Glasgow vs Phoenix - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Phoenix
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$2374
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$5276
🏠 One person rent
$841
$1507
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$2526
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$559
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$155
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$4592
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
94
68
😀 Quality of life
96
89
🏙️ Population
626K
1.61M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 35% less expensive than in Phoenix. Cities ranked 2601st and 209th ($1533 vs $2374) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 160th in the United Kingdom and the United States, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.9 months in Phoenix. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Phoenix ranked 24th in the United States, while ranked 11th and 121st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Phoenix

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Glasgow Phoenix
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$15.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$64.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$10
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$6.05
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$5.08
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$2.4
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$1508
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$1250
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$2617
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$2159
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$131
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$200
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$75
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
5.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$4511
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$2613
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$2.12
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$64.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$13.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$3.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$4.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$3.22
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$11.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$9.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$14.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$4.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$3.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$4.06
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.83
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$3.21
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$9.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$8.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$5.39
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$3.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$33
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$12.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$127
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$20.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$46.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$79.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$867
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$15840

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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 Phoenix

Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 8.1 mi Glendale
$1980
14 km or 9 mi Scottsdale
$2050
16 km or 10 mi Peoria
$2375
17 km or 10 mi Tempe
$1892
25 km or 15 mi El Mirage
$1951
26 km or 16 mi Mesa
$2114
27 km or 17 mi Avondale
$2170
28 km or 17 mi Goodyear
$1950
29 km or 18 mi Surprise
$2017
33 km or 21 mi Chandler
$2602
33 km or 21 mi Gilbert
$1929
33 km or 21 mi Fountain Hills
$1944
51 km or 31 mi Queen Creek
$2174
51 km or 32 mi Apache Junction
$1943
51 km or 32 mi Buckeye
$1994
53 km or 33 mi Maricopa
$1985
78 km or 48 mi Casa Grande
$1954
84 km or 52 mi Florence
$1946
118 km or 73 mi Prescott
$1977
122 km or 76 mi Prescott Valley
$1940
155 km or 96 mi Marana
$1941
160 km or 99 mi Oro Valley
$1944
165 km or 102 mi Casas Adobes
$1938
181 km or 112 mi Tucson
$1689
190 km or 118 mi Flagstaff
$2255
205 km or 128 mi Sahuarita
$1935
232 km or 144 mi Lake Havasu
$1914
234 km or 145 mi Blythe
$1942
254 km or 158 mi Yuma
$1566
259 km or 161 mi Kingman
$1705
264 km or 164 mi Nogales
$1809
268 km or 166 mi Nogales
$531
276 km or 171 mi San Luis
$1947
276 km or 172 mi San Luis Rio Colorado
$572
278 km or 173 mi Sierra Vista
$1929
290 km or 180 mi Bullhead
$1769
313 km or 194 mi Caborca
$629
327 km or 203 mi Brawley
$1947
330 km or 205 mi Mexicali
$659
332 km or 207 mi Calexico
$1940