Cost of living in York, United Kingdom

Summary of cost of living in York

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: £3,052
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: £1,634
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.
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List of prices in York, United Kingdom. Current as of Jun 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district £13
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) £5.82
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £3.51
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £0.79
12 eggs, large £2.43
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £2.25
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £4.03
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples £1.90
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes £0.71
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £2.12
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £8
2 liters of coca-cola £1.87
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0.73
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area £1,384
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area £836
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £141
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area £887
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area £1,478
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio £77
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) £24
40” flat screen tv £299
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) £99
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £8
Hourly rate for cleaning help £12
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) £58
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) £29
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) £64
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £59
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new £17,740
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.20
Monthly ticket public transport £53
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) £12
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) £3.19
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) £8
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) £63
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) £3.19
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £1.64
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) £3.29
4 rolls of toilet paper £1.71
Tube of toothpaste £1.88
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £11
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £28
2 tickets to the movies £17
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) £73
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert £58
1 cocktail drink in downtown club £7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city £2.89
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) £4.19
Ipad wi-fi 128gb £347
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) £0.19
1 month of gym membership in business district £35
1 package of marlboro cigarettes £9
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 42 prices entered by 5 different people.
Latest price update: June 06, 2020

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