Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Glasgow 

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Consumer Prices in Glasgow are 19.71% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Glasgow are 38.56% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Glasgow are 63.04% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Glasgow are 11.85% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Glasgow are 13.62% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Glasgow is 7.44% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Glasgow Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £ 14.00 £      -6.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £ 50.00 £      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £ 6.00 £      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £ 3.50 £      -30.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.59 £ 4.00 £      -12.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.88 £ 2.75 £      -4.48 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 £ 1.22 £      -17.14 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 £ 0.81 £      -27.38 %
Markets
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.59 £ 3.47 £      -3.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.87 £      -3.70 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.69 £ 0.50 £      -27.98 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.18 £ 1.99 £      -8.86 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.90 £ 2.75 £      -5.20 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.85 £ 2.64 £      -7.30 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.48 £ 3.11 £      -30.59 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.01 £ 0.88 £      -13.60 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.52 £ 0.50 £      -3.91 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.93 £ 0.62 £      -33.26 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.17 £ 0.89 £      -23.42 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.47 £      -17.08 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £ 0.40 £      -22.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £ 0.75 £      -4.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.85 £ 0.87 £      +2.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 7.00 £      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.81 £ 1.79 £      -1.47 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 £ 2.02 £      +1.43 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.20 £ 12.00 £      -1.64 %
Transportation
London Edit Glasgow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 2.50 £      -10.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 158.00 £ 60.00 £      -62.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £ 2.60 £      -13.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £ 1.71 £      -37.65 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £ 16.80 £      -41.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.52 £ 4.56 £      +1.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,167.50 £ 23,000.00 £      -0.72 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,836.61 £ 21,277.62 £      -6.83 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 184.74 £ 115.77 £      -37.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £ 0.10 £      -24.91 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.57 £ 30.95 £      -1.95 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.23 £ 27.76 £      -38.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.73 £ 12.53 £      +16.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £ 10.00 £      -23.08 %
Childcare
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,439.72 £ 675.04 £      -53.11 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,955.77 £ 12,975.00 £      -27.74 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Glasgow Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.67 £ 58.18 £      -2.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.53 £ 25.31 £      -14.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.80 £ 54.05 £      -22.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.22 £ 57.74 £      -29.78 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,704.16 £ 664.90 £      -60.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,257.08 £ 482.60 £      -61.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,320.59 £ 1,134.52 £      -65.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,049.95 £ 817.73 £      -60.11 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,013.68 £ 511.92 £      -49.50 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 518.08 £ 170.77 £      -67.04 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,010.56 £ 1,987.27 £      -33.99 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.58 3.59      +38.97 %
Last update: May 2021April 2021
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