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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 25.73% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 38.10% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 53.87% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 31.63% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 20.40% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 18.32% lower than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(16.73 €)
8.97 £
(10.00 €)
     -40.21 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(55.75 €)
35.87 £
(40.00 €)
     -28.26 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.69 €)
6.73 £
(7.50 €)
     +12.10 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.58 €)
2.69 £
(3.00 €)
     -46.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(5.02 €)
2.69 £
(3.00 €)
     -40.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.72 £
(3.04 €)
1.65 £
(1.83 €)
     -39.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.27 £
(1.42 €)
1.64 £
(1.83 €)
     +28.99 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.98 £
(1.09 €)
1.19 £
(1.33 €)
     +21.62 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 £
(3.92 €)
2.80 £
(3.12 €)
     -20.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 £
(1.12 €)
0.86 £
(0.96 €)
     -14.17 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.79 £
(0.88 €)
0.38 £
(0.43 €)
     -51.33 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.16 £
(2.40 €)
1.55 £
(1.73 €)
     -28.05 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.14 £
(3.51 €)
3.95 £
(4.40 €)
     +25.48 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.05 £
(3.40 €)
2.64 £
(2.94 €)
     -13.48 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.03 £
(4.50 €)
4.61 £
(5.14 €)
     +14.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 £
(1.14 €)
0.70 £
(0.78 €)
     -31.44 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.52 €)
0.64 £
(0.72 €)
     +37.07 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.05 €)
0.66 £
(0.73 €)
     -30.32 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.01 £
(1.12 €)
0.67 £
(0.75 €)
     -33.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.59 €)
0.42 £
(0.47 €)
     -20.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.57 €)
0.52 £
(0.58 €)
     +0.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(0.85 €)
0.84 £
(0.94 €)
     +10.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.99 £
(1.11 €)
0.58 £
(0.65 €)
     -41.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(8.92 €)
4.48 £
(5.00 €)
     -43.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.56 £
(1.74 €)
0.69 £
(0.77 €)
     -55.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 £
(2.33 €)
1.19 £
(1.32 €)
     -43.26 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(12.27 €)
4.48 £
(5.00 €)
     -59.24 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.79 €)
1.88 £
(2.10 €)
     -24.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 £
(156.11 €)
46.63 £
(52.00 €)
     -66.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(5.58 €)
2.24 £
(2.50 €)
     -55.16 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £
(5.38 €)
1.63 £
(1.82 €)
     -66.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £
(44.60 €)
19.82 £
(22.10 €)
     -50.45 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.85 £
(5.41 €)
4.45 £
(4.96 €)
     -8.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,920.00 £
(22,212.09 €)
16,142.56 £
(18,000.00 €)
     -18.96 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,846.00 £
(23,244.64 €)
16,928.59 £
(18,876.47 €)
     -18.79 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 149.28 £
(166.45 €)
118.04 £
(131.62 €)
     -20.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 £
(0.12 €)
0.13 £
(0.15 €)
     +19.47 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.99 £
(36.79 €)
37.42 £
(41.72 €)
     +13.41 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.79 £
(51.06 €)
37.78 £
(42.12 €)
     -17.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.22 £
(12.51 €)
17.72 £
(19.76 €)
     +58.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(14.50 €)
7.17 £
(8.00 €)
     -44.81 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,263.77 £
(1,409.19 €)
381.81 £
(425.74 €)
     -69.79 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,649.91 £
(18,565.73 €)
7,431.77 £
(8,286.90 €)
     -55.36 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.73 £
(71.06 €)
67.68 £
(75.47 €)
     +6.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.60 £
(34.12 €)
24.73 £
(27.57 €)
     -19.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 67.44 £
(75.20 €)
71.57 £
(79.80 €)
     +6.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 79.81 £
(88.99 €)
89.64 £
(99.95 €)
     +12.32 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,711.16 £
(1,908.06 €)
807.92 £
(900.88 €)
     -52.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,235.49 £
(1,377.65 €)
628.92 £
(701.29 €)
     -49.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,197.46 £
(3,565.38 €)
1,353.93 £
(1,509.72 €)
     -57.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,026.14 £
(2,259.28 €)
978.27 £
(1,090.83 €)
     -51.72 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,244.67 £
(1,387.89 €)
391.15 £
(436.15 €)
     -68.57 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 724.76 £
(808.15 €)
247.51 £
(275.98 €)
     -65.85 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,563.94 £
(2,858.96 €)
1,296.19 £
(1,445.33 €)
     -49.45 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.24 2.48      -23.29 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:706421
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP