Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Glasgow 

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Consumer Prices in Glasgow are 21.45% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Glasgow are 35.89% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Glasgow are 55.99% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Glasgow are 23.65% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Glasgow are 15.12% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Glasgow is 36.83% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Glasgow Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £ 13.00 £      -35.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 62.13 £ 55.00 £      -11.48 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 £ 5.95 £      -8.46 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £ 4.00 £      -33.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 4.00 £      -20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.24 £ 2.88 £      -11.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 £ 1.42 £      -19.24 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 £ 0.89 £      -32.46 %
Markets
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.04 £ 3.62 £      -10.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.14 £ 0.92 £      -19.18 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.88 £ 0.47 £      -46.31 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.38 £ 2.17 £      -9.10 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.98 £ 2.66 £      -10.73 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.65 £ 2.67 £      +0.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.90 £ 3.79 £      -22.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £ 0.83 £      -14.29 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 £ 0.45 £      -28.90 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.85 £ 0.66 £      -22.21 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.98 £ 0.75 £      -23.74 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 £ 0.44 £      -11.91 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £ 0.40 £      -24.22 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £ 0.76 £      -6.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.28 £ 0.97 £      -23.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 7.00 £      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.16 £ 1.73 £      -20.21 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 £ 2.12 £      -14.68 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £ 12.05 £      -7.31 %
Transportation
London Edit Glasgow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £ 2.50 £      -3.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 159.50 £ 85.20 £      -46.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.90 £ 2.70 £      -44.90 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £ 1.66 £      -39.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £ 16.80 £      -41.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.04 £ 5.84 £      -3.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,300.00 £ 23,437.50 £      +0.59 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,483.40 £ 24,388.71 £      -4.30 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 243.52 £ 157.20 £      -35.44 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £ 0.15 £      +17.30 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.00 £ 27.58 £      -8.05 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.55 £ 26.50 £      -39.15 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.70 £ 11.44 £      -2.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 £ 10.00 £      -28.57 %
Childcare
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,564.15 £ 650.04 £      -58.44 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,181.25 £ 11,975.00 £      -37.57 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Glasgow Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.76 £ 60.38 £      -9.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.72 £ 26.17 £      -22.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.02 £ 64.54 £      -17.28 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.59 £ 59.29 £      -37.98 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,771.22 £ 794.12 £      -55.17 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,293.96 £ 584.67 £      -54.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,294.74 £ 1,385.00 £      -57.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,157.41 £ 984.62 £      -54.36 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,239.18 £ 427.54 £      -65.50 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 587.74 £ 218.09 £      -62.89 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,935.24 £ 2,574.96 £      -12.27 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.55 3.21      +25.79 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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