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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Edinburgh 

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Consumer Prices in Edinburgh are 14.72% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Edinburgh are 32.34% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Edinburgh are 54.42% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Edinburgh are 5.37% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Edinburgh are 3.32% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Edinburgh is 46.68% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 13.50 £      -10.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 52.50 £      +5.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.00 £      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 4.00 £      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £ 4.00 £      -11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.75 £ 2.63 £      -4.19 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.33 £ 1.32 £      -0.82 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.01 £ 0.86 £      -14.18 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.55 £ 3.35 £      -5.57 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.97 £ 0.83 £      -14.49 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 £ 0.72 £      +9.71 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.08 £ 2.05 £      -1.02 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.97 £ 2.56 £      -13.81 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.83 £ 3.10 £      +9.51 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.08 £ 4.04 £      -1.04 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.92 £ 0.83 £      -10.00 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.59 £      +11.16 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £ 0.88 £      -4.61 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 £ 0.98 £      -9.55 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.54 £      +1.96 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £ 0.47 £      +0.79 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.82 £ 0.69 £      -15.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £ 1.11 £      +22.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 8.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.55 £ 1.50 £      -3.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 £ 1.45 £      -31.36 %
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) 150.00 £ 54.50 £      -63.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £ 3.00 £      -40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £ 2.17 £      -55.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £ 24.60 £      -38.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.90 £ 4.71 £      -3.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,225.00 £ 19,022.50 £      -1.05 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,878.08 £ 17,750.00 £      -14.98 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.42 £ 123.40 £      -21.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 £ 0.07 £      -36.59 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.12 £ 29.24 £      -8.95 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.46 £ 32.44 £      -28.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.53 £ 11.13 £      +5.77 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 £ 10.00 £      -20.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,283.32 £ 983.64 £      -23.35 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,862.89 £ 12,800.00 £      -24.09 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.38 £ 56.96 £      -12.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.84 £ 28.52 £      -7.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.51 £ 59.83 £      -12.67 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 78.92 £ 59.30 £      -24.86 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,749.23 £ 756.11 £      -56.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,231.87 £ 601.67 £      -51.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,312.13 £ 1,364.06 £      -58.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,995.05 £ 1,044.07 £      -47.67 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,227.86 £ 359.00 £      -70.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 666.32 £ 255.48 £      -61.66 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,960.26 £ 1,945.35 £      -0.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.16 2.84      -9.95 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
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Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP