Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 27.51% lower than in Sydney (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 34.91% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 46.94% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 15.38% lower than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 38.24% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 33.13% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants
Sydney Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(12.61 €)
19.04 A$
(12.00 €)
     -4.82 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$
(63.04 €)
79.31 A$
(50.00 €)
     -20.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$
(7.56 €)
13.48 A$
(8.50 €)
     +12.36 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(5.04 €)
4.76 A$
(3.00 €)
     -40.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(5.67 €)
5.55 A$
(3.50 €)
     -38.31 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.21 A$
(2.65 €)
3.15 A$
(1.99 €)
     -25.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.29 A$
(2.07 €)
3.12 A$
(1.97 €)
     -5.01 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.86 A$
(1.81 €)
1.94 A$
(1.22 €)
     -32.36 %
Markets
Sydney Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.69 A$
(4.22 €)
5.28 A$
(3.33 €)
     -21.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.75 A$
(1.73 €)
1.69 A$
(1.07 €)
     -38.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.27 A$
(0.80 €)
0.78 A$
(0.49 €)
     -38.50 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.96 A$
(3.12 €)
3.45 A$
(2.18 €)
     -30.33 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.47 A$
(3.45 €)
7.29 A$
(4.60 €)
     +33.17 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.30 A$
(3.34 €)
4.43 A$
(2.80 €)
     -16.35 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.44 A$
(5.32 €)
8.65 A$
(5.45 €)
     +2.39 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.04 A$
(1.28 €)
1.26 A$
(0.79 €)
     -38.21 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.71 A$
(1.08 €)
1.16 A$
(0.73 €)
     -32.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.62 A$
(1.02 €)
1.21 A$
(0.76 €)
     -25.37 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.74 A$
(1.72 €)
1.35 A$
(0.85 €)
     -50.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.58 A$
(0.99 €)
0.88 A$
(0.55 €)
     -44.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.27 A$
(0.80 €)
0.86 A$
(0.54 €)
     -32.46 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.61 A$
(1.64 €)
1.58 A$
(1.00 €)
     -39.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.24 A$
(1.41 €)
1.14 A$
(0.72 €)
     -49.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 A$
(10.09 €)
7.93 A$
(5.00 €)
     -50.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.49 A$
(3.46 €)
1.68 A$
(1.06 €)
     -69.48 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.14 A$
(3.87 €)
2.78 A$
(1.75 €)
     -54.81 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 37.00 A$
(23.33 €)
7.93 A$
(5.00 €)
     -78.56 %
Transportation
Sydney Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$
(2.84 €)
3.81 A$
(2.40 €)
     -15.40 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(137.05 €)
63.45 A$
(40.00 €)
     -70.81 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.85 A$
(3.06 €)
4.76 A$
(3.00 €)
     -1.88 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.62 A$
(2.28 €)
3.06 A$
(1.93 €)
     -15.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.68 A$
(35.73 €)
35.06 A$
(22.10 €)
     -38.15 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.03 A$
(3.80 €)
8.32 A$
(5.24 €)
     +37.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 A$
(18,912.36 €)
34,897.80 A$
(22,000.00 €)
     +16.33 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,876.48 A$
(17,573.67 €)
38,287.65 A$
(24,137.00 €)
     +37.35 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sydney Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188.50 A$
(118.83 €)
242.16 A$
(152.66 €)
     +28.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.74 A$
(0.47 €)
0.25 A$
(0.16 €)
     -65.86 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.69 A$
(45.19 €)
63.43 A$
(39.99 €)
     -11.51 %
Sports And Leisure
Sydney Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 85.76 A$
(54.06 €)
67.49 A$
(42.54 €)
     -21.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.31 A$
(15.32 €)
37.40 A$
(23.58 €)
     +53.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(12.61 €)
14.28 A$
(9.00 €)
     -28.62 %
Childcare
Sydney Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,214.02 A$
(1,395.74 €)
741.22 A$
(467.27 €)
     -66.52 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,442.86 A$
(13,517.84 €)
16,464.10 A$
(10,379.17 €)
     -23.22 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sydney Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 111.97 A$
(70.59 €)
109.09 A$
(68.77 €)
     -2.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 72.28 A$
(45.57 €)
49.97 A$
(31.50 €)
     -30.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 148.71 A$
(93.75 €)
115.90 A$
(73.06 €)
     -22.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 162.57 A$
(102.49 €)
152.15 A$
(95.92 €)
     -6.41 %
Rent Per Month
Sydney Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,621.72 A$
(1,652.76 €)
1,429.13 A$
(900.94 €)
     -45.49 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,902.03 A$
(1,199.06 €)
1,123.60 A$
(708.33 €)
     -40.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,844.84 A$
(3,054.25 €)
2,381.33 A$
(1,501.22 €)
     -50.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,089.42 A$
(1,947.61 €)
1,742.69 A$
(1,098.61 €)
     -43.59 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sydney Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,492.28 A$
(940.75 €)
699.84 A$
(441.19 €)
     -53.10 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 884.29 A$
(557.46 €)
453.51 A$
(285.90 €)
     -48.71 %
Salaries And Financing
Sydney Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,146.78 A$
(3,875.00 €)
2,675.43 A$
(1,686.62 €)
     -56.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.74 1.83      -33.03 %
Last update: January 2022January 2022
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