Cost of Living Comparison Between Barcelona and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 19.5% higher than in Barcelona (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 21.1% higher than in Barcelona
Rent Prices in Berlin are 24.4% higher than in Barcelona
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 0.3% lower than in Barcelona
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 26.1% higher than in Barcelona
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 34.4% higher than in Barcelona
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Restaurants
Barcelona Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 € 12.00 €      -14.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 60.00 €      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 9.29 €      +3.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 € 4.00 €      +33.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 4.00 €      +14.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.19 € 3.28 €      +49.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 € 2.47 €      +18.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 € 1.95 €      +29.5 %
Markets
Barcelona Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.68 € 4.40 €      +19.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.24 € 1.54 €      +23.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.61 € 1.06 €      +75.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.53 € 2.85 €      +12.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.15 € 5.98 €      +16.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.33 € 4.50 €      +35.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.18 € 6.40 €      +23.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.91 € 1.17 €      +28.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 € 0.78 €      -13.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.77 € 1.09 €      +41.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.99 € 1.39 €      +40.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.84 €      +38.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.64 €      -2.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 € 1.35 €      +36.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.78 € 0.68 €      -12.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 6.00 €      +19.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.10 € 1.05 €      -4.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.59 € 1.47 €      -7.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 € 8.00 €      +60.0 %
Transportation
Barcelona Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 € 3.00 €      +25.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 85.00 €      +112.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 € 4.30 €      +43.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 3.38 €      +5.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 € 33.00 €      +37.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.14 € 7.61 €      +6.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,999.00 € 29,970.00 €      +19.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,508.87 € 27,637.90 €      +8.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Barcelona Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 165.06 € 312.14 €      +89.1 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 € 0.11 €      -50.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.10 € 38.47 €      +3.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Barcelona Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.21 € 39.85 €      -9.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.26 € 19.54 €      -12.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 € 12.00 €      +33.3 %
Childcare
Barcelona Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 474.95 € 191.76 €      -59.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,525.47 € 7,318.75 €      -30.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Barcelona Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.03 € 83.59 €      +14.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.03 € 36.55 €      +17.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.05 € 82.98 €      +2.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 102.62 € 107.07 €      +4.3 %
Rent Per Month
Barcelona Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,044.91 € 1,315.53 €      +25.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 825.59 € 910.94 €      +10.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,759.35 € 2,310.19 €      +31.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.44 € 1,602.85 €      +22.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Barcelona Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 469.26 € 751.24 €      +60.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 285.12 € 505.77 €      +77.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Barcelona Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,846.44 € 3,005.06 €      +62.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.17 2.39      +9.8 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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