Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 29.98% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 31.24% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 33.78% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 24.90% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 42.41% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 19.87% lower than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
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 € 3.10 €      -48.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.76 € 1.83 €      -51.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.06 € 1.88 €      -38.59 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 € 1.36 €      -39.23 %
Markets
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.16 € 3.34 €      -19.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.67 € 1.16 €      -30.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.51 €      -50.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.88 € 2.13 €      -45.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.07 € 4.48 €      -44.54 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.78 € 2.85 €      -50.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.46 € 5.47 €      -42.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.36 € 0.83 €      -39.18 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.78 €      -18.63 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.31 € 0.77 €      -41.59 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.47 € 0.84 €      -42.89 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.01 € 0.57 €      -43.21 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 € 0.53 €      -55.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.51 € 0.99 €      -33.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.04 € 0.72 €      -31.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.75 € 5.00 €      -35.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.13 € 1.11 €      -47.98 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 € 1.66 €      -33.53 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 € 5.00 €      -50.00 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 € 2.32 €      +22.11 %
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 € 22.25 €      -45.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.70 € 4.80 €      -15.72 %
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) 26,469.23 € 22,341.65 €      -15.59 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 163.14 € 139.04 €      -14.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 € 0.15 €      -42.47 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 26.65 € 41.63 €      +56.18 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.06 € 43.56 €      +11.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.17 € 21.58 €      +6.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.95 € 9.00 €      -24.69 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 820.25 € 440.00 €      -46.36 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,575.00 € 8,900.00 €      -38.94 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.38 € 72.03 €      -19.41 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.76 € 29.88 €      -20.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.90 € 81.17 €      -10.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.04 € 96.71 €      -30.94 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,222.31 € 919.64 €      -24.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 867.13 € 729.82 €      -15.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,766.28 € 1,557.14 €      -43.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,694.12 € 1,120.25 €      -33.87 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,178.69 € 441.40 €      -62.55 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 883.42 € 281.03 €      -68.19 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,612.55 € 1,439.44 €      -44.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.31 2.08      +58.66 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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