UK COST OF LIVING IN ENGLAND – WHAT SALARY DO YOU NEED FOR A DECENT LIVING?

So what is the cost of living in England? Salaries are probably higher than in your home country, but so are the costs. Is it true that some people are are living hand to mouth here? … In some cases yes, but most are living just fine. The cost of living in England is quite good compared to wages, although the pound is dropping quite fast since Brexit… We already established in the previous article that food costs in the UK about the same as in countries in East Europe, so from the start you are at an advantage. Let’s see what costs and expenses we have in England:

  1. Accommodation: by far the biggest expense you will have will be securing a roof over your head. Unless you bring along around 150 to 200 thousand pounds to buy your own house, you will most likely rent like most people. The rental expense depends a lot on where you are. In general in the South of England (London, Southampton), and especially in London, to rent of a house costs double or triple compared to renting a similar house in the North of England (Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Doncaster, Hull, Newcastle). If in the North you can easily find a house of your own at 500-600 pounds per month, in London on the website www.rightmove.co.uk, the only rental house located in a decent area that is less than a thousand pounds per month was in Brentwood (one hour by car or train + subway to central London)
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UK Cat costa viata in Anglia? – Ce salariu iti trebuie pentru un trai decent?

UK Cost of living in England – What salary do you need for a decent living? English Article HERE

Cat costa viata in Anglia? Salariile sunt mai mari ca in Romania dar si costurile, e adevarat ca unii fac foamea pe aici? …in cazul unora da, dar majoritatea o duc bine. Costul vietii in Anglia e destul de bun fata de salarii, desi lire scade cam repede de cand cu Brexit-ul… Am stabilit deja in articolul anterior ca mancarea costa in UK cam la fel cat costa si in Romania, asa ca din start sunteti in avantaj in Vest. Hai sa vedem ce costuri si cheltuieli avem in Anglia:

  1. Cazarea: de departe cea mai mare cheltuiala va fi asigurarea unui acoperis deasupra capului. Daca nu cumva veniti cu vreo 150-200 de mii de lire la voi ca sa va cumparati propia casa, veti sta ca majoritatea in chirie. Asta depinde foarte mult de zona unde sunteti. In general in Sudul Angliei (Londra, Southampton) , si mai ales in Londra, chiria unei case costa dublu sau triplu fata de o casa similara in Nordul Angliei (Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Doncaster, Hull, Newcastle). Daca in Nord gasesti lejer o casa propie la 500-600 lire pe luna, in Londra pe site-ul www.rightmove.co.uk , singura casa propie de inchiriat intr-o zona decenta pana intr-o mie de lire pe luna era in Brentwood (la o ora de mers cu masina sau cu trenul+metrou de centrul Londrei)
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