Cost of Living Comparison Between Aberdeen and Birmingham 

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Consumer Prices in Birmingham are 0.4% higher than in Aberdeen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Birmingham are 10.5% higher than in Aberdeen
Rent Prices in Birmingham are 40.5% higher than in Aberdeen
Restaurant Prices in Birmingham are 8.0% lower than in Aberdeen
Groceries Prices in Birmingham are 1.2% higher than in Aberdeen
Local Purchasing Power in Birmingham is 11.1% lower than in Aberdeen
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Restaurants
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 11.57 £      -22.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £ 50.00 £      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.39 £ 5.90 £      +9.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.10 £ 4.00 £      +29.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 £ 4.00 £      +33.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.86 £ 2.86 £      -0.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 £ 1.37 £      -7.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.01 £ 1.03 £      +1.9 %
Markets
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.31 £ 3.75 £      -12.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.98 £ 0.90 £      -7.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 £ 0.60 £      -7.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.28 £ 1.90 £      -16.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.43 £ 2.80 £      +14.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.21 £ 2.38 £      +7.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.80 £ 3.47 £      +24.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 £ 0.80 £      -2.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.47 £      -10.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £ 0.85 £      -10.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.81 £ 0.84 £      +3.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.38 £ 0.53 £      +36.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 £ 0.46 £      +7.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.74 £ 0.56 £      -24.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.87 £ 0.98 £      +12.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £ 7.00 £      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.60 £ 1.63 £      +1.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 £ 1.61 £      -12.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £ 12.38 £      -4.8 %
Transportation
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 £ 2.40 £      -20.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.30 £ 57.50 £      -37.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £ 2.20 £      -15.4 %
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) 5.96 £ 5.98 £      +0.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,900.00 £ 24,000.00 £      +20.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,159.00 £ 24,333.33 £      +15.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.01 £ 194.85 £      +41.2 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 £ 0.14 £      +58.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 25.21 £ 27.29 £      +8.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.42 £ 27.12 £      -16.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.20 £ 11.33 £      +57.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.50 £ 10.00 £      +33.3 %
Childcare
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,000.56 £ 1,178.57 £      +17.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,340.00 £ 14,833.33 £      +30.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.75 £ 61.88 £      +41.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.14 £ 27.50 £      +5.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 53.89 £ 73.33 £      +36.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 73.50 £ 59.44 £      -19.1 %
Rent Per Month
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 552.43 £ 807.80 £      +46.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 459.58 £ 618.44 £      +34.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,203.57 £ 1,776.74 £      +47.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 826.50 £ 1,072.22 £      +29.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 240.22 £ 525.18 £      +118.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 201.73 £ 306.60 £      +52.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Aberdeen Edit Birmingham Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,384.63 £ 2,340.24 £      -1.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.36 3.05      -9.1 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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