Cost of Living Comparison Between Edinburgh and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 47.6% higher than in Edinburgh (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 88.5% higher than in Edinburgh
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 169.9% higher than in Edinburgh
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 51.0% higher than in Edinburgh
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 55.4% higher than in Edinburgh
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 1.8% lower than in Edinburgh
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Restaurants
Edinburgh Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(18.57 $)
24.23 £
(30.00 $)
     +61.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 £
(86.65 $)
105.02 £
(130.00 $)
     +50.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.90 £
(9.78 $)
9.69 £
(12.00 $)
     +22.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(6.19 $)
6.46 £
(8.00 $)
     +29.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.65 £
(5.76 $)
8.48 £
(10.50 $)
     +82.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.40 £
(4.21 $)
4.49 £
(5.56 $)
     +31.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 £
(2.22 $)
2.44 £
(3.02 $)
     +36.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.20 £
(1.48 $)
1.85 £
(2.29 $)
     +54.0 %
Markets
Edinburgh Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.53 £
(5.61 $)
4.70 £
(5.82 $)
     +3.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.26 £
(1.56 $)
3.46 £
(4.29 $)
     +175.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 £
(0.73 $)
2.62 £
(3.25 $)
     +344.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.96 £
(3.67 $)
4.41 £
(5.46 $)
     +48.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.00 £
(4.95 $)
6.18 £
(7.65 $)
     +54.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.31 £
(4.10 $)
5.76 £
(7.13 $)
     +73.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.03 £
(8.71 $)
7.30 £
(9.04 $)
     +3.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.18 $)
2.54 £
(3.14 $)
     +167.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.57 $)
0.75 £
(0.93 $)
     +62.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.22 £
(1.52 $)
2.18 £
(2.70 $)
     +78.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.92 £
(2.37 $)
2.27 £
(2.82 $)
     +18.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 £
(0.71 $)
1.56 £
(1.93 $)
     +171.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.62 $)
1.38 £
(1.71 $)
     +177.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(1.00 $)
2.32 £
(2.88 $)
     +188.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.24 £
(1.54 $)
1.96 £
(2.43 $)
     +58.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.90 $)
16.16 £
(20.00 $)
     +102.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.71 £
(2.11 $)
2.04 £
(2.53 $)
     +19.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 £
(2.81 $)
3.09 £
(3.83 $)
     +36.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 £
(17.33 $)
13.73 £
(17.00 $)
     -1.9 %
Transportation
Edinburgh Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 £
(2.48 $)
2.34 £
(2.90 $)
     +17.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.00 £
(76.75 $)
106.63 £
(132.00 $)
     +72.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.95 $)
4.04 £
(5.00 $)
     +1.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.26 £
(2.79 $)
2.83 £
(3.50 $)
     +25.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(37.14 $)
24.23 £
(30.00 $)
     -19.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.69 £
(7.05 $)
3.12 £
(3.87 $)
     -45.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(35,013.73 $)
22,619.13 £
(28,000.00 $)
     -20.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,497.00 £
(27,848.82 $)
21,854.33 £
(27,053.26 $)
     -2.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Edinburgh Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 272.24 £
(337.01 $)
138.63 £
(171.61 $)
     -49.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 11.61 £
(14.37 $)
49.83 £
(61.68 $)
     +329.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.24 £
(39.91 $)
56.60 £
(70.06 $)
     +75.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Edinburgh Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.91 £
(41.97 $)
106.75 £
(132.14 $)
     +214.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.33 £
(16.51 $)
59.91 £
(74.17 $)
     +349.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(12.38 $)
16.16 £
(20.00 $)
     +61.6 %
Childcare
Edinburgh Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,270.67 £
(1,572.95 $)
2,476.50 £
(3,065.64 $)
     +94.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,650.00 £
(14,421.42 $)
51,094.99 £
(63,250.00 $)
     +338.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Edinburgh Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.99 £
(106.44 $)
55.60 £
(68.82 $)
     -35.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.62 £
(49.05 $)
36.69 £
(45.42 $)
     -7.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.67 £
(96.14 $)
78.36 £
(97.00 $)
     +0.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.89 £
(111.27 $)
133.99 £
(165.86 $)
     +49.1 %
Rent Per Month
Edinburgh Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,270.83 £
(1,573.15 $)
3,362.28 £
(4,162.14 $)
     +164.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 878.57 £
(1,087.58 $)
2,352.70 £
(2,912.38 $)
     +167.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,244.74 £
(2,778.74 $)
6,812.30 £
(8,432.88 $)
     +203.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,573.53 £
(1,947.86 $)
3,579.82 £
(4,431.43 $)
     +127.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Edinburgh Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 475.57 £
(588.70 $)
1,372.36 £
(1,698.83 $)
     +188.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 327.48 £
(405.38 $)
963.53 £
(1,192.75 $)
     +194.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Edinburgh Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,591.31 £
(3,207.75 $)
4,794.46 £
(5,935.02 $)
     +85.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.12 6.67      +9.0 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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