Cost of Living Comparison Between Barcelona and Valencia 

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Consumer Prices in Valencia are 13.1% lower than in Barcelona (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Valencia are 17.2% lower than in Barcelona
Rent Prices in Valencia are 24.7% lower than in Barcelona
Restaurant Prices in Valencia are 17.4% lower than in Barcelona
Groceries Prices in Valencia are 9.0% lower than in Barcelona
Local Purchasing Power in Valencia is 19.4% higher than in Barcelona
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Restaurants
Barcelona Edit Valencia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.75 €      -15.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 45.00 €      -25.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 € 3.00 €      0.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 2.50 €      -28.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.26 € 1.83 €      -19.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.28 € 1.76 €      -23.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.64 € 1.41 €      -13.7 %
Markets
Barcelona Edit Valencia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.05 € 3.89 €      -3.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 € 0.96 €      -29.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.59 €      -11.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.91 € 2.51 €      -13.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.70 € 4.40 €      -22.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.72 € 3.45 €      -7.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.12 € 5.50 €      -10.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.93 € 0.99 €      +7.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 € 0.75 €      -4.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.77 €      -0.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 € 1.00 €      -7.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.72 €      +0.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.78 €      +7.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.07 € 1.10 €      +2.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.76 € 0.61 €      -20.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 5.00 €      -16.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.14 € 1.04 €      -8.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 € 1.55 €      -3.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.13 € 5.38 €      +4.7 %
Transportation
Barcelona Edit Valencia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 € 1.50 €      -37.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 € 30.00 €      0.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 € 2.20 €      -26.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.38 € 1.90 €      -43.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.68 € 21.38 €      -13.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.31 € 5.99 €      -5.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 € 29,975.00 €      -0.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,600.00 € 29,642.86 €      +15.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Barcelona Edit Valencia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.55 € 126.93 €      -21.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 16.79 € 14.90 €      -11.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.00 € 26.38 €      -20.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Barcelona Edit Valencia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.41 € 35.50 €      -23.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.00 € 11.31 €      -48.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.25 € 8.25 €      -10.8 %
Childcare
Barcelona Edit Valencia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 524.15 € 469.62 €      -10.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,043.20 € 9,284.44 €      -15.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Barcelona Edit Valencia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.91 € 79.44 €      -0.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.43 € 27.70 €      -9.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.76 € 80.72 €      -11.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 104.38 € 86.81 €      -16.8 %
Rent Per Month
Barcelona Edit Valencia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,232.07 € 973.96 €      -20.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 942.86 € 729.60 €      -22.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,080.26 € 1,600.80 €      -23.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,554.06 € 1,069.31 €      -31.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Barcelona Edit Valencia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 523.17 € 225.93 €      -56.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 353.30 € 143.77 €      -59.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Barcelona Edit Valencia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,994.25 € 1,972.65 €      -1.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.57 2.91      -18.5 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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