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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Edinburgh 

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Consumer Prices in Edinburgh are 14.70% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Edinburgh are 31.57% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Edinburgh are 53.15% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Edinburgh are 3.55% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Edinburgh are 3.74% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Edinburgh is 5.66% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 14.50 £      -3.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 50.00 £      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.02 £      -16.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 4.29 £      -14.10 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £ 4.00 £      -11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.72 £ 2.66 £      -2.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.28 £ 1.30 £      +1.62 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.98 £ 0.86 £      -13.07 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 £ 3.45 £      -1.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 £ 0.86 £      -14.91 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.79 £ 0.71 £      -9.63 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.15 £ 2.22 £      +3.12 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.15 £ 2.41 £      -23.40 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.02 £ 3.09 £      +2.12 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.99 £ 3.75 £      -5.84 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 £ 0.89 £      -13.33 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £ 0.64 £      +36.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 £ 0.97 £      +0.46 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.02 £ 1.08 £      +6.01 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.57 £      +8.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.49 £      -5.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.77 £ 0.74 £      -4.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.99 £ 1.27 £      +27.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 8.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.56 £ 1.42 £      -8.53 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 £ 1.45 £      -30.61 %
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) 140.00 £ 54.00 £      -61.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £ 3.00 £      -40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £ 2.19 £      -54.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £ 25.00 £      -37.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.87 £ 4.65 £      -4.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,572.50 £ 18,000.00 £      -8.03 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,703.70 £ 20,000.00 £      -3.40 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 150.40 £ 108.41 £      -27.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 £ 0.06 £      -40.89 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.86 £ 30.96 £      -5.80 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.00 £ 31.35 £      -31.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.10 £ 9.47 £      -14.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £ 11.14 £      -14.27 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,263.77 £ 970.42 £      -23.21 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,649.91 £ 12,166.67 £      -26.93 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.73 £ 61.27 £      -3.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.47 £ 28.50 £      -6.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 67.30 £ 61.60 £      -8.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.16 £ 61.91 £      -22.77 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,705.35 £ 763.63 £      -55.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,232.38 £ 605.52 £      -50.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,179.23 £ 1,387.50 £      -56.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,020.49 £ 1,043.00 £      -48.38 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,232.44 £ 352.37 £      -71.41 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 721.21 £ 241.55 £      -66.51 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,550.43 £ 1,843.95 £      -27.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.24 2.82      -13.04 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
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Currency: GBP