Cost of Living Comparison Between Chengdu and Glasgow 

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Cost of Living in Glasgow is 114.3% higher than in Chengdu (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Glasgow is 151.3% higher than in Chengdu
Rent Prices in Glasgow are 354.4% higher than in Chengdu
Restaurant Prices in Glasgow are 205.8% higher than in Chengdu
Groceries Prices in Glasgow are 70.4% higher than in Chengdu
Local Purchasing Power in Glasgow is 58.5% higher than in Chengdu
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Restaurants
Chengdu Edit Glasgow Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ¥
(2.13 £)
141.17 ¥
(15.00 £)
     +605.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 180.00 ¥
(19.13 £)
592.90 ¥
(63.00 £)
     +229.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥
(3.72 £)
65.88 ¥
(7.00 £)
     +88.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 ¥
(0.85 £)
42.35 ¥
(4.50 £)
     +429.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 ¥
(1.59 £)
47.06 ¥
(5.00 £)
     +213.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 23.13 ¥
(2.46 £)
31.32 ¥
(3.33 £)
     +35.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.32 ¥
(0.35 £)
16.23 ¥
(1.73 £)
     +389.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.13 ¥
(0.23 £)
10.89 ¥
(1.16 £)
     +411.0 %
Markets
Chengdu Edit Glasgow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 49.32 ¥
(5.24 £)
43.93 ¥
(4.67 £)
     -10.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 9.81 ¥
(1.04 £)
10.47 ¥
(1.11 £)
     +6.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.10 ¥
(0.33 £)
6.85 ¥
(0.73 £)
     +120.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.57 ¥
(1.44 £)
27.22 ¥
(2.89 £)
     +100.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 38.23 ¥
(4.06 £)
32.87 ¥
(3.49 £)
     -14.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.39 ¥
(1.42 £)
28.55 ¥
(3.03 £)
     +113.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 40.67 ¥
(4.32 £)
45.85 ¥
(4.87 £)
     +12.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 6.41 ¥
(0.68 £)
9.57 ¥
(1.02 £)
     +49.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.12 ¥
(0.44 £)
4.63 ¥
(0.49 £)
     +12.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.25 ¥
(0.56 £)
9.46 ¥
(1.00 £)
     +80.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.19 ¥
(0.34 £)
14.62 ¥
(1.55 £)
     +358.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.32 ¥
(0.25 £)
4.21 ¥
(0.45 £)
     +81.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.63 ¥
(0.28 £)
4.44 ¥
(0.47 £)
     +68.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.62 ¥
(0.39 £)
7.51 ¥
(0.80 £)
     +107.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.13 ¥
(0.44 £)
8.10 ¥
(0.86 £)
     +96.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 ¥
(5.31 £)
75.29 ¥
(8.00 £)
     +50.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.82 ¥
(0.72 £)
17.68 ¥
(1.88 £)
     +159.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.36 ¥
(1.42 £)
20.27 ¥
(2.15 £)
     +51.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 23.50 ¥
(2.50 £)
138.11 ¥
(14.68 £)
     +487.7 %
Transportation
Chengdu Edit Glasgow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 ¥
(0.32 £)
26.12 ¥
(2.77 £)
     +770.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 ¥
(21.25 £)
581.60 ¥
(61.80 £)
     +190.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 9.00 ¥
(0.96 £)
35.29 ¥
(3.75 £)
     +292.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 ¥
(0.34 £)
27.26 ¥
(2.90 £)
     +747.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 ¥
(3.19 £)
188.22 ¥
(20.00 £)
     +527.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 32.31 ¥
(3.43 £)
53.83 ¥
(5.72 £)
     +66.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,000.00 ¥
(13,813.55 £)
266,191.53 ¥
(28,285.00 £)
     +104.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 123,300.00 ¥
(13,101.62 £)
246,569.50 ¥
(26,200.00 £)
     +100.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chengdu Edit Glasgow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 323.57 ¥
(34.38 £)
2,617.85 ¥
(278.17 £)
     +709.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 93.94 ¥
(9.98 £)
123.84 ¥
(13.16 £)
     +31.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 81.53 ¥
(8.66 £)
296.45 ¥
(31.50 £)
     +263.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Chengdu Edit Glasgow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 247.88 ¥
(26.34 £)
373.97 ¥
(39.74 £)
     +50.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 70.00 ¥
(7.44 £)
138.03 ¥
(14.67 £)
     +97.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 40.00 ¥
(4.25 £)
112.93 ¥
(12.00 £)
     +182.3 %
Childcare
Chengdu Edit Glasgow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,951.85 ¥
(313.66 £)
8,885.60 ¥
(944.17 £)
     +201.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 111,111.11 ¥
(11,806.45 £)
91,757.73 ¥
(9,750.00 £)
     -17.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chengdu Edit Glasgow Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 333.81 ¥
(35.47 £)
687.73 ¥
(73.08 £)
     +106.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 298.46 ¥
(31.71 £)
338.79 ¥
(36.00 £)
     +13.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 573.33 ¥
(60.92 £)
843.07 ¥
(89.58 £)
     +47.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 500.00 ¥
(53.13 £)
716.29 ¥
(76.11 £)
     +43.3 %
Rent Per Month
Chengdu Edit Glasgow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,111.11 ¥
(224.32 £)
10,253.34 ¥
(1,089.50 £)
     +385.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,233.33 ¥
(131.05 £)
7,158.28 ¥
(760.62 £)
     +480.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,569.23 ¥
(485.52 £)
17,485.73 ¥
(1,858.00 £)
     +282.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,280.00 ¥
(242.27 £)
11,370.12 ¥
(1,208.17 £)
     +398.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chengdu Edit Glasgow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,691.59 ¥
(286.00 £)
2,572.65 ¥
(273.36 £)
     -4.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,439.99 ¥
(153.01 £)
2,142.01 ¥
(227.61 £)
     +48.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Chengdu Edit Glasgow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,258.19 ¥
(664.98 £)
24,928.32 ¥
(2,648.84 £)
     +298.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.62 5.70      +23.2 %
Last update: July 2024July 2024
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