Glasgow vs Rio de Janeiro - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Rio de Janeiro
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$903
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2226
🏠 One person rent
$841
$413
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$699
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$250
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$153
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$380
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
94
94
😀 Quality of life
96
65
🏙️ Population
626K
6.75M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 70% more expensive than in Rio de Janeiro. Cities ranked 2601st and 5706th ($1533 vs $903) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 3rd in the United Kingdom and Brazil, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 0.4 months in Rio de Janeiro. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Rio de Janeiro ranked 2nd in Brazil, while ranked 11th and 4114th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Rio de Janeiro

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Glasgow Rio de Janeiro
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$6.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$25.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$6.41
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$1.99
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$2.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.15
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$451
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$279
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$736
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$511
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$78.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$121
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$21.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
9.71%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$2121
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$1292
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$48.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$8.26
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.41
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$1.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$8.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$4.36
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$8.78
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.62
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.19
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$10.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$1.92
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$5.55
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$0.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$25.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$6.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$53.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$8.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$43.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$68.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$479
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$6195

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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 Rio de Janeiro

Distance City Cost of living
9.9 km or 6.2 mi Niteroi
$733
18 km or 11 mi Duque de Caxias
$547
21 km or 13 mi Sao Joao de Meriti
$889
26 km or 16 mi Belford Roxo
$1198
31 km or 19 mi Nova Iguacu
$586
45 km or 28 mi Petropolis
$561
60 km or 37 mi Teresopolis
$532
70 km or 44 mi Saquarema
$551
98 km or 61 mi Nova Friburgo
$626
102 km or 64 mi Volta Redonda
$490
108 km or 67 mi Barra Mansa
$561
112 km or 70 mi Sao Pedro da Aldeia
$546
115 km or 72 mi Angra dos Reis
$630
121 km or 75 mi Cabo Frio
$632
130 km or 81 mi Juiz de Fora
$479
135 km or 84 mi Rio das Ostras
$620
137 km or 85 mi Resende
$573
157 km or 97 mi Macae
$544
184 km or 115 mi Cruzeiro
$553
196 km or 122 mi Barbacena
$576
199 km or 123 mi Lorena
$554
200 km or 124 mi Ubatuba
$513
201 km or 125 mi Uba
$554
208 km or 129 mi Guaratingueta
$556
215 km or 134 mi Muriae
$555
226 km or 140 mi Sao Joao del-Rei
$479
231 km or 144 mi Campos dos Goytacazes
$559
232 km or 144 mi Pindamonhangaba
$602
238 km or 148 mi Itajuba
$590
240 km or 149 mi Caraguatatuba
$554
241 km or 150 mi Taubate
$586
242 km or 150 mi Vicosa
$524
245 km or 152 mi Sao Sebastiao
$555
251 km or 156 mi Tres Coracoes
$554
257 km or 160 mi Conselheiro Lafaiete
$522
258 km or 160 mi Cacapava
$554
264 km or 164 mi Lavras
$544
275 km or 171 mi Varginha
$523
277 km or 172 mi Sao Jose dos Campos
$621
279 km or 173 mi Ponte Nova
$555