Glasgow vs Okayama - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Okayama
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1155
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2487
🏠 One person rent
$841
$542
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$733
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$360
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$167
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$2485
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
94
68
😀 Quality of life
96
73
🏙️ Population
626K
720K

The cost of living in Glasgow is 33% more expensive than in Okayama. Cities ranked 2601st and 4138th ($1533 vs $1155) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 25th 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 2.2 months in Okayama. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Okayama ranked 291st in Japan, while ranked 11th and 1173rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Okayama

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Glasgow Okayama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$5.11
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$18.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$4.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$2.63
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$702
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$349
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$829
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$493
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$97.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$150
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$23.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$3961
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$2448
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$64.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$30.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$0.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.36
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$3.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$1.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$15.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$6.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$16.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$3.93
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$4.05
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$4.49
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.8
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$7.75
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$3.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.83
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$52.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$12.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$34.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$6.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$43.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$51
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$76
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$5414

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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 Okayama

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.3 mi Akaiwa
$1023
15 km or 9.4 mi Kurashiki
$1015
16 km or 9.8 mi Soja
$1021
16 km or 10 mi Setouchi
$1018
18 km or 11 mi Tamano
$1022
27 km or 17 mi Bizen
$1019
32 km or 20 mi Takahashi
$1021
33 km or 21 mi Asakuchi
$1023
37 km or 23 mi Sakaide
$1021
41 km or 25 mi Kasaoka
$1024
42 km or 26 mi Marugame
$1025
42 km or 26 mi Ibara
$1024
43 km or 27 mi Sanuki
$1021
44 km or 28 mi Takamatsu
$832
45 km or 28 mi Ayagawa
$1022
45 km or 28 mi Tadotsu
$1021
45 km or 28 mi Ako
$1023
45 km or 28 mi Mimasaka
$1020
47 km or 29 mi Miki
$1020
48 km or 30 mi Zentsuji
$1020
50 km or 31 mi Maniwa
$1020
53 km or 33 mi Aioi
$1020
54 km or 34 mi Fukuyama
$1100
55 km or 34 mi Niimi
$1023
56 km or 35 mi Tsuyama
$1026
59 km or 37 mi Mitoyo
$1021
61 km or 38 mi Higashikagawa
$1018
62 km or 38 mi Tatsuno
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Kan'onji
$1024
63 km or 39 mi Fuchu
$1020
64 km or 40 mi Taishi
$1021
70 km or 43 mi Shiso
$1022
70 km or 44 mi Awa
$1022
70 km or 44 mi Miyoshi
$1018
70 km or 44 mi Mima
$1023
70 km or 44 mi Onomichi
$1015
72 km or 45 mi Himeji
$1164
77 km or 48 mi Yoshinogawa
$1021
79 km or 49 mi Aizumi
$1022
80 km or 50 mi Ishii
$1023