Cost of living in Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district £9
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) £7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £6.00
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £1.00
12 eggs, large £3.17
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £2.00
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples £1.17
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes £2.32
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £2.00
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £13
2 liters of Coca-Cola £1.82
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0.68
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area £1,021
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area £582
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £163
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area £1,053
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area £507
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio £109
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) £26
40” flat screen TV £1,011
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) £80
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £3.77
Hourly rate for cleaning help £11
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) £63
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) £34
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) £63
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £63
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new £12,862
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.08
Monthly ticket public transport £55
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) £3.20
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) -
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) £2.40
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £1.67
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) £2.41
4 rolls of toilet paper £1.91
Tube of toothpaste £1.76
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £10
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £27
2 tickets to the movies £17
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert £48
1 cocktail drink in downtown club £10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city £2.88
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) £3.25
iPad Air 2, 64GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district £33
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes £9
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 40 prices entered by 6 different people.
Latest price update: September 26, 2017.

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