Cost of Living in Aberdeen, Scotland

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1302
$3292
🛋️ Without rent
$601
$2032
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$700
$1261
🍽️ Food
$397
$1021
🚐 Transport
$83.8
$221
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2780
😀 Quality of life
84
🏙️ Population
201K

The average cost of living in Aberdeen is $1302, which is in the top 34% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3182nd out of 9294 in our global list, 235th out of 277 in the United Kingdom, and 14th out of 21 in Scotland.

The median after-tax salary is $2780, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 231st (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 33rd best city to live in the United Kingdom, and 3rd most liveable city in Scotland. With an estimated population of 201K, Aberdeen is the 37th largest city in the United Kingdom.

✈️ Closest airport 8 km Aberdeen Dyce Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 5.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 276 University of Aberdeen
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Prices in Aberdeen

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$50.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.5
 Cappuccino
$3.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.8
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$605
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$538
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1352
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$971
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$121
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$186
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$27.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.85%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3042
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2459
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.42
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.79
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.81
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.08
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.85
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.5
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.51
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.12
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.99
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$74.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1056
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13520

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