Cost of Living Comparison Between Milan and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 20.03% lower than in Milan (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 22.34% lower than in Milan
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 26.85% lower than in Milan
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 22.03% lower than in Milan
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 25.25% lower than in Milan
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 12.68% higher than in Milan
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Restaurants
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.00 €      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 50.00 €      -28.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 3.00 €      -40.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 € 3.10 €      -38.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.66 € 1.83 €      +10.24 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 € 1.88 €      -27.97 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.33 € 1.36 €      +2.56 %
Markets
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.71 € 3.34 €      -29.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.59 € 1.16 €      -26.90 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.06 € 0.51 €      -51.91 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.03 € 2.13 €      -29.82 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.28 € 4.48 €      -28.70 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.47 € 2.85 €      -36.12 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.00 € 5.47 €      -31.62 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 € 0.83 €      -8.62 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.78 €      -11.84 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.99 € 0.77 €      -22.63 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.12 € 0.84 €      -25.01 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.70 € 0.57 €      -18.19 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.65 € 0.53 €      -18.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.00 € 0.99 €      -0.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.45 € 0.72 €      +60.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 5.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.54 € 1.11 €      -27.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.26 € 1.66 €      -26.75 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.85 € 5.00 €      -14.53 %
Transportation
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 € 2.32 €      +16.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 39.00 € 40.00 €      +2.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 € 3.00 €      -50.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 € 1.88 €      -22.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 22.25 €      -25.83 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.88 € 4.80 €      -18.31 %
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) 24,096.88 € 22,341.65 €      -7.28 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 160.23 € 139.04 €      -13.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 € 0.15 €      -13.54 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.96 € 41.63 €      +48.91 %
Sports And Leisure
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 56.71 € 43.56 €      -23.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.45 € 21.58 €      -24.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 € 9.00 €      -10.00 %
Childcare
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 630.95 € 440.00 €      -30.26 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,571.43 € 8,900.00 €      -34.42 %
Clothing And Shoes
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.93 € 72.03 €      -12.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.97 € 29.88 €      -9.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.23 € 81.17 €      -8.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124.39 € 96.71 €      -22.25 %
Rent Per Month
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,100.08 € 919.64 €      -16.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 738.05 € 729.82 €      -1.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,527.00 € 1,557.14 €      -38.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,550.00 € 1,120.25 €      -27.73 %
Buy Apartment Price
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 753.71 € 441.40 €      -41.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 333.62 € 281.03 €      -15.76 %
Salaries And Financing
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,644.85 € 1,439.44 €      -12.49 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.83 2.08      +13.62 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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