Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 26.44% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 37.25% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 52.20% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 32.15% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 20.45% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 5.40% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(23.20 €)
11.16 £
(12.95 €)
     -44.18 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(69.60 €)
47.41 £
(55.00 €)
     -20.98 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 £
(7.54 €)
7.90 £
(9.16 €)
     +21.47 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £
(6.96 €)
2.59 £
(3.00 €)
     -56.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.80 €)
3.15 £
(3.65 €)
     -37.07 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.24 £
(3.75 €)
2.08 £
(2.41 €)
     -35.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 £
(1.87 €)
1.68 £
(1.95 €)
     +4.72 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 £
(1.53 €)
1.13 £
(1.31 €)
     -14.05 %
Markets
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.96 £
(4.60 €)
3.02 £
(3.51 €)
     -23.71 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 £
(1.23 €)
0.97 £
(1.13 €)
     -8.37 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.84 £
(0.97 €)
0.48 £
(0.56 €)
     -42.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.38 £
(2.76 €)
2.21 £
(2.57 €)
     -7.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.77 £
(3.22 €)
4.62 £
(5.36 €)
     +66.65 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.75 £
(3.19 €)
2.66 £
(3.08 €)
     -3.26 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.81 £
(5.58 €)
4.45 £
(5.16 €)
     -7.55 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 £
(1.12 €)
0.78 £
(0.90 €)
     -19.10 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 £
(0.71 €)
0.68 £
(0.79 €)
     +10.22 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.85 £
(0.99 €)
0.70 £
(0.81 €)
     -18.04 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.14 £
(1.32 €)
0.73 £
(0.85 €)
     -35.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.66 €)
0.50 £
(0.58 €)
     -11.66 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.60 €)
0.56 £
(0.65 €)
     +9.76 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.87 £
(1.01 €)
0.87 £
(1.01 €)
     -0.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.23 £
(1.43 €)
0.67 £
(0.78 €)
     -45.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.50 £
(9.86 €)
4.31 £
(5.00 €)
     -49.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.14 £
(2.49 €)
0.98 £
(1.14 €)
     -54.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 £
(2.97 €)
1.55 £
(1.79 €)
     -39.55 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(15.08 €)
4.31 £
(5.00 €)
     -66.84 %
Transportation
London Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £
(3.02 €)
2.07 £
(2.40 €)
     -20.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.00 £
(185.61 €)
34.48 £
(40.00 €)
     -78.45 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.80 £
(5.57 €)
2.59 £
(3.00 €)
     -46.12 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.17 €)
2.77 £
(3.22 €)
     +1.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(33.41 €)
20.65 £
(23.95 €)
     -28.31 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.18 £
(7.17 €)
6.35 £
(7.37 €)
     +2.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,600.00 £
(27,377.11 €)
20,688.81 £
(24,000.00 €)
     -12.34 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,166.73 £
(29,194.59 €)
21,022.55 £
(24,387.15 €)
     -16.47 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 239.44 £
(277.76 €)
144.97 £
(168.17 €)
     -39.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.15 €)
0.17 £
(0.20 €)
     +32.99 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.14 £
(34.96 €)
33.13 £
(38.43 €)
     +9.94 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.87 £
(53.21 €)
34.88 £
(40.46 €)
     -23.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.58 £
(13.43 €)
20.58 £
(23.88 €)
     +77.81 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(15.08 €)
7.76 £
(9.00 €)
     -40.32 %
Childcare
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,582.94 £
(1,836.28 €)
445.13 £
(516.38 €)
     -71.88 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,200.00 £
(23,432.95 €)
9,980.97 £
(11,578.40 €)
     -50.59 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.59 £
(88.85 €)
61.47 £
(71.30 €)
     -19.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.72 £
(40.28 €)
27.24 £
(31.60 €)
     -21.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.16 £
(90.66 €)
65.48 £
(75.96 €)
     -16.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.62 £
(113.25 €)
96.18 £
(111.58 €)
     -1.48 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,778.53 £
(2,063.18 €)
844.79 £
(980.00 €)
     -52.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,303.30 £
(1,511.89 €)
680.06 £
(788.90 €)
     -47.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,318.78 £
(3,849.94 €)
1,465.01 £
(1,699.48 €)
     -55.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,172.00 £
(2,519.62 €)
1,112.16 £
(1,290.16 €)
     -48.80 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,236.76 £
(1,434.70 €)
384.07 £
(445.54 €)
     -68.95 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 595.87 £
(691.24 €)
234.88 £
(272.47 €)
     -60.58 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,825.26 £
(3,277.43 €)
1,677.04 £
(1,945.45 €)
     -40.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.62 2.11      -19.69 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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