Glasgow vs Paris - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Paris
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$2095
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$4941
🏠 One person rent
$841
$1244
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$2330
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$510
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$218
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$2701
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
94
99
😀 Quality of life
96
92
🏙️ Population
626K
2.17M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 27% less expensive than in Paris. Cities ranked 2601st and 404th ($1533 vs $2095) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 2nd in the United Kingdom and France, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs France comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.3 months in Paris. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Paris ranked 1st in France, while ranked 11th and 51st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Paris

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Glasgow Paris
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$14.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$56
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$10.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$6.89
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$4.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$3.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$1322
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$1050
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$2686
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$1993
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$112
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$171
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$27.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
1.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$12392
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$9315
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.94
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$77.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$19.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$2.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$4.29
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$16.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$13.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$21.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$3.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$3.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.58
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$9.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$2.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$10.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$5.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$4.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$2.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$38
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$26.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$19.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$97.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$98.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$819
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$13052

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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 Paris

Distance City Cost of living
5.5 km or 3.4 mi Ivry-sur-Seine
$1172
6.4 km or 4 mi Aubervilliers
$1245
6.7 km or 4.2 mi Montreuil
$1114
7 km or 4.3 mi Neuilly-sur-Seine
$2146
7.7 km or 4.8 mi Asnieres-sur-Seine
$1252
8.3 km or 5.2 mi Vitry-sur-Seine
$1250
8.4 km or 5.2 mi Boulogne-Billancourt
$1308
8.5 km or 5.3 mi Courbevoie
$1250
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Bobigny
$1142
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Saint-Denis
$1253
9.5 km or 5.9 mi La Garenne-Colombes
$1339
11 km or 7.1 mi Nanterre
$1250
12 km or 7.2 mi Creteil
$1250
12 km or 7.5 mi Rueil-Malmaison
$1340
13 km or 7.9 mi Argenteuil
$1249
13 km or 8 mi Champigny-sur-Marne
$1245
13 km or 8.1 mi Chaville
$1247
14 km or 8.5 mi Aulnay-sous-Bois
$1250
15 km or 9.4 mi Massy
$1237
17 km or 11 mi Versailles
$1406
23 km or 14 mi Guyancourt
$1233
24 km or 15 mi Acheres
$1274
32 km or 20 mi Cergy
$1217
34 km or 21 mi Savigny-le-Temple
$1305
42 km or 26 mi Melun
$1225
45 km or 28 mi Rambouillet
$1209
67 km or 42 mi Beauvais
$1205
71 km or 44 mi Compiegne
$1314
73 km or 46 mi Dreux
$1230
78 km or 49 mi Chartres
$1041
111 km or 69 mi Orleans
$941
112 km or 69 mi Rouen
$1153
115 km or 72 mi Amiens
$1150
130 km or 81 mi Reims
$1326
141 km or 88 mi Troyes
$1332
148 km or 92 mi Chalons-en-Champagne
$1212
148 km or 92 mi Auxerre
$1246
150 km or 93 mi Dieppe
$1246
158 km or 98 mi Lisieux
$1431
162 km or 101 mi Arras
$1241