Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 24.51% higher than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 61.97% higher than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in London are 168.25% higher than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in London are 13.31% higher than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in London are 17.19% higher than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in London is 1.01% higher than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 £ 15.00 £      +7.14 %
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) 2.73 £ 2.91 £      +6.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.20 £ 1.51 £      +25.44 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.81 £ 1.13 £      +39.92 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.44 £ 3.61 £      +4.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.89 £ 0.91 £      +2.99 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.49 £ 0.65 £      +31.49 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.98 £ 2.22 £      +12.19 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.62 £ 3.04 £      +16.15 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.61 £ 2.82 £      +8.13 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.08 £ 4.58 £      +48.39 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.85 £ 1.02 £      +20.12 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.50 £      -0.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.63 £ 0.93 £      +47.13 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.88 £ 1.16 £      +32.09 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 £ 0.55 £      +20.33 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 £ 0.55 £      +28.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £ 0.80 £      +5.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 £ 0.89 £      +0.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 8.00 £      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.79 £ 1.82 £      +1.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 £ 2.11 £      +1.19 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £ 12.50 £      +4.17 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 2.80 £      +12.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £ 156.83 £      +161.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £ 3.00 £      +15.38 %
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 £ 4.57 £      -0.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 £ 23,017.50 £      +0.08 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,277.62 £ 23,011.52 £      +8.15 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 115.77 £ 176.95 £      +52.84 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £ 0.13 £      +35.96 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.68 £ 31.77 £      +3.54 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.45 £ 44.40 £      +61.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.53 £ 10.40 £      -17.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 14.00 £      +40.00 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 675.04 £ 1,420.04 £      +110.36 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,975.00 £ 18,092.31 £      +39.44 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.18 £ 59.97 £      +3.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 24.98 £ 29.00 £      +16.11 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 54.48 £ 71.30 £      +30.89 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 58.25 £ 81.54 £      +39.98 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 664.90 £ 1,661.03 £      +149.82 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 479.79 £ 1,253.88 £      +161.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,134.52 £ 3,257.14 £      +187.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 795.00 £ 2,074.40 £      +160.93 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 511.92 £ 1,030.55 £      +101.31 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 170.77 £ 513.70 £      +200.82 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,921.28 £ 3,143.38 £      +63.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.63 2.54      -29.98 %
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