Glasgow vs Sendai - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Sendai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1128
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2850
🏠 One person rent
$841
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$810
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$407
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$169
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$2611
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
94
74
😀 Quality of life
96
79
🏙️ Population
626K
1.06M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 36% more expensive than in Sendai. Cities ranked 2601st and 4228th ($1533 vs $1128) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 40th in the United Kingdom and Japan, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 2.3 months in Sendai. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Sendai ranked 62nd in Japan, while ranked 11th and 408th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Sendai

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Glasgow Sendai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$31.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$4.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$3.71
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$473
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$291
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$875
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$613
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$73.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$112
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$33
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
1.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$1207
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$978
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$2.08
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$97.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$15.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.5
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$1.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$18.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$8.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$23.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$3.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$5.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$4.59
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$3.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.26
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$9.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$2.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$4.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$12.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$5.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$59.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$13.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$75.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$29.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$58.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$207
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$9064

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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 Sendai

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.8 mi Natori
$1020
12 km or 7.2 mi Rifu
$1021
12 km or 7.5 mi Tagajo
$1023
14 km or 8.7 mi Tomiya
$1022
14 km or 8.9 mi Shiogama
$1021
18 km or 11 mi Iwanuma
$1023
20 km or 12 mi Taiwa
$1021
25 km or 16 mi Shibata
$1020
26 km or 16 mi Watari
$1022
27 km or 17 mi Ogawara
$1020
33 km or 21 mi Kakuda
$1022
34 km or 21 mi Kami
$1023
35 km or 21 mi Higashimatsushima
$1020
35 km or 22 mi Misato
$1017
35 km or 22 mi Osaki
$1026
37 km or 23 mi Shiroishi
$1022
42 km or 26 mi Ishinomaki
$1026
44 km or 27 mi Tendo
$1022
45 km or 28 mi Higashine
$1022
47 km or 29 mi Yamagata
$1056
49 km or 30 mi Murayama
$1021
53 km or 33 mi Soma
$1023
53 km or 33 mi Kurihara
$1024
53 km or 33 mi Sagae
$1023
54 km or 34 mi Kaminoyama
$1020
55 km or 34 mi Tome
$1024
57 km or 35 mi Date
$1024
66 km or 41 mi Fukushima
$1156
66 km or 41 mi Takahata
$1019
67 km or 42 mi Nan'yo
$1021
70 km or 44 mi Minamisoma
$1024
74 km or 46 mi Shinjo
$1019
75 km or 46 mi Nagai
$1024
77 km or 48 mi Yonezawa
$1024
77 km or 48 mi Ichinoseki
$1023
85 km or 53 mi Nihonmatsu
$1023
94 km or 58 mi Kesennuma
$1024
94 km or 58 mi Motomiya
$1023
96 km or 59 mi Tamura
$1020
100 km or 62 mi Oshu
$1023