Glasgow vs Niigata - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Niigata
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1034
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2839
🏠 One person rent
$841
$428
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$999
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$380
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$112
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$1749
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
94
53
😀 Quality of life
96
70
🏙️ Population
626K
791K

The cost of living in Glasgow is 48% more expensive than in Niigata. Cities ranked 2601st and 4507th ($1533 vs $1034) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 135th 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 1.7 months in Niigata. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Niigata ranked 522nd in Japan, while ranked 11th and 2257th among best cities to live in the world.

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Glasgow Niigata
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$6.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$30
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$5.09
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$3.02
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.18
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$334
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$274
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$1016
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$746
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$36
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
0.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$3244
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$2453
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$60.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$12.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$1.55
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$7.58
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$6.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$24
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$4.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$3.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$3.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$4.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.64
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.49
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$10.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$2.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$3.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$1.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$0.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$58.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$13.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$33.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$28.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$53
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$49.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$114
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$16125

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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 Niigata

Distance City Cost of living
19 km or 12 mi Agano
$1020
26 km or 16 mi Shibata
$1022
28 km or 17 mi Kamo
$1022
28 km or 18 mi Tsubame
$1023
32 km or 20 mi Sanjo
$1022
33 km or 21 mi Gosen
$1023
37 km or 23 mi Tainai
$1019
44 km or 27 mi Mitsuke
$1019
52 km or 32 mi Murakami
$1021
57 km or 35 mi Nagaoka
$1063
60 km or 37 mi Sado
$1021
70 km or 43 mi Ojiya
$1020
74 km or 46 mi Kashiwazaki
$1024
76 km or 47 mi Uonuma
$1019
79 km or 49 mi Kitakata
$1024
91 km or 56 mi Nagai
$1024
91 km or 56 mi Tokamachi
$1023
91 km or 57 mi Aizuwakamatsu
$1026
95 km or 59 mi Yonezawa
$1024
95 km or 59 mi Minamiuonuma
$1021
99 km or 61 mi Nan'yo
$1021
102 km or 63 mi Takahata
$1019
111 km or 69 mi Joetsu
$1040
111 km or 69 mi Kaminoyama
$1020
113 km or 70 mi Tsuruoka
$1023
119 km or 74 mi Yamagata
$1056
120 km or 75 mi Sagae
$1023
120 km or 75 mi Myoko
$1023
124 km or 77 mi Koriyama
$1149
127 km or 79 mi Fukushima
$1156
127 km or 79 mi Tendo
$1022
128 km or 79 mi Motomiya
$1023
128 km or 80 mi Nihonmatsu
$1023
128 km or 80 mi Shonai
$1018
131 km or 81 mi Sakata
$1026
132 km or 82 mi Higashine
$1022
134 km or 83 mi Murayama
$1021
134 km or 84 mi Date
$1024
136 km or 84 mi Shirakawa
$1022
137 km or 85 mi Sukagawa
$1023