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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 27.17% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 39.13% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 54.69% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 32.93% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 21.09% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 17.20% lower than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.04 €)
8.80 £
(10.00 €)
     -41.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(56.81 €)
35.20 £
(40.00 €)
     -29.60 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.82 €)
6.42 £
(7.30 €)
     +7.07 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.68 €)
2.64 £
(3.00 €)
     -47.20 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.30 £
(4.89 €)
2.64 £
(3.00 €)
     -38.60 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.74 £
(3.11 €)
1.63 £
(1.86 €)
     -40.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.25 £
(1.42 €)
1.61 £
(1.83 €)
     +29.18 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.96 £
(1.09 €)
1.16 £
(1.32 €)
     +21.34 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.43 £
(3.90 €)
2.86 £
(3.25 €)
     -16.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 £
(1.14 €)
0.88 £
(1.00 €)
     -12.75 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.83 £
(0.94 €)
0.38 £
(0.43 €)
     -54.63 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.18 £
(2.48 €)
1.58 £
(1.80 €)
     -27.59 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.13 £
(3.55 €)
3.62 £
(4.11 €)
     +15.62 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.06 £
(3.48 €)
2.64 £
(3.00 €)
     -13.83 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.97 £
(4.51 €)
4.58 £
(5.20 €)
     +15.36 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.10 €)
0.70 £
(0.80 €)
     -27.74 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.45 £
(0.51 €)
0.65 £
(0.74 €)
     +43.72 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.91 £
(1.03 €)
0.65 £
(0.73 €)
     -28.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.11 €)
0.64 £
(0.73 €)
     -34.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.60 €)
0.41 £
(0.47 €)
     -21.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.59 €)
0.51 £
(0.58 €)
     -0.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.75 £
(0.85 €)
0.83 £
(0.94 €)
     +10.71 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 £
(1.08 €)
0.54 £
(0.62 €)
     -42.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.09 €)
4.40 £
(5.00 €)
     -45.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.74 £
(1.98 €)
0.67 £
(0.76 €)
     -61.45 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.16 £
(2.45 €)
1.20 £
(1.37 €)
     -44.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(12.50 €)
4.40 £
(5.00 €)
     -60.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.84 €)
1.85 £
(2.10 €)
     -26.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 135.00 £
(153.40 €)
46.42 £
(52.75 €)
     -65.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.55 €)
2.20 £
(2.50 €)
     -45.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7.50 £
(8.52 €)
1.60 £
(1.82 €)
     -78.66 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £
(45.45 €)
19.45 £
(22.10 €)
     -51.38 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.78 £
(5.44 €)
4.34 £
(4.93 €)
     -9.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,920.00 £
(22,634.92 €)
15,841.01 £
(18,000.00 €)
     -20.48 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,004.11 £
(23,866.79 €)
16,967.48 £
(19,280.00 €)
     -19.22 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.45 £
(168.68 €)
115.91 £
(131.71 €)
     -21.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £
(0.12 €)
0.13 £
(0.15 €)
     +22.66 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.72 £
(36.05 €)
37.49 £
(42.60 €)
     +18.20 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.83 £
(53.22 €)
37.33 £
(42.41 €)
     -20.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.89 £
(12.38 €)
17.16 £
(19.50 €)
     +57.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 £
(14.20 €)
7.48 £
(8.50 €)
     -40.16 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,259.68 £
(1,431.36 €)
368.29 £
(418.48 €)
     -70.76 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,175.00 £
(18,379.51 €)
7,365.84 £
(8,369.74 €)
     -54.46 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.76 £
(71.31 €)
66.49 £
(75.55 €)
     +5.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.29 £
(35.56 €)
24.27 £
(27.58 €)
     -22.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.09 £
(77.37 €)
69.22 £
(78.65 €)
     +1.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.10 £
(93.29 €)
85.77 £
(97.46 €)
     +4.47 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,668.24 £
(1,895.61 €)
788.49 £
(895.95 €)
     -52.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,201.41 £
(1,365.15 €)
607.46 £
(690.25 €)
     -49.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,103.26 £
(3,526.21 €)
1,309.45 £
(1,487.91 €)
     -57.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,045.73 £
(2,324.54 €)
927.49 £
(1,053.90 €)
     -54.66 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,244.67 £
(1,414.31 €)
373.88 £
(424.84 €)
     -69.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 719.00 £
(817.00 €)
240.48 £
(273.25 €)
     -66.55 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,507.56 £
(2,849.32 €)
1,263.75 £
(1,435.99 €)
     -49.60 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.27 2.45      -25.10 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:801426
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: GBP