Glasgow vs Los Angeles - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Los Angeles
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$2865
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$6522
🏠 One person rent
$841
$1817
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$3113
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$602
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$256
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$5284
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
94
99
😀 Quality of life
96
92
🏙️ Population
626K
3.98M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 46% less expensive than in Los Angeles. Cities ranked 2601st and 44th ($1533 vs $2865) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 35th in the United Kingdom and the United States, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.8 months in Los Angeles. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Los Angeles ranked 8th in the United States, while ranked 11th and 61st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Los Angeles

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Glasgow Los Angeles
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$15.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$73.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$7
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$5.31
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$2.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$2067
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$1559
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$3489
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$2759
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$93.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$145
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$62.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
5.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$9199
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$5846
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.77
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$96.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$17.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.56
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$3.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$3.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$12.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$17.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$4.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$3.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$3.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.11
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.64
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$3.53
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$10.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$8.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$4.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.37
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$60.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$15.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$137
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$31
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$57.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$97.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$1270
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$22840

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
8.1 km or 5 mi Huntington Park
$1936
8.9 km or 5.5 mi Maywood
$1937
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Florence-Graham
$1946
10 km or 6.2 mi Bell
$1940
10 km or 6.2 mi Monterey Park
$2211
11 km or 6.6 mi Alhambra
$1925
11 km or 6.6 mi South Pasadena
$1939
11 km or 7 mi Cudahy
$1934
12 km or 7.6 mi San Gabriel
$1945
12 km or 7.7 mi Bell Gardens
$1947
12 km or 7.8 mi West Hollywood
$3274
13 km or 7.8 mi Montebello
$1949
13 km or 8 mi South Gate
$1952
13 km or 8.2 mi Glendale
$2925
14 km or 8.8 mi Inglewood
$1951
15 km or 9 mi Beverly Hills
$1827
15 km or 9.1 mi Lynwood
$1945
15 km or 9.3 mi Rosemead
$1949
15 km or 9.5 mi Culver
$1941
15 km or 9.6 mi Pasadena
$2856
16 km or 9.9 mi Pico Rivera
$1945
16 km or 10 mi Burbank
$2734
16 km or 10 mi Downey
$2241
17 km or 11 mi Compton
$1947
18 km or 11 mi La Canada Flintridge
$1940
18 km or 11 mi Hawthorne
$2151
18 km or 11 mi Temple
$1940
18 km or 11 mi South El Monte
$1943
18 km or 11 mi West Whittier-Los Nietos
$1944
18 km or 11 mi Paramount
$1942
19 km or 12 mi Gardena
$1953
20 km or 12 mi El Monte
$1943
21 km or 13 mi Lawndale
$1947
21 km or 13 mi Arcadia
$1856
21 km or 13 mi Bellflower
$2068
22 km or 14 mi Norwalk
$2479
22 km or 14 mi Santa Monica
$2957
22 km or 14 mi Whittier
$1940
23 km or 15 mi Manhattan Beach
$2430
24 km or 15 mi Carson
$2040