Glasgow vs Rome - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Rome
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1546
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$3755
🏠 One person rent
$841
$822
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$1516
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$425
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$157
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$1486
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
94
88
😀 Quality of life
96
86
🏙️ Population
626K
2.87M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 0.8% less expensive than in Rome. Cities ranked 2601st and 2571st ($1533 vs $1546) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 2nd in the United Kingdom and Italy, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Italy comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1 months in Rome. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Rome ranked 1st in Italy, while ranked 11th and 198th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Rome

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Glasgow Rome
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$14.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$53.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$8.57
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$5.06
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$1.51
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$905
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$616
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$1909
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$1154
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$119
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$182
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$28.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
1.67%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$6628
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$3578
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.54
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$36.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$14.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$2.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.42
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.61
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$4.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$15.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$9.08
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$13.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.34
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$2.59
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.51
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$6.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.41
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$5.89
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$8.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$2.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$44.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$9.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$87.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$20
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$81.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$89.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$477
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$9591

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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 Rome

Distance City Cost of living
2.7 km or 1.7 mi Vatican City
$782
19 km or 12 mi Frascati
$1251
34 km or 21 mi Ladispoli
$1113
44 km or 27 mi Cisterna di Latina
$989
47 km or 29 mi Colleferro
$1065
51 km or 32 mi Anzio
$1169
59 km or 37 mi Latina
$1038
61 km or 38 mi Civitavecchia
$1117
65 km or 40 mi Rieti
$1101
66 km or 41 mi Viterbo
$1258
76 km or 47 mi Terni
$1014
78 km or 48 mi Frosinone
$675
80 km or 49 mi Avezzano
$1107
91 km or 56 mi L'Aquila
$911
93 km or 58 mi Terracina
$1222
120 km or 74 mi Foligno
$1197
132 km or 82 mi Teramo
$1062
136 km or 84 mi Perugia
$998
140 km or 87 mi Ascoli Piceno
$1078
148 km or 92 mi Chieti
$1112
156 km or 97 mi Pescara
$1119
170 km or 106 mi Aversa
$971
173 km or 107 mi Santa Maria Capua Vetere
$1095
174 km or 108 mi Fermo
$1153
175 km or 109 mi Macerata
$827
178 km or 111 mi Giugliano in Campania
$1112
179 km or 112 mi Caserta
$1043
181 km or 113 mi Arezzo
$1204
183 km or 114 mi Frattamaggiore
$897
184 km or 115 mi Siena
$1525
185 km or 115 mi Campobasso
$1007
187 km or 116 mi Civitanova Marche
$1083
189 km or 117 mi Naples
$1085
209 km or 130 mi Ancona
$1097
210 km or 130 mi Benevento
$975
213 km or 133 mi Castellammare di Stabia
$1099
221 km or 137 mi Avellino
$906
221 km or 137 mi Fano
$1102
226 km or 140 mi Amalfi
$1162
227 km or 141 mi San Marino City
$1019