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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Edinburgh 

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Consumer Prices in Edinburgh are 16.05% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Edinburgh are 31.57% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Edinburgh are 51.87% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Edinburgh are 10.13% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Edinburgh are 4.64% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Edinburgh is 10.68% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 12.25 £      -18.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 50.00 £      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.50 £      -8.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 4.29 £      -14.10 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.30 £ 4.00 £      -6.98 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.73 £ 2.65 £      -2.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.22 £ 1.31 £      +6.93 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.95 £ 0.85 £      -11.06 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.44 £ 3.50 £      +1.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 £ 0.89 £      -11.71 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.81 £ 0.69 £      -14.24 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.20 £ 2.23 £      +1.56 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.19 £ 2.55 £      -19.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.19 £ 3.09 £      -2.96 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.91 £ 3.59 £      -8.33 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £ 0.94 £      -3.54 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 £ 0.62 £      +35.96 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £ 0.95 £      -0.18 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.99 £ 1.04 £      +4.86 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.58 £      +9.55 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.45 £      -14.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £ 0.78 £      +0.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.97 £ 1.23 £      +27.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.25 £ 8.00 £      -3.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 £ 1.73 £      +0.15 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.15 £ 1.47 £      -31.53 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £ 10.00 £      -9.09 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 1.70 £      -32.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 134.00 £ 54.00 £      -59.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £ 3.00 £      -25.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7.00 £ 2.01 £      -71.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £ 24.60 £      -38.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.75 £ 4.60 £      -3.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £ 21,200.00 £      +6.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,058.56 £ 20,525.83 £      -2.53 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 145.39 £ 103.67 £      -28.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £ 0.08 £      -25.01 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.44 £ 31.22 £      -0.69 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.25 £ 31.85 £      -32.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.72 £ 9.69 £      -9.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 £ 11.29 £      -9.68 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,252.04 £ 976.82 £      -21.98 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,309.52 £ 12,100.00 £      -25.81 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.66 £ 60.90 £      -2.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.19 £ 28.33 £      -9.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.13 £ 63.91 £      -6.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81.93 £ 63.29 £      -22.76 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,653.12 £ 767.71 £      -53.56 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,195.09 £ 603.89 £      -49.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,091.57 £ 1,410.00 £      -54.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,027.45 £ 1,072.65 £      -47.09 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,245.62 £ 349.16 £      -71.97 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 734.49 £ 241.55 £      -67.11 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,482.49 £ 1,880.16 £      -24.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.22 2.82      -12.35 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
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Currency: GBP