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Cost of Living Comparison Between Barcelona and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 54.06% higher than in Barcelona
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 110.29% higher than in Barcelona
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 230.42% higher than in Barcelona
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 48.03% higher than in Barcelona
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 112.65% higher than in Barcelona
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 53.61% higher than in Barcelona
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  BarcelonaSan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.25 €
(11.94 $)
12.87 €
(15.00 $)
     +25.59 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(46.61 $)
68.65 €
(80.00 $)
     +71.64 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 €
(8.74 $)
6.87 €
(8.00 $)
     -8.46 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(3.50 $)
5.15 €
(6.00 $)
     +71.64 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(3.50 $)
6.87 €
(8.00 $)
     +128.85 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.81 €
(2.11 $)
3.83 €
(4.46 $)
     +111.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.75 €
(2.04 $)
1.84 €
(2.15 $)
     +5.26 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.21 €
(1.41 $)
1.56 €
(1.82 $)
     +29.03 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.17 €
(3.70 $)
3.62 €
(4.21 $)
     +13.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 €
(1.18 $)
3.17 €
(3.70 $)
     +214.05 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.42 €
(0.49 $)
2.36 €
(2.75 $)
     +456.44 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.88 €
(2.19 $)
3.24 €
(3.78 $)
     +72.39 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.20 €
(4.89 $)
7.87 €
(9.17 $)
     +87.60 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.08 €
(3.59 $)
5.10 €
(5.95 $)
     +65.78 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.39 €
(6.28 $)
7.66 €
(8.93 $)
     +42.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.78 €
(0.91 $)
2.67 €
(3.11 $)
     +240.62 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 €
(0.86 $)
0.92 €
(1.08 $)
     +25.31 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.75 €
(0.88 $)
1.92 €
(2.23 $)
     +154.27 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.69 €
(0.81 $)
2.54 €
(2.95 $)
     +265.69 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 €
(0.56 $)
1.94 €
(2.26 $)
     +301.07 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 €
(0.65 $)
1.77 €
(2.06 $)
     +217.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 €
(1.11 $)
2.13 €
(2.48 $)
     +123.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.58 €
(0.67 $)
1.86 €
(2.17 $)
     +222.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(5.83 $)
12.87 €
(15.00 $)
     +157.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.78 €
(0.91 $)
2.11 €
(2.45 $)
     +169.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.43 €
(1.66 $)
2.86 €
(3.33 $)
     +100.50 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(5.83 $)
7.51 €
(8.75 $)
     +50.18 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.10 €
(2.45 $)
2.36 €
(2.75 $)
     +12.38 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 52.00 €
(60.59 $)
66.94 €
(78.00 $)
     +28.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 €
(2.91 $)
3.00 €
(3.50 $)
     +20.15 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.82 €
(2.12 $)
2.36 €
(2.75 $)
     +29.77 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.10 €
(25.75 $)
28.32 €
(33.00 $)
     +28.14 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.78 €
(5.58 $)
2.98 €
(3.47 $)
     -37.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 €
(20,974.62 $)
18,879.96 €
(22,000.00 $)
     +4.89 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,063.33 €
(22,213.68 $)
17,573.49 €
(20,477.62 $)
     -7.82 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 130.82 €
(152.44 $)
90.97 €
(106.00 $)
     -30.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 €
(0.20 $)
0.08 €
(0.10 $)
     -52.90 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.56 €
(51.92 $)
54.18 €
(63.13 $)
     +21.60 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.39 €
(51.72 $)
67.35 €
(78.48 $)
     +51.75 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.28 €
(22.46 $)
14.80 €
(17.25 $)
     -23.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(10.49 $)
12.01 €
(14.00 $)
     +33.49 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 416.42 €
(485.23 $)
1,712.16 €
(1,995.10 $)
     +311.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,035.71 €
(9,363.67 $)
20,550.55 €
(23,946.67 $)
     +155.74 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.27 €
(86.54 $)
48.02 €
(55.95 $)
     -35.34 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.46 €
(31.99 $)
34.87 €
(40.63 $)
     +27.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.88 €
(93.08 $)
72.00 €
(83.90 $)
     -9.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.38 €
(111.15 $)
107.81 €
(125.62 $)
     +13.02 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 894.26 €
(1,042.04 $)
2,874.38 €
(3,349.39 $)
     +221.42 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 689.15 €
(803.04 $)
2,241.66 €
(2,612.11 $)
     +225.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,461.18 €
(1,702.65 $)
4,801.41 €
(5,594.87 $)
     +228.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,046.97 €
(1,219.99 $)
3,557.05 €
(4,144.87 $)
     +239.75 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 414.73 €
(483.26 $)
945.72 €
(1,102.00 $)
     +128.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 269.60 €
(314.15 $)
719.83 €
(838.78 $)
     +167.00 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,418.92 €
(1,653.41 $)
4,583.54 €
(5,341.01 $)
     +223.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.38 4.06      +70.27 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:385340
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR