Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 3.31% lower than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 1.63% higher than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 14.35% higher than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 11.89% lower than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 2.65% lower than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 35.30% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(16.79 €)
12.42 £
(13.90 €)
     -17.21 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(67.16 €)
53.60 £
(60.00 €)
     -10.66 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.72 €)
8.04 £
(9.00 €)
     +34.01 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £
(4.48 €)
2.68 £
(3.00 €)
     -32.99 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(4.48 €)
3.13 £
(3.50 €)
     -21.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.95 £
(3.31 €)
2.06 £
(2.31 €)
     -30.12 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.44 £
(1.61 €)
1.85 £
(2.07 €)
     +28.77 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.90 £
(1.01 €)
1.28 £
(1.43 €)
     +41.87 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.57 £
(3.99 €)
3.18 £
(3.56 €)
     -10.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.06 €)
1.16 £
(1.30 €)
     +23.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.53 €)
0.50 £
(0.56 €)
     +6.57 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.08 £
(2.33 €)
2.20 £
(2.46 €)
     +5.60 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.68 £
(3.00 €)
4.77 £
(5.34 €)
     +78.35 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.72 £
(3.04 €)
2.86 £
(3.20 €)
     +5.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.25 £
(4.75 €)
4.72 £
(5.28 €)
     +11.17 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.80 £
(0.89 €)
0.78 £
(0.88 €)
     -1.95 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.44 £
(0.50 €)
0.75 £
(0.84 €)
     +68.41 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.70 £
(0.78 €)
0.69 £
(0.77 €)
     -0.83 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.81 £
(0.91 €)
0.86 £
(0.96 €)
     +5.44 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.43 £
(0.48 €)
0.54 £
(0.60 €)
     +25.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.40 £
(0.45 €)
0.59 £
(0.66 €)
     +46.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.75 £
(0.84 €)
0.90 £
(1.00 €)
     +19.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 £
(1.01 €)
0.69 £
(0.77 €)
     -23.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(7.84 €)
5.36 £
(6.00 €)
     -23.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.57 £
(1.76 €)
1.01 £
(1.13 €)
     -35.60 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.03 £
(2.28 €)
1.46 £
(1.64 €)
     -28.14 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.50 £
(13.99 €)
4.47 £
(5.00 €)
     -64.26 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.80 €)
2.14 £
(2.40 €)
     -14.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 £
(89.54 €)
35.74 £
(40.00 €)
     -55.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.90 £
(3.25 €)
2.68 £
(3.00 €)
     -7.58 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 £
(1.80 €)
2.88 £
(3.22 €)
     +78.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.80 £
(18.80 €)
21.17 £
(23.70 €)
     +26.04 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.05 £
(6.78 €)
6.57 £
(7.36 €)
     +8.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 £
(26,863.20 €)
22,334.49 £
(24,999.00 €)
     -6.94 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,428.57 £
(28,462.20 €)
23,001.70 £
(25,745.81 €)
     -9.54 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 172.72 £
(193.32 €)
148.73 £
(166.47 €)
     -13.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £
(0.11 €)
0.20 £
(0.23 €)
     +102.39 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.42 £
(31.81 €)
33.69 £
(37.71 €)
     +18.56 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.41 £
(30.68 €)
37.46 £
(41.93 €)
     +36.65 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.94 £
(11.12 €)
20.91 £
(23.40 €)
     +110.37 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(11.19 €)
8.04 £
(9.00 €)
     -19.59 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 663.75 £
(742.94 €)
429.96 £
(481.25 €)
     -35.22 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,166.67 £
(12,498.85 €)
9,826.68 £
(10,999.00 €)
     -12.00 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.33 £
(72.01 €)
63.46 £
(71.03 €)
     -1.35 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.67 £
(29.85 €)
28.18 £
(31.54 €)
     +5.67 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.75 £
(76.95 €)
67.66 £
(75.73 €)
     -1.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 60.00 £
(67.16 €)
91.26 £
(102.15 €)
     +52.11 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 773.81 £
(866.13 €)
908.40 £
(1,016.77 €)
     +17.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 602.25 £
(674.10 €)
704.98 £
(789.08 €)
     +17.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,360.71 £
(1,523.05 €)
1,470.46 £
(1,645.88 €)
     +8.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 988.89 £
(1,106.86 €)
1,163.62 £
(1,302.44 €)
     +17.67 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 427.54 £
(478.55 €)
392.53 £
(439.35 €)
     -8.19 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 218.09 £
(244.11 €)
244.49 £
(273.66 €)
     +12.11 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,470.09 £
(2,764.77 €)
1,624.04 £
(1,817.79 €)
     -34.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.57 2.10      -41.27 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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