Cost of Living Comparison Between Buffalo, NY and Glasgow 

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Cost of Living in Glasgow is 16.4% lower than in Buffalo, NY (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Glasgow is 9.6% lower than in Buffalo, NY
Rent Prices in Glasgow are 11.2% higher than in Buffalo, NY
Restaurant Prices in Glasgow are 6.8% lower than in Buffalo, NY
Groceries Prices in Glasgow are 33.1% lower than in Buffalo, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Glasgow is 4.8% higher than in Buffalo, NY
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Restaurants
Buffalo, NY Edit Glasgow Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(15.66 £)
19.16 $
(15.00 £)
     -4.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(62.62 £)
76.65 $
(60.00 £)
     -4.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(9.39 £)
8.94 $
(7.00 £)
     -25.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.25 $
(4.11 £)
5.75 $
(4.50 £)
     +9.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(4.70 £)
6.39 $
(5.00 £)
     +6.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.23 $
(4.10 £)
4.22 $
(3.30 £)
     -19.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 $
(1.93 £)
2.25 $
(1.76 £)
     -8.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 $
(1.36 £)
1.53 $
(1.20 £)
     -11.7 %
Markets
Buffalo, NY Edit Glasgow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.36 $
(2.63 £)
5.98 $
(4.68 £)
     +78.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.39 $
(2.65 £)
1.42 $
(1.11 £)
     -58.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.63 $
(2.06 £)
0.93 $
(0.73 £)
     -64.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.56 $
(2.79 £)
3.73 $
(2.92 £)
     +4.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.67 $
(8.35 £)
4.31 $
(3.37 £)
     -59.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.13 $
(4.01 £)
3.90 $
(3.05 £)
     -24.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.32 $
(4.95 £)
6.28 $
(4.91 £)
     -0.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.29 $
(1.79 £)
1.31 $
(1.03 £)
     -42.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $
(0.58 £)
0.60 $
(0.47 £)
     -19.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.47 $
(1.94 £)
1.21 $
(0.95 £)
     -50.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.31 $
(1.81 £)
1.98 $
(1.55 £)
     -14.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.05 $
(1.61 £)
0.56 $
(0.44 £)
     -72.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.03 $
(2.37 £)
0.58 $
(0.45 £)
     -80.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.55 $
(2.78 £)
0.98 $
(0.77 £)
     -72.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.63 $
(2.06 £)
1.05 $
(0.82 £)
     -60.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $
(10.96 £)
10.22 $
(8.00 £)
     -27.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $
(1.35 £)
2.23 $
(1.75 £)
     +29.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.08 $
(4.76 £)
2.55 $
(2.00 £)
     -58.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.50 $
(10.57 £)
17.88 $
(14.00 £)
     +32.5 %
Transportation
Buffalo, NY Edit Glasgow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.57 £)
3.32 $
(2.60 £)
     +66.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 78.00 $
(61.06 £)
78.95 $
(61.80 £)
     +1.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.30 $
(4.15 £)
5.11 $
(4.00 £)
     -3.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.60 $
(2.82 £)
3.08 $
(2.41 £)
     -14.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 $
(35.23 £)
25.55 $
(20.00 £)
     -43.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.59 $
(2.81 £)
7.30 $
(5.72 £)
     +103.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,344.69 $
(28,449.86 £)
36,134.08 $
(28,285.00 £)
     -0.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,694.48 $
(22,461.44 £)
33,944.99 $
(26,571.43 £)
     +18.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Buffalo, NY Edit Glasgow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 177.43 $
(138.89 £)
346.65 $
(271.35 £)
     +95.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 44.15 $
(34.56 £)
16.53 $
(12.94 £)
     -62.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.41 $
(51.98 £)
40.71 $
(31.87 £)
     -38.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Buffalo, NY Edit Glasgow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.00 $
(30.53 £)
45.44 $
(35.57 £)
     +16.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 60.00 $
(46.97 £)
17.88 $
(14.00 £)
     -70.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $
(10.18 £)
15.32 $
(12.00 £)
     +17.9 %
Childcare
Buffalo, NY Edit Glasgow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,100.00 $
(861.06 £)
1,154.31 $
(903.57 £)
     +4.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,450.00 $
(25,401.18 £)
12,455.62 $
(9,750.00 £)
     -61.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Buffalo, NY Edit Glasgow Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 55.93 $
(43.78 £)
97.09 $
(76.00 £)
     +73.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.25 $
(34.64 £)
44.29 $
(34.67 £)
     +0.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 104.16 $
(81.54 £)
103.57 $
(81.07 £)
     -0.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 104.50 $
(81.80 £)
91.55 $
(71.67 £)
     -12.4 %
Rent Per Month
Buffalo, NY Edit Glasgow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,258.33 $
(985.00 £)
1,384.81 $
(1,084.00 £)
     +10.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,058.33 $
(828.44 £)
968.34 $
(758.00 £)
     -8.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,641.67 $
(1,285.06 £)
2,325.69 $
(1,820.50 £)
     +41.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,635.71 $
(1,280.40 £)
1,543.43 $
(1,208.17 £)
     -5.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Buffalo, NY Edit Glasgow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 385.91 $
(302.08 £)
349.22 $
(273.36 £)
     -9.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 328.03 $
(256.77 £)
290.77 $
(227.61 £)
     -11.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Buffalo, NY Edit Glasgow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,573.90 $
(2,797.58 £)
3,385.65 $
(2,650.21 £)
     -5.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 5.52      -16.1 %
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