Glasgow vs Ulaanbaatar - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Ulaanbaatar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$546
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$1460
🏠 One person rent
$841
$227
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$494
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$222
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$35.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$332
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
94
41
😀 Quality of life
96
55
🏙️ Population
626K
1.4M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 181% more expensive than in Ulaanbaatar. Cities ranked 2601st and 7945th ($1533 vs $546) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 1st in the United Kingdom and Mongolia, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Mongolia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 0.6 months in Ulaanbaatar. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Ulaanbaatar ranked 1st in Mongolia, while ranked 11th and 5782nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Glasgow Ulaanbaatar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$3.98
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$21.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$4.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$1.47
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$0.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$279
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$150
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$615
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$374
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$38.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$60
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$12.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
9.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$1229
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$829
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$0.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$7.84
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$4.03
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$0.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$1.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$7.11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$4.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$5.02
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.49
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$2.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.42
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$8.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$0.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$1.57
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$3.76
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$54.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$3.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$12
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$4.62
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$42.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$70.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$131
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$6614

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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 Ulaanbaatar

Distance City Cost of living
268 km or 167 mi Bulgan
$534
437 km or 272 mi Ulan-Ude
$775
520 km or 323 mi Irkutsk
$719
559 km or 347 mi Angarsk
$731
656 km or 408 mi Chita
$752
794 km or 493 mi Manzhouli
$645
798 km or 496 mi Bayannur
$693
835 km or 519 mi Xilinhot
$651
840 km or 522 mi Baotou
$625
875 km or 544 mi Hohhot
$652
914 km or 568 mi Ulanqab
$695
917 km or 570 mi Wuhai
$1167
934 km or 581 mi Ordos
$701
954 km or 593 mi Hulunbuir
$703
969 km or 602 mi Fengzhen
$643
985 km or 612 mi Bratsk
$736
992 km or 616 mi Shizuishan
$667
1008 km or 626 mi Datong
$794
1012 km or 629 mi Zhangjiakou
$748
1025 km or 637 mi Yakeshi
$648
1028 km or 639 mi Huairen
$647
1050 km or 652 mi Shenmu
$657
1051 km or 653 mi Yinchuan
$547
1051 km or 653 mi Shuozhou
$694
1094 km or 680 mi Lingwu
$643
1103 km or 685 mi Qingtongxia
$643
1106 km or 687 mi Wuzhong
$684
1113 km or 692 mi Jinchang
$655
1124 km or 698 mi Yuanping
$655
1126 km or 700 mi Zhangye
$679
1131 km or 703 mi Chifeng
$689
1131 km or 703 mi Jiuquan
$678
1156 km or 718 mi Xinzhou
$719
1164 km or 723 mi Wuwei
$694
1165 km or 724 mi Chengde
$697
1166 km or 724 mi Ulanhot
$648
1166 km or 724 mi Zhongwei
$676
1169 km or 726 mi Beijing
$1281
1169 km or 727 mi Yumen
$635
1176 km or 731 mi Zalantun
$647