Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 17.9% lower than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 11.8% lower than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 2.1% higher than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 17.6% lower than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 15.6% lower than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 23.7% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.55 €)
12.82 £
(15.00 €)
     -14.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(70.21 €)
47.00 £
(55.00 €)
     -21.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(8.19 €)
8.55 £
(10.00 €)
     +22.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(5.27 €)
2.56 £
(3.00 €)
     -43.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(4.68 €)
2.99 £
(3.50 €)
     -25.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.24 £
(3.80 €)
1.89 £
(2.21 €)
     -41.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 £
(2.05 €)
1.76 £
(2.06 €)
     +0.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.22 £
(1.42 €)
1.32 £
(1.55 €)
     +8.7 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.61 £
(5.39 €)
3.42 £
(4.01 €)
     -25.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 £
(1.24 €)
1.10 £
(1.28 €)
     +2.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.70 £
(0.82 €)
0.57 £
(0.66 €)
     -19.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.86 £
(3.34 €)
2.33 £
(2.72 €)
     -18.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.29 £
(3.85 €)
4.96 £
(5.80 €)
     +50.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.07 £
(3.59 €)
3.11 £
(3.64 €)
     +1.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.75 £
(5.55 €)
5.26 £
(6.15 €)
     +10.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 £
(1.21 €)
0.78 £
(0.91 €)
     -24.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.54 €)
0.67 £
(0.78 €)
     +46.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.11 €)
0.64 £
(0.75 €)
     -32.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.73 £
(2.02 €)
0.90 £
(1.06 €)
     -47.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.54 €)
0.62 £
(0.72 €)
     +33.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 £
(0.49 €)
0.62 £
(0.72 €)
     +47.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(0.89 €)
0.91 £
(1.06 €)
     +19.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £
(1.06 €)
0.66 £
(0.77 €)
     -27.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £
(8.78 €)
5.13 £
(6.00 €)
     -31.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 £
(2.03 €)
0.95 £
(1.12 €)
     -45.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 £
(2.29 €)
1.35 £
(1.58 €)
     -31.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(15.21 €)
4.36 £
(5.10 €)
     -66.5 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.93 €)
2.05 £
(2.40 €)
     -18.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £
(70.21 €)
20.89 £
(24.45 €)
     -65.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.68 €)
2.56 £
(3.00 €)
     -35.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.21 £
(2.58 €)
3.03 £
(3.54 €)
     +37.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.80 £
(19.66 €)
21.09 £
(24.68 €)
     +25.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.74 £
(6.72 €)
5.38 £
(6.30 €)
     -6.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(33,097.93 €)
25,268.38 £
(29,568.00 €)
     -10.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,142.86 £
(30,591.28 €)
21,752.48 £
(25,453.85 €)
     -16.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 281.60 £
(329.52 €)
141.36 £
(165.42 €)
     -49.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.83 £
(15.02 €)
14.09 £
(16.49 €)
     +9.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.33 £
(37.84 €)
28.82 £
(33.73 €)
     -10.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.32 £
(41.33 €)
40.60 £
(47.51 €)
     +15.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.67 £
(14.82 €)
18.29 £
(21.40 €)
     +44.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.50 £
(13.45 €)
7.69 £
(9.00 €)
     -33.1 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 866.67 £
(1,014.14 €)
447.93 £
(524.15 €)
     -48.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,750.00 £
(11,409.04 €)
9,529.26 £
(11,150.74 €)
     -2.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.62 £
(88.49 €)
65.98 £
(77.21 €)
     -12.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.00 £
(37.44 €)
26.56 £
(31.08 €)
     -17.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.62 £
(99.01 €)
74.32 £
(86.97 €)
     -12.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 70.42 £
(82.40 €)
89.93 £
(105.24 €)
     +27.7 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,102.67 £
(1,290.29 €)
1,058.81 £
(1,238.97 €)
     -4.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.50 £
(903.95 €)
806.03 £
(943.18 €)
     +4.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,750.71 £
(2,048.61 €)
1,771.93 £
(2,073.44 €)
     +1.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,222.00 £
(1,429.93 €)
1,313.67 £
(1,537.21 €)
     +7.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 324.46 £
(379.67 €)
447.84 £
(524.04 €)
     +38.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 224.51 £
(262.71 €)
288.55 £
(337.65 €)
     +28.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,499.27 £
(2,924.54 €)
1,680.84 £
(1,966.85 €)
     -32.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.72 3.53      -38.2 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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