Cost of Living Comparison Between Amsterdam and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 23.52% lower than in Amsterdam (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 31.06% lower than in Amsterdam
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 43.40% lower than in Amsterdam
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 27.77% lower than in Amsterdam
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 21.53% lower than in Amsterdam
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 26.01% lower than in Amsterdam
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Restaurants
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.00 €      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 € 50.00 €      -33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.94 € 8.00 €      -10.47 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 3.00 €      -40.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 € 3.50 €      -30.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.32 € 1.89 €      -43.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.74 € 1.90 €      -30.78 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.22 € 1.34 €      -39.54 %
Markets
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.98 € 3.27 €      -17.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.69 € 1.15 €      -31.96 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.91 € 0.49 €      -46.23 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.52 € 2.05 €      -18.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.02 € 4.56 €      -9.10 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.58 € 2.88 €      -19.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.35 € 5.46 €      -34.60 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 € 0.81 €      -27.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.65 € 0.79 €      +21.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.76 € 0.80 €      +4.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.02 € 0.88 €      -13.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.62 €      -1.91 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 € 0.53 €      +3.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.82 € 0.99 €      +20.66 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.82 € 0.66 €      -19.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 5.00 €      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.18 € 1.04 €      -12.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 € 1.61 €      -14.09 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 € 5.00 €      -37.50 %
Transportation
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 € 2.30 €      -28.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.50 € 40.00 €      -58.97 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.25 € 3.00 €      -42.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.78 € 1.90 €      -49.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 44.46 € 22.10 €      -50.29 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.36 € 4.77 €      -24.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,252.50 € 22,855.00 €      -9.49 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,039.44 € 22,724.25 €      -18.96 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.28 € 144.92 €      -11.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 € 0.17 €      +20.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.10 € 40.59 €      -13.83 %
Sports And Leisure
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.78 € 44.66 €      +6.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.88 € 22.70 €      -28.80 %
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 1,826.37 € 451.20 €      -75.30 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,269.24 € 8,537.50 €      -40.17 %
Clothing And Shoes
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 93.48 € 69.50 €      -25.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.21 € 30.41 €      -26.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 95.31 € 77.80 €      -18.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.13 € 93.00 €      -26.85 %
Rent Per Month
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,562.77 € 904.73 €      -42.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,275.00 € 719.57 €      -43.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,622.06 € 1,511.96 €      -42.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,020.00 € 1,097.67 €      -45.66 %
Buy Apartment Price
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 692.17 € 448.68 €      -35.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 471.90 € 282.93 €      -40.04 %
Salaries And Financing
Amsterdam Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,962.85 € 1,511.33 €      -48.99 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.06 1.97      -4.40 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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