Glasgow vs Perth - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Perth
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1873
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$4164
🏠 One person rent
$841
$1027
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$1517
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$494
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$223
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$4321
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
94
92
😀 Quality of life
96
98
🏙️ Population
626K
2.14M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 18% less expensive than in Perth. Cities ranked 2601st and 1866th ($1533 vs $1873) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 10th in the United Kingdom and Australia, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 2.3 months in Perth. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Perth ranked 3rd in Australia, while ranked 11th and 4th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Perth

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Glasgow Perth
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$13.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$58
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$8.77
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$7.03
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$2.53
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$1085
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$798
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$1658
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$1184
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$125
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$191
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$47.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
3.42%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$4094
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$3060
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$3.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$105
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$14.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.31
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$3.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$8.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$13.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$3.37
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$3.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.32
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.98
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$12.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$4.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$26.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$6.84
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$4.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$2.11
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.51
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$43.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$13.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$52.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$16
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$64.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$1168
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$12353

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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 Perth

Distance City Cost of living
156 km or 97 mi Bunbury
$1466
195 km or 121 mi Busselton
$2180
372 km or 231 mi Geraldton
$1643
390 km or 242 mi Albany
$1636
549 km or 341 mi Kalgoorlie
$1752
1989 km or 1236 mi Whyalla
$1627
1991 km or 1237 mi Alice Springs
$2195
2130 km or 1323 mi Adelaide
$1654
2357 km or 1465 mi Mount Gambier
$1181
2456 km or 1526 mi Mildura
$1622
2513 km or 1562 mi Warrnambool
$1573
2550 km or 1584 mi Kupang
$494
2590 km or 1609 mi Denpasar
$562
2599 km or 1615 mi Mataram
$372
2608 km or 1620 mi Ubud
$592
2609 km or 1621 mi Bali
$736
2621 km or 1629 mi Ballarat
$1740
2628 km or 1633 mi Bima
$485
2652 km or 1648 mi Bendigo
$1610
2655 km or 1650 mi Darwin
$1610
2672 km or 1660 mi Geelong
$1708
2680 km or 1665 mi Blitar
$486
2687 km or 1669 mi Malang
$418
2687 km or 1670 mi Melton
$1633
2696 km or 1675 mi Tarneit
$1570
2698 km or 1676 mi Sunbury
$1625
2699 km or 1677 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1682
2700 km or 1678 mi Batu
$490
2705 km or 1681 mi Probolinggo
$493
2713 km or 1686 mi Kediri
$499
2721 km or 1690 mi Pasuruan
$490
2722 km or 1691 mi Melbourne
$1968
2724 km or 1693 mi South Yarra
$1589
2730 km or 1696 mi Maliana
$494
2740 km or 1703 mi Frankston
$1957
2741 km or 1703 mi Ainaro
$494
2742 km or 1703 mi Madiun
$391
2745 km or 1706 mi Yogyakarta
$440
2745 km or 1706 mi Mojokerto
$471
2745 km or 1706 mi Dandenong
$1498