Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 25.37% higher than in Glasgow
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 63.14% higher than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in London are 167.37% higher than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in London are 20.90% higher than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in London are 13.61% higher than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in London is 12.24% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants Glasgow[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £ 15.00 £      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 60.00 £      +20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.60 £ 6.00 £      +7.14 %
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) 2.86 £ 3.01 £      +5.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.33 £ 1.55 £      +16.12 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.85 £ 1.15 £      +35.52 %
Markets Glasgow[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.42 £ 3.60 £      +5.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.94 £      +15.06 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.66 £      +36.41 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.88 £ 2.13 £      +13.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.46 £ 3.10 £      +26.05 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.67 £ 2.81 £      +4.96 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.15 £ 4.18 £      +32.82 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.87 £ 0.99 £      +13.61 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.55 £      +4.47 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.67 £ 0.91 £      +36.40 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.97 £ 1.10 £      +13.55 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.51 £      +6.24 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 £ 0.50 £      +16.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.72 £ 0.74 £      +3.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.79 £ 0.84 £      +6.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.99 £ 8.00 £      +14.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 £ 1.99 £      +12.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 £ 2.05 £      +7.17 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £ 12.00 £      0.00 %
Transportation Glasgow[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 2.80 £      +12.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 56.00 £ 150.00 £      +167.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 3.00 £      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.71 £ 3.22 £      +88.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.80 £ 28.80 £      +71.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.76 £ 4.78 £      +0.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,500.00 £ 21,317.50 £      +9.32 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,603.00 £ 22,785.09 £      +10.59 %
Utilities (Monthly) Glasgow[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 112.31 £ 171.83 £      +53.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 £ 0.13 £      -3.96 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.21 £ 31.72 £      +5.00 %
Sports And Leisure Glasgow[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.25 £ 43.47 £      +65.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.60 £ 11.12 £      -4.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 13.00 £      +30.00 %
Childcare Glasgow[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 675.04 £ 1,431.72 £      +112.09 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,475.00 £ 18,139.13 £      +17.22 %
Clothing And Shoes Glasgow[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.80 £ 66.29 £      +12.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.81 £ 32.33 £      +20.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 53.46 £ 70.01 £      +30.95 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 60.04 £ 90.22 £      +50.27 %
Rent Per Month Glasgow[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 658.59 £ 1,728.91 £      +162.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 471.29 £ 1,256.98 £      +166.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,111.46 £ 3,203.80 £      +188.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 847.59 £ 2,069.20 £      +144.13 %
Buy Apartment Price Glasgow[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 335.38 £ 1,077.67 £      +221.33 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 155.07 £ 569.05 £      +266.96 %
Salaries And Financing Glasgow[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,977.68 £ 2,831.31 £      +43.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.56 2.99      -16.03 %
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