Glasgow vs Malaga - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Malaga
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1115
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2599
🏠 One person rent
$841
$593
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$954
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$309
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$103
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$1648
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
94
23
😀 Quality of life
96
78
🏙️ Population
626K
577K

The cost of living in Glasgow is 38% more expensive than in Malaga. Cities ranked 2601st and 4256th ($1533 vs $1115) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 32nd in the United Kingdom and Spain, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Spain comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.5 months in Malaga. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Malaga ranked 11th in Spain, while ranked 11th and 424th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Malaga

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Glasgow Malaga
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$10.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$34
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$8.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$3.51
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$2.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.8
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$570
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$471
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$998
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$770
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$67.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$104
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$34.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
2.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$3610
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$2273
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$38
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$17.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.87
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.26
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$6.22
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$11.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.25
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.95
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$4.69
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$0.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$5.14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$6.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$2.71
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$40.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$7.84
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$58.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$12.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$78.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$70.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$407
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$8625

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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 Malaga

Distance City Cost of living
18 km or 11 mi Benalmadena
$1308
24 km or 15 mi Mijas
$1027
27 km or 17 mi Fuengirola
$1238
36 km or 22 mi Antequera
$1037
48 km or 30 mi Marbella
$1325
55 km or 34 mi Loja
$1022
65 km or 40 mi Almunecar
$844
67 km or 41 mi Ronda
$783
71 km or 44 mi Estepona
$1079
80 km or 50 mi Motril
$1028
89 km or 55 mi Granada
$951
94 km or 58 mi Alcala la Real
$982
104 km or 64 mi La Linea de la Concepcion
$955
105 km or 65 mi Gibraltar City
$1944
109 km or 68 mi Ecija
$1022
113 km or 70 mi Los Barrios
$1139
114 km or 71 mi Algeciras
$843
119 km or 74 mi Martos
$1027
122 km or 76 mi Ceuta
$1230
124 km or 77 mi Arcos de la Frontera
$1021
125 km or 78 mi Adra
$983
130 km or 81 mi Jaen
$833
132 km or 82 mi Tarifa
$990
133 km or 83 mi Cordoba
$885
137 km or 85 mi Carmona
$1025
143 km or 89 mi El Ejido
$821
148 km or 92 mi Dos Hermanas
$1112
152 km or 94 mi Jerez de la Frontera
$848
154 km or 96 mi Tetouan
$401
158 km or 98 mi Seville
$996
158 km or 98 mi Chiclana de la Frontera
$1121
162 km or 101 mi Tangier
$583
169 km or 105 mi Linares
$1025
169 km or 105 mi Cadiz
$1051
171 km or 106 mi Ubeda
$1055
174 km or 108 mi Rota
$968
176 km or 109 mi Almeria
$941
196 km or 122 mi Almonte
$1024
207 km or 129 mi Melilla
$980
218 km or 135 mi Nador
$395