Glasgow vs Jeddah - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Jeddah
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$990
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2482
🏠 One person rent
$841
$423
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$767
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$315
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$123
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$1706
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
94
44
😀 Quality of life
96
72
🏙️ Population
626K
3.98M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 55% more expensive than in Jeddah. Cities ranked 2601st and 5402nd ($1533 vs $990) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 4th in the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Saudi Arabia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.7 months in Jeddah. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Jeddah ranked 3rd in Saudi Arabia, while ranked 11th and 1664th among best cities to live in the world.

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Glasgow Jeddah
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$6.61
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$42.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$6.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$1.33
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.64
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$386
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$266
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$778
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$555
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$63.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$97.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$70.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
4.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$1217
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$874
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$26.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$13.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$0.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.54
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.87
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$7.21
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$8.13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.15
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$1.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$7.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$4.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$5.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$2.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$107
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$45.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$7.21
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$50.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$332
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$7405

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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 Jeddah

Distance City Cost of living
69 km or 43 mi Mecca
$926
296 km or 184 mi Port Sudan
$603
307 km or 191 mi Yanbu
$833
328 km or 204 mi Medina
$892
395 km or 246 mi Bisha
$821
410 km or 255 mi Bareq
$820
508 km or 315 mi Abha
$975
597 km or 371 mi Al Wajh
$820
645 km or 401 mi Keren
$484
652 km or 405 mi Ar Rass
$752
661 km or 411 mi Massawa
$484
675 km or 420 mi As Sulayyil
$834
688 km or 427 mi Najran
$981
690 km or 429 mi Atbara
$568
691 km or 429 mi Asmara
$522
702 km or 436 mi Aswan
$309
703 km or 437 mi Sa'dah
$485
704 km or 437 mi Unaizah
$847
711 km or 442 mi Ha'il
$877
738 km or 458 mi Kassala
$600
741 km or 461 mi Mendefera
$482
806 km or 501 mi Tabuk
$1051
810 km or 503 mi Luxor
$345
834 km or 518 mi Qena
$329
836 km or 519 mi Hurghada
$433
845 km or 525 mi Riyadh
$1132
849 km or 528 mi Al Hudaydah
$510
855 km or 531 mi El Gouna
$360
863 km or 536 mi Sharm El Sheikh
$457
869 km or 540 mi Sanaa
$562
893 km or 555 mi Sayyan
$485
897 km or 557 mi Mekelle
$613
904 km or 562 mi Dahab
$468
922 km or 573 mi Dumat al-Jandal
$815
926 km or 576 mi El-Gadarif
$589
927 km or 576 mi Zabid
$484
942 km or 585 mi Sohag
$344
943 km or 586 mi Sakakah
$827
952 km or 592 mi Khartoum North
$617
954 km or 593 mi Dhamar
$490