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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Edinburgh 

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Consumer Prices in Edinburgh are 13.78% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Edinburgh are 30.91% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Edinburgh are 52.84% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Edinburgh are 11.24% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Edinburgh are 0.33% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Edinburgh is 12.85% 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 51.00 £ 50.00 £      -1.96 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.26 £      -12.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 4.00 £      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.50 £ 4.00 £      -11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.71 £ 2.58 £      -4.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.28 £ 1.25 £      -2.49 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.98 £ 0.83 £      -15.84 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.50 £ 3.48 £      -0.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.97 £ 0.91 £      -6.15 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 £ 0.71 £      +0.01 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.14 £ 2.27 £      +5.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.84 £ 2.63 £      -7.27 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.12 £ 3.09 £      -0.77 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.92 £ 3.82 £      -2.64 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.92 £ 0.96 £      +5.30 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.61 £      +27.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £ 0.95 £      +2.66 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 £ 1.08 £      +3.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.61 £      +10.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.45 £      -17.03 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.84 £ 0.80 £      -4.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 £ 1.20 £      +25.00 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.40 £ 8.00 £      -4.76 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.61 £ 1.81 £      +12.25 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.10 £ 1.64 £      -21.99 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.80 £ 10.00 £      -7.41 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 1.70 £      -32.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 £ 54.00 £      -59.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 £ 3.00 £      -14.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.99 £ 2.09 £      -58.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £ 24.60 £      -18.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.65 £ 4.52 £      -2.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £ 21,345.00 £      +6.73 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,803.60 £ 20,775.00 £      -0.14 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 139.29 £ 88.72 £      -36.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 £ 0.09 £      -3.91 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.15 £ 30.29 £      -2.79 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.75 £ 28.48 £      -39.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.50 £ 9.82 £      -6.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £ 10.50 £      -12.50 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,223.94 £ 982.14 £      -19.76 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,975.00 £ 12,100.00 £      -24.26 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.32 £ 57.15 £      -9.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.14 £ 29.29 £      -8.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.29 £ 63.42 £      -7.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.83 £ 67.00 £      -17.11 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,634.88 £ 753.57 £      -53.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,179.15 £ 607.61 £      -48.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,067.75 £ 1,366.67 £      -55.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,048.17 £ 1,011.94 £      -50.59 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,231.34 £ 339.09 £      -72.46 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 699.34 £ 231.48 £      -66.90 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,461.53 £ 1,919.31 £      -22.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.22 2.59      -19.41 %
Last update: July 2018July 2018
Contributors:777227
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: GBP