Cost of living in Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

Summary of cost of living in Brighton and Hove

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: £3,604
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: £2,086
  • Cost of living in Brighton and Hove is more expensive than in 65% of cities in Western Europe (20 out of 55)
  • Cost of living in Brighton and Hove is more expensive than in 72% of cities in the World (68 out of 239)

List of prices in Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom. Current as of Jul 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district £9
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) £5.71
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £3.38
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £0.92
12 eggs, large £3.54
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £1.85
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £3.54
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples £1.95
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes £1.37
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £1.58
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £9
2 liters of coca-cola £1.73
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0.96
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area £1,874
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area £1,234
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £163
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area £947
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area £821
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 £345
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) £56
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £3.80
Hourly rate for cleaning help £13
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) £62
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) £62
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £76
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new £19,072
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.25
Monthly ticket public transport £76
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) £3.56
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) £8
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) £63
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) £3.13
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £1.44
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) £4.76
4 rolls of toilet paper £1.80
Tube of toothpaste £1.10
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £12
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £30
2 tickets to the movies £20
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) £100
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 £2.81
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) £5.02
Ipad wi-fi 128gb £398
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) £0.11
1 month of gym membership in business district £31
1 package of marlboro cigarettes £10
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 79 prices entered by 22 different people.
Latest price update: July 08, 2020

Brighton and Hove position in our World Ranking

the world
68th
out of 239
western europe
20th
out of 55
uk
3rd
out of 6

Cheapest and most expensive products in Brighton and Hove compared to other cities:

the world
3rd
western europe
1st
western europe
1st
western europe
2nd
western europe
2nd
western europe
2nd

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