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The Shocking Truth Cost of Living in the UK Exposed

Understanding the Cost of Living in the UK

Are you wondering how expensive living in the UK is? If yes then this blog is for you! Don’t forget to share it with your friends and family so they also get informed about the expenses and cost of living in the UK.


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Please note that the cost of living in the UK differs significantly; depending on location, with cities usually being more expensive than towns. As a global capital, London is the most expensive and costly city to live in the UK. On the other hand, cities like Liverpool and Sheffield provide a rich cultural feel at a lesser cost as compared to London.


Average Living Costs in the UK

It should be noted that the average monthly cost of living in the UK is approximately £1,245, but it can increase to £2,249 for a single person and £3,803 for a family of four. These overheads include necessitates like housing, food, and transportation. Are you wondering about the rent? Surprsingly, The average rent in the UK is approximately £868 per month, but if you are planning live in London, the rent can be up to £1,572.



Essential Costs Breakdown

Essential expenses are those expense related to living. Please keep in mind that essential costs in the UK include a basic lunch with a drink which could cost up to £12.00, £4.00 for a pint of beer, a cappuccino would cost up to £2.75, £0.92 a litre of milk, £1.10 for a loaf of bread, half a dozen eggs for £1.00, two cinema tickets for £10.00, and £30.00 for a monthly gym membership.


Other Costs to Consider

You may also calculate other costs which may include running a car, TV licence, and broadband subscription. You will be surprised to know that the average yearly cost of running a car is around £1,726, and the average yearly phone and broadband costs are roughly around £900. Lastly, a TV licence for colour TV costs around £157.50 per year.

To sum it up, although the cost of living in the UK can be high, but it also provides an extra-ordinary standard of living, opportunities for work and study in the UK and most importantly rich cultural experiences. So it’s very important to think through these expenses when planning to move to the UK.


Please keep in mind that the costs mentioned in this video are subject to change. We highly suggest you to visit the official GOV.UK website for more detailed information. Thanks for watching today’s video update.

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