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Cost of Living Comparison Between Edinburgh and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 14.73% higher than in Edinburgh
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 42.79% higher than in Edinburgh
Rent Prices in London are 108.47% higher than in Edinburgh
Restaurant Prices in London are 0.72% lower than in Edinburgh
Groceries Prices in London are 3.02% higher than in Edinburgh
Local Purchasing Power in London is 14.59% lower than in Edinburgh
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 15.00 £      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 55.00 £      -8.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.02 £ 6.00 £      +19.52 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £ 5.00 £      +25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 4.50 £      +12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.70 £ 2.78 £      +3.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.28 £ 1.49 £      +16.73 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.87 £ 1.11 £      +28.21 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.48 £ 3.63 £      +4.27 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.84 £ 1.02 £      +20.45 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.58 £      +19.90 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.83 £ 2.03 £      +11.24 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.72 £ 2.91 £      +7.27 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.32 £ 2.64 £      -20.49 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.54 £ 3.81 £      +7.43 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.75 £ 0.84 £      +11.51 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.49 £      -1.93 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.71 £ 0.92 £      +29.72 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.87 £ 1.07 £      +22.66 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 £ 0.51 £      -12.40 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 £ 0.47 £      +9.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.69 £ 0.76 £      +9.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.05 £ 0.87 £      -17.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 8.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.37 £ 1.74 £      +26.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 £ 1.87 £      +42.02 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £ 11.00 £      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.70 £ 2.50 £      +47.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 £ 150.00 £      +172.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 5.00 £      +66.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.18 £ 4.91 £      +125.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.60 £ 50.00 £      +103.25 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.82 £ 4.88 £      +1.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,045.00 £ 20,000.00 £      -0.22 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,200.00 £ 21,084.38 £      +15.85 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 136.53 £ 170.20 £      +24.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 £ 0.12 £      +86.84 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.66 £ 31.07 £      +4.77 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.07 £ 40.13 £      +17.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.71 £ 12.29 £      +4.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 12.50 £      +25.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 965.45 £ 1,340.05 £      +38.80 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,250.00 £ 17,799.92 £      +16.72 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.20 £ 67.14 £      +19.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.35 £ 32.00 £      +17.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 61.41 £ 68.65 £      +11.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61.48 £ 77.88 £      +26.67 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 786.46 £ 1,703.61 £      +116.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 632.14 £ 1,191.04 £      +88.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,398.44 £ 3,202.08 £      +128.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,039.42 £ 1,999.48 £      +92.36 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 370.12 £ 1,197.09 £      +223.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 240.38 £ 675.09 £      +180.84 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,884.52 £ 2,298.23 £      +21.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.84 3.22      +13.35 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
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Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: GBP