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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 52.54% higher than in Barcelona
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 112.04% higher than in Barcelona
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 236.49% higher than in Barcelona
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 57.03% higher than in Barcelona
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 97.74% higher than in Barcelona
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 66.24% higher than in Barcelona
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  BarcelonaSan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(11.46 $)
14.84 €
(17.00 $)
     +48.35 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(45.84 $)
69.81 €
(80.00 $)
     +74.53 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.30 €
(8.37 $)
6.98 €
(8.00 $)
     -4.37 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(3.44 $)
5.24 €
(6.00 $)
     +74.53 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(3.44 $)
6.11 €
(7.00 $)
     +103.62 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.86 €
(2.13 $)
3.94 €
(4.51 $)
     +111.35 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.83 €
(2.10 $)
1.91 €
(2.19 $)
     +4.23 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.32 €
(1.51 $)
1.63 €
(1.86 $)
     +23.07 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.25 €
(3.72 $)
3.60 €
(4.12 $)
     +10.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.00 €
(1.14 $)
3.11 €
(3.56 $)
     +211.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.43 €
(0.49 $)
2.21 €
(2.53 $)
     +417.80 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.80 €
(2.06 $)
3.17 €
(3.63 $)
     +76.44 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.11 €
(4.71 $)
8.22 €
(9.42 $)
     +99.97 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.00 €
(3.44 $)
5.08 €
(5.82 $)
     +69.49 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.20 €
(5.96 $)
6.47 €
(7.41 $)
     +24.26 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.80 €
(0.91 $)
2.20 €
(2.52 $)
     +176.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 €
(0.85 $)
0.98 €
(1.12 $)
     +32.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.73 €
(0.84 $)
1.55 €
(1.77 $)
     +110.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.73 €
(0.83 $)
2.24 €
(2.56 $)
     +208.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 €
(0.54 $)
1.57 €
(1.79 $)
     +232.28 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.58 €
(0.67 $)
1.28 €
(1.47 $)
     +119.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 €
(1.08 $)
1.70 €
(1.94 $)
     +79.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 €
(0.71 $)
1.80 €
(2.07 $)
     +191.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(5.73 $)
13.09 €
(15.00 $)
     +161.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.76 €
(0.88 $)
2.13 €
(2.44 $)
     +179.16 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.37 €
(1.57 $)
2.87 €
(3.28 $)
     +109.66 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(5.73 $)
7.74 €
(8.88 $)
     +54.90 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.12 €
(2.44 $)
2.40 €
(2.75 $)
     +12.93 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 52.75 €
(60.45 $)
69.81 €
(80.00 $)
     +32.35 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 €
(2.86 $)
3.05 €
(3.50 $)
     +22.17 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.82 €
(2.08 $)
2.41 €
(2.76 $)
     +32.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.10 €
(25.32 $)
28.80 €
(33.00 $)
     +30.31 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.93 €
(5.65 $)
3.21 €
(3.68 $)
     -34.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 €
(20,626.64 $)
19,198.48 €
(22,000.00 $)
     +6.66 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,280.00 €
(22,093.42 $)
18,432.59 €
(21,122.35 $)
     -4.40 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 131.71 €
(150.93 $)
97.01 €
(111.16 $)
     -26.35 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 €
(0.17 $)
0.08 €
(0.10 $)
     -42.27 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.58 €
(48.80 $)
55.17 €
(63.22 $)
     +29.55 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.37 €
(48.55 $)
74.15 €
(84.96 $)
     +75.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.50 €
(22.35 $)
15.71 €
(18.00 $)
     -19.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.50 €
(9.74 $)
12.22 €
(14.00 $)
     +43.73 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 418.48 €
(479.55 $)
1,880.07 €
(2,154.41 $)
     +349.26 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,369.74 €
(9,591.08 $)
21,166.32 €
(24,255.00 $)
     +152.89 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.55 €
(86.57 $)
51.79 €
(59.35 $)
     -31.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.68 €
(31.72 $)
40.01 €
(45.85 $)
     +44.54 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.69 €
(90.17 $)
75.31 €
(86.30 $)
     -4.30 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.62 €
(111.86 $)
112.85 €
(129.32 $)
     +15.61 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 895.91 €
(1,026.64 $)
2,934.72 €
(3,362.96 $)
     +227.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 690.25 €
(790.98 $)
2,281.07 €
(2,613.93 $)
     +230.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,487.78 €
(1,704.88 $)
4,982.88 €
(5,710.00 $)
     +234.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,053.90 €
(1,207.69 $)
3,691.14 €
(4,229.76 $)
     +250.24 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 424.84 €
(486.84 $)
987.85 €
(1,132.00 $)
     +132.52 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 273.25 €
(313.13 $)
762.28 €
(873.51 $)
     +178.96 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,443.36 €
(1,653.98 $)
5,087.82 €
(5,830.25 $)
     +252.50 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.45 4.20      +71.57 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:424359
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR