Glasgow vs Sao Paulo - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Sao Paulo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$948
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2452
🏠 One person rent
$841
$427
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$816
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$261
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$155
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$488
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
94
95
😀 Quality of life
96
67
🏙️ Population
626K
12.3M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 62% more expensive than in Sao Paulo. Cities ranked 2601st and 5522nd ($1533 vs $948) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 2nd 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 0.5 months in Sao Paulo. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Sao Paulo ranked 1st in Brazil, while ranked 11th and 3577th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Sao Paulo

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Glasgow Sao Paulo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$5.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$33.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$6.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$1.98
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$1.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$541
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$315
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$870
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$687
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$48
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$74.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$18.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
9.13%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$2492
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$1619
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$52.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$8.13
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$9.44
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$4.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$9.33
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.89
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.06
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$8.33
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$2.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$4.79
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.37
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$0.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$23.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$7.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$62
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$11.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$57
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$80.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$378
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$10294

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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 Sao Paulo

Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.3 mi Sao Caetano do Sul
$672
13 km or 8.3 mi Taboao da Serra
$572
14 km or 8.6 mi Guarulhos
$548
15 km or 9.4 mi Diadema
$542
16 km or 9.7 mi Santo Andre
$702
16 km or 10 mi Osasco
$646
17 km or 11 mi Sao Bernardo do Campo
$679
21 km or 13 mi Carapicuiba
$580
22 km or 14 mi Maua
$587
23 km or 15 mi Caieiras
$555
25 km or 15 mi Embu das Artes
$531
25 km or 16 mi Barueri
$740
26 km or 16 mi Mairipora
$554
26 km or 16 mi Franco da Rocha
$617
27 km or 17 mi Ferraz de Vasconcelos
$560
28 km or 17 mi Jandira
$554
29 km or 18 mi Ribeirao Pires
$554
29 km or 18 mi Itapecerica da Serra
$547
30 km or 18 mi Poa
$555
30 km or 18 mi Cotia
$610
30 km or 19 mi Itaquaquecetuba
$581
31 km or 19 mi Itapevi
$559
31 km or 19 mi Santana de Parnaiba
$555
32 km or 20 mi Francisco Morato
$597
33 km or 20 mi Itanhaem
$554
33 km or 20 mi Cajamar
$537
36 km or 22 mi Embu-Guacu
$554
36 km or 22 mi Aruja
$555
41 km or 26 mi Campo Limpo Paulista
$555
43 km or 26 mi Varzea Paulista
$555
44 km or 27 mi Cubatao
$545
45 km or 28 mi Mogi das Cruzes
$603
48 km or 30 mi Jundiai
$776
49 km or 30 mi Atibaia
$516
51 km or 32 mi Sao Roque
$555
52 km or 32 mi Sao Vicente
$612
55 km or 34 mi Santos
$780
56 km or 35 mi Praia Grande
$502
61 km or 38 mi Bertioga
$554
61 km or 38 mi Ibiuna
$555