Glasgow vs Taipei - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Taipei
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1271
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$3296
🏠 One person rent
$841
$585
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$1117
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$451
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$115
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$1735
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
94
95
😀 Quality of life
96
87
🏙️ Population
626K
2.6M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 21% more expensive than in Taipei. Cities ranked 2601st and 3262nd ($1533 vs $1271) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 1st 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 1.4 months in Taipei. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Taipei ranked 2nd in Taiwan, while ranked 11th and 174th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Taipei

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Glasgow Taipei
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$4.96
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$37.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$4.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$3.93
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$764
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$436
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$1354
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$910
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$60.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$94
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$23.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
1.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$14414
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$8071
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$42
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$9.05
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$3.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$3.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$20.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$10.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$5.91
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$4.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.31
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$22.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$2.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$4.31
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$9.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.95
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$40.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$10.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$35.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$20.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$79.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$94.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$655
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$15007

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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 Taipei

Distance City Cost of living
9.6 km or 6 mi New Taipei
$1064
23 km or 14 mi Keelung
$973
39 km or 24 mi Taoyuan
$854
39 km or 24 mi Yilan
$758
58 km or 36 mi Zhubei
$1006
63 km or 39 mi Hsinchu
$807
89 km or 56 mi Miaoli
$708
133 km or 82 mi Taichung
$927
149 km or 92 mi Changhua
$842
152 km or 95 mi Nantou
$828
180 km or 112 mi Douliu
$827
206 km or 128 mi Chiayi
$882
252 km or 157 mi Fuzhou
$700
257 km or 160 mi Putian
$705
258 km or 160 mi Taitung
$1091
267 km or 166 mi Tainan
$859
270 km or 168 mi Ningde
$701
276 km or 172 mi Ishigaki
$1022
297 km or 185 mi Quanzhou
$757
298 km or 185 mi Kaohsiung
$914
299 km or 186 mi Jinjiang
$702
316 km or 196 mi Rui'an
$687
330 km or 205 mi Kinmen
$828
340 km or 211 mi Wenzhou
$968
354 km or 220 mi Xiamen
$828
371 km or 230 mi Wenling
$688
379 km or 235 mi Miyakojima
$1022
380 km or 236 mi Nanping
$684
395 km or 246 mi Zhangzhou
$751
411 km or 255 mi Lishui
$768
414 km or 257 mi Sanming
$694
425 km or 264 mi Linhai
$675
454 km or 282 mi Longyan
$691
461 km or 286 mi Wuyishan
$642
488 km or 303 mi Jinhua
$852
495 km or 308 mi Yiwu
$696
508 km or 316 mi Quzhou
$520
518 km or 322 mi Shangrao
$765
520 km or 323 mi Chaozhou
$648
525 km or 326 mi Shantou
$1051