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Before you decide to come to the UK, it is important that you have an idea of the cost of living in the UK. Currently, the UK has a high living cost, and although that varies depending on which part of the UK you are living in, be aware that it will be different to Ukraine and many other countries in Europe.

Quick comparison

It is not possible to give one singular accurate comparison, as this varies from city to city. Instead, to give you an idea, we have made comparisons between transport, utility bills, rent, and the average shop for one person from Kyiv, Ukraine, and five cities in the UK.

Pricing Table Kyiv London Belfast Leeds Taunton Cambrige
1 bed apartment
in city center, per month
Basic Utilities
For apartement per month
per month
per week

All costs sourced from: Cost of living (numbeo.com)

*Supermarket based on Numbeo price list of; Milk (1 litre), Eggs (12), Rice (1kg), Bread (500g), Local Cheese (1kg), Chicken Fillet (1kg), Beef Ground (1kg), Apples  (1kg), Potatoes (1kg), Onions (1kg)

Price breakdown

across the UK

Average cost of living

Вартість проживання залежить від того, де ви перебуваєте у Великій Британії. Зазвичай, вона включає усе необхідне для життя, окрім орендної плати.

Average cost of rent

Rent can depend on where you are based in the UK, how many people you live with, and what kind of property you want to live in. Generally, if you live outside of a city then the rent will be cheaper. Whereas, if you live in the centre of a city, it can be very expensive. 

You can use rightmove або zoopla, amongst other platforms, to find a property for you.

Utility bills

Utilities are becoming more expensive in the UK, and it is important to know that most rent prices will not include any utility bills or council tax. The general average price of gas, electricity and water is roughly around £97, which is ₴3,537.*

Ви можете скористатися калькулятором рахунків на comparethemarket.com щоб отримати уявлення про те, якими можуть бути ваші платежі.

Supermarkets and daily item prices

How much you spend on food in the UK could be double what you normally spend in Ukraine, depending on what you buy and where you buy it. There are many well known supermarkets across the country, all with different prices which vary from item and location.

We have made a simple price guide on daily items for you, using the supermarket Tesco, which is in most cities across the UK.