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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 49.67% higher than in Barcelona
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 114.55% higher than in Barcelona
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 242.25% higher than in Barcelona
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 54.92% higher than in Barcelona
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 89.82% higher than in Barcelona
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 92.99% higher than in Barcelona
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  BarcelonaSan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.50 €
(12.90 $)
15.15 €
(17.00 $)
     +31.78 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(44.87 $)
71.31 €
(80.00 $)
     +78.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 €
(7.85 $)
8.02 €
(9.00 $)
     +14.61 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(3.37 $)
6.01 €
(6.74 $)
     +100.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(3.37 $)
6.24 €
(7.00 $)
     +108.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.82 €
(2.04 $)
4.03 €
(4.52 $)
     +121.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 €
(2.01 $)
2.15 €
(2.41 $)
     +19.89 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.30 €
(1.45 $)
1.72 €
(1.93 $)
     +32.98 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.14 €
(3.53 $)
3.84 €
(4.31 $)
     +22.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.85 €
(0.95 $)
2.74 €
(3.07 $)
     +222.73 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.42 €
(0.47 $)
1.89 €
(2.13 $)
     +354.12 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.52 €
(1.71 $)
2.90 €
(3.25 $)
     +90.53 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.88 €
(5.48 $)
7.58 €
(8.50 $)
     +55.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.89 €
(3.25 $)
5.39 €
(6.05 $)
     +86.26 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.50 €
(5.05 $)
6.21 €
(6.97 $)
     +37.94 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.75 €
(0.85 $)
1.64 €
(1.84 $)
     +117.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 €
(0.78 $)
0.94 €
(1.06 $)
     +34.88 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.66 €
(0.74 $)
1.40 €
(1.57 $)
     +112.01 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.70 €
(0.78 $)
1.69 €
(1.90 $)
     +143.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 €
(0.51 $)
1.26 €
(1.41 $)
     +173.60 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 €
(0.62 $)
0.97 €
(1.09 $)
     +74.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 €
(1.05 $)
1.07 €
(1.20 $)
     +13.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.65 €
(0.73 $)
1.48 €
(1.66 $)
     +127.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(5.61 $)
13.37 €
(15.00 $)
     +167.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.73 €
(0.81 $)
1.82 €
(2.04 $)
     +150.98 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.36 €
(1.52 $)
2.23 €
(2.50 $)
     +64.38 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(5.61 $)
10.70 €
(12.00 $)
     +113.94 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.15 €
(2.41 $)
2.45 €
(2.75 $)
     +14.02 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 €
(56.09 $)
71.31 €
(80.00 $)
     +42.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 €
(2.80 $)
3.12 €
(3.50 $)
     +24.80 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.82 €
(2.04 $)
2.57 €
(2.88 $)
     +41.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.10 €
(24.79 $)
29.42 €
(33.00 $)
     +33.11 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.04 €
(5.66 $)
3.50 €
(3.92 $)
     -30.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,835.00 €
(24,494.46 $)
19,611.37 €
(22,000.00 $)
     -10.18 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,430.43 €
(22,918.82 $)
18,679.13 €
(20,954.22 $)
     -8.57 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 144.07 €
(161.62 $)
115.30 €
(129.35 $)
     -19.97 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 €
(0.15 $)
0.08 €
(0.09 $)
     -38.39 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.53 €
(47.71 $)
58.79 €
(65.95 $)
     +38.22 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.67 €
(46.75 $)
74.92 €
(84.05 $)
     +79.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.65 €
(20.92 $)
20.50 €
(23.00 $)
     +9.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.50 €
(9.54 $)
13.37 €
(15.00 $)
     +57.31 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 433.00 €
(485.74 $)
1,903.17 €
(2,134.97 $)
     +339.53 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,009.78 €
(8,985.36 $)
24,171.02 €
(27,115.00 $)
     +201.77 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.23 €
(85.51 $)
57.22 €
(64.19 $)
     -24.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.56 €
(30.92 $)
39.47 €
(44.28 $)
     +43.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.34 €
(89.00 $)
78.58 €
(88.15 $)
     -0.96 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.36 €
(108.10 $)
131.29 €
(147.29 $)
     +36.26 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 979.40 €
(1,098.69 $)
3,028.28 €
(3,397.12 $)
     +209.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 735.71 €
(825.32 $)
2,492.10 €
(2,795.63 $)
     +238.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,576.98 €
(1,769.06 $)
5,483.20 €
(6,151.04 $)
     +247.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,133.33 €
(1,271.37 $)
4,155.21 €
(4,661.31 $)
     +266.64 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 423.60 €
(475.19 $)
1,044.42 €
(1,171.63 $)
     +146.56 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 288.17 €
(323.27 $)
809.15 €
(907.70 $)
     +180.79 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,455.26 €
(1,632.51 $)
6,025.75 €
(6,759.68 $)
     +314.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.41 4.30      +78.67 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:470398
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR