Cost of Living Comparison Between Amsterdam and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 24.06% lower than in Amsterdam
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 31.94% lower than in Amsterdam
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 44.44% lower than in Amsterdam
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 29.84% lower than in Amsterdam
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 18.84% lower than in Amsterdam
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 27.39% lower than in Amsterdam
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Restaurants Amsterdam[ Edit ] Barcelona[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 € 12.00 €      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 € 50.00 €      -33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.60 € 8.00 €      -6.98 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 3.00 €      -40.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 € 3.00 €      -40.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.38 € 1.80 €      -46.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 € 1.80 €      -31.85 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 € 1.32 €      -38.29 %
Markets Amsterdam[ Edit ] Barcelona[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.01 € 3.40 €      -15.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.64 € 1.20 €      -26.66 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.92 € 0.52 €      -43.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.78 € 2.05 €      -26.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.46 € 4.66 €      -14.62 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.66 € 2.90 €      -20.65 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.74 € 5.51 €      -18.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 € 0.88 €      -9.45 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 € 0.81 €      +6.54 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.74 €      -0.97 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.82 €      -20.91 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.68 € 0.54 €      -20.26 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.57 € 0.54 €      -6.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 € 1.01 €      +7.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 € 0.71 €      -14.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 € 5.50 €      -21.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.26 € 1.08 €      -14.23 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 € 1.70 €      -7.96 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 € 5.00 €      -37.50 %
Transportation Amsterdam[ Edit ] Barcelona[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 € 2.20 €      -31.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.50 € 40.00 €      -58.97 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 3.00 €      -40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.78 € 1.88 €      -50.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 44.00 € 22.40 €      -49.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.29 € 4.95 €      -21.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,505.00 € 22,000.00 €      -13.74 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,326.46 € 22,490.00 €      -20.60 %
Utilities (Monthly) Amsterdam[ Edit ] Barcelona[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 173.85 € 133.98 €      -22.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 € 0.14 €      -5.93 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.58 € 41.45 €      -4.91 %
Sports And Leisure Amsterdam[ Edit ] Barcelona[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.21 € 42.29 €      +7.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.35 € 20.44 €      -25.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 9.00 €      -25.00 %
Childcare Amsterdam[ Edit ] Barcelona[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,679.19 € 427.50 €      -74.54 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,891.85 € 8,361.90 €      -35.14 %
Clothing And Shoes Amsterdam[ Edit ] Barcelona[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 96.05 € 72.69 €      -24.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.17 € 28.25 €      -31.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 104.16 € 79.03 €      -24.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.48 € 98.41 €      -29.45 %
Rent Per Month Amsterdam[ Edit ] Barcelona[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,610.97 € 932.87 €      -42.09 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,275.79 € 724.48 €      -43.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,747.65 € 1,508.70 €      -45.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,029.17 € 1,091.80 €      -46.19 %
Buy Apartment Price Amsterdam[ Edit ] Barcelona[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 706.89 € 434.65 €      -38.51 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 482.98 € 281.31 €      -41.76 %
Salaries And Financing Amsterdam[ Edit ] Barcelona[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,906.90 € 1,436.59 €      -50.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.30 2.21      -3.89 %
Last update: October 2020October 2020
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