Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 8.74% lower than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 6.90% lower than in Berlin
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 2.70% lower than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 5.13% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 9.38% lower than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 36.07% lower than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 € 12.00 €      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 50.00 €      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 € 3.00 €      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 3.00 €      -14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.87 € 1.82 €      -36.55 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 € 1.84 €      -7.38 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 € 1.34 €      -22.80 %
Markets
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.53 € 3.40 €      -3.84 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.18 € 1.20 €      +1.89 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.50 €      -43.47 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.19 € 2.18 €      -0.31 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.32 € 4.62 €      +7.06 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.16 € 2.87 €      -9.20 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.47 € 5.42 €      -0.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 € 0.86 €      -22.14 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 € 0.80 €      +20.40 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.11 € 0.78 €      -29.63 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 € 0.85 €      -26.84 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.59 €      -10.94 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.68 € 0.54 €      -19.91 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.08 € 0.99 €      -8.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.49 € 0.74 €      +51.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 5.00 €      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.95 € 1.11 €      +16.26 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.55 € 1.74 €      +11.80 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 5.00 €      -28.57 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 € 2.25 €      -22.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 82.00 € 40.00 €      -51.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 € 3.00 €      -23.08 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 1.88 €      -41.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 € 22.40 €      -32.12 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.17 € 4.84 €      -6.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 € 22,000.00 €      +10.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,386.27 € 22,322.67 €      -4.55 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 216.14 € 134.94 €      -37.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 € 0.14 €      +39.53 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.88 € 41.38 €      +29.80 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.85 € 42.40 €      +42.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.72 € 20.54 €      +4.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.30 € 9.00 €      -20.35 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 139.75 € 432.38 €      +209.40 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,333.70 € 8,376.47 €      +14.22 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.08 € 69.87 €      -16.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.54 € 29.60 €      -9.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.58 € 76.91 €      -6.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.29 € 93.00 €      -11.67 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 884.42 € 938.43 €      +6.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 655.56 € 733.17 €      +11.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,705.00 € 1,531.97 €      -10.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,204.41 € 1,125.48 €      -6.55 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 546.33 € 447.34 €      -18.12 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 335.61 € 282.09 €      -15.95 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,400.87 € 1,429.07 €      -40.48 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.75 2.11      +20.49 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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