Cost of Living Comparison Between San Diego, CA and Glasgow 

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Consumer Prices in Glasgow are 22.2% lower than in San Diego, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Glasgow are 41.9% lower than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in Glasgow are 65.0% lower than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in Glasgow are 15.6% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in Glasgow are 34.6% lower than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Glasgow is 8.5% lower than in San Diego, CA
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Restaurants
San Diego, CA Edit Glasgow Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(16.60 £)
18.07 $
(15.00 £)
     -9.6 %
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) 10.00 $
(8.30 £)
7.23 $
(6.00 £)
     -27.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(6.64 £)
4.82 $
(4.00 £)
     -39.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(6.64 £)
4.82 $
(4.00 £)
     -39.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.21 $
(4.33 £)
3.62 $
(3.00 £)
     -30.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.66 $
(2.21 £)
1.85 $
(1.53 £)
     -30.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.32 $
(1.93 £)
1.12 $
(0.93 £)
     -51.5 %
Markets
San Diego, CA Edit Glasgow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.20 $
(3.49 £)
4.55 $
(3.78 £)
     +8.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.56 $
(2.95 £)
1.14 $
(0.95 £)
     -68.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.01 $
(1.67 £)
0.68 $
(0.57 £)
     -66.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.12 $
(4.25 £)
2.55 $
(2.11 £)
     -50.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.82 $
(4.83 £)
3.58 $
(2.97 £)
     -38.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.91 $
(5.73 £)
3.44 $
(2.86 £)
     -50.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.90 $
(6.56 £)
5.72 $
(4.75 £)
     -27.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.08 $
(1.72 £)
1.04 $
(0.86 £)
     -49.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.86 $
(0.71 £)
0.50 $
(0.42 £)
     -41.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.46 $
(1.21 £)
0.97 $
(0.80 £)
     -33.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.70 $
(1.41 £)
1.06 $
(0.88 £)
     -37.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.42 $
(1.18 £)
0.46 $
(0.38 £)
     -67.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.11 $
(0.92 £)
0.47 $
(0.39 £)
     -57.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.69 $
(1.41 £)
0.92 $
(0.76 £)
     -45.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.92 $
(1.60 £)
0.91 $
(0.75 £)
     -52.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(9.96 £)
9.34 $
(7.75 £)
     -22.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.18 $
(2.64 £)
1.99 $
(1.65 £)
     -37.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.95 $
(2.45 £)
2.34 $
(1.94 £)
     -20.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(8.30 £)
15.51 $
(12.88 £)
     +55.1 %
Transportation
San Diego, CA Edit Glasgow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(2.08 £)
3.01 $
(2.50 £)
     +20.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $
(62.25 £)
88.00 $
(73.04 £)
     +17.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(2.32 £)
3.61 $
(3.00 £)
     +29.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.49 £)
2.06 $
(1.71 £)
     -31.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.99 $
(24.07 £)
20.24 $
(16.80 £)
     -30.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.59 $
(4.64 £)
7.35 $
(6.10 £)
     +31.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 $
(21,580.34 £)
28,915.21 $
(24,000.00 £)
     +11.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,255.44 $
(19,302.32 £)
31,475.41 $
(26,125.00 £)
     +35.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Diego, CA Edit Glasgow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 236.83 $
(196.57 £)
249.23 $
(206.86 £)
     +5.2 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 $
(0.23 £)
0.12 $
(0.10 £)
     -56.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.29 $
(64.98 £)
34.77 $
(28.86 £)
     -55.6 %
Sports And Leisure
San Diego, CA Edit Glasgow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.88 $
(45.55 £)
34.71 $
(28.81 £)
     -36.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.54 $
(27.01 £)
14.76 $
(12.25 £)
     -54.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.29 $
(12.70 £)
12.05 $
(10.00 £)
     -21.2 %
Childcare
San Diego, CA Edit Glasgow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,375.00 $
(1,141.27 £)
991.95 $
(823.33 £)
     -27.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,507.14 $
(13,701.14 £)
13,704.60 $
(11,375.00 £)
     -17.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Diego, CA Edit Glasgow Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.28 $
(48.37 £)
85.04 $
(70.59 £)
     +45.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.05 $
(42.37 £)
34.22 $
(28.40 £)
     -33.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 96.91 $
(80.44 £)
83.63 $
(69.41 £)
     -13.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.25 $
(91.51 £)
78.69 $
(65.31 £)
     -28.6 %
Rent Per Month
San Diego, CA Edit Glasgow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,687.42 $
(2,230.60 £)
949.01 $
(787.69 £)
     -64.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,173.33 $
(1,803.89 £)
748.89 $
(621.59 £)
     -65.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,669.04 $
(3,875.36 £)
1,697.35 $
(1,408.82 £)
     -63.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,860.00 $
(3,203.85 £)
1,230.27 $
(1,021.14 £)
     -68.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Diego, CA Edit Glasgow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 927.97 $
(770.23 £)
493.95 $
(409.98 £)
     -46.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 819.18 $
(679.93 £)
239.90 $
(199.12 £)
     -70.7 %
Salaries And Financing
San Diego, CA Edit Glasgow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,534.25 $
(4,593.50 £)
2,939.36 $
(2,439.71 £)
     -46.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.34 3.62      -32.1 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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