Glasgow vs Sharjah - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Sharjah
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1360
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2700
🏠 One person rent
$841
$854
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$1205
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$284
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$123
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$1553
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
94
61
😀 Quality of life
96
82
🏙️ Population
626K
1.25M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 13% more expensive than in Sharjah. Cities ranked 2601st and 3028th ($1533 vs $1360) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 5th in the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs the United Arab Emirates comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.1 months in Sharjah. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Sharjah ranked 3rd in the United Arab Emirates, while ranked 11th and 282nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Glasgow Sharjah
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$5.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$19.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$6.77
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$6.85
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$4.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$612
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$675
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$1159
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$910
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$99
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$153
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$92.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
4.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$1609
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$1770
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$2.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$68.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$9.56
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.29
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$10.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$5.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$9.48
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.52
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$5.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$6.69
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$2.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$53.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$46.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$5.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$47.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$69.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$272
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$5655

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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 Sharjah

Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.2 mi Ajman
$871
13 km or 8 mi Dubai
$1899
28 km or 17 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
95 km or 59 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
98 km or 61 mi Fujairah
$1095
133 km or 82 mi Al Ain
$1448
142 km or 88 mi Abu Dhabi
$1963
222 km or 138 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
259 km or 161 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
337 km or 210 mi Seeb
$1236
346 km or 215 mi Nizwa
$824
377 km or 235 mi Muscat
$1145
388 km or 241 mi Doha
$1894
392 km or 243 mi Al Khor
$1755
394 km or 245 mi Jahrom
$660
434 km or 270 mi Fasa
$939
436 km or 271 mi Jiroft
$659
456 km or 283 mi Sirjan
$663
491 km or 305 mi Manama
$1307
492 km or 306 mi Riffa
$1002
493 km or 307 mi Isa Town
$1152
510 km or 317 mi Bam
$659
526 km or 327 mi Chabahar
$659
534 km or 332 mi Dhahran
$969
543 km or 337 mi Dammam
$1004
550 km or 342 mi Shiraz
$724
563 km or 350 mi Marvdasht
$659
564 km or 350 mi Rafsanjan
$663
564 km or 351 mi Qatif
$889
566 km or 352 mi Iranshahr
$657
572 km or 355 mi Kerman
$680
575 km or 358 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
599 km or 372 mi Borazjan
$657
600 km or 373 mi Jubail
$861
600 km or 373 mi Kazerun
$656
604 km or 375 mi Bushehr
$694
699 km or 434 mi Yasuj
$611
709 km or 440 mi Zahedan
$828
734 km or 456 mi Yazd
$809
771 km or 479 mi Behbahan
$660