Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Tokyo 

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Cost of Living in Tokyo is 18.0% lower than in Glasgow (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Tokyo is 16.0% lower than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 11.4% lower than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 50.3% lower than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 11.1% higher than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 12.7% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Tokyo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(2,999.14 ¥)
5.00 £
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -66.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(11,996.57 ¥)
35.01 £
(7,000.00 ¥)
     -41.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(1,399.60 ¥)
4.00 £
(800.00 ¥)
     -42.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(899.74 ¥)
2.20 £
(440.00 ¥)
     -51.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(999.71 ¥)
3.50 £
(700.00 ¥)
     -30.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.30 £
(659.81 ¥)
2.53 £
(505.00 ¥)
     -23.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 £
(352.17 ¥)
0.86 £
(171.03 ¥)
     -51.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.20 £
(239.53 ¥)
0.57 £
(114.09 ¥)
     -52.4 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Tokyo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.68 £
(935.79 ¥)
4.50 £
(898.87 ¥)
     -3.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.11 £
(222.51 ¥)
1.16 £
(231.55 ¥)
     +4.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.73 £
(146.18 ¥)
1.25 £
(250.79 ¥)
     +71.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.92 £
(583.43 ¥)
1.67 £
(334.79 ¥)
     -42.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.37 £
(674.57 ¥)
5.63 £
(1,125.56 ¥)
     +66.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.05 £
(609.65 ¥)
2.50 £
(499.63 ¥)
     -18.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.91 £
(982.37 ¥)
7.18 £
(1,435.91 ¥)
     +46.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 £
(205.42 ¥)
1.72 £
(344.22 ¥)
     +67.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £
(93.51 ¥)
0.83 £
(166.53 ¥)
     +78.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £
(189.85 ¥)
2.01 £
(402.25 ¥)
     +111.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 £
(310.60 ¥)
1.71 £
(341.57 ¥)
     +10.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 £
(87.43 ¥)
0.96 £
(192.43 ¥)
     +120.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.45 £
(90.69 ¥)
0.96 £
(192.17 ¥)
     +111.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.77 £
(153.72 ¥)
1.11 £
(222.90 ¥)
     +45.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.82 £
(164.48 ¥)
0.65 £
(129.54 ¥)
     -21.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(1,599.54 ¥)
5.50 £
(1,100.00 ¥)
     -31.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 £
(349.43 ¥)
1.62 £
(324.60 ¥)
     -7.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 £
(399.22 ¥)
2.25 £
(450.83 ¥)
     +12.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 £
(2,799.20 ¥)
3.00 £
(600.00 ¥)
     -78.6 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Tokyo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £
(519.85 ¥)
1.00 £
(200.00 ¥)
     -61.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 61.80 £
(12,356.47 ¥)
39.21 £
(7,840.00 ¥)
     -36.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(799.77 ¥)
2.50 £
(500.00 ¥)
     -37.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 £
(482.67 ¥)
3.54 £
(708.11 ¥)
     +46.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £
(3,998.86 ¥)
18.95 £
(3,789.47 ¥)
     -5.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.72 £
(1,143.17 ¥)
3.34 £
(667.61 ¥)
     -41.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(5,655,385.35 ¥)
16,714.77 £
(3,342,000.00 ¥)
     -40.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,571.43 £
(5,312,768.88 ¥)
12,566.92 £
(2,512,666.67 ¥)
     -52.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Tokyo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 271.35 £
(54,254.40 ¥)
132.37 £
(26,466.83 ¥)
     -51.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.94 £
(2,586.76 ¥)
19.40 £
(3,878.60 ¥)
     +49.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.87 £
(6,372.09 ¥)
24.15 £
(4,828.00 ¥)
     -24.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Tokyo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.57 £
(7,112.26 ¥)
48.13 £
(9,624.14 ¥)
     +35.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00 £
(2,799.20 ¥)
14.88 £
(2,974.19 ¥)
     +6.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(2,398.32 ¥)
9.50 £
(1,900.00 ¥)
     -20.8 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Tokyo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 903.57 £
(180,662.71 ¥)
393.34 £
(78,645.86 ¥)
     -56.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,750.00 £
(1,949,443.42 ¥)
10,853.70 £
(2,170,120.86 ¥)
     +11.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Tokyo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.00 £
(15,195.66 ¥)
41.65 £
(8,328.32 ¥)
     -45.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.67 £
(6,931.19 ¥)
27.37 £
(5,471.58 ¥)
     -21.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.07 £
(16,209.66 ¥)
47.30 £
(9,457.73 ¥)
     -41.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 71.67 £
(14,329.24 ¥)
63.26 £
(12,649.00 ¥)
     -11.7 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Tokyo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,084.00 £
(216,738.12 ¥)
804.37 £
(160,827.92 ¥)
     -25.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 758.00 £
(151,556.73 ¥)
456.13 £
(91,199.96 ¥)
     -39.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,820.50 £
(363,996.08 ¥)
2,123.68 £
(424,614.52 ¥)
     +16.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,208.17 £
(241,564.37 ¥)
932.71 £
(186,489.36 ¥)
     -22.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Tokyo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 273.36 £
(54,657.38 ¥)
670.05 £
(133,971.00 ¥)
     +145.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 227.61 £
(45,508.28 ¥)
347.05 £
(69,389.42 ¥)
     +52.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Tokyo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,650.21 £
(529,891.15 ¥)
1,944.18 £
(388,724.83 ¥)
     -26.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.52 1.78      -67.7 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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