Cost of living in Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district £9
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) £4.90
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £4.12
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £1.00
12 eggs, large £2.42
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £1.90
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £5.74
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples £1.88
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes £0.82
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £1.50
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £9
2 liters of Coca-Cola £1.81
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0.83
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area £1,393
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area £1,189
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £103
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area £941
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area £530
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio £164
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) £21
40” flat screen TV £316
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) £72
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £6
Hourly rate for cleaning help £11
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) £64
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) £38
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) £79
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £80
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new £19,591
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.13
Monthly ticket public transport £53
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) £14
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) £3.07
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) £1.23
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) £116
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) £3.13
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £1.41
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) £2.61
4 rolls of toilet paper £1.72
Tube of toothpaste £1.31
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £12
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £25
2 tickets to the movies £19
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) £83
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert £73
1 cocktail drink in downtown club £7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city £2.84
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) £4.33
iPod nano 16GB £132
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) £0.09
1 month of gym membership in business district £36
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes £9
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 569 prices entered by 83 different people.
Latest price update: March 25, 2017.

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