Glasgow vs Lagos - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Lagos
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1417
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$4468
🏠 One person rent
$841
$869
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$2882
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$311
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$169
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$222
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
94
46
😀 Quality of life
96
42
🏙️ Population
626K
14.9M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 8% more expensive than in Lagos. Cities ranked 2601st and 2910th ($1533 vs $1417) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 2nd in the United Kingdom and Nigeria, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Nigeria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 0.2 months in Lagos. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Lagos ranked 1st in Nigeria, while ranked 11th and 6897th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Lagos

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Glasgow Lagos
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$3.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$47.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$6.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$1.18
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.32
🥤 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
$1320
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$669
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$4934
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$2271
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$17.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$25.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$52.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$782
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$327
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.94
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$23.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$20.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$0.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$3.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.31
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$4.66
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$5.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$5.56
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$2.66
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$5.85
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$1.17
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$4.38
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$4.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$3.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$39.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$8.16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$25.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$4.19
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$21.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$68.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$139
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$2706

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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 Lagos

Distance City Cost of living
78 km or 48 mi Abeokuta
$1274
87 km or 54 mi Porto-Novo
$593
109 km or 68 mi Cotonou
$681
120 km or 74 mi Ibadan
$941
165 km or 102 mi Oyo
$646
171 km or 106 mi Ife
$774
176 km or 109 mi Abomey
$560
195 km or 121 mi Osogbo
$548
203 km or 126 mi Save
$559
217 km or 135 mi Akure
$662
239 km or 148 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
243 km or 151 mi Lome
$607
245 km or 152 mi Benin
$924
254 km or 158 mi Owo
$745
261 km or 162 mi Ilorin
$753
278 km or 173 mi Atakpame
$568
280 km or 174 mi Warri
$518
310 km or 193 mi Kpalime
$568
324 km or 201 mi Ho
$446
332 km or 206 mi Hohoe
$538
355 km or 221 mi Sotouboua
$567
375 km or 233 mi Onitsha
$501
376 km or 234 mi Sokode
$574
388 km or 241 mi Tema
$524
389 km or 242 mi Ashaiman
$485
406 km or 252 mi Awka
$748
407 km or 253 mi Koforidua
$462
408 km or 253 mi Accra
$671
416 km or 258 mi Owerri
$1669
422 km or 262 mi Kara
$569
441 km or 274 mi Port Harcourt
$854
452 km or 281 mi Enugu
$938
463 km or 288 mi Umuahia
$755
463 km or 288 mi Aba
$659
495 km or 307 mi Minna
$669
536 km or 333 mi Abuja
$1305
555 km or 345 mi Kumasi
$555
562 km or 350 mi Obuasi
$571
570 km or 354 mi Calabar
$655
572 km or 356 mi Tamale
$508