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Cost of Living Comparison Between Spain and United States 

For major cities in those countries you could get probably more relevant data by specifying cities itself.

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Consumer Prices in United States are 1.01% lower than in Spain
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 8.78% higher than in Spain
Rent Prices in United States are 39.31% higher than in Spain
Restaurant Prices in United States are 15.49% lower than in Spain
Groceries Prices in United States are 28.18% higher than in Spain
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 80.08% higher than in Spain

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  Spain  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €     7.24 €      -27.64 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €     32.56 €      -18.59 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 €     4.52 €      -30.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 2.00 €     2.53 €      +26.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.50 €     3.62 €      +44.72 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.55 €     2.64 €      +70.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.69 €     1.15 €      -32.22 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.16 €     0.92 €      -21.06 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.79 €     0.72 €      -9.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.94 €     1.73 €      +83.71 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.02 €     2.09 €      +106.06 %
Eggs (12) 1.62 €     1.63 €      +0.69 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.54 €     6.85 €      -19.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.09 €     5.53 €      -9.30 %
Apples (1kg) 1.57 €     2.68 €      +71.23 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.22 €     2.59 €      +111.57 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.46 €     2.69 €      +85.00 %
Potato (1kg) 0.90 €     1.70 €      +88.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.88 €     1.14 €      +30.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 €     1.27 €      +139.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.40 €     8.68 €      +97.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.82 €     1.65 €      +102.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.18 €     2.37 €      +100.50 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.60 €     4.34 €      -5.62 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €     1.45 €      -3.52 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 48.00 €     47.76 €      -0.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.17 €      -27.64 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.00 €     1.12 €      +12.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 €     20.33 €      +1.67 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.45 €     0.70 €      -51.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,300.00 €     14,472.00 €      -20.92 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 116.67 €     117.12 €      +0.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 €     0.11 €      -26.94 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 34.19 €     33.39 €      -2.32 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.05 €     28.60 €      -35.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.15 €     13.35 €      +19.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 €     7.24 €      -9.55 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.88 €     29.50 €      -63.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.74 €     26.47 €      -11.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.50 €     55.24 €      -27.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 82.25 €     60.40 €      -26.57 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 540.21 €     719.33 €      +33.16 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 414.48 €     542.74 €      +30.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 851.77 €     1,230.77 €      +44.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 649.26 €     928.12 €      +42.95 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,007.39 €     1,381.55 €      -54.06 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,961.96 €     890.49 €      -54.61 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,208.99 €     2,368.31 €      +95.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.56     4.20      +18.19 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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