Cost of living in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Summary of cost of living in Glasgow

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: £3,091
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: £1,636
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Glasgow, United Kingdom. Current as of Aug 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district £8
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) £5.63
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £3.32
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £0.91
12 eggs, large £2.25
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £2.31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £4.31
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples £2.23
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes £0.84
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £1.43
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £9
2 liters of coca-cola £2.08
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0.90
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area £1,317
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area £900
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £80
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area £797
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area £720
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio £107
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) £18
40” flat screen tv £336
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) £85
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £10
Hourly rate for cleaning help £10
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) £76
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) £36
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) £74
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £68
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new £20,433
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.31
Monthly ticket public transport £69
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) £16
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) £3.77
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) £7
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) £87
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) £3.30
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £1.60
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) £8
4 rolls of toilet paper £1.67
Tube of toothpaste £2.13
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £11
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £22
2 tickets to the movies £17
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) £114
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert £52
1 cocktail drink in downtown club £8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city £2.88
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) £4.31
Ipad wi-fi 128gb £448
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) £0.10
1 month of gym membership in business district £20
1 package of marlboro cigarettes £11
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 327 prices entered by 44 different people.
Latest price update: August 09, 2020

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