Cost of Living Comparison Between Aberdeen and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 24.5% higher than in Aberdeen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 69.7% higher than in Aberdeen
Rent Prices in London are 210.6% higher than in Aberdeen
Restaurant Prices in London are 31.1% higher than in Aberdeen
Groceries Prices in London are 15.5% higher than in Aberdeen
Local Purchasing Power in London is 27.2% lower than in Aberdeen
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Restaurants
Aberdeen Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.75 £ 19.50 £      +23.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £ 80.00 £      +45.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.22 £ 8.00 £      +28.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £ 6.50 £      +62.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £ 5.50 £      +22.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.38 £ 3.62 £      +7.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.62 £ 1.96 £      +20.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.21 £ 1.64 £      +35.8 %
Markets
Aberdeen Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.83 £ 4.98 £      -14.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 £ 1.41 £      +28.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.03 £ 0.90 £      -12.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.80 £ 3.32 £      +18.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.05 £ 3.48 £      +14.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.18 £ 3.48 £      +9.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.78 £ 5.82 £      +54.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 £ 1.11 £      +15.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £ 0.57 £      +21.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.25 £ 1.21 £      -3.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.47 £ 1.40 £      -4.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 £ 0.57 £      +30.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £ 0.55 £      +16.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.83 £ 0.93 £      +11.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 £ 1.27 £      +43.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 9.00 £      +28.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.64 £ 2.08 £      +26.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 £ 2.44 £      +55.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 £ 15.00 £      +7.1 %
Transportation
Aberdeen Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.75 £ 2.90 £      -22.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 76.00 £ 200.00 £      +163.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £ 4.00 £      +53.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £ 3.13 £      +42.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 £ 30.00 £      -16.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.84 £ 5.73 £      -1.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £ 26,560.00 £      -6.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,448.75 £ 26,251.33 £      +28.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Aberdeen Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 263.78 £ 287.94 £      +9.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 16.58 £ 15.58 £      -6.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.96 £ 31.25 £      +7.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Aberdeen Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.44 £ 47.31 £      +29.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.20 £ 13.55 £      +88.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.75 £ 15.00 £      +93.5 %
Childcare
Aberdeen Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,377.78 £ 1,840.34 £      +33.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,283.33 £ 20,054.76 £      +77.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Aberdeen Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.14 £ 83.26 £      +48.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.00 £ 40.32 £      +55.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.17 £ 88.80 £      +19.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.83 £ 97.59 £      +7.4 %
Rent Per Month
Aberdeen Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 621.88 £ 2,245.83 £      +261.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 633.33 £ 1,630.17 £      +157.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,137.50 £ 4,236.90 £      +272.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,153.64 £ 2,902.63 £      +151.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Aberdeen Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 268.10 £ 1,311.20 £      +389.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 221.42 £ 716.48 £      +223.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Aberdeen Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,571.30 £ 3,179.11 £      +23.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.48 5.57      -14.1 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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