Glasgow vs Hangzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Hangzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$882
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2487
🏠 One person rent
$841
$396
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$812
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$291
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$90.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$1195
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
94
89
😀 Quality of life
96
73
🏙️ Population
626K
11.9M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 74% more expensive than in Hangzhou. Cities ranked 2601st and 5795th ($1533 vs $882) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 16th in the United Kingdom and China, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.4 months in Hangzhou. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Hangzhou ranked 7th in China, while ranked 11th and 1206th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Hangzhou

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Glasgow Hangzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$4.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$27
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$5.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$2.44
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$4.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$511
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$1002
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$679
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$37.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$57.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$11.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
5.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$8713
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$4853
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$18.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$6.47
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$2.35
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$15.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$14.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$3.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$5.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$4.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.65
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$29.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$8.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$74.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$53.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$82.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$449
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$19493

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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 Hangzhou

Distance City Cost of living
49 km or 30 mi Shaoxing
$745
69 km or 43 mi Huzhou
$720
79 km or 49 mi Jiaxing
$730
102 km or 63 mi Guangde
$657
105 km or 65 mi Yiwu
$696
121 km or 75 mi Ningguo
$651
125 km or 78 mi Suzhou
$921
129 km or 80 mi Yixing
$678
137 km or 85 mi Jinhua
$852
139 km or 87 mi Ningbo
$809
146 km or 90 mi Liyang
$666
147 km or 91 mi Wuxi
$861
148 km or 92 mi Kunshan
$699
156 km or 97 mi Xuancheng
$732
161 km or 100 mi Shanghai
$1413
161 km or 100 mi Taicang
$677
165 km or 102 mi Changshu
$689
170 km or 106 mi Pudong
$759
175 km or 109 mi Changzhou
$782
182 km or 113 mi Linhai
$675
185 km or 115 mi Zhangjiagang
$686
185 km or 115 mi Jiangyin
$681
188 km or 117 mi Zhoushan
$680
188 km or 117 mi Huangshan
$684
191 km or 118 mi Quzhou
$520
195 km or 121 mi Jingjiang
$665
202 km or 125 mi Lishui
$768
202 km or 126 mi Danyang
$669
205 km or 127 mi Nantong
$1047
206 km or 128 mi Haimen
$673
210 km or 131 mi Wuhu
$839
213 km or 132 mi Jurong
$664
214 km or 133 mi Taixing
$678
224 km or 139 mi Yangzhong
$649
224 km or 139 mi Qidong
$677
228 km or 142 mi Zhenjiang
$588
237 km or 147 mi Ma'anshan
$702
238 km or 148 mi Wenling
$688
240 km or 149 mi Rugao
$682
240 km or 149 mi Nanjing
$817