Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Bergen 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bergen are 28.1% higher than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bergen are 15.9% higher than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Bergen are 12.2% lower than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Bergen are 28.0% higher than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Bergen are 46.8% higher than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Bergen is 14.6% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Bergen Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(200.40 kr)
17.53 £
(234.15 kr)
     +16.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(801.62 kr)
74.85 £
(1,000.00 kr)
     +24.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(93.52 kr)
11.19 £
(149.50 kr)
     +59.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(60.12 kr)
8.23 £
(110.00 kr)
     +83.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(53.44 kr)
7.11 £
(95.00 kr)
     +77.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.24 £
(43.35 kr)
3.75 £
(50.05 kr)
     +15.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 £
(23.41 kr)
2.40 £
(32.00 kr)
     +36.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.22 £
(16.26 kr)
2.06 £
(27.50 kr)
     +69.2 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Bergen Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.61 £
(61.56 kr)
6.15 £
(82.10 kr)
     +33.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 £
(14.21 kr)
2.13 £
(28.39 kr)
     +99.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.70 £
(9.39 kr)
1.09 £
(14.63 kr)
     +55.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.86 £
(38.19 kr)
3.05 £
(40.71 kr)
     +6.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.29 £
(44.00 kr)
4.77 £
(63.72 kr)
     +44.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.07 £
(41.00 kr)
5.29 £
(70.69 kr)
     +72.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.75 £
(63.41 kr)
10.80 £
(144.33 kr)
     +127.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 £
(13.82 kr)
1.15 £
(15.31 kr)
     +10.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 £
(6.12 kr)
0.89 £
(11.90 kr)
     +94.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £
(12.63 kr)
1.11 £
(14.88 kr)
     +17.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.73 £
(23.06 kr)
1.59 £
(21.28 kr)
     -7.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 £
(6.19 kr)
0.97 £
(12.98 kr)
     +109.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 £
(5.60 kr)
0.83 £
(11.05 kr)
     +97.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(10.15 kr)
2.07 £
(27.72 kr)
     +173.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £
(12.12 kr)
1.56 £
(20.80 kr)
     +71.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £
(100.20 kr)
11.98 £
(160.00 kr)
     +59.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 £
(23.17 kr)
2.55 £
(34.02 kr)
     +46.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 £
(26.16 kr)
3.12 £
(41.62 kr)
     +59.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(173.68 kr)
11.23 £
(150.00 kr)
     -13.6 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Bergen Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(33.40 kr)
2.99 £
(40.00 kr)
     +19.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £
(801.62 kr)
57.45 £
(767.50 kr)
     -4.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(53.44 kr)
10.85 £
(145.00 kr)
     +171.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.21 £
(29.49 kr)
1.08 £
(14.48 kr)
     -50.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.80 £
(224.45 kr)
53.89 £
(720.00 kr)
     +220.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.74 £
(76.68 kr)
6.14 £
(81.99 kr)
     +6.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(377,896.70 kr)
26,571.22 £
(355,000.00 kr)
     -6.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,142.86 £
(349,276.99 kr)
32,184.85 £
(430,000.00 kr)
     +23.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Bergen Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 281.60 £
(3,762.29 kr)
188.84 £
(2,522.95 kr)
     -32.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.83 £
(171.46 kr)
31.46 £
(420.30 kr)
     +145.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.33 £
(431.98 kr)
38.36 £
(512.50 kr)
     +18.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Bergen Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.32 £
(471.86 kr)
37.77 £
(504.57 kr)
     +6.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.67 £
(169.23 kr)
28.07 £
(375.00 kr)
     +121.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.50 £
(153.58 kr)
11.98 £
(160.00 kr)
     +4.2 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Bergen Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 866.67 £
(11,578.95 kr)
252.35 £
(3,371.43 kr)
     -70.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,750.00 £
(130,263.14 kr)
9,605.56 £
(128,333.33 kr)
     -1.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Bergen Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.62 £
(1,010.37 kr)
64.56 £
(862.50 kr)
     -14.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.00 £
(427.52 kr)
31.80 £
(424.88 kr)
     -0.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.62 £
(1,130.49 kr)
76.00 £
(1,015.38 kr)
     -10.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 70.42 £
(940.79 kr)
100.63 £
(1,344.44 kr)
     +42.9 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Bergen Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,102.67 £
(14,731.98 kr)
928.54 £
(12,405.56 kr)
     -15.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.50 £
(10,320.85 kr)
691.10 £
(9,233.33 kr)
     -10.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,750.71 £
(23,390.11 kr)
1,488.04 £
(19,880.65 kr)
     -15.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,222.00 £
(16,326.31 kr)
1,150.17 £
(15,366.67 kr)
     -5.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Bergen Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 324.46 £
(4,334.91 kr)
447.48 £
(5,978.48 kr)
     +37.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 224.51 £
(2,999.52 kr)
293.04 £
(3,915.17 kr)
     +30.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Bergen Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,499.27 £
(33,391.05 kr)
2,473.95 £
(33,052.73 kr)
     -1.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.72 4.44      -22.4 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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