Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Buffalo, NY 

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Consumer Prices in Buffalo, NY are 10.1% higher than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Buffalo, NY are 14.4% higher than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Buffalo, NY are 24.4% higher than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Buffalo, NY are 3.0% lower than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Buffalo, NY are 33.7% higher than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Buffalo, NY is 6.0% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Buffalo, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(18.99 $)
15.80 £
(20.00 $)
     +5.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(75.96 $)
47.40 £
(60.00 $)
     -21.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(8.86 $)
7.90 £
(10.00 $)
     +12.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(5.70 $)
3.95 £
(5.00 $)
     -12.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(5.06 $)
4.74 £
(6.00 $)
     +18.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.26 £
(4.13 $)
3.68 £
(4.65 $)
     +12.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 £
(2.22 $)
1.87 £
(2.37 $)
     +6.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.22 £
(1.54 $)
1.21 £
(1.53 $)
     -0.9 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Buffalo, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.61 £
(5.83 $)
2.77 £
(3.51 $)
     -39.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 £
(1.35 $)
2.47 £
(3.13 $)
     +132.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.70 £
(0.89 $)
1.84 £
(2.33 $)
     +162.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.86 £
(3.62 $)
2.44 £
(3.09 $)
     -14.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.29 £
(4.17 $)
4.88 £
(6.18 $)
     +48.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.07 £
(3.89 $)
4.05 £
(5.13 $)
     +32.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.75 £
(6.01 $)
5.00 £
(6.33 $)
     +5.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 £
(1.31 $)
2.48 £
(3.14 $)
     +139.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.58 $)
0.57 £
(0.72 $)
     +24.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.20 $)
1.55 £
(1.96 $)
     +63.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.73 £
(2.18 $)
1.82 £
(2.31 $)
     +5.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.59 $)
1.50 £
(1.90 $)
     +222.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 £
(0.53 $)
1.82 £
(2.30 $)
     +334.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(0.96 $)
2.24 £
(2.83 $)
     +194.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £
(1.15 $)
1.19 £
(1.50 $)
     +31.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £
(9.49 $)
10.27 £
(13.00 $)
     +36.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 £
(2.20 $)
1.37 £
(1.73 $)
     -21.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 £
(2.48 $)
3.36 £
(4.25 $)
     +71.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.50 £
(17.09 $)
8.54 £
(10.82 $)
     -36.7 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Buffalo, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(3.16 $)
1.88 £
(2.38 $)
     -25.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £
(75.96 $)
60.43 £
(76.50 $)
     +0.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(5.06 $)
3.16 £
(4.00 $)
     -21.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.21 £
(2.79 $)
1.53 £
(1.93 $)
     -30.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.80 £
(21.27 $)
35.55 £
(45.00 $)
     +111.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.74 £
(7.27 $)
2.83 £
(3.58 $)
     -50.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(35,807.51 $)
23,697.54 £
(30,000.00 $)
     -16.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,142.86 £
(33,095.66 $)
20,501.17 £
(25,953.54 $)
     -21.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Buffalo, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 281.60 £
(356.50 $)
140.15 £
(177.43 $)
     -50.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.83 £
(16.25 $)
34.35 £
(43.48 $)
     +167.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.33 £
(40.93 $)
52.34 £
(66.26 $)
     +61.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Buffalo, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.32 £
(44.71 $)
30.81 £
(39.00 $)
     -12.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.67 £
(16.04 $)
47.40 £
(60.00 $)
     +274.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.50 £
(14.55 $)
9.48 £
(12.00 $)
     -17.5 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Buffalo, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 866.67 £
(1,097.16 $)
868.91 £
(1,100.00 $)
     +0.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,750.00 £
(12,343.05 $)
25,632.84 £
(32,450.00 $)
     +162.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Buffalo, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.62 £
(95.74 $)
37.74 £
(47.78 $)
     -50.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.00 £
(40.51 $)
41.47 £
(52.50 $)
     +29.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.62 £
(107.12 $)
69.91 £
(88.50 $)
     -17.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 70.42 £
(89.14 $)
77.54 £
(98.17 $)
     +10.1 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Buffalo, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,102.67 £
(1,395.93 $)
1,195.94 £
(1,514.00 $)
     +8.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.50 £
(977.95 $)
1,009.97 £
(1,278.57 $)
     +30.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,750.71 £
(2,216.32 $)
2,211.77 £
(2,800.00 $)
     +26.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,222.00 £
(1,547.00 $)
1,614.39 £
(2,043.75 $)
     +32.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Buffalo, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 324.46 £
(410.75 $)
316.93 £
(401.21 $)
     -2.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 224.51 £
(284.22 $)
259.12 £
(328.04 $)
     +15.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Buffalo, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,499.27 £
(3,163.96 $)
2,687.83 £
(3,402.67 $)
     +7.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.72 6.62      +15.7 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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