Glasgow vs Taichung - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Taichung
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$927
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2688
🏠 One person rent
$841
$308
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$733
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$408
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$1077
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
94
85
😀 Quality of life
96
81
🏙️ Population
626K
3.03M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 65% more expensive than in Taichung. Cities ranked 2601st and 5627th ($1533 vs $927) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 6th in the United Kingdom and Taiwan, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Taiwan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.2 months in Taichung. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Taichung ranked 5th in Taiwan, while ranked 11th and 293rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Taichung

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Glasgow Taichung
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$3.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$26.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$4.32
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$2.32
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$2.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$314
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$231
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$772
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$624
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$35.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$54.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$25.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
1.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$5622
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$3808
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$41.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$6.96
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$3.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$3.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$18.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$9.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$19.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$5.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.65
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$3.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$3.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.23
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.78
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.53
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$3.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$7.2
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$2.06
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$32.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$9.32
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$46.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$15
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$69.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$63.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$457
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$14368

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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 Taichung

Distance City Cost of living
16 km or 10 mi Changhua
$842
26 km or 16 mi Nantou
$828
49 km or 31 mi Miaoli
$708
51 km or 32 mi Douliu
$827
78 km or 48 mi Chiayi
$882
79 km or 49 mi Hsinchu
$807
84 km or 52 mi Zhubei
$1006
96 km or 59 mi Taoyuan
$854
124 km or 77 mi New Taipei
$1064
129 km or 80 mi Yilan
$758
133 km or 82 mi Taipei
$1271
139 km or 86 mi Tainan
$859
154 km or 96 mi Keelung
$973
162 km or 101 mi Taitung
$1091
175 km or 108 mi Kaohsiung
$914
220 km or 137 mi Putian
$705
224 km or 139 mi Jinjiang
$702
227 km or 141 mi Quanzhou
$757
239 km or 149 mi Kinmen
$828
255 km or 159 mi Fuzhou
$700
264 km or 164 mi Xiamen
$828
303 km or 188 mi Ningde
$701
307 km or 191 mi Zhangzhou
$751
354 km or 220 mi Ishigaki
$1022
374 km or 232 mi Nanping
$684
383 km or 238 mi Longyan
$691
385 km or 239 mi Sanming
$694
403 km or 251 mi Rui'an
$687
413 km or 257 mi Shantou
$1051
414 km or 257 mi Chaozhou
$648
428 km or 266 mi Wenzhou
$968
442 km or 275 mi Jieyang
$747
461 km or 287 mi Meizhou
$775
467 km or 290 mi Puning
$700
473 km or 294 mi Miyakojima
$1022
476 km or 295 mi Wenling
$688
480 km or 298 mi Wuyishan
$642
484 km or 301 mi Lishui
$768
525 km or 326 mi Linhai
$675
548 km or 341 mi Shangrao
$765