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Cost of Living Comparison Between Zurich and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 54.25% lower than in Zurich
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 52.04% lower than in Zurich
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 46.96% lower than in Zurich
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 53.26% lower than in Zurich
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 65.99% lower than in Zurich
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 45.68% lower than in Zurich
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(22.75 €)
12.09 Fr.
(11.00 €)
     -51.65 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.
(91.01 €)
43.95 Fr.
(40.00 €)
     -56.05 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 Fr.
(12.74 €)
7.69 Fr.
(7.00 €)
     -45.06 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.25 Fr.
(5.69 €)
3.02 Fr.
(2.75 €)
     -51.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(5.46 €)
3.30 Fr.
(3.00 €)
     -45.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.01 Fr.
(4.56 €)
1.98 Fr.
(1.81 €)
     -60.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.11 Fr.
(3.74 €)
1.90 Fr.
(1.73 €)
     -53.79 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.34 Fr.
(3.04 €)
1.39 Fr.
(1.27 €)
     -58.25 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.41 Fr.
(5.84 €)
3.49 Fr.
(3.18 €)
     -45.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.60 Fr.
(2.36 €)
0.98 Fr.
(0.89 €)
     -62.25 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 Fr.
(1.10 €)
0.48 Fr.
(0.43 €)
     -60.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.58 Fr.
(5.08 €)
1.67 Fr.
(1.52 €)
     -70.11 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 12.36 Fr.
(11.25 €)
5.24 Fr.
(4.77 €)
     -57.63 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 12.56 Fr.
(11.44 €)
3.14 Fr.
(2.86 €)
     -75.02 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 23.61 Fr.
(21.49 €)
5.00 Fr.
(4.55 €)
     -78.84 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.87 Fr.
(1.70 €)
0.85 Fr.
(0.77 €)
     -54.63 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.34 Fr.
(1.22 €)
0.75 Fr.
(0.68 €)
     -43.92 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.92 Fr.
(1.74 €)
0.68 Fr.
(0.62 €)
     -64.28 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.87 Fr.
(1.70 €)
0.76 Fr.
(0.69 €)
     -59.29 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.39 Fr.
(1.27 €)
0.50 Fr.
(0.46 €)
     -63.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.31 Fr.
(1.19 €)
0.61 Fr.
(0.56 €)
     -53.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.71 Fr.
(2.46 €)
1.01 Fr.
(0.92 €)
     -62.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.23 Fr.
(1.11 €)
0.69 Fr.
(0.63 €)
     -43.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 Fr.
(13.20 €)
5.49 Fr.
(5.00 €)
     -62.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.96 Fr.
(1.78 €)
0.88 Fr.
(0.80 €)
     -55.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.77 Fr.
(2.52 €)
1.53 Fr.
(1.39 €)
     -44.73 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.30 Fr.
(7.55 €)
5.49 Fr.
(5.00 €)
     -33.81 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.20 Fr.
(3.82 €)
2.36 Fr.
(2.15 €)
     -43.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 Fr.
(77.36 €)
54.94 Fr.
(50.00 €)
     -35.37 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 Fr.
(6.37 €)
2.75 Fr.
(2.50 €)
     -60.76 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.44 Fr.
(5.86 €)
2.00 Fr.
(1.82 €)
     -68.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 79.80 Fr.
(72.63 €)
24.28 Fr.
(22.10 €)
     -69.57 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.34 Fr.
(5.77 €)
5.56 Fr.
(5.06 €)
     -12.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 Fr.
(21,842.94 €)
24,172.57 Fr.
(22,000.00 €)
     +0.72 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,657.37 Fr.
(21,531.10 €)
22,863.22 Fr.
(20,808.33 €)
     -3.36 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 195.73 Fr.
(178.14 €)
151.10 Fr.
(137.52 €)
     -22.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 Fr.
(0.23 €)
0.15 Fr.
(0.13 €)
     -43.68 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.79 Fr.
(49.87 €)
47.89 Fr.
(43.59 €)
     -12.59 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 81.48 Fr.
(74.16 €)
45.12 Fr.
(41.07 €)
     -44.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.63 Fr.
(31.51 €)
20.07 Fr.
(18.27 €)
     -42.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.
(16.38 €)
9.34 Fr.
(8.50 €)
     -48.11 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,314.31 Fr.
(2,106.30 €)
477.50 Fr.
(434.58 €)
     -79.37 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,950.17 Fr.
(28,168.44 €)
8,526.57 Fr.
(7,760.23 €)
     -72.45 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 115.51 Fr.
(105.13 €)
79.81 Fr.
(72.64 €)
     -30.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.58 Fr.
(44.21 €)
29.43 Fr.
(26.79 €)
     -39.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 122.18 Fr.
(111.20 €)
88.94 Fr.
(80.94 €)
     -27.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 191.51 Fr.
(174.30 €)
103.44 Fr.
(94.14 €)
     -45.99 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,817.17 Fr.
(1,653.85 €)
1,061.58 Fr.
(966.17 €)
     -41.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,338.13 Fr.
(1,217.86 €)
794.73 Fr.
(723.31 €)
     -40.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,379.30 Fr.
(3,075.57 €)
1,719.55 Fr.
(1,565.00 €)
     -49.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,482.24 Fr.
(2,259.14 €)
1,206.73 Fr.
(1,098.28 €)
     -51.39 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,162.29 Fr.
(1,057.83 €)
454.88 Fr.
(414.00 €)
     -60.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 748.29 Fr.
(681.03 €)
311.53 Fr.
(283.53 €)
     -58.37 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,109.22 Fr.
(5,560.14 €)
1,591.73 Fr.
(1,448.67 €)
     -73.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.68 2.39      +41.85 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:344463
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CHF