Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 25.36% higher than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 54.80% higher than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in London are 129.92% higher than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in London are 22.75% higher than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in London are 15.07% higher than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in London is 24.80% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 20.00 £      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 57.00 £ 65.00 £      +14.04 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.95 £ 6.50 £      +9.24 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £ 6.00 £      +50.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 5.00 £      +25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.89 £ 3.21 £      +11.26 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.43 £ 1.52 £      +6.76 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.90 £ 1.30 £      +45.54 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.59 £ 4.02 £      +11.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £ 1.08 £      +17.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.46 £ 0.82 £      +77.23 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.05 £ 2.30 £      +12.10 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.73 £ 2.93 £      +7.29 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.59 £ 3.02 £      +16.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.25 £ 4.61 £      +8.54 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.79 £ 0.94 £      +18.89 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.44 £ 0.60 £      +37.07 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.70 £ 0.83 £      +18.23 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.71 £ 1.07 £      +52.43 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.42 £ 0.54 £      +28.36 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.41 £ 0.55 £      +36.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £ 0.84 £      +9.45 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.99 £ 1.18 £      +18.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 8.00 £      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.69 £ 2.19 £      +29.53 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 £ 2.53 £      +21.54 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.30 £ 13.00 £      +5.69 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 2.80 £      +12.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 £ 160.00 £      +100.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.90 £ 4.65 £      +60.34 %
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) 6.01 £ 6.65 £      +10.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 £ 24,300.00 £      +1.25 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,428.57 £ 24,525.69 £      -3.55 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 163.63 £ 245.86 £      +50.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £ 0.13 £      +30.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.94 £ 30.01 £      +7.41 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.41 £ 44.79 £      +63.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.39 £ 11.70 £      +12.65 %
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 663.75 £ 1,539.41 £      +131.93 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,166.67 £ 18,815.79 £      +68.50 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.33 £ 76.92 £      +19.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.08 £ 34.55 £      +32.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.00 £ 75.88 £      +11.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 60.00 £ 95.75 £      +59.58 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 773.68 £ 1,807.62 £      +133.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 592.35 £ 1,299.98 £      +119.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,362.50 £ 3,311.46 £      +143.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 990.62 £ 2,180.42 £      +120.11 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 427.54 £ 1,223.97 £      +186.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 218.09 £ 623.95 £      +186.10 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,532.73 £ 2,948.44 £      +16.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.55 2.71      -23.69 %
Last update: August 2022August 2022
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