Glasgow vs Gwangju - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Gwangju
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$902
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2451
🏠 One person rent
$841
$310
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$478
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$406
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$97.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$2113
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
94
59
😀 Quality of life
96
71
🏙️ Population
626K
1.49M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 70% more expensive than in Gwangju. Cities ranked 2601st and 5707th ($1533 vs $902) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 61st in the United Kingdom and South Korea, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 2.3 months in Gwangju. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Gwangju ranked 26th in South Korea, while ranked 11th and 1947th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Gwangju

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Glasgow Gwangju
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$5.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$22.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$5.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$2.31
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$315
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$217
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$491
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$349
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$51.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$79.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$22
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
4.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$4840
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$2414
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.95
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$44.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$7.92
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$8.48
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$7.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$41.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$5.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$3.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$4.48
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$2.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$3.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.02
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.83
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$10.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$2.92
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$9.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.85
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$4.05
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$8.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$38.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$7.15
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$61.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$724
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$18788

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Cities near Glasgow

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi East Kilbride
$1500
11 km or 7.1 mi Paisley
$1498
16 km or 10 mi Hamilton
$1497
19 km or 12 mi Cumbernauld
$1505
32 km or 20 mi Kilmarnock
$1148
34 km or 21 mi Greenock
$1198
35 km or 21 mi Stirling
$1282
37 km or 23 mi Irvine
$1496
40 km or 25 mi Alloa
$1497
46 km or 29 mi Livingston
$1378
50 km or 31 mi Ayr
$955
54 km or 34 mi Dunfermline
$1384
66 km or 41 mi Edinburgh
$1695
73 km or 45 mi Kirkcaldy
$1285
78 km or 49 mi Perth
$1553
97 km or 60 mi Dumfries
$1200
104 km or 65 mi Dundee
$1157
136 km or 85 mi Carlisle
$1273
152 km or 94 mi Whitehaven
$1461
161 km or 100 mi Bangor
$1128
170 km or 106 mi Newtownabbey
$1498
176 km or 110 mi Belfast
$1545
181 km or 112 mi Inverness
$1406
187 km or 116 mi Lisburn
$1495
191 km or 119 mi Douglas
$1482
193 km or 120 mi Newcastle upon Tyne
$1340
195 km or 121 mi Aberdeen
$1302
196 km or 121 mi Gateshead
$1498
200 km or 124 mi Jarrow
$1496
201 km or 125 mi Tynemouth
$1496
202 km or 126 mi South Shields
$1502
203 km or 126 mi Washington
$1495
207 km or 128 mi Elgin
$1409
208 km or 129 mi Durham
$1372
210 km or 131 mi Sunderland
$1321
211 km or 131 mi Bishop Auckland
$1492
218 km or 135 mi Derry
$1261
219 km or 136 mi Morecambe
$1408
222 km or 138 mi Lancaster
$1424
227 km or 141 mi Darlington
$1211

Cities near Gwangju

Distance City Cost of living
24 km or 15 mi Naju
$898
45 km or 28 mi Jeongeup
$901
50 km or 31 mi Namwon
$895
57 km or 36 mi Suncheon
$923
64 km or 39 mi Mokpo
$969
71 km or 44 mi Gimje
$944
76 km or 47 mi Gwangyang
$963
76 km or 47 mi Jeonju
$791
82 km or 51 mi Yeosu
$1003
86 km or 54 mi Iksan
$925
92 km or 57 mi Gunsan
$941
106 km or 66 mi Jinju
$765
116 km or 72 mi Nonsan
$928
127 km or 79 mi Gyeryong
$896
131 km or 81 mi Sacheon
$795
132 km or 82 mi Asan
$927
133 km or 82 mi Boryeong
$946
138 km or 86 mi Daejeon
$944
142 km or 88 mi Tongyeong
$900
145 km or 90 mi Gongju
$939
148 km or 92 mi Masan
$945
150 km or 93 mi Sejong
$928
151 km or 94 mi Gimcheon
$925
156 km or 97 mi Geoje
$945
158 km or 98 mi Changwon
$955
170 km or 106 mi Miryang
$861
171 km or 106 mi Daegu
$918
171 km or 107 mi Cheongju
$880
174 km or 108 mi Gumi
$951
179 km or 111 mi Sangju
$981
179 km or 111 mi Gimhae
$839
180 km or 112 mi Gyeongsan
$922
184 km or 114 mi Cheonan
$930
184 km or 115 mi Seosan
$872
188 km or 117 mi Jeju
$1542
193 km or 120 mi Busan
$1031
194 km or 120 mi Yangsan
$909
194 km or 120 mi Dangjin
$904
196 km or 122 mi Mungyeong
$897
203 km or 126 mi Jeju Island
$968