Cost of Living in Scotland | United Kingdom

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1410
$3535
🛋️ Without rent
$650
$2234
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$761
$1301
🍽️ Food
$410
$1063
🚐 Transport
$98.7
$263
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2317
🏙️ Population
5.4M

The cost of living in Scotland is $1410, which is 1.22 times less expensive than the average in the United Kingdom. Scotland ranked 8th most expensive and 3rd best state to live in the United Kingdom.

The average salary after taxes in Scotland is $2317, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months.

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Prices in Scotland

We calculate prices for Scotland as a weighted mean for the population of 21 cities. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages for more relevant information.

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.52
☕ Cappuccino
$3.44
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.72

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$747
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$588
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1314
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1052
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$105
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$162
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4367
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2703

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$74.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.58

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.21
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.79
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.42
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.19
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.35
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.08

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$103
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1077
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$17033

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