Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 11.32% lower than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 12.24% lower than in Berlin
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 14.13% lower than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 7.23% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 15.48% lower than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 25.06% lower than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.50 € 12.95 €      +23.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 55.00 €      +10.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 € 9.16 €      +7.75 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 3.00 €      -25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 3.65 €      -8.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.18 € 2.41 €      -24.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.19 € 1.95 €      -10.84 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 € 1.31 €      -32.20 %
Markets
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.69 € 3.51 €      -5.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.23 € 1.13 €      -8.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 € 0.56 €      -40.46 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.71 € 2.57 €      -5.31 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.37 € 5.36 €      -0.16 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.49 € 3.08 €      -11.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.94 € 5.16 €      -13.11 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 € 0.90 €      -18.85 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 € 0.79 €      +1.14 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.10 € 0.81 €      -26.49 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 € 0.85 €      -39.47 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.58 €      -27.41 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.59 € 0.65 €      +11.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.28 € 1.01 €      -21.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.71 € 0.78 €      +10.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.70 € 5.00 €      -12.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.94 € 1.14 €      +21.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 € 1.79 €      +11.39 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.65 € 5.00 €      -34.64 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 2.40 €      -20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 86.00 € 40.00 €      -53.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 3.00 €      -25.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 3.22 €      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 € 23.95 €      -27.42 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.13 € 7.37 €      -9.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 € 24,000.00 €      -7.69 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,022.38 € 24,387.15 €      -9.75 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 292.78 € 168.17 €      -42.56 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 € 0.20 €      +91.71 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.28 € 38.43 €      +3.10 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.80 € 40.46 €      +27.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.78 € 23.88 €      +34.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 € 9.00 €      -18.18 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 162.22 € 516.38 €      +218.31 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,950.00 € 11,578.40 €      +29.37 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.77 € 71.30 €      -8.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.24 € 31.60 €      -12.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.74 € 75.96 €      -8.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.47 € 111.58 €      +13.30 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,142.12 € 980.00 €      -14.19 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 802.68 € 788.90 €      -1.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,083.68 € 1,699.48 €      -18.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,507.45 € 1,290.16 €      -14.41 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 753.20 € 445.54 €      -40.85 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 494.19 € 272.47 €      -44.87 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,957.85 € 1,945.45 €      -34.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.98 2.11      +6.60 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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