Glasgow vs Nagoya - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Nagoya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1337
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$4596
🏠 One person rent
$841
$595
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$2277
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$393
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$254
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$2414
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
94
92
😀 Quality of life
96
93
🏙️ Population
626K
2.33M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 15% more expensive than in Nagoya. Cities ranked 2601st and 3071st ($1533 vs $1337) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 6th in the United Kingdom and Japan, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.8 months in Nagoya. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Nagoya ranked 4th in Japan, while ranked 11th and 41st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Nagoya

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Glasgow Nagoya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$5.79
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$25.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$5.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$3.33
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.13
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$760
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$401
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$2172
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$2092
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$87.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$134
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$34.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$3557
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$2047
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$75.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$29.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.53
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$3.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$1.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$15.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$7.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$16.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$4.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.52
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$3.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$4.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.6
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$8.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$3.61
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$12.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$67.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$13.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$18.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$49.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$53.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$668
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$13550

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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 Nagoya

Distance City Cost of living
9.1 km or 5.7 mi Toyoake
$1022
9.3 km or 5.8 mi Nisshin
$1025
11 km or 6.9 mi Togo
$1025
12 km or 7.2 mi Tokai
$1024
12 km or 7.2 mi Obu
$1027
12 km or 7.4 mi Kiyosu
$1022
12 km or 7.6 mi Oharu
$1024
13 km or 8 mi Nagakute
$1022
13 km or 8.2 mi Miyoshi
$1021
13 km or 8.3 mi Kanie
$1020
14 km or 8.9 mi Chita
$1024
14 km or 8.9 mi Owariasahi
$1022
15 km or 9.4 mi Kasugai
$955
16 km or 9.8 mi Higashiura
$1020
16 km or 10 mi Kitanagoya
$1025
16 km or 10 mi Kariya
$1035
17 km or 10 mi Ama
$1024
18 km or 11 mi Seto
$1027
19 km or 12 mi Aisai
$1020
19 km or 12 mi Komaki
$1034
19 km or 12 mi Iwakura
$1019
20 km or 12 mi Tsushima
$1019
20 km or 12 mi Yatomi
$1024
20 km or 13 mi Inazawa
$1028
21 km or 13 mi Agui
$1020
21 km or 13 mi Toyota
$1155
21 km or 13 mi Chiryu
$1021
21 km or 13 mi Takahama
$1019
22 km or 13 mi Anjo
$1044
23 km or 15 mi Kuwana
$1031
24 km or 15 mi Ichinomiya
$1141
24 km or 15 mi Oguchi
$1023
24 km or 15 mi Handa
$1026
25 km or 15 mi Konan
$1023
27 km or 17 mi Hekinan
$1024
27 km or 17 mi Fuso
$1019
27 km or 17 mi Tokoname
$1021
28 km or 18 mi Okazaki
$1044
29 km or 18 mi Kaizu
$1021
30 km or 18 mi Taketoyo
$1021