Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 29.37% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 34.14% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 25.04% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 41.06% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 18.77% lower than in Paris
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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.00 €      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 50.00 €      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 8.00 €      -11.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 € 3.00 €      -57.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 € 3.00 €      -50.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.63 € 1.82 €      -49.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.11 € 1.84 €      -40.83 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.26 € 1.34 €      -40.63 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.03 € 3.41 €      -15.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.62 € 1.24 €      -23.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.02 € 0.50 €      -50.78 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.92 € 2.09 €      -46.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.92 € 4.61 €      -41.78 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.67 € 2.91 €      -48.77 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.11 € 5.46 €      -40.02 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.40 € 0.86 €      -38.63 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 € 0.80 €      -15.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.34 € 0.75 €      -43.97 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.44 € 0.82 €      -42.73 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.94 € 0.55 €      -41.95 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 € 0.54 €      -54.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 € 1.00 €      -31.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 € 0.71 €      -26.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 € 5.00 €      -33.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 € 1.08 €      -50.06 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 € 1.67 €      -34.88 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 € 5.00 €      -50.00 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 € 2.20 €      +15.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 € 40.00 €      -46.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 3.00 €      -40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 € 1.88 €      -22.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.52 € 22.40 €      -44.72 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.87 € 4.91 €      -16.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 € 22,000.00 €      -4.35 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,603.85 € 22,673.68 €      -14.77 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.77 € 139.60 €      -13.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 € 0.14 €      -44.85 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.19 € 41.74 €      +53.51 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.56 € 42.59 €      +7.65 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.68 € 20.70 €      +0.07 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 € 9.00 €      -18.18 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 828.81 € 438.70 €      -47.07 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,700.00 € 8,231.58 €      -44.00 %
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.25 € 73.53 €      -14.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.78 € 28.76 €      -21.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.42 € 78.57 €      -11.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 122.09 € 96.10 €      -21.29 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,206.91 € 935.04 €      -22.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 852.50 € 733.75 €      -13.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,714.42 € 1,511.67 €      -44.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,741.86 € 1,110.57 €      -36.24 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,142.69 € 443.30 €      -61.21 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 843.25 € 288.38 €      -65.80 %
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,526.66 € 1,417.17 €      -43.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.32 2.24      +69.41 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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