Glasgow vs Islamabad - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Islamabad
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$304
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$741
🏠 One person rent
$841
$146
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$289
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$106
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$19.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$189
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
94
65
😀 Quality of life
96
49
🏙️ Population
626K
1.01M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 404% more expensive than in Islamabad. Cities ranked 2601st and 9171st ($1533 vs $304) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 6th in the United Kingdom and Pakistan, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Pakistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 0.6 months in Islamabad. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Islamabad ranked 2nd in Pakistan, while ranked 11th and 6229th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Islamabad

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Glasgow Islamabad
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$1.24
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$12.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$3.27
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$2.1
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$1.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.21
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$126
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$83.4
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$325
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$190
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$35
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$53.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$18.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
10.72%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$528
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$375
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.17
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$5.03
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$1.64
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$0.69
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$0.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.4
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$0.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$3.67
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$1.96
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$3.26
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$0.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.48
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$0.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$0.38
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.26
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.24
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.18
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$0.83
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$2.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$1.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$1.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$1.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$0.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$16.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$2.91
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$8.91
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$1.68
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$11.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$48.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$39.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$919

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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 Islamabad

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 7 mi Rawalpindi
$319
33 km or 20 mi Wah
$211
91 km or 57 mi Mirpur
$256
108 km or 67 mi Mardan
$244
131 km or 82 mi Mandi Bahauddin
$243
132 km or 82 mi Baramulla
$353
135 km or 84 mi Mingora
$246
146 km or 91 mi Peshawar
$238
148 km or 92 mi Kohat
$243
158 km or 98 mi Gujrat
$243
169 km or 105 mi Srinagar
$398
183 km or 114 mi Sargodha
$404
191 km or 119 mi Hafizabad
$196
193 km or 120 mi Sialkot
$239
200 km or 124 mi Jammu
$352
203 km or 126 mi Gujranwala
$223
220 km or 137 mi Chiniot
$226
222 km or 138 mi Kamoke
$213
239 km or 148 mi Sheikhupura
$234
252 km or 156 mi Jalalabad
$361
254 km or 158 mi Faisalabad
$254
268 km or 167 mi Lahore
$360
279 km or 173 mi Jhang
$236
285 km or 177 mi Gojra
$286
287 km or 178 mi Amritsar
$437
287 km or 179 mi Sahiwal
$201
291 km or 181 mi Pathankot
$336
292 km or 182 mi Khost
$346
324 km or 201 mi Okara
$343
353 km or 219 mi Gardez
$353
356 km or 221 mi Jalandhar
$411
368 km or 229 mi Kabul
$422
392 km or 244 mi Khanewal
$266
396 km or 246 mi Burewala
$226
408 km or 253 mi Ludhiana
$391
418 km or 260 mi Multan
$244
427 km or 266 mi Ghazni
$346
465 km or 289 mi Dera Ghazi Khan
$233
468 km or 291 mi Puli Khumri
$349
483 km or 300 mi Chandigarh
$429