Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 23.63% higher than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 60.62% higher than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in London are 163.68% higher than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in London are 16.69% higher than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in London are 13.13% higher than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in London is 7.46% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 £ 15.00 £      +15.38 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 60.00 £      +20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 6.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 £ 5.00 £      +42.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 5.00 £      +25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.81 £ 2.93 £      +4.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.29 £ 1.58 £      +23.16 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.81 £ 1.19 £      +47.46 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.43 £ 3.52 £      +2.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.85 £ 0.92 £      +8.33 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.44 £ 0.66 £      +52.05 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.89 £ 2.21 £      +16.75 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.67 £ 3.02 £      +13.02 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.64 £ 2.72 £      +3.12 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.06 £ 4.38 £      +43.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.95 £      +4.88 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.49 £      -2.47 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.65 £ 0.84 £      +29.48 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.92 £ 1.13 £      +22.20 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 £ 0.55 £      +18.71 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 £ 0.50 £      +19.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.73 £ 0.81 £      +10.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 £ 0.88 £      -0.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 8.00 £      +14.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 £ 1.81 £      +4.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 £ 2.04 £      +3.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.93 £ 12.00 £      +0.63 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 2.80 £      +12.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £ 151.09 £      +151.81 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £ 2.60 £      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.71 £ 2.74 £      +60.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.80 £ 28.80 £      +71.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.60 £ 4.56 £      -0.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 £ 23,167.50 £      +0.73 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,277.62 £ 22,738.27 £      +6.86 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 113.80 £ 177.14 £      +55.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £ 0.12 £      +29.67 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.23 £ 32.02 £      +2.55 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.64 £ 45.59 £      +71.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.53 £ 10.53 £      -15.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 13.25 £      +32.50 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 675.04 £ 1,445.52 £      +114.14 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,975.00 £ 18,152.08 £      +39.90 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.77 £ 64.71 £      +8.26 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 25.75 £ 31.14 £      +20.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 53.78 £ 71.43 £      +32.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 57.64 £ 90.59 £      +57.18 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 662.30 £ 1,684.06 £      +154.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 471.80 £ 1,243.86 £      +163.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,134.52 £ 3,193.02 £      +181.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 839.60 £ 2,074.96 £      +147.14 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 513.63 £ 1,027.97 £      +100.14 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 168.63 £ 525.22 £      +211.46 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,958.48 £ 2,911.05 £      +48.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.56 2.64      -25.75 %
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