Brighton

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

3
247/265
Details
Rent index [score]0.51

Cost of Living

5
150/248
Details
5km taxi ride$2.40
A Cappuccino$3.40
A beer$1.50
A kilogram of Apples$2.80
Bread$1.20
Inflation [score]0.52
Lunch$17.00
Monthly fitness club membership$44.00
Monthly public transport$91.00
Movie ticket$12.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$80.80

Startups

3
178/264
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups1
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.20
Coworking spaces [score]1.00
Meetups [score]0.28
Meetups groups71
Meetups members12421
Number of startup events in the last 12 months195
Number of upcoming meetup events13
Startup climate scene [score]0.37
Startup events33
Startup events [score]0.54
Startups [score]0.48
Total number of startups46

Venture Capital

1
201/207
Details
Venture capital [score]0.11

Travel Connectivity

8
4/265
Details
Airport hub176
Airport hub [score]1.00
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.67

Commute

5
51/254
Details
Traffic handling [score]0.78

Business Freedom

9
35/263
Details
Business freedom86.00
Business freedom [score]0.89
Freedom from corruption78.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.84
Lack of labor restrictions71.80
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.66
Time to open a business4.50
Time to open a business [score]0.96

Safety

8
61/265
Details
Crime rate [score]0.73
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year0
Guns per 100 residents7
Lack of gun related deaths [score]1.00
Lack of guns [score]0.97
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.98

Healthcare

8
98/264
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.71
Healthcare quality [score]0.72
Life expectancy (years)81.22
Life expectancy [score]0.87

Education

5
87/239
Details
Best university in rankingUniversity of Sussex
Best university ranking149
PISA math ranking (high school)21
PISA ranking17
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.81
PISA reading (high school)15
PISA science (high school)13
University quality [score]0.18

Environmental Quality

8
53/265
Details
Air quality [score]0.97
Cleanliness [score]0.73
Drinking water quality [score]0.76
Urban greenery [score]0.84

Economy

5
118/262
Details
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area0.77
Currency for urban areaGBP
GDP growth rate0.03
GDP growth rate [score]0.45
GDP per capita$39510.94
GDP per capita [score]0.63

Taxation

6
67/265
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.78
Income tax level [score]0.39
Profit tax (% of profit)0.31
Time overhead to file company taxes110
VAT (Sales Tax)0.20

Internet Access

6
130/265
Details
Download speed (Mbps)58.52
Internet access (download) [score]0.78
Internet access (upload) [score]0.36
Upload speed (Mbps)7.69

Leisure & Culture

5
179/264
Details
Art galleries79
Art galleries [score]0.62
Cinemas13
Cinemas [score]0.36
Comedy clubs9
Comedy clubs [score]0.72
Concert venues53
Concerts [score]0.58
Historical sites17
Historical sites [score]0.50
Museums14
Museums [score]0.47
Performing art venues54
Performing arts [score]0.55
Sport venues9
Sports [score]0.44
Zoos1
Zoos [score]0.44

Tolerance

8
65/265
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.76
LGBT Equality Index86.67
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.89
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsAmbiguous
LGBT discrimination legality✔ Illegal
LGBT employment discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.73

Outdoors

5
121/265
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.15
Median peak in meters206.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)33.00
Water access [score]0.83
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Costs of living

Costs of living in Brighton are in the 150th place of all 248 Teleport cities. Average living expenses are significantly higher compared to other cities, especially in the housing market. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Daily living costs (USD)

Movie ticket$12
Monthly fitness club membership$44
Monthly public transport$91
Lunch$17
-24%
compared to
San Francisco
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Job salary calculator

Software Engineer salaries in Brighton are below average. For this job type, Brighton ranks 133rd for salaries among 265 cities. Get access to our salary comparison calculator by signing up. Compare salaries city by city with our free salary wizard and convert your own salary to a local salary in Brighton.

Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$40,985
Median salary
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Safety

Gun crimes & Ownership

6.60
Guns per 100 people
0.23
Gun deaths per 100k people / year
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Overall crime rate city ranking

The overall crime rate puts Brighton in position 84 of 264 Teleport Cities in a ranking for the safest cities.

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Visa

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Embassies

Embassy of Afghanistan in London, United Kingdom

31 Princes Gate, London SW7 1QQ, United Kingdom

Phone: +44- (020) 75898891

British Embassy in Kabul Afghanistan

15th Street, , Roundabout Wazir Akbar Khan, PO Box 334, Kabul, Afghanistan

Phone: +93 (0) 700 102 000

Startup Visa

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa
Investment requiredFunding providedDuration
YesNo3 years
Oxygen accelerator
Investment requiredFunding providedDuration
NoYes26 weeks
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People in Brighton

Population of Brighton

235,900
3,048 /km²
35/264
Density (people per unit of area)
4%
Growth in 2015-2020
Brighton

Demographics of United Kingdom

Median age
41
Elderly people
18%
Life expectancy at birth
81
GDP per capita (in USD)
$39,511
136/262
Unemployment
5%
134/263

Languages

English proficiency score
100
1/228
Common spoken languages
English

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50.00%
Software Engineer
50.00%
Other
0.00%

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Good Country Index

Every city comes with a country. How is this one doing in terms of giving back to the global community? Our friends at The Good Country Index measure what each country on earth contributes to the common good of humanity, and what it takes away, relative to its size.

Overall ranking

United Kingdom
5th from a total of 163 countries

World Order

14th

Refugees hosted

Refugees generated

Charity giving

Birth rate

UN Treaties signed

International Peace & Security

64th

Dues in arrears to UN peace keeping budgets

International violent conflict

Peacekeeping troops

Arms exports

Internet security (2014)

Planet & Climate

22nd

Ecological footprint

Reforestation since 1992

Hazardous pesticides exports

CO2 emissions

Ozone

Prosperity & Equality

5th

Development assistance

FDI outflows

Fairtrade market size

UN volunteers abroad

Open trading

Culture

11th

Freedom of movement

Press freedom

Creative services exports

UNESCO dues in arrears as % of contribution

Creative goods exports

Science & Technology

1st

Nobel prizes

Patents

Journal exports

International publications

International Students

Health & Wellbeing

2nd

Pharmaceutical exports

Voluntary excess donations to the WHO

Food aid

Humanitarian aid donations

International Health Regulations Compliance

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