Cost of Living Comparison Between Austin, TX and Glasgow 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Glasgow are 12.7% lower than in Austin, TX (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Glasgow are 33.6% lower than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in Glasgow are 59.0% lower than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in Glasgow are 9.8% lower than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in Glasgow are 28.8% lower than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Glasgow is 16.3% lower than in Austin, TX
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Restaurants
Austin, TX Edit Glasgow Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $
(14.94 £)
18.07 $
(15.00 £)
     +0.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(66.40 £)
72.29 $
(60.00 £)
     -9.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(7.47 £)
7.23 $
(6.00 £)
     -19.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(4.98 £)
4.82 $
(4.00 £)
     -19.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(6.64 £)
4.82 $
(4.00 £)
     -39.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.02 $
(4.16 £)
3.62 $
(3.00 £)
     -27.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 $
(2.08 £)
1.85 $
(1.53 £)
     -26.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $
(1.57 £)
1.12 $
(0.93 £)
     -40.6 %
Markets
Austin, TX Edit Glasgow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.02 $
(3.34 £)
4.55 $
(3.78 £)
     +13.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.59 $
(2.15 £)
1.14 $
(0.95 £)
     -56.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.42 $
(1.18 £)
0.68 $
(0.57 £)
     -51.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.95 $
(3.28 £)
2.55 $
(2.11 £)
     -35.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.14 $
(5.09 £)
3.58 $
(2.97 £)
     -41.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.73 $
(4.76 £)
3.44 $
(2.86 £)
     -39.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.64 $
(5.51 £)
5.72 $
(4.75 £)
     -13.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.34 $
(1.94 £)
1.04 $
(0.86 £)
     -55.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $
(0.61 £)
0.50 $
(0.42 £)
     -32.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.85 $
(1.54 £)
0.97 $
(0.80 £)
     -47.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(1.14 £)
1.06 $
(0.88 £)
     -22.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.27 $
(1.06 £)
0.46 $
(0.38 £)
     -63.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.12 $
(0.93 £)
0.47 $
(0.39 £)
     -58.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.78 $
(1.48 £)
0.92 $
(0.76 £)
     -48.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.09 $
(1.74 £)
0.91 $
(0.75 £)
     -56.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(12.45 £)
9.34 $
(7.75 £)
     -37.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.94 $
(2.44 £)
1.99 $
(1.65 £)
     -32.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.54 $
(2.94 £)
2.34 $
(1.94 £)
     -33.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(6.64 £)
15.51 $
(12.88 £)
     +93.9 %
Transportation
Austin, TX Edit Glasgow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $
(1.25 £)
3.01 $
(2.50 £)
     +100.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 48.91 $
(40.60 £)
88.00 $
(73.04 £)
     +79.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.08 £)
3.61 $
(3.00 £)
     +44.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.08 £)
2.06 $
(1.71 £)
     -17.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 $
(33.20 £)
20.24 $
(16.80 £)
     -49.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.45 $
(2.86 £)
7.35 $
(6.10 £)
     +113.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,500.00 $
(23,655.37 £)
28,915.21 $
(24,000.00 £)
     +1.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,249.70 $
(20,957.58 £)
31,475.41 $
(26,125.00 £)
     +24.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Austin, TX Edit Glasgow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 206.84 $
(171.68 £)
249.23 $
(206.86 £)
     +20.5 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
(0.12 £)
0.12 $
(0.10 £)
     -18.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.41 $
(59.27 £)
34.77 $
(28.86 £)
     -51.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Austin, TX Edit Glasgow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.74 $
(37.97 £)
34.71 $
(28.81 £)
     -24.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.00 $
(13.28 £)
14.76 $
(12.25 £)
     -7.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.25 $
(11.00 £)
12.05 $
(10.00 £)
     -9.1 %
Childcare
Austin, TX Edit Glasgow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,178.80 $
(978.42 £)
991.95 $
(823.33 £)
     -15.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,116.67 $
(9,226.98 £)
13,704.60 $
(11,375.00 £)
     +23.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Austin, TX Edit Glasgow Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.57 $
(52.76 £)
85.04 $
(70.59 £)
     +33.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.36 $
(37.65 £)
34.22 $
(28.40 £)
     -24.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 95.83 $
(79.54 £)
83.63 $
(69.41 £)
     -12.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 133.00 $
(110.39 £)
78.69 $
(65.31 £)
     -40.8 %
Rent Per Month
Austin, TX Edit Glasgow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,420.81 $
(2,009.30 £)
949.01 $
(787.69 £)
     -60.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,632.20 $
(1,354.75 £)
748.89 $
(621.59 £)
     -54.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,583.75 $
(3,804.57 £)
1,697.35 $
(1,408.82 £)
     -63.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,814.09 $
(2,335.73 £)
1,230.27 $
(1,021.14 £)
     -56.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Austin, TX Edit Glasgow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 849.30 $
(704.93 £)
493.95 $
(409.98 £)
     -41.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 358.71 $
(297.73 £)
239.90 $
(199.12 £)
     -33.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Austin, TX Edit Glasgow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,287.44 $
(4,388.65 £)
2,939.36 $
(2,439.71 £)
     -44.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.01 3.62      -39.8 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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