Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Glasgow 

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Consumer Prices in Glasgow are 19.67% lower than in London (without rent)
Rent Prices in Glasgow are 63.13% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Glasgow are 14.48% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Glasgow are 12.78% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Glasgow is 16.22% higher than in London
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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 13.00 £      -13.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 50.00 £      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.60 £      -6.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 3.50 £      -30.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 4.05 £      -19.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.99 £ 2.85 £      -4.47 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 £ 1.34 £      -12.33 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.14 £ 0.87 £      -23.66 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.57 £ 3.37 £      -5.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £ 0.80 £      -12.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 £ 0.46 £      -30.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.16 £ 1.90 £      -11.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.02 £ 2.61 £      -13.69 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.83 £ 2.59 £      -8.49 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.24 £ 3.15 £      -25.73 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.98 £ 0.86 £      -12.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.50 £      -7.52 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.64 £      -28.63 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.10 £ 0.97 £      -11.97 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.46 £      -15.44 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.44 £      -15.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £ 0.72 £      -7.37 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 £ 0.73 £      -15.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 7.00 £      -12.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.97 £ 1.85 £      -6.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 £ 2.01 £      +0.30 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £ 11.93 £      -0.62 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 2.48 £      -11.61 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £ 56.00 £      -62.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 3.00 £      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.04 £ 1.71 £      -43.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £ 16.80 £      -41.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.72 £ 4.76 £      +0.80 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,247.50 £ 22,000.00 £      -1.11 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,669.38 £ 20,603.00 £      -9.12 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178.93 £ 112.31 £      -37.23 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £ 0.12 £      -8.52 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.27 £ 30.72 £      -1.77 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.63 £ 26.62 £      -38.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.78 £ 11.87 £      +10.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 £ 10.00 £      -20.00 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,470.00 £ 675.04 £      -54.08 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,145.45 £ 15,475.00 £      -14.72 %
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.21 £ 59.10 £      -12.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.80 £ 27.40 £      -16.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.85 £ 53.46 £      -25.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.39 £ 58.84 £      -36.99 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,711.22 £ 655.28 £      -61.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,256.28 £ 460.69 £      -63.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,150.71 £ 1,089.77 £      -65.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,063.70 £ 810.77 £      -60.71 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,066.09 £ 335.38 £      -68.54 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 561.28 £ 155.07 £      -72.37 %
Salaries And Financing
London[ Edit ] Glasgow[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,811.60 £ 2,010.08 £      -28.51 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.80 3.53      +26.13 %
Last update: December 2020November 2020
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