Glasgow vs Kinshasa - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Kinshasa
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1085
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2907
🏠 One person rent
$841
$574
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$1522
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$147
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$583
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
94
30
😀 Quality of life
96
28
🏙️ Population
626K
11.9M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 41% more expensive than in Kinshasa. Cities ranked 2601st and 4329th ($1533 vs $1085) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 1st in the United Kingdom and the DR Congo, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs the DR Congo comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 0.5 months in Kinshasa. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Kinshasa ranked 1st in the DR Congo, while ranked 11th and 8700th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Kinshasa

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Glasgow Kinshasa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$3.67
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$20
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$5.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$2.32
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$5.68
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$481
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$382
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$2209
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$1038
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$143
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$222
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$28.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
8.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$4607
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$2452
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.17
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$76.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$3.15
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.8
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.22
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$4.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$8.64
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$3.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$0.95
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.07
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.88
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.67
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$16.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$3.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$2.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$4.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.85
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$87.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$4.29
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$59.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$5.81
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$36.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$44.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$143
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$1990

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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 Kinshasa

Distance City Cost of living
8 km or 5 mi Brazzaville
$560
61 km or 38 mi Kinkala
$499
114 km or 71 mi Mbanza-Ngungu
$853
197 km or 122 mi Madingou
$500
225 km or 140 mi Kayes
$500
260 km or 162 mi Gamboma
$499
261 km or 162 mi Matadi
$878
302 km or 188 mi Boma
$861
371 km or 230 mi Cabinda
$953
386 km or 240 mi Pointe-Noire
$536
396 km or 246 mi Kikwit
$865
421 km or 262 mi N'zeto
$1047
460 km or 286 mi Ambriz
$1045
551 km or 343 mi Luanda
$1230
590 km or 366 mi Mbandaka
$906
650 km or 404 mi Tshikapa
$965
809 km or 503 mi Kananga
$964
829 km or 515 mi Port-Gentil
$573
836 km or 520 mi Libreville
$612
914 km or 568 mi Lobito
$1020
924 km or 574 mi Bata
$988
937 km or 582 mi Benguela
$1066
938 km or 583 mi Mbuji-Mayi
$950
939 km or 584 mi Huambo
$1071
948 km or 589 mi Mwene-Ditu
$864
958 km or 595 mi Berberati
$481
971 km or 603 mi Luena
$1047
977 km or 607 mi Gemena
$856
995 km or 618 mi Gandajika
$854
1004 km or 624 mi Yaounde
$723
1033 km or 642 mi Bangui
$519
1075 km or 668 mi Bumba
$853
1085 km or 674 mi Sao Tome
$792
1090 km or 677 mi Trindade
$813
1121 km or 697 mi Douala
$549
1149 km or 714 mi Limbe
$370
1156 km or 718 mi Malabo
$715
1162 km or 722 mi Buea
$346
1187 km or 737 mi Kindu
$861
1191 km or 740 mi Kumba
$451