Cost of Living Comparison Between Edinburgh and Thessaloniki 

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Consumer Prices in Thessaloniki are 20.0% lower than in Edinburgh (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Thessaloniki are 34.8% lower than in Edinburgh
Rent Prices in Thessaloniki are 64.4% lower than in Edinburgh
Restaurant Prices in Thessaloniki are 23.6% lower than in Edinburgh
Groceries Prices in Thessaloniki are 24.3% lower than in Edinburgh
Local Purchasing Power in Thessaloniki is 55.8% lower than in Edinburgh
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Restaurants
Edinburgh Edit Thessaloniki Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.41 €)
12.92 £
(15.00 €)
     -13.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 £
(81.26 €)
40.92 £
(47.50 €)
     -41.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.90 £
(9.17 €)
7.75 £
(9.00 €)
     -1.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.80 €)
3.66 £
(4.25 €)
     -26.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.65 £
(5.40 €)
4.31 £
(5.00 €)
     -7.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.40 £
(3.95 €)
3.08 £
(3.57 €)
     -9.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 £
(2.08 €)
1.92 £
(2.23 €)
     +7.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.20 £
(1.39 €)
0.43 £
(0.50 €)
     -64.1 %
Markets
Edinburgh Edit Thessaloniki Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.53 £
(5.26 €)
4.59 £
(5.33 €)
     +1.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.26 £
(1.46 €)
0.96 £
(1.12 €)
     -23.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 £
(0.69 €)
0.81 £
(0.94 €)
     +37.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.96 £
(3.44 €)
3.89 £
(4.52 €)
     +31.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.00 £
(4.64 €)
4.85 £
(5.63 €)
     +21.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.31 £
(3.85 €)
4.04 £
(4.69 €)
     +21.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.03 £
(8.16 €)
4.78 £
(5.55 €)
     -32.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.10 €)
0.70 £
(0.81 €)
     -26.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.53 €)
0.69 £
(0.80 €)
     +49.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.22 £
(1.42 €)
0.60 £
(0.69 €)
     -51.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.92 £
(2.22 €)
0.80 £
(0.93 €)
     -58.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 £
(0.67 €)
0.44 £
(0.51 €)
     -23.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.58 €)
0.44 £
(0.51 €)
     -11.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(0.93 €)
0.84 £
(0.98 €)
     +4.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.24 £
(1.44 €)
0.63 £
(0.73 €)
     -49.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.29 €)
6.89 £
(8.00 €)
     -13.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.71 £
(1.98 €)
1.32 £
(1.53 €)
     -22.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 £
(2.64 €)
1.91 £
(2.22 €)
     -15.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 £
(16.25 €)
4.05 £
(4.70 €)
     -71.1 %
Transportation
Edinburgh Edit Thessaloniki Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 £
(2.32 €)
0.78 £
(0.90 €)
     -61.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.00 £
(71.97 €)
25.84 £
(30.00 €)
     -58.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.64 €)
3.45 £
(4.00 €)
     -13.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.26 £
(2.62 €)
1.80 £
(2.09 €)
     -20.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(34.82 €)
17.23 £
(20.00 €)
     -42.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.69 £
(6.61 €)
6.11 £
(7.10 €)
     +7.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(32,833.35 €)
21,536.79 £
(25,000.00 €)
     -23.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,497.00 £
(26,114.62 €)
20,856.76 £
(24,210.62 €)
     -7.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Edinburgh Edit Thessaloniki Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 272.24 £
(316.02 €)
234.37 £
(272.06 €)
     -13.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 11.61 £
(13.48 €)
19.40 £
(22.52 €)
     +67.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.24 £
(37.42 €)
27.05 £
(31.40 €)
     -16.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Edinburgh Edit Thessaloniki Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.91 £
(39.36 €)
36.58 £
(42.46 €)
     +7.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.33 £
(15.48 €)
16.37 £
(19.00 €)
     +22.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(11.61 €)
6.89 £
(8.00 €)
     -31.1 %
Childcare
Edinburgh Edit Thessaloniki Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,270.67 £
(1,474.99 €)
317.90 £
(369.02 €)
     -75.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,650.00 £
(13,523.37 €)
5,911.22 £
(6,861.76 €)
     -49.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Edinburgh Edit Thessaloniki Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.99 £
(99.82 €)
71.99 £
(83.57 €)
     -16.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.62 £
(46.00 €)
32.77 £
(38.04 €)
     -17.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.67 £
(90.15 €)
71.23 £
(82.68 €)
     -8.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.89 £
(104.34 €)
88.47 £
(102.69 €)
     -1.6 %
Rent Per Month
Edinburgh Edit Thessaloniki Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,270.83 £
(1,475.19 €)
431.42 £
(500.80 €)
     -66.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 878.57 £
(1,019.85 €)
352.46 £
(409.14 €)
     -59.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,244.74 £
(2,605.70 €)
754.65 £
(876.00 €)
     -66.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,573.53 £
(1,826.56 €)
584.36 £
(678.33 €)
     -62.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Edinburgh Edit Thessaloniki Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 475.57 £
(552.04 €)
231.21 £
(268.38 €)
     -51.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 327.48 £
(380.14 €)
160.07 £
(185.80 €)
     -51.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Edinburgh Edit Thessaloniki Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,591.31 £
(3,008.00 €)
745.80 £
(865.72 €)
     -71.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.12 4.45      -27.2 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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