Glasgow vs Kigali - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Kigali
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$677
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$1769
🏠 One person rent
$841
$331
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$762
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$234
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$64.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$387
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
94
30
😀 Quality of life
96
53
🏙️ Population
626K
1.16M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 126% more expensive than in Kigali. Cities ranked 2601st and 6758th ($1533 vs $677) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 1st in the United Kingdom and Rwanda, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Rwanda comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 0.6 months in Kigali. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Kigali ranked 1st in Rwanda, while ranked 11th and 6003rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Glasgow Kigali
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$2.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$31.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$7.76
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$0.97
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$2.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$336
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$247
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$1206
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$547
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$31.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$48.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$35
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
17.72%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$3203
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$661
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$12.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$9.56
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$0.59
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.02
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$1.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$4.11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$4.53
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$3.29
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$3.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.71
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$0.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$8.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$0.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$1.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$6.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$0.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.29
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$36.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$4.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$21
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$2.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$23.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$34.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$1683

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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 Kigali

Distance City Cost of living
42 km or 26 mi Byumba
$668
56 km or 35 mi Nyanza
$584
69 km or 43 mi Ruhengeri
$600
80 km or 50 mi Butare
$578
80 km or 50 mi Kibuye
$663
95 km or 59 mi Gisenyi
$628
104 km or 65 mi Muyinga
$481
109 km or 68 mi Ngozi
$481
142 km or 88 mi Cyangugu
$625
145 km or 90 mi Bubanza
$482
148 km or 92 mi Bukavu
$845
164 km or 102 mi Gitega
$473
170 km or 105 mi Ruyigi
$481
177 km or 110 mi Bujumbura
$513
191 km or 119 mi Uvira
$911
219 km or 136 mi Rutana
$482
243 km or 151 mi Kasese
$410
244 km or 152 mi Makamba
$481
246 km or 153 mi Butembo
$869
281 km or 174 mi Beni
$869
322 km or 200 mi Mwanza
$555
348 km or 216 mi Entebbe
$516
377 km or 234 mi Kampala
$637
388 km or 241 mi Kira Town
$486
392 km or 244 mi Bunia
$886
438 km or 272 mi Jinja
$405
451 km or 280 mi Kalemie
$859
473 km or 294 mi Kindu
$861
544 km or 338 mi Tororo
$491
554 km or 344 mi Mumias
$443
561 km or 348 mi Kisumu
$494
562 km or 349 mi Arua
$470
568 km or 353 mi Mbale
$469
581 km or 361 mi Gulu
$433
593 km or 368 mi Isiro
$866
607 km or 377 mi Kisangani
$923
642 km or 399 mi Eldoret
$445
693 km or 431 mi Nakuru
$462
748 km or 465 mi Yambio
$492
752 km or 467 mi Arusha
$591