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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Barcelona 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 26.76% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 38.59% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 53.65% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 31.51% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 23.13% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 13.66% lower than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.12 €)
9.20 £
(10.50 €)
     -38.65 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(57.05 €)
35.06 £
(40.00 €)
     -29.89 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.99 £
(6.83 €)
6.57 £
(7.50 €)
     +9.73 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.71 €)
2.63 £
(3.00 €)
     -47.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(5.13 €)
2.63 £
(3.00 €)
     -41.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.73 £
(3.11 €)
1.60 £
(1.82 €)
     -41.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.33 £
(1.52 €)
1.59 £
(1.82 €)
     +19.62 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.00 £
(1.14 €)
1.19 £
(1.35 €)
     +19.08 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.46 £
(3.95 €)
2.79 £
(3.19 €)
     -19.27 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.99 £
(1.13 €)
0.83 £
(0.95 €)
     -15.96 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 £
(0.81 €)
0.37 £
(0.42 €)
     -47.82 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.10 £
(2.40 €)
1.49 £
(1.70 €)
     -29.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.21 £
(3.66 €)
3.69 £
(4.22 €)
     +15.04 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.99 £
(3.41 €)
2.50 £
(2.86 €)
     -16.23 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.13 £
(4.71 €)
4.36 £
(4.98 €)
     +5.61 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 £
(1.19 €)
0.70 £
(0.80 €)
     -32.33 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.58 €)
0.64 £
(0.73 €)
     +26.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.07 €)
0.65 £
(0.75 €)
     -30.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.05 £
(1.19 €)
0.65 £
(0.74 €)
     -38.05 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.62 €)
0.41 £
(0.47 €)
     -24.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.61 €)
0.50 £
(0.58 €)
     -5.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 £
(0.92 €)
0.83 £
(0.94 €)
     +2.11 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 £
(1.10 €)
0.58 £
(0.66 €)
     -40.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.13 €)
4.38 £
(5.00 €)
     -45.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.58 £
(1.80 €)
0.61 £
(0.70 €)
     -61.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 £
(2.45 €)
1.18 £
(1.35 €)
     -44.99 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(12.55 €)
4.38 £
(5.00 €)
     -60.16 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.85 €)
1.84 £
(2.10 €)
     -26.38 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 141.67 £
(161.65 €)
45.79 £
(52.25 €)
     -67.68 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(5.71 €)
2.39 £
(2.73 €)
     -52.24 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £
(5.51 €)
1.59 £
(1.82 €)
     -66.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £
(45.64 €)
19.37 £
(22.10 €)
     -51.58 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.90 £
(5.60 €)
4.36 £
(4.97 €)
     -11.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,225.00 £
(21,936.89 €)
17,527.55 £
(20,000.00 €)
     -8.83 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,916.26 £
(23,866.73 €)
17,231.77 £
(19,662.50 €)
     -17.62 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.83 £
(180.09 €)
121.45 £
(138.58 €)
     -23.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.15 €)
0.12 £
(0.13 €)
     -11.34 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.36 £
(36.93 €)
36.38 £
(41.51 €)
     +12.40 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.27 £
(50.52 €)
36.78 £
(41.97 €)
     -16.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.90 £
(12.43 €)
17.95 £
(20.48 €)
     +64.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 £
(14.26 €)
7.01 £
(8.00 €)
     -43.91 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,255.86 £
(1,433.02 €)
375.67 £
(428.67 €)
     -70.09 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,771.92 £
(19,137.78 €)
7,290.86 £
(8,319.32 €)
     -56.53 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.10 £
(75.42 €)
65.37 £
(74.59 €)
     -1.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.82 £
(35.17 €)
24.46 £
(27.92 €)
     -20.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.46 £
(78.12 €)
70.01 £
(79.89 €)
     +2.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.93 £
(92.34 €)
87.59 £
(99.95 €)
     +8.24 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,739.83 £
(1,985.25 €)
811.26 £
(925.70 €)
     -53.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,235.06 £
(1,409.28 €)
634.28 £
(723.75 €)
     -48.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,237.13 £
(3,693.76 €)
1,355.98 £
(1,547.26 €)
     -58.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,999.86 £
(2,281.97 €)
977.89 £
(1,115.83 €)
     -51.10 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,261.79 £
(1,439.78 €)
382.84 £
(436.84 €)
     -69.66 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 655.68 £
(748.17 €)
249.06 £
(284.19 €)
     -62.02 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,172.36 £
(2,478.79 €)
1,151.89 £
(1,314.38 €)
     -46.97 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.25 2.51      -22.83 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:765468
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP