Glasgow vs Tripoli - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Tripoli
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$457
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$1247
🏠 One person rent
$841
$153
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$369
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$202
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$274
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
94
22
😀 Quality of life
96
48
🏙️ Population
626K
1.13M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 235% more expensive than in Tripoli. Cities ranked 2601st and 8574th ($1533 vs $457) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 1st in the United Kingdom and Libya, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Libya comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 0.6 months in Tripoli. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Tripoli ranked 1st in Libya, while ranked 11th and 6343rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Glasgow Tripoli
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$6.16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$36.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$4.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$0.72
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$0.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$189
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$108
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$540
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$283
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$10.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$15.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$19.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
15.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$1068
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$414
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$16.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$5.49
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$0.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.12
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$1.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$8.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$3.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$8.26
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$0.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$0.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.66
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$1.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$0.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$2.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$3.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$1.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$0.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$0.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$32.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$21.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$1.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$45.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$53.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$67
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$1544

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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 Tripoli

Distance City Cost of living
45 km or 28 mi Zawiya
$309
66 km or 41 mi Sabratha
$332
80 km or 50 mi Gharyan
$337
103 km or 64 mi Zuwarah
$332
104 km or 64 mi Al-Khums
$339
110 km or 68 mi Yafran
$331
187 km or 116 mi Misrata
$304
305 km or 190 mi Sfax
$329
308 km or 191 mi Gabes
$300
355 km or 221 mi Mosta
$1170
355 km or 221 mi Marsaskala
$1242
356 km or 221 mi Zabbar
$1032
356 km or 221 mi Birkirkara
$1388
357 km or 222 mi Naxxar
$1250
357 km or 222 mi Valletta
$1534
358 km or 222 mi San Gwann
$1333
358 km or 222 mi Gzira
$1531
359 km or 223 mi Sliema
$1405
359 km or 223 mi St. Paul's Bay
$1139
404 km or 251 mi Sousse
$370
422 km or 262 mi Kairouan
$299
442 km or 275 mi Gafsa
$343
456 km or 284 mi Nabeul
$372
472 km or 293 mi Ragusa
$873
476 km or 296 mi Gela
$987
488 km or 303 mi Niscemi
$1103
495 km or 307 mi Agrigento
$954
504 km or 313 mi Syracuse
$908
516 km or 320 mi Tunis
$489
516 km or 321 mi La Marsa
$492
521 km or 323 mi Aryanah
$426
543 km or 337 mi Catania
$1055
545 km or 338 mi Tebessa
$387
552 km or 343 mi Marsala
$1106
575 km or 357 mi Bizerte
$384
575 km or 357 mi Trapani
$909
583 km or 362 mi Palermo
$984
591 km or 367 mi El Oued
$293
611 km or 380 mi Souk Ahras
$337
624 km or 388 mi Reggio Calabria
$848