Cost of Living Comparison Between Amsterdam and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 25.01% lower than in Amsterdam (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 29.87% lower than in Amsterdam
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 38.35% lower than in Amsterdam
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 29.05% lower than in Amsterdam
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 26.25% lower than in Amsterdam
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 29.11% lower than in Amsterdam
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Restaurants
Amsterdam 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) 9.95 € 9.16 €      -7.95 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.92 € 3.00 €      -49.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 € 3.65 €      -27.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.50 € 2.41 €      -31.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 € 1.95 €      -25.02 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 € 1.31 €      -45.82 %
Markets
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.57 € 3.51 €      -23.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.34 € 1.13 €      -16.08 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.84 € 0.56 €      -33.93 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.19 € 2.57 €      -19.61 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.25 € 5.36 €      +2.10 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.78 € 3.08 €      -18.31 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.71 € 5.16 €      -51.82 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 € 0.90 €      -18.82 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.79 €      -1.61 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.81 €      +1.40 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.34 € 0.85 €      -37.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.65 € 0.58 €      -10.95 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.45 € 0.65 €      +44.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 € 1.01 €      +8.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 € 0.78 €      -17.78 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.99 € 5.00 €      -16.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.30 € 1.14 €      -12.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 € 1.79 €      -1.53 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 € 5.00 €      -39.02 %
Transportation
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 € 2.40 €      -26.15 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 € 40.00 €      -60.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 3.00 €      -40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.89 € 3.22 €      -17.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.16 € 23.95 €      -46.97 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.16 € 7.37 €      -9.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,990.00 € 24,000.00 €      -11.08 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,052.22 € 24,387.15 €      -16.06 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 219.76 € 168.17 €      -23.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 € 0.20 €      +63.72 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.31 € 38.43 €      -15.18 %
Sports And Leisure
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.67 € 40.23 €      -15.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 29.22 € 23.35 €      -20.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.25 € 9.00 €      -26.53 %
Childcare
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,943.80 € 516.38 €      -73.43 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,193.33 € 11,578.40 €      -28.50 %
Clothing And Shoes
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.79 € 71.30 €      -14.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.31 € 31.60 €      -23.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.56 € 75.96 €      -16.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.27 € 111.58 €      -20.46 %
Rent Per Month
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,620.96 € 980.00 €      -39.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,325.58 € 788.90 €      -40.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,730.50 € 1,699.48 €      -37.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,029.14 € 1,290.16 €      -36.42 %
Buy Apartment Price
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 869.32 € 432.74 €      -50.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 573.85 € 272.47 €      -52.52 %
Salaries And Financing
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,912.88 € 1,945.45 €      -50.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.10 2.11      +0.22 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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