Cost of Living Comparison Between Barcelona and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 81.3% higher than in Barcelona (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 112.2% higher than in Barcelona
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 169.5% higher than in Barcelona
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 73.4% higher than in Barcelona
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 119.1% higher than in Barcelona
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 71.6% higher than in Barcelona
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Restaurants
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(15.93 $)
23.54 €
(25.00 $)
     +57.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 57.50 €
(61.05 $)
113.02 €
(120.00 $)
     +96.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(10.62 $)
11.30 €
(12.00 $)
     +13.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(3.19 $)
7.53 €
(8.00 $)
     +151.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(3.72 $)
7.53 €
(8.00 $)
     +115.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.28 €
(2.42 $)
5.34 €
(5.67 $)
     +134.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 €
(2.43 $)
2.73 €
(2.90 $)
     +19.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.64 €
(1.75 $)
2.23 €
(2.37 $)
     +35.8 %
Markets
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.03 €
(4.27 $)
5.79 €
(6.15 $)
     +43.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 €
(1.44 $)
4.17 €
(4.43 $)
     +207.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 €
(0.70 $)
2.94 €
(3.12 $)
     +344.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.79 €
(2.97 $)
5.19 €
(5.51 $)
     +85.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.70 €
(6.06 $)
9.35 €
(9.93 $)
     +64.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.72 €
(3.95 $)
7.43 €
(7.89 $)
     +99.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.12 €
(6.50 $)
8.86 €
(9.40 $)
     +44.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.93 €
(0.98 $)
2.91 €
(3.09 $)
     +214.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 €
(0.83 $)
1.39 €
(1.48 $)
     +77.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.77 €
(0.82 $)
2.49 €
(2.64 $)
     +223.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 €
(1.14 $)
3.25 €
(3.45 $)
     +201.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.72 €
(0.77 $)
1.85 €
(1.97 $)
     +157.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.72 €
(0.77 $)
1.55 €
(1.64 $)
     +113.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.07 €
(1.14 $)
2.85 €
(3.02 $)
     +164.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.76 €
(0.81 $)
2.30 €
(2.44 $)
     +200.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(6.37 $)
16.95 €
(18.00 $)
     +182.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.14 €
(1.21 $)
2.24 €
(2.37 $)
     +96.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 €
(1.70 $)
2.92 €
(3.10 $)
     +82.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.13 €
(5.45 $)
12.48 €
(13.25 $)
     +143.0 %
Transportation
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 €
(2.55 $)
2.59 €
(2.75 $)
     +7.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 €
(31.85 $)
90.88 €
(96.50 $)
     +202.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €
(3.19 $)
3.77 €
(4.00 $)
     +25.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.38 €
(3.59 $)
2.83 €
(3.00 $)
     -16.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.68 €
(26.21 $)
36.73 €
(39.00 $)
     +48.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.31 €
(6.70 $)
4.81 €
(5.10 $)
     -23.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 €
(31,854.03 $)
30,137.47 €
(32,000.00 $)
     +0.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,600.00 €
(27,182.11 $)
25,745.38 €
(27,336.48 $)
     +0.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.55 €
(172.59 $)
239.72 €
(254.53 $)
     +47.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 16.79 €
(17.82 $)
47.73 €
(50.68 $)
     +184.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.00 €
(35.04 $)
63.96 €
(67.91 $)
     +93.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.41 €
(49.28 $)
106.77 €
(113.36 $)
     +130.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.00 €
(23.35 $)
24.96 €
(26.50 $)
     +13.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.25 €
(9.82 $)
16.01 €
(17.00 $)
     +73.1 %
Childcare
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 524.15 €
(556.54 $)
2,678.89 €
(2,844.44 $)
     +411.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,043.20 €
(11,725.68 $)
29,509.61 €
(31,333.33 $)
     +167.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.77 €
(83.64 $)
59.59 €
(63.27 $)
     -24.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.68 €
(32.58 $)
47.86 €
(50.82 $)
     +56.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 91.69 €
(97.36 $)
102.95 €
(109.32 $)
     +12.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.44 €
(111.96 $)
130.76 €
(138.84 $)
     +24.0 %
Rent Per Month
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,232.44 €
(1,308.60 $)
3,013.92 €
(3,200.18 $)
     +144.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 947.06 €
(1,005.59 $)
2,550.38 €
(2,708.00 $)
     +169.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,087.50 €
(2,216.51 $)
5,504.60 €
(5,844.79 $)
     +163.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,565.48 €
(1,662.23 $)
4,642.63 €
(4,929.55 $)
     +196.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 528.06 €
(560.69 $)
1,101.42 €
(1,169.49 $)
     +108.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 349.39 €
(370.98 $)
1,001.96 €
(1,063.88 $)
     +186.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,022.02 €
(2,146.99 $)
7,364.54 €
(7,819.68 $)
     +264.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.66 6.62      +81.0 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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