Cost of Living Comparison Between Edinburgh and Aberdeen 

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Consumer Prices in Aberdeen are 1.71% lower than in Edinburgh (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Aberdeen are 9.58% lower than in Edinburgh
Rent Prices in Aberdeen are 27.41% lower than in Edinburgh
Restaurant Prices in Aberdeen are 7.88% lower than in Edinburgh
Groceries Prices in Aberdeen are 0.32% lower than in Edinburgh
Local Purchasing Power in Aberdeen is 26.29% higher than in Edinburgh
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Restaurants
Edinburgh Edit Aberdeen Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 15.00 £      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 50.00 £      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.49 £ 6.00 £      +9.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £ 3.30 £      -26.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £ 3.75 £      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.71 £ 2.63 £      -3.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.45 £ 1.39 £      -4.70 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.07 £ 1.11 £      +3.93 %
Markets
Edinburgh Edit Aberdeen Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.44 £ 3.08 £      -10.42 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 £ 0.82 £      -9.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.49 £ 0.46 £      -7.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.07 £ 1.57 £      -24.51 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.94 £ 2.55 £      -13.11 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.05 £ 2.78 £      -8.83 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.78 £ 4.31 £      +14.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.87 £ 0.77 £      -11.62 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.39 £      -27.98 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.74 £ 1.02 £      +38.27 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.83 £ 0.81 £      -2.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 £ 0.62 £      +35.81 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.41 £ 0.67 £      +63.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.64 £ 1.05 £      +64.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.00 £ 1.20 £      +20.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 8.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 £ 2.16 £      +24.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 £ 2.55 £      +36.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £ 10.88 £      -9.38 %
Transportation
Edinburgh Edit Aberdeen Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 £ 2.70 £      +50.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 58.00 £ 67.00 £      +15.52 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 2.60 £      -13.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.29 £ 2.20 £      -3.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 £ 36.00 £      +50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.66 £ 4.75 £      +1.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,272.50 £ 20,000.00 £      -1.34 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,419.25 £ 19,000.00 £      +3.15 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Edinburgh Edit Aberdeen Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.85 £ 104.29 £      -27.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 £ 0.16 £      +125.13 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.44 £ 30.69 £      +0.83 %
Sports And Leisure
Edinburgh Edit Aberdeen Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.96 £ 38.46 £      +6.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.38 £ 16.25 £      +21.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 8.00 £      -20.00 %
Childcare
Edinburgh Edit Aberdeen Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 812.50 £ 992.22 £      +22.12 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,125.00 £ 13,500.00 £      -4.42 %
Clothing And Shoes
Edinburgh Edit Aberdeen Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.58 £ 66.36 £      -5.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.49 £ 28.33 £      -12.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.46 £ 58.89 £      -15.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.27 £ 56.67 £      -26.67 %
Rent Per Month
Edinburgh Edit Aberdeen Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 817.85 £ 581.92 £      -28.85 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 654.42 £ 447.92 £      -31.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,517.68 £ 1,077.78 £      -28.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,144.64 £ 909.38 £      -20.55 %
Buy Apartment Price
Edinburgh Edit Aberdeen Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 376.92 £ 308.90 £      -18.05 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 280.48 £ 297.29 £      +5.99 %
Salaries And Financing
Edinburgh Edit Aberdeen Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,959.58 £ 2,237.50 £      +14.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.68 3.41      +27.31 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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