Cost of living in Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Summary of cost of living in Portsmouth

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: £3,068
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: £1,608
  • Portsmouth is the 2nd cheapest city in UK (7 out of 8)
  • Cost of living in Portsmouth is cheaper than in 51% of cities in Western Europe (42 out of 83)
  • Cost of living in Portsmouth is more expensive than in 51% of cities in the World (115 out of 233)

List of prices in Portsmouth
Current as of Sep 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district £10
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) £5.56
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £4.42
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £0.77
12 eggs, large £2.71
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £3.09
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £4.25
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples -
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes £0.71
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £2.04
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £7
2 liters of coca-cola £1.92
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0.81
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area £1,132
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area £1,002
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £122
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area £726
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area £1,382
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio £108
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) £22
40” flat screen tv £371
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) £78
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £10
Hourly rate for cleaning help £11
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) £66
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) £63
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £58
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new £19,626
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.19
Monthly ticket public transport £56
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) £9
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) £3.61
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) -
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £1.51
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) -
4 rolls of toilet paper £1.88
Tube of toothpaste £1.77
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £13
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £27
2 tickets to the movies £18
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) £61
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert £60
1 cocktail drink in downtown club £7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city £2.91
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) -
Ipad wi-fi 128gb £446
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) £0.17
1 month of gym membership in business district £27
1 package of marlboro cigarettes £10
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 16 prices entered by 5 different people.
Latest price update: September 28, 2022

Portsmouth position in our World Ranking

the world
115th
out of 233
western europe
42nd
out of 83
uk
7th
out of 8

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

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

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