Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and London 

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Cost of Living in London is 22.4% higher than in Glasgow (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in London is 53.8% higher than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in London are 126.4% higher than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in London are 29.1% higher than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in London are 13.4% higher than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in London is 14.2% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 20.00 £      +33.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 80.00 £      +33.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £ 8.00 £      +14.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £ 6.50 £      +44.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 5.50 £      +10.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.30 £ 3.60 £      +9.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 £ 2.01 £      +14.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.20 £ 1.59 £      +32.5 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.68 £ 4.95 £      +5.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.11 £ 1.40 £      +25.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.73 £ 0.94 £      +28.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.92 £ 3.20 £      +9.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.37 £ 3.46 £      +2.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.05 £ 3.42 £      +12.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.91 £ 5.52 £      +12.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 £ 1.20 £      +16.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £ 0.60 £      +27.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £ 1.20 £      +26.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 £ 1.50 £      -3.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 £ 0.57 £      +30.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.45 £ 0.53 £      +16.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.77 £ 0.97 £      +26.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.82 £ 1.30 £      +57.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 9.50 £      +18.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 £ 2.13 £      +21.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 £ 2.44 £      +22.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 £ 15.00 £      +7.1 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £ 2.80 £      +7.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 61.80 £ 200.00 £      +223.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £ 4.50 £      +12.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 £ 3.13 £      +29.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £ 30.00 £      +50.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.72 £ 5.72 £      +0.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £ 26,955.00 £      -4.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,571.43 £ 25,860.62 £      -2.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 271.35 £ 291.61 £      +7.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.94 £ 15.14 £      +17.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.87 £ 31.23 £      -2.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.57 £ 45.61 £      +28.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00 £ 14.35 £      +2.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £ 15.00 £      +25.1 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 903.57 £ 1,840.34 £      +103.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,750.00 £ 20,054.76 £      +105.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.00 £ 82.36 £      +8.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.67 £ 39.57 £      +14.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.07 £ 88.67 £      +9.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 71.67 £ 97.93 £      +36.6 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,084.00 £ 2,131.63 £      +96.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 758.00 £ 1,611.23 £      +112.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,820.50 £ 4,422.97 £      +143.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,208.17 £ 2,858.97 £      +136.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 273.36 £ 1,292.57 £      +372.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 227.61 £ 739.22 £      +224.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,650.21 £ 3,496.97 £      +32.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.52 5.48      -0.7 %
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