Glasgow vs Surrey - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Surrey
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1950
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$4525
🏠 One person rent
$841
$1167
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$2151
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$526
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$134
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$3738
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
94
82
😀 Quality of life
96
93
🏙️ Population
626K
518K

The cost of living in Glasgow is 21% less expensive than in Surrey. Cities ranked 2601st and 751st ($1533 vs $1950) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 21st in the United Kingdom and Canada, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.9 months in Surrey. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Surrey ranked 4th in Canada, while ranked 11th and 44th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Surrey

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Glasgow Surrey
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$14.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$55.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$8.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$5.33
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$1191
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$968
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$2479
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$1820
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$83.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$129
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$70.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
4.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$9469
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$5927
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$2.55
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$94.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$15.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$3.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$3.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$11.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$3.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$3.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.55
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$3.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$13.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$9.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$4.21
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$33.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$70.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$15.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$45.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$93
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$950
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$2729

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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 Surrey

Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.4 mi Burnaby
$2209
12 km or 7.4 mi Coquitlam
$2071
12 km or 7.7 mi Delta
$1765
17 km or 10 mi Langley
$1837
19 km or 12 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
20 km or 12 mi Vancouver
$2298
21 km or 13 mi Richmond
$1869
22 km or 13 mi North Vancouver
$2084
41 km or 25 mi Abbotsford
$1579
55 km or 34 mi Bellingham
$2177
65 km or 41 mi Chilliwack
$1872
79 km or 49 mi Nanaimo
$1978
87 km or 54 mi Saanich
$2126
93 km or 58 mi Victoria
$1906
93 km or 58 mi Mount Vernon
$1950
95 km or 59 mi Langford
$1705
100 km or 62 mi Oak Harbor
$1897
105 km or 65 mi Whistler
$2493
124 km or 77 mi Sequim
$1931
127 km or 79 mi Port Angeles
$1782
134 km or 84 mi Marysville
$1950
142 km or 88 mi Lake Stevens
$1938
144 km or 89 mi Everett
$2379
147 km or 91 mi Mukilteo
$1949
154 km or 96 mi Mill Creek
$1938
157 km or 98 mi Lynnwood
$1952
157 km or 98 mi Edmonds
$1950
163 km or 101 mi Shoreline
$2344
164 km or 102 mi Bothell
$2304
165 km or 102 mi Courtenay
$1671
165 km or 103 mi Kenmore
$1877
171 km or 107 mi Bainbridge Island
$2335
173 km or 108 mi Kirkland
$1944
177 km or 110 mi Redmond
$2682
179 km or 112 mi Seattle
$2734
180 km or 112 mi Bremerton
$2337
181 km or 113 mi Bellevue
$2817
185 km or 115 mi Sammamish
$1954
185 km or 115 mi Mercer Island
$1941
193 km or 120 mi Issaquah
$2420