Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 7.66% lower than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 0.77% lower than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 18.41% higher than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 16.80% lower than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 7.75% lower than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 35.47% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 £
(15.05 €)
10.37 £
(12.00 €)
     -20.26 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(57.88 €)
43.19 £
(50.00 €)
     -13.61 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.95 €)
6.91 £
(8.00 €)
     +15.18 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 £
(4.05 €)
2.59 £
(3.00 €)
     -25.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(4.63 €)
2.59 £
(3.00 €)
     -35.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.81 £
(3.26 €)
1.61 £
(1.86 €)
     -42.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.29 £
(1.49 €)
1.62 £
(1.87 €)
     +25.89 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.81 £
(0.93 €)
1.19 £
(1.37 €)
     +47.00 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.43 £
(3.97 €)
2.87 £
(3.32 €)
     -16.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.85 £
(0.98 €)
1.01 £
(1.17 €)
     +19.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.44 £
(0.50 €)
0.44 £
(0.51 €)
     +1.71 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.89 £
(2.19 €)
1.84 £
(2.13 €)
     -2.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.67 £
(3.09 €)
3.89 £
(4.51 €)
     +45.82 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.64 £
(3.05 €)
2.45 £
(2.84 €)
     -7.04 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.06 £
(3.55 €)
4.73 £
(5.47 €)
     +54.26 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.05 €)
0.71 £
(0.83 €)
     -21.05 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.58 €)
0.68 £
(0.79 €)
     +35.78 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.65 £
(0.76 €)
0.67 £
(0.77 €)
     +2.51 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.07 €)
0.74 £
(0.85 €)
     -20.19 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.54 €)
0.50 £
(0.58 €)
     +6.65 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 £
(0.49 €)
0.45 £
(0.52 €)
     +5.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.73 £
(0.85 €)
0.87 £
(1.01 €)
     +18.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 £
(1.02 €)
0.61 £
(0.71 €)
     -31.00 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(8.10 €)
4.32 £
(5.00 €)
     -38.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 £
(2.01 €)
0.96 £
(1.11 €)
     -44.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 £
(2.29 €)
1.41 £
(1.63 €)
     -28.82 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.93 £
(13.80 €)
4.32 £
(5.00 €)
     -63.78 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.89 €)
1.97 £
(2.27 €)
     -21.39 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £
(69.46 €)
34.55 £
(40.00 €)
     -42.41 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £
(3.01 €)
2.59 £
(3.00 €)
     -0.32 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.71 £
(1.97 €)
1.63 £
(1.88 €)
     -4.65 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.80 £
(19.45 €)
19.09 £
(22.10 €)
     +13.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.60 £
(5.33 €)
4.13 £
(4.78 €)
     -10.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 £
(26,624.47 €)
19,437.01 £
(22,500.00 €)
     -15.49 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,277.62 £
(24,630.67 €)
19,388.52 £
(22,443.87 €)
     -8.88 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 113.80 £
(131.74 €)
117.50 £
(136.01 €)
     +3.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £
(0.11 €)
0.13 £
(0.15 €)
     +38.62 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.23 £
(36.15 €)
35.16 £
(40.70 €)
     +12.59 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.64 £
(30.84 €)
38.01 £
(44.00 €)
     +42.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.53 £
(14.51 €)
18.61 £
(21.54 €)
     +48.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(11.58 €)
7.77 £
(9.00 €)
     -22.25 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 675.04 £
(781.42 €)
380.10 £
(440.00 €)
     -43.69 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,975.00 £
(15,019.67 €)
7,256.48 £
(8,400.00 €)
     -44.07 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.77 £
(69.19 €)
60.50 £
(70.04 €)
     +1.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 25.75 £
(29.81 €)
25.81 £
(29.88 €)
     +0.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 53.78 £
(62.26 €)
68.03 £
(78.75 €)
     +26.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 57.64 £
(66.72 €)
82.52 £
(95.52 €)
     +43.17 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 662.30 £
(766.66 €)
779.97 £
(902.88 €)
     +17.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 476.73 £
(551.86 €)
622.03 £
(720.05 €)
     +30.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,134.52 £
(1,313.31 €)
1,329.03 £
(1,538.46 €)
     +17.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 839.60 £
(971.91 €)
955.16 £
(1,105.68 €)
     +13.76 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 513.63 £
(594.57 €)
381.31 £
(441.40 €)
     -25.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 168.63 £
(195.20 €)
242.77 £
(281.03 €)
     +43.97 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,958.48 £
(2,267.11 €)
1,254.08 £
(1,451.71 €)
     -35.97 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.56 2.00      -43.74 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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