Glasgow vs Riga - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Riga
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$967
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2363
🏠 One person rent
$841
$469
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$735
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$314
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$81.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$1012
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
94
59
😀 Quality of life
96
78
🏙️ Population
626K
615K

The cost of living in Glasgow is 59% more expensive than in Riga. Cities ranked 2601st and 5468th ($1533 vs $967) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 1st in the United Kingdom and Latvia, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Latvia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1 months in Riga. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Riga ranked 1st in Latvia, while ranked 11th and 417th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Riga

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Glasgow Riga
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$8.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$37.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$6.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$3.69
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.18
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$457
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$299
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$743
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$473
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$125
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$194
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$13.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
2.54%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$2506
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$1424
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$48.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$7.43
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.93
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.36
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$8.58
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$6.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$9.59
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$2.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.55
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.71
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$8.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.26
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$4.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$8.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$4.35
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$34.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$8.62
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$43.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$15.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$62.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$73.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$363
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$15867

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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 Riga

Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Jurmala
$829
34 km or 21 mi Ogre
$676
40 km or 25 mi Jelgava
$724
103 km or 64 mi Valmiera
$673
118 km or 74 mi Jekabpils
$580
123 km or 77 mi Siauliai
$628
129 km or 80 mi Mazeikiai
$711
137 km or 85 mi Panevezys
$645
161 km or 100 mi Ventspils
$758
161 km or 100 mi Parnu
$863
174 km or 108 mi Kuressaare
$773
181 km or 112 mi Viljandi
$703
186 km or 115 mi Utena
$741
190 km or 118 mi Daugavpils
$644
195 km or 121 mi Liepaja
$650
203 km or 126 mi Rezekne
$582
209 km or 130 mi Jonava
$632
223 km or 138 mi Tartu
$891
228 km or 142 mi Kaunas
$843
229 km or 142 mi Klaipeda
$767
262 km or 163 mi Vilnius
$1021
270 km or 168 mi Marijampole
$721
271 km or 168 mi Pskov
$687
279 km or 174 mi Tallinn
$1145
283 km or 176 mi Alytus
$671
286 km or 178 mi Maardu
$861
298 km or 185 mi Rakvere
$837
327 km or 203 mi Suwalki
$715
330 km or 205 mi Kohtla-Jarve
$842
335 km or 208 mi Kaliningrad
$745
339 km or 211 mi Raseborg
$1342
347 km or 215 mi Sillamae
$783
353 km or 219 mi Kirkkonummi
$1387
357 km or 222 mi Visby
$1199
361 km or 225 mi Narva
$743
362 km or 225 mi Helsinki
$1763
364 km or 226 mi Espoo
$1752
365 km or 227 mi Grodno
$424
365 km or 227 mi Elk
$724
367 km or 228 mi Lohja
$1277