Glasgow vs Lusaka - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Lusaka
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$732
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$1820
🏠 One person rent
$841
$347
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$645
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$232
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$92.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$636
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
94
31
😀 Quality of life
96
40
🏙️ Population
626K
1.74M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 109% more expensive than in Lusaka. Cities ranked 2601st and 6330th ($1533 vs $732) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 10th in the United Kingdom and Zambia, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Zambia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 0.9 months in Lusaka. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Lusaka ranked 1st in Zambia, while ranked 11th and 7101st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Lusaka

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Glasgow Lusaka
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$4.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$16.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$3.66
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$1.03
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$1.77
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$372
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$237
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$761
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$469
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$60.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$94.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$22.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
19.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$10801
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$774
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$27.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$9.14
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.27
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.94
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$1.62
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$5.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$6.91
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.14
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.79
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$7.14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.11
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$2.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$3.55
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$2.49
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$27.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$3.24
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$7.96
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$24.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$78.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$84.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$10495

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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 Lusaka

Distance City Cost of living
166 km or 103 mi Kapiri Mposhi
$1168
209 km or 130 mi Choma
$1136
275 km or 171 mi Ndola
$1233
289 km or 179 mi Kitwe
$1228
297 km or 184 mi Chinhoyi
$752
318 km or 198 mi Mufulira
$1724
322 km or 200 mi Chingola
$1117
370 km or 230 mi Kadoma
$677
373 km or 232 mi Livingstone
$1152
399 km or 248 mi Harare
$882
411 km or 255 mi Chitungwiza
$784
426 km or 265 mi Lubumbashi
$1009
429 km or 267 mi Kwekwe
$763
464 km or 288 mi Marondera
$714
475 km or 295 mi Mansa
$1151
478 km or 297 mi Gweru
$754
521 km or 324 mi Likasi
$890
529 km or 329 mi Bulawayo
$775
574 km or 356 mi Tete
$989
584 km or 363 mi Masvingo
$825
605 km or 376 mi Kolwezi
$906
611 km or 380 mi Mutare
$760
613 km or 381 mi Lilongwe
$579
645 km or 401 mi Francistown
$544
658 km or 409 mi Kasama
$1156
686 km or 426 mi Chimoio
$1028
688 km or 428 mi Ntcheu
$550
694 km or 431 mi Mzimba
$551
721 km or 448 mi Blantyre
$542
729 km or 453 mi Monkey Bay
$556
756 km or 470 mi Zomba
$558
757 km or 471 mi Mangochi
$551
762 km or 474 mi Mzuzu
$546
775 km or 482 mi Mulanje
$558
792 km or 492 mi Serowe
$527
802 km or 499 mi Palapye
$506
852 km or 529 mi Beira
$990
869 km or 540 mi Mahalapye
$544
917 km or 570 mi Mbeya
$624
956 km or 594 mi Quelimane
$1023