Western Europe

London

Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London – the British capital is home to many world-famous landmarks and has a long and globally important history. But modern-day London is more than a trip down memory lane – it's a busy, international metropolis and cultural melting pot of more than eight million people. Its many neighborhoods – sky-high Canary Wharf, colorful Notting Hill, Gothic Westminster or artsy Shoreditch mix and mingle to create a city full of diversity, energy and opportunity.

City rank out of 77 cities

Price level
8
Earning level
24
Purchasing power
23
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Facts about London

Price Level Index
London
92.9
New York
100.0
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1
5
8
77
Earnings Level Index
London
68.5
New York
100.0
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1
7
24
77
Working Time
London
0/ 17.0m
New York
0/ 15.2m
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1
12
18
77
Purchasing Power Index
London
73.7
New York
100.0
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1
10
23
77
Did you know…
Started in 1863, the London Underground, also known as "the Tube," is the oldest such railway in the world. Interestingly, only 45% of it is actually underground.