Cost of living in Bristol, United Kingdom

Summary of cost of living in Bristol

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: £3,334
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: £1,835
  • Cost of living in Bristol is more expensive than in 61% of cities in Western Europe (23 out of 56)
  • Cost of living in Bristol is more expensive than in 74% of cities in the World (63 out of 237)

List of prices in Bristol, United Kingdom. Current as of Aug 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) £6
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £3.57
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £0.87
12 eggs, large £2.82
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £2.58
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £5.55
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples £2.16
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes £0.94
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £1.93
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £8
2 liters of coca-cola £1.94
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0.82
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area £1,518
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area £1,015
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £250
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area £1,126
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area £824
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio £236
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) £25
40” flat screen tv £349
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) £94
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £7
Hourly rate for cleaning help £11
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) £67
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) £27
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) £67
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £87
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new £17,287
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.19
Monthly ticket public transport £66
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) £2.49
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) £8
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) £67
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) £3.06
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £1.58
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) £3.72
4 rolls of toilet paper £1.98
Tube of toothpaste £1.91
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £12
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £33
2 tickets to the movies £19
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) £83
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert £56
1 cocktail drink in downtown club £9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city £2.80
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) £4.41
Ipad wi-fi 128gb £446
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) £0.10
1 month of gym membership in business district £28
1 package of marlboro cigarettes £10
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 68 prices entered by 28 different people.
Latest price update: August 09, 2020

Bristol position in our World Ranking

the world
63rd
out of 237
western europe
23rd
out of 56
uk
4th
out of 6

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

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1st
western europe
1st
western europe
1st
western europe
2nd
western europe
3rd
western europe
4th

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