Glasgow vs Kolkata - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Kolkata
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$370
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$1048
🏠 One person rent
$841
$116
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$327
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$162
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$46.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$568
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Unhealthy
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
94
74
😀 Quality of life
96
62
🏙️ Population
626K
4.5M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 314% more expensive than in Kolkata. Cities ranked 2601st and 8865th ($1533 vs $370) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 56th in the United Kingdom and India, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs India comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.5 months in Kolkata. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Kolkata ranked 12th in India, while ranked 11th and 4832nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Glasgow Kolkata
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$1.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$15.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$3.75
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$2.26
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$1.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$136
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$76.3
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$401
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$259
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$20.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$31.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$7.62
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
8.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$1120
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$615
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$3.92
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$2.77
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$0.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$0.66
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$0.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$5.03
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$3.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$6.52
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.08
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$0.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$4.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$2.58
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.05
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$0.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$20.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$3.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$10.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$2.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$31.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$51
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$49.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$1611

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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 Kolkata

Distance City Cost of living
6.1 km or 3.8 mi Howrah
$313
9.5 km or 5.9 mi Bidhannagar
$353
10 km or 6.2 mi South Dumdum
$346
11 km or 7.1 mi Baranagar
$341
12 km or 7.5 mi Bally
$343
14 km or 8.9 mi Uttarpara
$336
15 km or 9.1 mi Kamarhati
$343
15 km or 9.3 mi North Dumdum
$340
16 km or 9.9 mi Rajpur Sonarpur
$347
17 km or 10 mi Panihati
$345
20 km or 13 mi Rajarhat
$346
21 km or 13 mi Madhyamgram
$339
23 km or 14 mi Serampore
$336
23 km or 15 mi Barrackpore
$335
25 km or 15 mi Uluberia
$341
36 km or 22 mi Barasat
$341
36 km or 23 mi Maheshtala
$348
37 km or 23 mi Chandannagar
$335
37 km or 23 mi Bhatpara
$346
40 km or 25 mi Hugli-Chuchura
$337
41 km or 25 mi Naihati
$339
64 km or 40 mi Haldia
$345
79 km or 49 mi Shantipur
$335
93 km or 58 mi Bardhaman
$343
97 km or 60 mi Krishnanagar
$348
104 km or 65 mi Midnapore
$337
107 km or 66 mi Kharagpur
$274
114 km or 71 mi Jessore
$314
128 km or 80 mi Khulna
$376
153 km or 95 mi Durgapur
$329
174 km or 108 mi Berhampore
$338
189 km or 118 mi Asansol
$312
202 km or 125 mi Kulti
$342
205 km or 127 mi Rajshahi
$303
209 km or 130 mi Barisal
$337
223 km or 139 mi Jamshedpur
$330
239 km or 149 mi Dhanbad
$377
248 km or 154 mi Dhaka
$484
251 km or 156 mi Narayanganj
$382
274 km or 170 mi Malda
$339