Cost of Living in Kirkcaldy

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1285
$3390
🛋️ Without rent
$646
$2384
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$639
$1006
🍽️ Food
$451
$1177
🚐 Transport
$64.9
$176
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2022
😀 Quality of life
74
🏙️ Population
50K

The average cost of living in Kirkcaldy is $1285, which is in the top 35% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3228th out of 9294 in our global list, 240th out of 277 in the United Kingdom, and 15th out of 21 in Scotland.

The median after-tax salary is $2022, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months. Ranked 974th (TOP 10%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 114th best city to live in the United Kingdom, and 13th most liveable city in Scotland. With an estimated population of 50K, Kirkcaldy is the 193rd largest city in the United Kingdom.

✈️ Closest airport 22 km Edinburgh Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 5.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 37 University of Edinburgh
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Prices in Kirkcaldy

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$18.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$76.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.48
 Cappuccino
$3.42
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.47
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$882
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$374
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1657
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$576
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$73.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4193
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3412
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.06
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$62.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.49
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.63
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$21.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.75
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.37
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$90.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$54.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1835
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15079

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