Cost of Living Comparison Between Changsha and Glasgow 

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Cost of Living in Glasgow is 101.8% higher than in Changsha (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Glasgow is 151.0% higher than in Changsha
Rent Prices in Glasgow are 477.1% higher than in Changsha
Restaurant Prices in Glasgow are 295.0% higher than in Changsha
Groceries Prices in Glasgow are 50.0% higher than in Changsha
Local Purchasing Power in Glasgow is 69.3% higher than in Changsha
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Restaurants
Changsha Edit Glasgow Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ¥
(2.17 £)
138.45 ¥
(15.00 £)
     +592.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 ¥
(13.00 £)
553.81 ¥
(60.00 £)
     +361.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥
(3.79 £)
64.61 ¥
(7.00 £)
     +84.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 ¥
(0.87 £)
41.54 ¥
(4.50 £)
     +419.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 ¥
(1.63 £)
46.15 ¥
(5.00 £)
     +207.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 21.57 ¥
(2.34 £)
30.57 ¥
(3.31 £)
     +41.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 ¥
(0.31 £)
15.92 ¥
(1.73 £)
     +453.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 ¥
(0.22 £)
11.13 ¥
(1.21 £)
     +456.7 %
Markets
Changsha Edit Glasgow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 49.46 ¥
(5.36 £)
43.31 ¥
(4.69 £)
     -12.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 11.91 ¥
(1.29 £)
10.18 ¥
(1.10 £)
     -14.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.65 ¥
(0.29 £)
6.72 ¥
(0.73 £)
     +154.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.94 ¥
(1.29 £)
26.69 ¥
(2.89 £)
     +123.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 57.46 ¥
(6.22 £)
32.24 ¥
(3.49 £)
     -43.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.57 ¥
(1.25 £)
28.16 ¥
(3.05 £)
     +143.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 39.31 ¥
(4.26 £)
44.96 ¥
(4.87 £)
     +14.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.91 ¥
(0.53 £)
9.64 ¥
(1.04 £)
     +96.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.23 ¥
(0.46 £)
4.49 ¥
(0.49 £)
     +6.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.26 ¥
(0.57 £)
9.28 ¥
(1.00 £)
     +76.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 6.05 ¥
(0.66 £)
14.34 ¥
(1.55 £)
     +137.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 3.06 ¥
(0.33 £)
4.22 ¥
(0.46 £)
     +37.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 5.44 ¥
(0.59 £)
4.56 ¥
(0.49 £)
     -16.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.33 ¥
(0.58 £)
7.37 ¥
(0.80 £)
     +38.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.50 ¥
(0.38 £)
8.16 ¥
(0.88 £)
     +133.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 100.00 ¥
(10.83 £)
73.84 ¥
(8.00 £)
     -26.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.42 ¥
(0.59 £)
17.34 ¥
(1.88 £)
     +220.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 ¥
(1.08 £)
19.88 ¥
(2.15 £)
     +98.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(2.17 £)
135.45 ¥
(14.68 £)
     +577.3 %
Transportation
Changsha Edit Glasgow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 ¥
(0.27 £)
25.61 ¥
(2.77 £)
     +924.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 ¥
(10.83 £)
570.42 ¥
(61.80 £)
     +470.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 8.00 ¥
(0.87 £)
36.92 ¥
(4.00 £)
     +361.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 ¥
(0.35 £)
23.77 ¥
(2.57 £)
     +638.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 ¥
(6.50 £)
184.60 ¥
(20.00 £)
     +207.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 32.42 ¥
(3.51 £)
52.83 ¥
(5.72 £)
     +63.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 160,000.00 ¥
(17,334.53 £)
261,074.33 ¥
(28,285.00 £)
     +63.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 ¥
(15,167.71 £)
245,257.83 ¥
(26,571.43 £)
     +75.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Changsha Edit Glasgow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 345.63 ¥
(37.45 £)
2,504.59 ¥
(271.35 £)
     +624.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 91.00 ¥
(9.86 £)
119.41 ¥
(12.94 £)
     +31.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 106.67 ¥
(11.56 £)
291.90 ¥
(31.62 £)
     +173.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Changsha Edit Glasgow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 355.56 ¥
(38.52 £)
366.78 ¥
(39.74 £)
     +3.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 150.00 ¥
(16.25 £)
129.22 ¥
(14.00 £)
     -13.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 40.00 ¥
(4.33 £)
110.76 ¥
(12.00 £)
     +176.9 %
Childcare
Changsha Edit Glasgow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,225.00 ¥
(241.06 £)
8,340.08 ¥
(903.57 £)
     +274.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 40,000.00 ¥
(4,333.63 £)
89,993.80 ¥
(9,750.00 £)
     +125.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Changsha Edit Glasgow Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 510.00 ¥
(55.25 £)
674.51 ¥
(73.08 £)
     +32.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 239.00 ¥
(25.89 £)
332.28 ¥
(36.00 £)
     +39.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 543.60 ¥
(58.89 £)
826.87 ¥
(89.58 £)
     +52.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 674.75 ¥
(73.10 £)
702.52 ¥
(76.11 £)
     +4.1 %
Rent Per Month
Changsha Edit Glasgow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,450.00 ¥
(157.09 £)
10,170.19 ¥
(1,101.85 £)
     +601.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,233.33 ¥
(133.62 £)
7,020.67 ¥
(760.62 £)
     +469.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,450.00 ¥
(373.78 £)
17,149.59 ¥
(1,858.00 £)
     +397.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,750.00 ¥
(189.60 £)
11,151.54 ¥
(1,208.17 £)
     +537.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Changsha Edit Glasgow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,365.66 ¥
(147.96 £)
2,523.19 ¥
(273.36 £)
     +84.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,731.57 ¥
(404.28 £)
2,100.84 ¥
(227.61 £)
     -43.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Changsha Edit Glasgow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,666.67 ¥
(613.93 £)
24,080.57 ¥
(2,608.91 £)
     +325.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.04 5.70      +41.1 %
Last update: May 2024June 2024
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