Cost of Living Comparison Between Aberdeen and Birmingham 

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Cost of Living in Birmingham is 5.2% lower than in Aberdeen (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Birmingham is 5.4% higher than in Aberdeen
Rent Prices in Birmingham are 41.1% higher than in Aberdeen
Restaurant Prices in Birmingham are 1.4% higher than in Aberdeen
Groceries Prices in Birmingham are 7.1% lower than in Aberdeen
Local Purchasing Power in Birmingham is 26.0% lower than in Aberdeen
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Restaurants
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.50 £ 15.00 £      -3.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £ 60.00 £      +9.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.99 £ 6.70 £      -4.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £ 4.50 £      +12.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £ 4.50 £      0.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.40 £ 3.25 £      -4.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.62 £ 1.60 £      -0.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.14 £ 1.21 £      +5.8 %
Markets
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.19 £ 4.72 £      -23.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 £ 1.12 £      +1.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.03 £ 0.84 £      -18.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.80 £ 2.69 £      -4.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.05 £ 3.34 £      +9.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.18 £ 2.61 £      -17.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.78 £ 3.65 £      -3.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.92 £ 0.86 £      -7.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £ 0.62 £      +33.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.25 £ 0.64 £      -49.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.47 £ 0.82 £      -43.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 £ 0.55 £      +25.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £ 0.45 £      -3.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.83 £ 0.95 £      +13.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £ 0.96 £      +5.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 8.00 £      +14.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.64 £ 2.45 £      +49.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 £ 2.70 £      +72.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 £ 14.00 £      0.0 %
Transportation
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 £ 2.40 £      -20.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 76.00 £ 60.00 £      -21.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £ 5.00 £      +92.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £ 1.80 £      -18.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 £ 15.60 £      -56.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.74 £ 5.86 £      +2.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £ 28,285.00 £      0.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,448.75 £ 26,750.00 £      +30.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 274.25 £ 236.30 £      -13.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 17.23 £ 16.08 £      -6.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.12 £ 28.53 £      -5.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.38 £ 25.43 £      -37.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.20 £ 7.50 £      +4.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.50 £ 10.50 £      +61.5 %
Childcare
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,633.33 £ 1,189.92 £      -27.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,283.33 £ 14,833.33 £      +31.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.17 £ 53.93 £      +3.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 24.50 £ 25.71 £      +5.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.20 £ 70.00 £      +2.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 83.47 £ 68.75 £      -17.6 %
Rent Per Month
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 590.62 £ 978.57 £      +65.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 533.33 £ 766.67 £      +43.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,118.75 £ 1,743.75 £      +55.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,040.00 £ 1,144.55 £      +10.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 216.00 £ 362.32 £      +67.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 188.59 £ 278.71 £      +47.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,027.56 £ 2,361.86 £      -22.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.90 5.92      +0.3 %
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