Cost of Living Comparison Between Milan and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 18.89% lower than in Milan (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 19.98% lower than in Milan
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 22.20% lower than in Milan
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 24.88% lower than in Milan
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 23.20% lower than in Milan
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 34.89% higher than in Milan
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Restaurants
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 € 12.95 €      -28.06 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 € 55.00 €      -31.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 9.16 €      +1.77 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 3.00 €      -50.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 € 3.65 €      -27.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.69 € 2.41 €      +42.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 € 1.95 €      -24.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.27 € 1.31 €      +3.36 %
Markets
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.10 € 3.51 €      -31.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.84 € 1.13 €      -38.85 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.09 € 0.56 €      -49.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.18 € 2.57 €      -19.38 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.10 € 5.36 €      -12.08 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.58 € 3.08 €      -32.60 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.74 € 5.16 €      -40.94 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 € 0.90 €      -6.49 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.79 €      -4.26 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.83 € 0.81 €      -2.44 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.19 € 0.85 €      -28.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.58 €      -8.12 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.49 € 0.65 €      +34.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.00 € 1.01 €      +0.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.44 € 0.78 €      +79.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 € 5.00 €      -28.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.47 € 1.14 €      -22.43 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 € 1.79 €      -1.81 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.95 € 5.00 €      -15.97 %
Transportation
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 € 2.40 €      +20.00 %
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) 3.22 € 3.22 €      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 € 23.95 €      -31.57 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.66 € 7.37 €      -3.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,750.00 € 24,000.00 €      -3.03 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,070.00 € 24,387.15 €      -9.91 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 185.04 € 168.17 €      -9.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 € 0.20 €      +32.60 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.83 € 38.43 €      +33.31 %
Sports And Leisure
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 76.03 € 40.46 €      -46.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.56 € 23.88 €      +1.36 %
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 719.10 € 516.38 €      -28.19 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,595.38 € 11,578.40 €      -25.76 %
Clothing And Shoes
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.58 € 71.30 €      -15.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.33 € 31.60 €      -2.26 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 93.97 € 75.96 €      -19.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 154.43 € 111.58 €      -27.75 %
Rent Per Month
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,204.10 € 980.00 €      -18.61 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 822.60 € 788.90 €      -4.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,498.28 € 1,699.48 €      -31.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,606.25 € 1,290.16 €      -19.68 %
Buy Apartment Price
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 773.01 € 445.54 €      -42.36 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 376.66 € 272.47 €      -27.66 %
Salaries And Financing
Milan Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,802.36 € 1,945.45 €      +7.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.52 2.11      +38.25 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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