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £1.58
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) £3.17
4 rolls of toilet paper £1.69
Tube of toothpaste £1.40
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £10
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £30
2 tickets to the movies £18
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) £101
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert £45
1 cocktail drink in downtown club £12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city £2.82
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) £3.66
Ipad wi-fi 128gb £440
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) £0.13
1 month of gym membership in business district £26
1 package of marlboro cigarettes £10
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 260 prices entered by 25 different people.
Latest price update: January 21, 2020

Newcastle position in our World Ranking

the world
120th
out of 285
western europe
42nd
out of 70
uk
13th
out of 14

Cheapest and most expensive products in Newcastle compared to other cities:

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