Glasgow Tourism

Visit Glasgow - Best of Glasgow

Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, is also the third most populated city in the United Kingdom. It is in the country's western region, located on the River Clyde. Glasgow grew from a small rural settlement on the River Clyde to become one of the largest seaports in Britain.

Facts and Stats for Glasgow*

  • Pollution Statistics in Glasgow

    Know the pollution level of Glasgow before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 20.31 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 44.12 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.47 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 19.44 (Very Low)
  • Glasgow: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Glasgow for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Glasgow.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.76 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 49.49 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 24.49 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.34 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.38 (Low)
    • Attacks 50.25 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 64.25 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 74.24 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 42.68 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 55.25 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.83 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.93 (Moderate)
  • Living in Glasgow - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Glasgow is 167.82 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 55.18 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 84.94 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 29.3 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.63 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 83.65 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.03 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 96.36 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Glasgow

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Glasgow

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.99 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 73.61 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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