Glasgow vs Thimphu - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Thimphu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$499
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$1097
🏠 One person rent
$841
$218
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$327
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$198
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$18.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$376
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
22 km
🎓 Higher education
94
5
😀 Quality of life
96
35
🏙️ Population
626K
104K

The cost of living in Glasgow is 207% more expensive than in Thimphu. Cities ranked 2601st and 8336th ($1533 vs $499) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 1st in the United Kingdom and Bhutan, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Bhutan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 0.8 months in Thimphu. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Thimphu ranked 2nd in Bhutan, while ranked 11th and 7839th among best cities to live in the world.

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Glasgow Thimphu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$3.47
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$19.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$3.66
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$5.56
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$1.63
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$231
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$141
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$316
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$231
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$35.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$54.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
10.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$2051
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$126
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$22.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$2.34
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$0.95
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$0.91
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$0.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$5.54
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$3.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$4.77
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$0.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$7.46
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$6.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$1.73
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.6
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.29
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$0.67
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$50.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$3.39
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$37.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$3.53
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$29.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$52.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$45
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$811

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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 Thimphu

Distance City Cost of living
22 km or 14 mi Paro
$492
147 km or 91 mi Siliguri
$375
196 km or 122 mi Rangpur
$355
203 km or 126 mi Saidpur
$373
211 km or 131 mi Shigatse
$667
214 km or 133 mi Damak
$302
257 km or 159 mi Raiganj
$337
257 km or 160 mi Guwahati
$376
258 km or 160 mi Biratnagar
$352
259 km or 161 mi Dispur
$359
266 km or 166 mi Balurghat
$336
280 km or 174 mi Lhasa
$891
287 km or 178 mi Purnia
$368
294 km or 183 mi Bogra
$365
308 km or 191 mi Shillong
$303
313 km or 195 mi Malda
$339
313 km or 195 mi Mymensingh
$343
350 km or 217 mi Saharsa
$336
360 km or 224 mi Bhagalpur
$284
362 km or 225 mi Rajshahi
$303
364 km or 226 mi Sylhet
$333
377 km or 234 mi Janakpur
$335
401 km or 249 mi Berhampore
$338
413 km or 257 mi Narsingdi
$297
418 km or 260 mi Brahmanbaria
$335
421 km or 262 mi Kathmandu
$435
424 km or 264 mi Lalitpur
$445
426 km or 265 mi Dhaka
$484
438 km or 272 mi Agartala
$324
439 km or 273 mi Narayanganj
$382
444 km or 276 mi Muzaffarpur
$250
454 km or 282 mi Hetauda
$322
468 km or 291 mi Krishnanagar
$348
474 km or 295 mi Birgunj
$307
482 km or 299 mi Jessore
$314
486 km or 302 mi Shantipur
$335
493 km or 306 mi Patna
$408
495 km or 308 mi Durgapur
$329
500 km or 311 mi Asansol
$312
502 km or 312 mi Kulti
$342