Glasgow vs Meru - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Meru
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$422
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$1090
🏠 One person rent
$841
$94.3
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$172
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$193
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$90.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$395
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
69 km
🎓 Higher education
94
29
😀 Quality of life
96
36
🏙️ Population
626K
1.83M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 263% more expensive than in Meru. Cities ranked 2601st and 8702nd ($1533 vs $422) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 7th in the United Kingdom and Kenya, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Kenya comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 0.9 months in Meru. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Meru ranked 5th in Kenya, while ranked 11th and 7689th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Meru

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Glasgow Meru
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$3.35
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$16.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$4.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$1.68
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$0.85
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$87.5
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$52.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$188
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$118
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$10.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$15.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$24.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
16.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$2512
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$1439
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$31.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$7.93
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$0.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.42
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$0.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$1.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$4.18
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$7.17
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$3.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.62
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.83
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$0.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$5.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$1.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$2.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$0.99
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.19
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$5.08
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$17.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$3.42
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$14.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$32.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$42.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$3131

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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
138 km or 85 mi Thika
$414
175 km or 109 mi Nairobi
$716
179 km or 111 mi Machakos
$384
180 km or 112 mi Nakuru
$462
268 km or 167 mi Eldoret
$445
323 km or 201 mi Kisumu
$494
354 km or 220 mi Mumias
$443
378 km or 235 mi Moshi
$675
392 km or 244 mi Tororo
$491
395 km or 245 mi Arusha
$591
403 km or 250 mi Mbale
$469
455 km or 283 mi Malindi
$350
496 km or 308 mi Jinja
$405
508 km or 316 mi Mombasa
$599
559 km or 347 mi Kira Town
$486
564 km or 351 mi Kampala
$637
577 km or 359 mi Entebbe
$516
591 km or 367 mi Tanga
$599
600 km or 373 mi Mwanza
$555
666 km or 414 mi Gulu
$433
712 km or 442 mi Stone Town
$636
712 km or 443 mi Zanzibar
$854
732 km or 455 mi Dodoma
$656
749 km or 465 mi Baidoa
$561
764 km or 475 mi Morogoro
$653
783 km or 486 mi Dar es Salaam
$796
784 km or 487 mi Awasa
$659
819 km or 509 mi Arua
$470
840 km or 522 mi Bunia
$886
852 km or 529 mi Jimma
$603
852 km or 530 mi Kasese
$410
858 km or 533 mi Juba
$514
862 km or 536 mi Byumba
$668
873 km or 542 mi Kigali
$677
875 km or 544 mi Muyinga
$481
883 km or 549 mi Mogadishu
$828
907 km or 563 mi Ruhengeri
$600
911 km or 566 mi Ruyigi
$481
911 km or 566 mi Beni
$869
918 km or 570 mi Nyanza
$584