Cost of Living Comparison Between Barcelona and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 64.31% higher than in Barcelona (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 109.76% higher than in Barcelona
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 206.45% higher than in Barcelona
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 53.97% higher than in Barcelona
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 116.46% higher than in Barcelona
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 91.02% higher than in Barcelona
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Restaurants
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.95 €
(13.60 $)
19.04 €
(20.00 $)
     +47.02 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 €
(57.77 $)
85.68 €
(90.00 $)
     +55.78 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.16 €
(9.62 $)
10.47 €
(11.00 $)
     +14.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(3.15 $)
6.66 €
(7.00 $)
     +122.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.65 €
(3.83 $)
7.62 €
(8.00 $)
     +108.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.41 €
(2.53 $)
4.89 €
(5.14 $)
     +102.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.95 €
(2.05 $)
2.74 €
(2.88 $)
     +40.35 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.31 €
(1.38 $)
2.23 €
(2.34 $)
     +69.33 %
Markets
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 €
(3.68 $)
5.14 €
(5.40 $)
     +46.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.13 €
(1.18 $)
3.54 €
(3.72 $)
     +214.38 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.56 €
(0.59 $)
2.23 €
(2.34 $)
     +300.18 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.57 €
(2.69 $)
4.84 €
(5.08 $)
     +88.63 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.36 €
(5.63 $)
7.70 €
(8.09 $)
     +43.58 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.08 €
(3.24 $)
6.35 €
(6.67 $)
     +105.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.16 €
(5.42 $)
7.49 €
(7.87 $)
     +45.14 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 €
(0.95 $)
2.89 €
(3.04 $)
     +220.00 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 €
(0.82 $)
1.31 €
(1.38 $)
     +67.04 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.81 €
(0.85 $)
2.32 €
(2.44 $)
     +187.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.85 €
(0.89 $)
3.10 €
(3.25 $)
     +265.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 €
(0.61 $)
1.72 €
(1.81 $)
     +195.83 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.65 €
(0.69 $)
1.52 €
(1.60 $)
     +132.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.01 €
(1.06 $)
2.24 €
(2.36 $)
     +122.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.78 €
(0.82 $)
2.16 €
(2.27 $)
     +175.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(5.25 $)
14.28 €
(15.00 $)
     +185.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.14 €
(1.20 $)
3.04 €
(3.19 $)
     +166.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 €
(1.89 $)
3.69 €
(3.88 $)
     +105.76 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(5.25 $)
11.42 €
(12.00 $)
     +128.47 %
Transportation
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 €
(2.52 $)
2.83 €
(2.98 $)
     +18.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(42.02 $)
83.77 €
(88.00 $)
     +109.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €
(3.15 $)
3.81 €
(4.00 $)
     +26.93 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(3.38 $)
2.63 €
(2.76 $)
     -18.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.95 €
(25.16 $)
31.42 €
(33.00 $)
     +31.17 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.37 €
(7.74 $)
5.71 €
(6.00 $)
     -22.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 €
(25,210.88 $)
25,703.19 €
(27,000.00 $)
     +7.10 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,387.15 €
(25,617.57 $)
20,263.50 €
(21,285.86 $)
     -16.91 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 168.17 €
(176.66 $)
208.82 €
(219.36 $)
     +24.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 €
(0.21 $)
0.15 €
(0.16 $)
     -23.10 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.43 €
(40.37 $)
61.40 €
(64.50 $)
     +59.76 %
Sports And Leisure
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.46 €
(42.50 $)
95.19 €
(100.00 $)
     +135.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.88 €
(25.08 $)
16.66 €
(17.50 $)
     -30.22 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(9.45 $)
14.28 €
(15.00 $)
     +58.66 %
Childcare
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 516.38 €
(542.43 $)
2,449.34 €
(2,572.92 $)
     +374.33 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,578.40 €
(12,162.57 $)
33,505.54 €
(35,196.00 $)
     +189.38 %
Clothing And Shoes
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.30 €
(74.90 $)
54.86 €
(57.63 $)
     -23.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.60 €
(33.19 $)
42.93 €
(45.10 $)
     +35.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.96 €
(79.79 $)
76.38 €
(80.23 $)
     +0.56 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.58 €
(117.20 $)
107.92 €
(113.37 $)
     -3.27 %
Rent Per Month
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 980.00 €
(1,029.44 $)
3,008.19 €
(3,159.96 $)
     +206.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 788.90 €
(828.70 $)
2,460.64 €
(2,584.78 $)
     +211.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,699.48 €
(1,785.22 $)
5,199.44 €
(5,461.76 $)
     +205.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,290.16 €
(1,355.25 $)
3,998.27 €
(4,200.00 $)
     +209.90 %
Buy Apartment Price
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 445.54 €
(468.02 $)
1,017.73 €
(1,069.08 $)
     +128.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 272.47 €
(286.21 $)
848.80 €
(891.63 $)
     +211.53 %
Salaries And Financing
Barcelona Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,945.45 €
(2,043.60 $)
7,795.03 €
(8,188.31 $)
     +300.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.11 5.24      +148.42 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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