Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Edinburgh 

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Consumer Prices in Edinburgh are 4.58% lower than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Edinburgh are 9.63% lower than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Edinburgh are 19.10% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Edinburgh are 10.57% higher than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Edinburgh are 9.66% lower than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Edinburgh is 89.59% higher than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Edinburgh Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 руб
(12.80 £)
937.55 руб
(15.00 £)
     +17.19 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,500.00 руб
(56.00 £)
3,750.18 руб
(60.00 £)
     +7.15 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 руб
(6.40 £)
375.02 руб
(6.00 £)
     -6.25 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.00 руб
(3.20 £)
285.95 руб
(4.58 £)
     +42.98 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 230.00 руб
(3.68 £)
281.26 руб
(4.50 £)
     +22.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 205.28 руб
(3.28 £)
184.38 руб
(2.95 £)
     -10.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 74.60 руб
(1.19 £)
101.84 руб
(1.63 £)
     +36.52 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 46.51 руб
(0.74 £)
58.18 руб
(0.93 £)
     +25.07 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Edinburgh Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 330.46 руб
(5.29 £)
220.66 руб
(3.53 £)
     -33.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 50.51 руб
(0.81 £)
57.83 руб
(0.93 £)
     +14.50 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 53.09 руб
(0.85 £)
33.97 руб
(0.54 £)
     -36.02 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 122.82 руб
(1.97 £)
127.63 руб
(2.04 £)
     +3.91 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 352.38 руб
(5.64 £)
174.18 руб
(2.79 £)
     -50.57 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 161.80 руб
(2.59 £)
150.87 руб
(2.41 £)
     -6.76 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 320.85 руб
(5.13 £)
220.51 руб
(3.53 £)
     -31.27 %
Apples (1 lb) 54.67 руб
(0.87 £)
53.45 руб
(0.86 £)
     -2.23 %
Banana (1 lb) 44.15 руб
(0.71 £)
27.84 руб
(0.45 £)
     -36.94 %
Oranges (1 lb) 53.23 руб
(0.85 £)
57.10 руб
(0.91 £)
     +7.27 %
Tomato (1 lb) 107.77 руб
(1.72 £)
60.42 руб
(0.97 £)
     -43.94 %
Potato (1 lb) 31.78 руб
(0.51 £)
29.60 руб
(0.47 £)
     -6.88 %
Onion (1 lb) 24.77 руб
(0.40 £)
21.17 руб
(0.34 £)
     -14.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 95.19 руб
(1.52 £)
42.14 руб
(0.67 £)
     -55.73 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 51.13 руб
(0.82 £)
62.94 руб
(1.01 £)
     +23.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 руб
(11.20 £)
437.52 руб
(7.00 £)
     -37.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 70.82 руб
(1.13 £)
94.87 руб
(1.52 £)
     +33.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 147.69 руб
(2.36 £)
118.76 руб
(1.90 £)
     -19.59 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 190.00 руб
(3.04 £)
750.04 руб
(12.00 £)
     +294.76 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Edinburgh Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 руб
(0.80 £)
112.51 руб
(1.80 £)
     +125.01 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,360.00 руб
(37.76 £)
3,750.18 руб
(60.00 £)
     +58.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 170.00 руб
(2.72 £)
187.51 руб
(3.00 £)
     +10.30 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 руб
(0.39 £)
142.84 руб
(2.29 £)
     +491.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(8.64 £)
1,500.07 руб
(24.00 £)
     +177.79 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 198.90 руб
(3.18 £)
366.42 руб
(5.86 £)
     +84.23 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,200,000.00 руб
(35,198.29 £)
1,312,251.12 руб
(20,995.00 £)
     -40.35 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,292,816.71 руб
(36,683.29 £)
1,248,802.73 руб
(19,979.88 £)
     -45.53 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Edinburgh Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,053.13 руб
(144.84 £)
9,616.00 руб
(153.85 £)
     +6.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.99 руб
(0.03 £)
7.08 руб
(0.11 £)
     +255.96 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 517.11 руб
(8.27 £)
1,736.67 руб
(27.79 £)
     +235.84 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Edinburgh Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,408.31 руб
(54.53 £)
2,110.68 руб
(33.77 £)
     -38.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,118.12 руб
(33.89 £)
718.78 руб
(11.50 £)
     -66.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 450.00 руб
(7.20 £)
562.53 руб
(9.00 £)
     +25.01 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Edinburgh Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 40,477.15 руб
(647.60 £)
53,474.81 руб
(855.56 £)
     +32.11 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 672,152.56 руб
(10,753.92 £)
751,598.94 руб
(12,025.00 £)
     +11.82 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Edinburgh Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,482.66 руб
(103.72 £)
3,906.44 руб
(62.50 £)
     -39.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,507.36 руб
(56.12 £)
1,818.07 руб
(29.09 £)
     -48.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,471.14 руб
(119.53 £)
4,062.70 руб
(65.00 £)
     -45.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,090.64 руб
(145.44 £)
5,113.88 руб
(81.82 £)
     -43.75 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Edinburgh Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 68,721.72 руб
(1,099.49 £)
55,962.53 руб
(895.36 £)
     -18.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 41,200.31 руб
(659.17 £)
44,600.38 руб
(713.57 £)
     +8.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 144,826.56 руб
(2,317.11 £)
96,879.70 руб
(1,550.00 £)
     -33.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 74,219.71 руб
(1,187.46 £)
68,690.83 руб
(1,099.00 £)
     -7.45 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Edinburgh Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 46,640.09 руб
(746.21 £)
23,544.12 руб
(376.69 £)
     -49.52 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 24,934.76 руб
(398.94 £)
18,508.77 руб
(296.13 £)
     -25.77 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Edinburgh Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 83,941.28 руб
(1,343.00 £)
143,814.70 руб
(2,300.92 £)
     +71.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.84 2.42      -79.60 %
Last update: July 2022July 2022
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