Glasgow vs Moscow - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Moscow
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1337
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$3292
🏠 One person rent
$841
$742
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$1376
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$353
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$110
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$1454
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
27 km
🎓 Higher education
94
95
😀 Quality of life
96
76
🏙️ Population
626K
12.7M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 15% more expensive than in Moscow. Cities ranked 2601st and 3073rd ($1533 vs $1337) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 1st in the United Kingdom and Russia, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Russia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.1 months in Moscow. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Moscow ranked 1st in Russia, while ranked 11th and 659th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Moscow

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Glasgow Moscow
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$9.18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$46.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$6.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$3.43
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.23
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$919
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$584
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$1884
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$1083
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$82.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$124
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$8.73
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
10.77%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$7964
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$4302
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$37.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$5.61
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$0.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.42
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.36
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$12.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$6.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.48
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$3.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.04
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.5
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$11.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$3.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$9.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$5.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.44
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$44.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$7.16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$41.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$18.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$110
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$125
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$630
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$10517

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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 Moscow

Distance City Cost of living
18 km or 11 mi Khimki
$1058
19 km or 12 mi Krasnogorsk
$932
19 km or 12 mi Lyubertsy
$684
19 km or 12 mi Mytishchi
$826
21 km or 13 mi Balashikha
$807
22 km or 14 mi Korolyov
$938
37 km or 23 mi Podolsk
$891
52 km or 32 mi Elektrostal
$719
96 km or 60 mi Obninsk
$639
161 km or 100 mi Kaluga
$711
161 km or 100 mi Tver
$689
173 km or 107 mi Tula
$672
179 km or 111 mi Vladimir
$652
184 km or 114 mi Ryazan
$574
248 km or 154 mi Yaroslavl
$573
250 km or 155 mi Ivanovo
$643
266 km or 165 mi Rybinsk
$854
301 km or 187 mi Kostroma
$673
326 km or 202 mi Oryol
$585
349 km or 217 mi Bryansk
$702
366 km or 228 mi Dzerzhinsk
$652
369 km or 229 mi Smolensk
$685
372 km or 231 mi Lipetsk
$567
376 km or 234 mi Cherepovets
$615
402 km or 250 mi Nizhny Novgorod
$864
408 km or 254 mi Vologda
$720
419 km or 260 mi Tambov
$634
457 km or 284 mi Kursk
$544
466 km or 290 mi Voronezh
$667
474 km or 294 mi Vitebsk
$378
491 km or 305 mi Veliky Novgorod
$721
495 km or 308 mi Starooskolsky
$731
496 km or 308 mi Stary Oskol
$619
509 km or 316 mi Mogilev
$497
513 km or 319 mi Saransk
$678
555 km or 345 mi Penza
$569
568 km or 353 mi Gomel
$497
571 km or 355 mi Sumy
$362
577 km or 359 mi Belgorod
$581
601 km or 373 mi Cheboksary
$562