Glasgow vs Sheffield - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Sheffield
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1424
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$3665
🏠 One person rent
$841
$794
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$1528
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$387
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$119
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$2303
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
32 km
🎓 Higher education
94
86
😀 Quality of life
96
89
🏙️ Population
626K
518K

The cost of living in Glasgow is 8% more expensive than in Sheffield. Cities ranked 2601st and 2897th ($1533 vs $1424) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 205th in the United Kingdom.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.6 months in Sheffield. Ranked 2nd vs 18th best cities to live in the United Kingdom, and 11th vs 113th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Sheffield

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Glasgow Sheffield
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$13.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$61.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$7.66
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$4.84
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$760
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$583
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$1871
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$1131
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$142
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$215
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$33.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
3.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$5927
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$5422
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$2.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$79.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$12.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.91
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.42
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$6.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$6.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$9.54
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.19
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.59
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.88
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.44
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$8.54
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$2.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$13.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$3.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$4.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$27.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$75.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$10.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$81.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$73.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$1121
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$14004

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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 Sheffield

Distance City Cost of living
9.3 km or 5.8 mi Rotherham
$1232
19 km or 12 mi Barnsley
$1231
27 km or 17 mi Doncaster
$1198
32 km or 20 mi Mansfield
$1493
33 km or 21 mi Wakefield
$1288
35 km or 22 mi Dewsbury
$1496
36 km or 22 mi Huddersfield
$1166
38 km or 24 mi Batley
$1501
42 km or 26 mi Brighouse
$1491
44 km or 27 mi Ashton-under-Lyne
$1425
46 km or 28 mi Macclesfield
$1497
46 km or 29 mi Halifax
$1234
46 km or 29 mi Oldham
$1193
47 km or 29 mi Leeds
$1670
47 km or 29 mi Droylsden
$1495
48 km or 30 mi Leek
$1497
49 km or 31 mi Bradford
$1193
51 km or 32 mi Manchester
$1764
52 km or 32 mi Derby
$1359
52 km or 32 mi Nottingham
$1401
52 km or 33 mi Rochdale
$1035
56 km or 35 mi Salford
$1562
56 km or 35 mi Stretford
$1498
57 km or 35 mi Sale
$1508
59 km or 36 mi Altrincham
$1494
59 km or 36 mi Scunthorpe
$1216
59 km or 37 mi Bury
$1236
61 km or 38 mi Keighley
$1491
63 km or 39 mi Lincoln
$1551
64 km or 40 mi Stoke-on-Trent
$1251
65 km or 40 mi Newcastle-under-Lyme
$1314
65 km or 41 mi Burton upon Trent
$1482
67 km or 42 mi Bolton
$1167
68 km or 42 mi Harrogate
$1537
68 km or 42 mi York
$1597
68 km or 42 mi Burnley
$1129
70 km or 44 mi Loughborough
$1497
72 km or 45 mi Crewe
$1437
75 km or 47 mi Warrington
$1469
77 km or 48 mi Stafford
$1290