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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Edinburgh 

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Consumer Prices in Edinburgh are 13.91% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Edinburgh are 30.61% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Edinburgh are 52.20% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Edinburgh are 2.57% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Edinburgh are 4.05% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Edinburgh is 18.45% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 15.00 £      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £ 55.00 £      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 5.49 £      -8.50 %
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) 2.79 £ 2.66 £      -4.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.47 £ 1.32 £      -10.71 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.10 £ 0.90 £      -18.06 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.63 £ 3.44 £      -5.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 £ 0.82 £      -18.30 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.45 £      -20.21 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.02 £ 1.83 £      -9.48 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.05 £ 2.63 £      -13.78 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.68 £ 3.35 £      +24.72 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.72 £ 3.44 £      -7.55 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.84 £ 0.72 £      -14.02 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £ 0.53 £      +7.41 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £ 0.77 £      -16.52 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.07 £ 0.87 £      -18.47 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.58 £      +14.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £ 0.47 £      +0.56 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £ 0.65 £      -14.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 £ 1.05 £      +22.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 8.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 £ 1.42 £      -18.68 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.87 £ 1.36 £      -27.18 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £ 11.00 £      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £ 1.70 £      -32.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £ 55.00 £      -63.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £ 3.00 £      -40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.91 £ 2.19 £      -55.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 £ 24.60 £      -50.80 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.89 £ 4.82 £      -1.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £ 20,045.00 £      +0.22 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,461.96 £ 18,200.00 £      -15.20 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 168.24 £ 137.66 £      -18.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £ 0.06 £      -48.06 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.11 £ 29.67 £      -4.63 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.26 £ 32.77 £      -14.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.61 £ 11.71 £      +0.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £ 9.70 £      -19.17 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,329.73 £ 968.33 £      -27.18 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,034.70 £ 15,250.00 £      -15.44 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.93 £ 57.61 £      -15.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.25 £ 27.04 £      -16.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.79 £ 64.17 £      -6.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.58 £ 62.50 £      -19.44 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,675.70 £ 787.38 £      -53.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,185.72 £ 625.00 £      -47.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,168.84 £ 1,396.67 £      -55.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,005.12 £ 1,031.73 £      -48.55 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,222.80 £ 369.93 £      -69.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 680.65 £ 234.91 £      -65.49 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,272.30 £ 1,867.82 £      -17.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.17 2.84      -10.19 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
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Currency: GBP