Cost of Living Comparison Between Munich and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 19.30% lower than in Munich (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 23.14% lower than in Munich
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 30.23% lower than in Munich
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 16.03% lower than in Munich
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 19.41% lower than in Munich
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 37.77% lower than in Munich
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Restaurants
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 12.00 €      -7.69 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 50.00 €      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 3.00 €      -25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 3.00 €      -25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.13 € 1.82 €      -41.74 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.86 € 1.84 €      -35.53 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.53 € 1.34 €      -46.99 %
Markets
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.67 € 3.40 €      -7.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.58 € 1.20 €      -24.16 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.92 € 0.50 €      -45.21 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.49 € 2.18 €      -12.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.90 € 4.62 €      -21.67 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.26 € 2.87 €      -11.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.76 € 5.42 €      -19.86 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.17 € 0.86 €      -26.51 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.80 €      +4.82 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.99 € 0.78 €      -21.20 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.35 € 0.85 €      -37.20 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.84 € 0.59 €      -29.99 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.54 €      -17.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.98 € 0.99 €      +1.97 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.56 € 0.74 €      +33.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 5.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.96 € 1.11 €      +15.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.39 € 1.74 €      +24.78 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 5.00 €      -28.57 %
Transportation
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.30 € 2.25 €      -31.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.30 € 40.00 €      -27.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.70 € 3.00 €      -18.92 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 1.88 €      -41.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 22.40 €      -25.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.04 € 4.84 €      -4.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 € 22,000.00 €      -8.33 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,221.54 € 22,322.67 €      +0.46 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 264.74 € 134.94 €      -49.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 € 0.14 €      +18.02 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36.05 € 41.38 €      +14.76 %
Sports And Leisure
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.02 € 42.40 €      +11.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.69 € 20.54 €      -5.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 9.00 €      -25.00 %
Childcare
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 678.12 € 432.38 €      -36.24 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,120.25 € 8,376.47 €      -30.89 %
Clothing And Shoes
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.77 € 69.87 €      -13.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.84 € 29.60 €      -27.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.59 € 76.91 €      -14.16 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.65 € 93.00 €      -27.14 %
Rent Per Month
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,278.06 € 938.43 €      -26.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 927.98 € 733.17 €      -20.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,273.27 € 1,531.97 €      -32.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,725.00 € 1,125.48 €      -34.75 %
Buy Apartment Price
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,067.14 € 447.34 €      -58.08 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 739.10 € 282.09 €      -61.83 %
Salaries And Financing
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,988.07 € 1,429.07 €      -52.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.63 2.11      +29.44 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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