Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Glasgow 

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Consumer Prices in Glasgow are 16.3% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Glasgow are 33.4% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Glasgow are 54.9% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Glasgow are 18.9% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Glasgow are 10.9% 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 18.00 £ 15.00 £      -16.7 %
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) 6.45 £ 4.50 £      -30.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £ 5.00 £      0.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.59 £ 3.27 £      -8.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 £ 1.75 £      -10.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 £ 1.24 £      -20.5 %
Markets
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.95 £ 4.75 £      -4.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 £ 1.10 £      -19.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.70 £      -22.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.31 £ 2.86 £      -13.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.42 £ 3.29 £      -3.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.48 £ 3.07 £      -11.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.56 £ 4.75 £      -14.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 £ 1.05 £      -5.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 £ 0.46 £      -16.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.17 £ 0.95 £      -19.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.51 £ 1.73 £      +14.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.44 £      -19.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.42 £      -23.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £ 0.78 £      -18.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.28 £ 0.91 £      -28.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £ 7.75 £      -13.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 £ 1.71 £      -16.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 £ 1.96 £      -19.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £ 14.00 £      -6.7 %
Transportation
London Edit Glasgow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £ 2.50 £      -10.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £ 70.00 £      -65.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £ 4.00 £      0.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £ 2.21 £      -29.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £ 16.80 £      -44.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.71 £ 5.74 £      +0.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,280.00 £ 28,285.00 £      +7.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,251.33 £ 26,142.86 £      -0.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 280.60 £ 281.60 £      +0.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 14.79 £ 12.83 £      -13.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.76 £ 32.33 £      +1.8 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.33 £ 36.35 £      -23.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.53 £ 14.00 £      +3.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £ 11.99 £      -20.1 %
Childcare
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,829.08 £ 866.67 £      -52.6 %
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) 84.14 £ 77.14 £      -8.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.31 £ 32.58 £      -19.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.22 £ 84.62 £      -4.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.00 £ 70.42 £      -27.4 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,204.17 £ 1,102.67 £      -50.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,623.50 £ 772.50 £      -52.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,165.38 £ 1,750.71 £      -58.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,759.76 £ 1,222.00 £      -55.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,261.22 £ 324.46 £      -74.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 689.88 £ 224.51 £      -67.5 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Glasgow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,219.96 £ 2,499.27 £      -22.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.60 5.72      +2.2 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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