Cost of Living Comparison Between Munich and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 17.57% lower than in Munich (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 22.96% lower than in Munich
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 32.76% lower than in Munich
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 17.19% lower than in Munich
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 18.81% lower than in Munich
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 37.00% lower than in Munich
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Restaurants
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 € 12.00 €      -14.29 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 57.50 € 50.00 €      -13.04 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 € 8.00 €      -5.88 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 3.00 €      -25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 3.50 €      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.18 € 1.92 €      -39.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 € 1.83 €      -34.77 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 € 1.24 €      -53.10 %
Markets
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.83 € 3.33 €      -13.16 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.42 € 1.13 €      -20.51 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.92 € 0.49 €      -47.19 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.74 € 2.29 €      -16.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.42 € 4.87 €      -10.14 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.42 € 2.84 €      -16.95 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.33 € 5.42 €      -14.37 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.26 € 0.80 €      -36.35 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 € 0.79 €      +1.63 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.08 € 0.79 €      -26.94 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.09 € 0.86 €      -21.10 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.87 € 0.62 €      -28.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.55 €      -22.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.21 € 1.01 €      -16.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 € 0.72 €      +15.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 5.00 €      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.83 € 1.06 €      +27.25 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 € 1.66 €      +6.47 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 5.00 €      -28.57 %
Transportation
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.40 € 2.40 €      -29.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 57.00 € 40.00 €      -29.82 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.70 € 3.00 €      -18.92 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 1.92 €      -40.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 22.40 €      -25.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.37 € 4.96 €      -7.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,165.00 € 22,855.00 €      -5.42 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,516.36 € 23,987.77 €      +6.53 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 257.61 € 151.50 €      -41.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 € 0.17 €      +44.78 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.30 € 39.89 €      +19.80 %
Sports And Leisure
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.48 € 44.60 €      +12.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.50 € 22.79 €      +6.01 %
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 761.80 € 461.67 €      -39.40 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,456.20 € 9,403.13 €      -30.12 %
Clothing And Shoes
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.35 € 70.87 €      -12.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.52 € 30.90 €      -19.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.60 € 75.81 €      -4.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124.76 € 98.10 €      -21.37 %
Rent Per Month
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,281.56 € 907.06 €      -29.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 982.57 € 722.36 €      -26.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,281.18 € 1,513.10 €      -33.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,750.29 € 1,096.05 €      -37.38 %
Buy Apartment Price
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,098.10 € 445.11 €      -59.47 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 785.32 € 273.89 €      -65.12 %
Salaries And Financing
Munich Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,310.63 € 1,606.90 €      -51.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.54 1.96      +27.34 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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