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Cost of Living Comparison Between Edinburgh and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 19.77% higher than in Edinburgh
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 48.55% higher than in Edinburgh
Rent Prices in London are 115.21% higher than in Edinburgh
Restaurant Prices in London are 7.68% higher than in Edinburgh
Groceries Prices in London are 7.40% higher than in Edinburgh
Local Purchasing Power in London is 17.50% lower than in Edinburgh
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 £ 15.00 £      +15.38 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £ 52.50 £      -4.55 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 £ 6.00 £      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £ 5.00 £      +25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £ 4.50 £      +12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.65 £ 2.75 £      +3.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.30 £ 1.41 £      +8.90 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.85 £ 1.07 £      +25.68 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.55 £ 3.66 £      +2.91 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.84 £ 0.99 £      +16.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.61 £      +19.07 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.96 £ 2.02 £      +3.29 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.65 £ 3.10 £      +16.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.98 £ 2.83 £      -4.90 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.61 £ 4.21 £      +16.56 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.77 £ 0.91 £      +18.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.51 £      -4.90 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 £ 0.97 £      +19.34 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.91 £ 1.10 £      +20.99 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.70 £ 0.49 £      -29.33 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.46 £      -14.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.65 £ 0.77 £      +18.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 £ 0.89 £      -3.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.50 £ 8.00 £      -5.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.40 £ 1.78 £      +27.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 £ 1.91 £      +44.57 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 £ 11.00 £      +4.76 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.70 £ 2.50 £      +47.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 £ 150.00 £      +172.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 5.00 £      +66.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.17 £ 4.83 £      +122.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.80 £ 50.00 £      +110.08 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.79 £ 4.90 £      +2.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,022.50 £ 20,000.00 £      -0.11 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,200.00 £ 21,844.79 £      +20.03 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 136.71 £ 168.16 £      +23.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 £ 0.12 £      +102.87 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.16 £ 31.79 £      +9.01 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.02 £ 41.26 £      +24.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.40 £ 11.61 £      +11.65 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £ 13.00 £      +30.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 972.00 £ 1,280.86 £      +31.78 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,250.00 £ 17,250.00 £      +13.11 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.85 £ 67.01 £      +17.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.57 £ 31.56 £      +14.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 60.29 £ 68.89 £      +14.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 60.50 £ 78.41 £      +29.60 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 770.45 £ 1,711.20 £      +122.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 602.14 £ 1,212.12 £      +101.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,375.71 £ 3,245.96 £      +135.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,050.83 £ 2,006.90 £      +90.98 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 366.38 £ 1,198.76 £      +227.19 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 245.53 £ 679.24 £      +176.64 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,906.49 £ 2,336.55 £      +22.56 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.91 3.20      +9.87 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
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Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: GBP