Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Glasgow 

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Cost of Living in Glasgow is 18.3% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Glasgow is 35.0% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Glasgow are 55.8% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Glasgow are 22.6% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Glasgow are 11.8% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Glasgow is 16.5% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Glasgow Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £ 15.00 £      -25.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £ 60.00 £      -25.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £ 7.00 £      -12.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £ 4.50 £      -30.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 £ 5.00 £      -9.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.60 £ 3.30 £      -8.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 £ 1.76 £      -12.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.59 £ 1.20 £      -24.5 %
Markets
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.95 £ 4.68 £      -5.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.40 £ 1.11 £      -20.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 £ 0.73 £      -22.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.20 £ 2.92 £      -8.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.46 £ 3.37 £      -2.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.42 £ 3.05 £      -10.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.52 £ 4.91 £      -10.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.20 £ 1.03 £      -14.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.60 £ 0.47 £      -21.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.20 £ 0.95 £      -21.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.50 £ 1.55 £      +3.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £ 0.44 £      -23.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.45 £      -14.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 £ 0.77 £      -20.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.30 £ 0.82 £      -36.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 £ 8.00 £      -15.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.13 £ 1.75 £      -17.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 £ 2.00 £      -18.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £ 14.00 £      -6.7 %
Transportation
London Edit Glasgow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 2.60 £      -7.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £ 61.80 £      -69.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 £ 4.00 £      -11.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £ 2.41 £      -23.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £ 20.00 £      -33.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.72 £ 5.72 £      -0.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,955.00 £ 28,285.00 £      +4.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,860.62 £ 26,571.43 £      +2.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 291.61 £ 271.35 £      -6.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.14 £ 12.94 £      -14.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.23 £ 31.87 £      +2.1 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.61 £ 35.57 £      -22.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.35 £ 14.00 £      -2.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £ 12.00 £      -20.0 %
Childcare
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,840.34 £ 903.57 £      -50.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £ 9,750.00 £      -51.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Glasgow Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.36 £ 76.00 £      -7.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.57 £ 34.67 £      -12.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.67 £ 81.07 £      -8.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.93 £ 71.67 £      -26.8 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,131.63 £ 1,084.00 £      -49.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,611.23 £ 758.00 £      -53.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,422.97 £ 1,820.50 £      -58.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,858.97 £ 1,208.17 £      -57.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,292.57 £ 273.36 £      -78.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 739.22 £ 227.61 £      -69.2 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,496.97 £ 2,650.21 £      -24.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.48 5.52      +0.7 %
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