Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 21.62% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 24.34% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 29.53% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 17.51% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 36.24% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 1.94% lower than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.95 €      -13.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 55.00 €      -8.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 9.16 €      -8.41 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 3.00 €      -50.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 € 3.65 €      -39.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 € 2.41 €      -36.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.09 € 1.95 €      -36.75 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 € 1.31 €      -38.56 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.46 € 3.51 €      -21.34 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.84 € 1.13 €      -38.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 € 0.56 €      -40.50 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.61 € 2.57 €      -28.95 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.15 € 5.36 €      -24.99 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.50 € 3.08 €      -43.90 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.18 € 5.16 €      -43.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.18 € 0.90 €      -23.47 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 € 0.79 €      -8.16 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.11 € 0.81 €      -27.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.53 € 0.85 €      -44.59 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.93 € 0.58 €      -37.53 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.87 € 0.65 €      -24.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.36 € 1.01 €      -25.76 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 € 0.78 €      -8.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 € 5.00 €      -37.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.94 € 1.14 €      -41.10 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 € 1.79 €      -29.97 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 € 5.00 €      -52.38 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 € 2.40 €      +26.32 %
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) 2.66 € 3.22 €      +21.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 € 23.95 €      -46.78 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.62 € 7.37 €      -3.30 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 € 24,000.00 €      +9.09 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,750.00 € 24,387.15 €      -8.83 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 183.46 € 168.17 €      -8.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 € 0.20 €      +27.34 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.71 € 38.43 €      +25.15 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.54 € 40.46 €      +10.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.04 € 23.88 €      +83.07 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 9.00 €      -25.00 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 779.63 € 516.38 €      -33.77 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,857.14 € 11,578.40 €      -2.35 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 98.76 € 71.30 €      -27.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.37 € 31.60 €      -19.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.22 € 75.96 €      -14.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.20 € 111.58 €      -14.96 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,262.95 € 980.00 €      -22.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 928.11 € 788.90 €      -15.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,709.22 € 1,699.48 €      -37.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,845.38 € 1,290.16 €      -30.09 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,138.28 € 445.54 €      -60.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 850.15 € 272.47 €      -67.95 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,621.93 € 1,945.45 €      -25.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.41 2.11      +49.04 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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