Glasgow vs Saint Petersburg - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Saint Petersburg
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1164
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2979
🏠 One person rent
$841
$552
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$1096
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$363
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$128
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$937
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
94
81
😀 Quality of life
96
69
🏙️ Population
626K
5.38M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 32% more expensive than in Saint Petersburg. Cities ranked 2601st and 4114th ($1533 vs $1164) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 3rd in the United Kingdom and Russia, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Russia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 0.8 months in Saint Petersburg. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Saint Petersburg ranked 2nd in Russia, while ranked 11th and 2535th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Saint Petersburg

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Glasgow Saint Petersburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$11.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$47.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$6.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$3.22
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$2.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.17
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$653
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$401
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$1468
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$817
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$91.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$8.46
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
12.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$4925
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$3180
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.96
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$55.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$4.92
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$0.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.33
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$1.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$13.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$5.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$10.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$3.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.95
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$9.77
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.25
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$3.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$8.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$4.27
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$2.05
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$48.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$6.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$24.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$12.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$114
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$131
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$519
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$8750

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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 Saint Petersburg

Distance City Cost of living
135 km or 84 mi Narva
$743
156 km or 97 mi Sillamae
$783
162 km or 101 mi Imatra
$1061
168 km or 104 mi Veliky Novgorod
$721
170 km or 105 mi Lappeenranta
$1261
181 km or 112 mi Kohtla-Jarve
$842
185 km or 115 mi Hamina
$1297
195 km or 121 mi Kotka
$1276
223 km or 139 mi Kouvola
$1261
227 km or 141 mi Savonlinna
$1306
232 km or 144 mi Rakvere
$837
254 km or 158 mi Mikkeli
$1361
262 km or 163 mi Porvoo
$1319
263 km or 164 mi Pskov
$687
269 km or 167 mi Tartu
$891
280 km or 174 mi Lahti
$1347
293 km or 182 mi Kerava
$1234
294 km or 183 mi Varkaus
$1040
294 km or 183 mi Jarvenpaa
$1433
295 km or 183 mi Vantaa
$1611
296 km or 184 mi Joensuu
$1265
297 km or 184 mi Tuusula
$1221
299 km or 186 mi Petrozavodsk
$717
300 km or 186 mi Helsinki
$1763
302 km or 188 mi Maardu
$861
310 km or 192 mi Nurmijarvi
$1297
310 km or 193 mi Hyvinkaa
$1208
315 km or 196 mi Espoo
$1752
317 km or 197 mi Riihimaki
$1442
318 km or 197 mi Tallinn
$1145
322 km or 200 mi Viljandi
$703
328 km or 204 mi Kirkkonummi
$1387
342 km or 213 mi Hameenlinna
$1229
348 km or 216 mi Lohja
$1277
349 km or 217 mi Jamsa
$1291
354 km or 220 mi Jyvaskyla
$1265
356 km or 221 mi Kuopio
$1293
373 km or 232 mi Valkeakoski
$1319
374 km or 233 mi Parnu
$863
383 km or 238 mi Raseborg
$1342