Cost of Living Comparison Between Stockholm and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 17.3% lower than in Stockholm (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 13.0% lower than in Stockholm
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 3.7% lower than in Stockholm
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 11.2% lower than in Stockholm
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 22.6% lower than in Stockholm
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 24.9% lower than in Stockholm
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Restaurants
Stockholm Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 kr
(12.88 €)
174.66 kr
(15.00 €)
     +16.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 kr
(77.29 €)
698.64 kr
(60.00 €)
     -22.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 107.00 kr
(9.19 €)
116.44 kr
(10.00 €)
     +8.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 75.00 kr
(6.44 €)
34.93 kr
(3.00 €)
     -53.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 71.00 kr
(6.10 €)
40.75 kr
(3.50 €)
     -42.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 44.87 kr
(3.85 €)
26.48 kr
(2.27 €)
     -41.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 24.02 kr
(2.06 €)
26.66 kr
(2.29 €)
     +11.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 21.33 kr
(1.83 €)
19.15 kr
(1.64 €)
     -10.2 %
Markets
Stockholm Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 59.28 kr
(5.09 €)
47.11 kr
(4.05 €)
     -20.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 26.78 kr
(2.30 €)
15.81 kr
(1.36 €)
     -41.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 17.95 kr
(1.54 €)
7.70 kr
(0.66 €)
     -57.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 44.12 kr
(3.79 €)
33.91 kr
(2.91 €)
     -23.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 51.91 kr
(4.46 €)
66.41 kr
(5.70 €)
     +27.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 56.38 kr
(4.84 €)
43.29 kr
(3.72 €)
     -23.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 87.07 kr
(7.48 €)
71.26 kr
(6.12 €)
     -18.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 14.82 kr
(1.27 €)
10.79 kr
(0.93 €)
     -27.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 12.04 kr
(1.03 €)
9.06 kr
(0.78 €)
     -24.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 14.91 kr
(1.28 €)
8.96 kr
(0.77 €)
     -39.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 21.11 kr
(1.81 €)
12.52 kr
(1.08 €)
     -40.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 7.47 kr
(0.64 €)
8.40 kr
(0.72 €)
     +12.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 8.41 kr
(0.72 €)
8.44 kr
(0.72 €)
     +0.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 24.18 kr
(2.08 €)
12.52 kr
(1.07 €)
     -48.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.95 kr
(1.28 €)
8.90 kr
(0.76 €)
     -40.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 kr
(10.31 €)
69.86 kr
(6.00 €)
     -41.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 19.88 kr
(1.71 €)
13.26 kr
(1.14 €)
     -33.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 22.90 kr
(1.97 €)
18.65 kr
(1.60 €)
     -18.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 71.00 kr
(6.10 €)
59.79 kr
(5.13 €)
     -15.8 %
Transportation
Stockholm Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 42.00 kr
(3.61 €)
27.95 kr
(2.40 €)
     -33.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,020.00 kr
(87.60 €)
349.32 kr
(30.00 €)
     -65.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 59.00 kr
(5.07 €)
34.93 kr
(3.00 €)
     -40.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 52.30 kr
(4.49 €)
39.35 kr
(3.38 €)
     -24.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 565.00 kr
(48.52 €)
287.37 kr
(24.68 €)
     -49.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 74.67 kr
(6.41 €)
73.44 kr
(6.31 €)
     -1.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 309,000.00 kr
(26,537.28 €)
349,319.85 kr
(30,000.00 €)
     +13.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 323,423.08 kr
(27,775.96 €)
298,086.27 kr
(25,600.00 €)
     -7.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Stockholm Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,621.65 kr
(139.27 €)
1,892.70 kr
(162.55 €)
     +16.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 268.04 kr
(23.02 €)
195.45 kr
(16.79 €)
     -27.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 316.21 kr
(27.16 €)
384.22 kr
(33.00 €)
     +21.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Stockholm Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 412.54 kr
(35.43 €)
540.42 kr
(46.41 €)
     +31.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 377.09 kr
(32.38 €)
256.11 kr
(22.00 €)
     -32.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 160.00 kr
(13.74 €)
107.71 kr
(9.25 €)
     -32.7 %
Childcare
Stockholm Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,451.41 kr
(124.65 €)
6,103.20 kr
(524.15 €)
     +320.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 75,334.33 kr
(6,469.80 €)
128,586.96 kr
(11,043.20 €)
     +70.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Stockholm Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 832.63 kr
(71.51 €)
917.23 kr
(78.77 €)
     +10.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 446.48 kr
(38.34 €)
357.25 kr
(30.68 €)
     -20.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 996.08 kr
(85.54 €)
1,067.66 kr
(91.69 €)
     +7.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,513.42 kr
(129.97 €)
1,227.78 kr
(105.44 €)
     -18.9 %
Rent Per Month
Stockholm Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 16,786.58 kr
(1,441.65 €)
14,350.48 kr
(1,232.44 €)
     -14.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,278.57 kr
(882.74 €)
11,027.55 kr
(947.06 €)
     +7.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 26,456.46 kr
(2,272.11 €)
24,306.84 kr
(2,087.50 €)
     -8.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,016.13 kr
(1,461.37 €)
18,228.49 kr
(1,565.48 €)
     +7.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Stockholm Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,735.04 kr
(836.06 €)
6,148.69 kr
(528.06 €)
     -36.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,328.61 kr
(457.63 €)
4,068.25 kr
(349.39 €)
     -23.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Stockholm Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 35,533.74 kr
(3,051.68 €)
23,219.50 kr
(1,994.12 €)
     -34.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.53 3.65      -19.5 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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