Cost of Living Comparison Between Durham, NC and Glasgow 

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Consumer Prices in Glasgow are 4.1% lower than in Durham, NC (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Glasgow are 15.4% lower than in Durham, NC
Rent Prices in Glasgow are 35.2% lower than in Durham, NC
Restaurant Prices in Glasgow are 8.2% higher than in Durham, NC
Groceries Prices in Glasgow are 29.2% lower than in Durham, NC
Local Purchasing Power in Glasgow is 37.7% lower than in Durham, NC
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Restaurants
Durham, NC Edit Glasgow Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(12.45 £)
18.07 $
(15.00 £)
     +20.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 66.25 $
(54.99 £)
72.29 $
(60.00 £)
     +9.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(6.64 £)
7.23 $
(6.00 £)
     -9.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.75 $
(3.11 £)
4.82 $
(4.00 £)
     +28.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(5.81 £)
4.82 $
(4.00 £)
     -31.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.45 $
(3.70 £)
3.62 $
(3.00 £)
     -18.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $
(1.71 £)
1.85 $
(1.53 £)
     -10.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.42 $
(1.18 £)
1.12 $
(0.93 £)
     -20.6 %
Markets
Durham, NC Edit Glasgow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.33 $
(2.76 £)
4.55 $
(3.78 £)
     +36.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.75 $
(2.28 £)
1.14 $
(0.95 £)
     -58.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.89 $
(1.57 £)
0.68 $
(0.57 £)
     -63.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.43 $
(2.02 £)
2.55 $
(2.11 £)
     +4.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.40 $
(5.31 £)
3.58 $
(2.97 £)
     -44.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.25 $
(5.19 £)
3.44 $
(2.86 £)
     -44.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.33 $
(6.08 £)
5.72 $
(4.75 £)
     -22.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.07 $
(1.72 £)
1.04 $
(0.86 £)
     -49.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 $
(0.45 £)
0.50 $
(0.42 £)
     -7.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.64 $
(1.36 £)
0.97 $
(0.80 £)
     -41.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.55 $
(2.11 £)
1.06 $
(0.88 £)
     -58.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.03 $
(0.85 £)
0.46 $
(0.38 £)
     -55.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.33 $
(1.10 £)
0.47 $
(0.39 £)
     -64.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 $
(0.82 £)
0.92 $
(0.76 £)
     -7.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $
(1.58 £)
0.91 $
(0.75 £)
     -52.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $
(11.62 £)
9.34 $
(7.75 £)
     -33.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 $
(2.17 £)
1.99 $
(1.65 £)
     -24.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 $
(3.74 £)
2.34 $
(1.94 £)
     -48.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.49 $
(6.22 £)
15.51 $
(12.88 £)
     +107.1 %
Transportation
Durham, NC Edit Glasgow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.66 £)
3.01 $
(2.50 £)
     +50.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 36.00 $
(29.88 £)
88.00 $
(73.04 £)
     +144.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 $
(2.99 £)
3.61 $
(3.00 £)
     +0.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $
(1.87 £)
2.06 $
(1.71 £)
     -8.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $
(12.45 £)
20.24 $
(16.80 £)
     +34.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.17 $
(2.63 £)
7.35 $
(6.10 £)
     +132.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(19,920.31 £)
28,915.21 $
(24,000.00 £)
     +20.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,206.25 $
(19,261.49 £)
31,475.41 $
(26,125.00 £)
     +35.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Durham, NC Edit Glasgow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 135.87 $
(112.78 £)
249.23 $
(206.86 £)
     +83.4 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 $
(0.04 £)
0.12 $
(0.10 £)
     +141.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.00 $
(53.95 £)
34.77 $
(28.86 £)
     -46.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Durham, NC Edit Glasgow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.17 $
(32.51 £)
34.71 $
(28.81 £)
     -11.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $
(16.60 £)
14.76 $
(12.25 £)
     -26.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(9.96 £)
12.05 $
(10.00 £)
     +0.4 %
Childcare
Durham, NC Edit Glasgow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,624.00 $
(1,347.94 £)
991.95 $
(823.33 £)
     -38.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,000.00 $
(3,320.05 £)
13,704.60 $
(11,375.00 £)
     +242.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Durham, NC Edit Glasgow Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 55.21 $
(45.83 £)
85.04 $
(70.59 £)
     +54.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.17 $
(28.36 £)
34.22 $
(28.40 £)
     +0.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.75 $
(69.51 £)
83.63 $
(69.41 £)
     -0.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.75 $
(106.86 £)
78.69 $
(65.31 £)
     -38.9 %
Rent Per Month
Durham, NC Edit Glasgow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,550.00 $
(1,286.52 £)
949.01 $
(787.69 £)
     -38.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,366.67 $
(1,134.35 £)
748.89 $
(621.59 £)
     -45.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,379.75 $
(1,975.22 £)
1,697.35 $
(1,408.82 £)
     -28.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,937.50 $
(1,608.15 £)
1,230.27 $
(1,021.14 £)
     -36.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Durham, NC Edit Glasgow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 322.00 $
(267.26 £)
493.95 $
(409.98 £)
     +53.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 162.33 $
(134.74 £)
239.90 $
(199.12 £)
     +47.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Durham, NC Edit Glasgow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,575.00 $
(4,627.32 £)
2,939.36 $
(2,439.71 £)
     -47.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.79 3.62      -24.3 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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