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Cost of Living Comparison Between Zurich and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 51.91% lower than in Zurich
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 49.23% lower than in Zurich
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 42.85% lower than in Zurich
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 49.54% lower than in Zurich
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 64.32% lower than in Zurich
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 46.68% lower than in Zurich
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(22.23 €)
13.50 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -46.01 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.
(88.91 €)
46.11 Fr.
(41.00 €)
     -53.89 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.90 Fr.
(12.36 €)
8.41 Fr.
(7.47 €)
     -39.52 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr.
(6.22 €)
3.37 Fr.
(3.00 €)
     -51.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(5.33 €)
3.37 Fr.
(3.00 €)
     -43.77 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.92 Fr.
(4.38 €)
2.07 Fr.
(1.84 €)
     -57.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.20 Fr.
(3.74 €)
2.04 Fr.
(1.82 €)
     -51.42 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.64 Fr.
(3.24 €)
1.48 Fr.
(1.31 €)
     -59.39 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.49 Fr.
(5.77 €)
3.64 Fr.
(3.23 €)
     -43.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.64 Fr.
(2.35 €)
1.02 Fr.
(0.90 €)
     -61.52 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 Fr.
(1.07 €)
0.47 Fr.
(0.41 €)
     -61.26 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.55 Fr.
(4.94 €)
1.82 Fr.
(1.62 €)
     -67.21 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.48 Fr.
(10.20 €)
4.89 Fr.
(4.35 €)
     -57.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 12.25 Fr.
(10.89 €)
3.25 Fr.
(2.89 €)
     -73.47 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 23.64 Fr.
(21.02 €)
5.29 Fr.
(4.70 €)
     -77.62 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.89 Fr.
(1.68 €)
0.87 Fr.
(0.77 €)
     -54.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.34 Fr.
(1.19 €)
0.80 Fr.
(0.71 €)
     -39.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.94 Fr.
(1.73 €)
0.79 Fr.
(0.71 €)
     -59.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.92 Fr.
(1.71 €)
0.80 Fr.
(0.71 €)
     -58.43 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.30 Fr.
(1.16 €)
0.52 Fr.
(0.46 €)
     -60.30 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 Fr.
(1.05 €)
0.65 Fr.
(0.58 €)
     -44.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.49 Fr.
(2.22 €)
1.02 Fr.
(0.91 €)
     -59.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.25 Fr.
(1.11 €)
0.73 Fr.
(0.65 €)
     -41.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 Fr.
(12.45 €)
5.62 Fr.
(5.00 €)
     -59.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.98 Fr.
(1.76 €)
0.81 Fr.
(0.72 €)
     -59.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.74 Fr.
(2.43 €)
1.52 Fr.
(1.35 €)
     -44.39 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.05 Fr.
(7.16 €)
5.62 Fr.
(5.00 €)
     -30.14 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.05 Fr.
(3.60 €)
2.36 Fr.
(2.10 €)
     -41.68 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 Fr.
(75.58 €)
56.23 Fr.
(50.00 €)
     -33.84 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 8.00 Fr.
(7.11 €)
2.92 Fr.
(2.60 €)
     -63.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.44 Fr.
(5.72 €)
2.05 Fr.
(1.82 €)
     -68.23 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 79.80 Fr.
(70.95 €)
24.86 Fr.
(22.10 €)
     -68.85 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.35 Fr.
(5.65 €)
5.64 Fr.
(5.01 €)
     -11.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 Fr.
(21,339.16 €)
23,618.55 Fr.
(21,000.00 €)
     -1.59 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,064.90 Fr.
(19,618.60 €)
22,854.27 Fr.
(20,320.45 €)
     +3.58 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178.42 Fr.
(158.64 €)
165.52 Fr.
(147.17 €)
     -7.23 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 Fr.
(0.24 €)
0.15 Fr.
(0.13 €)
     -46.08 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.24 Fr.
(50.89 €)
47.72 Fr.
(42.43 €)
     -16.64 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 80.32 Fr.
(71.41 €)
46.57 Fr.
(41.41 €)
     -42.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36.55 Fr.
(32.50 €)
20.98 Fr.
(18.65 €)
     -42.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.
(16.00 €)
9.56 Fr.
(8.50 €)
     -46.89 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,458.18 Fr.
(2,185.65 €)
487.89 Fr.
(433.80 €)
     -80.15 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,796.63 Fr.
(26,493.13 €)
9,101.81 Fr.
(8,092.71 €)
     -69.45 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 110.66 Fr.
(98.39 €)
86.24 Fr.
(76.68 €)
     -22.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.47 Fr.
(43.99 €)
31.27 Fr.
(27.80 €)
     -36.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 123.11 Fr.
(109.46 €)
87.67 Fr.
(77.95 €)
     -28.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 172.00 Fr.
(152.93 €)
105.52 Fr.
(93.82 €)
     -38.65 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,724.69 Fr.
(1,533.48 €)
1,067.14 Fr.
(948.83 €)
     -38.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,279.74 Fr.
(1,137.86 €)
817.28 Fr.
(726.67 €)
     -36.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,197.88 Fr.
(2,843.33 €)
1,751.08 Fr.
(1,556.94 €)
     -45.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,400.60 Fr.
(2,134.45 €)
1,275.29 Fr.
(1,133.90 €)
     -46.88 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,226.91 Fr.
(1,090.89 €)
476.89 Fr.
(424.02 €)
     -61.13 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 785.53 Fr.
(698.44 €)
322.72 Fr.
(286.94 €)
     -58.92 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,979.69 Fr.
(5,316.73 €)
1,618.79 Fr.
(1,439.32 €)
     -72.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.65 2.47      +49.43 %
Last update: May 2019May 2019
Contributors:327466
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CHF