Glasgow vs Quito - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Quito
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$806
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2011
🏠 One person rent
$841
$313
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$488
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$300
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$89.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$484
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
20 km
🎓 Higher education
94
70
😀 Quality of life
96
66
🏙️ Population
626K
2.01M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 90% more expensive than in Quito. Cities ranked 2601st and 6052nd ($1533 vs $806) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 2nd in the United Kingdom and Ecuador, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Ecuador comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 0.6 months in Quito. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Quito ranked 1st in Ecuador, while ranked 11th and 3892nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Quito

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Glasgow Quito
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$5.58
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$33.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$6.71
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$2.37
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$371
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$222
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$583
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$368
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$29.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$45.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$32
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
9.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$1344
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$971
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$22.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$11.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$0.85
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.17
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$7.91
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$5.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$7.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.29
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.83
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$13.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.48
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$4.87
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$6.93
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$7.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$2.61
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.41
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$46.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$5.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$43
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$10.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$63
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$108
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$290
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$7675

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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 Quito

Distance City Cost of living
74 km or 46 mi Santo Domingo
$590
77 km or 48 mi Ibarra
$556
114 km or 71 mi Ambato
$577
138 km or 86 mi Quevedo
$621
151 km or 94 mi Ipiales
$422
163 km or 101 mi Riobamba
$556
183 km or 114 mi Esmeraldas
$655
210 km or 130 mi Pasto
$405
210 km or 130 mi Babahoyo
$732
227 km or 141 mi Tumaco
$432
235 km or 146 mi Portoviejo
$568
244 km or 152 mi Milagro
$677
258 km or 161 mi Manta
$811
262 km or 163 mi Duran
$665
267 km or 166 mi Guayaquil
$806
303 km or 188 mi Cuenca
$741
307 km or 191 mi Montanita
$652
348 km or 216 mi La Libertad
$779
364 km or 226 mi Popayan
$400
376 km or 233 mi Machala
$686
381 km or 237 mi Florencia
$389
426 km or 265 mi Loja
$567
430 km or 267 mi Tumbes
$455
463 km or 288 mi Cali
$555
484 km or 301 mi Buenaventura
$433
484 km or 301 mi Palmira
$391
501 km or 311 mi Neiva
$390
516 km or 321 mi Mancora
$465
543 km or 337 mi Tulua
$393
574 km or 357 mi Talara
$471
575 km or 357 mi Sullana
$500
602 km or 374 mi Piura
$571
610 km or 379 mi Jaen
$501
611 km or 380 mi Paita
$505
616 km or 383 mi Armenia
$421
623 km or 387 mi Cartago
$392
631 km or 392 mi Salento
$422
635 km or 395 mi Ibague
$363
641 km or 398 mi Pereira
$414
650 km or 404 mi Girardot
$360