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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 25.59% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 37.27% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 52.29% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 27.15% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 21.78% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 11.70% lower than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.01 €)
10.58 £
(12.00 €)
     -29.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(56.71 €)
36.15 £
(41.00 €)
     -27.70 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.80 €)
6.59 £
(7.47 €)
     +9.85 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.67 €)
2.65 £
(3.00 €)
     -47.10 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(5.10 €)
2.65 £
(3.00 €)
     -41.22 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.74 £
(3.11 €)
1.62 £
(1.84 €)
     -40.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.36 £
(1.54 €)
1.60 £
(1.82 €)
     +17.52 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.02 £
(1.16 €)
1.16 £
(1.31 €)
     +13.09 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.64 £
(4.13 €)
2.85 £
(3.23 €)
     -21.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.10 €)
0.80 £
(0.90 €)
     -18.26 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.62 £
(0.70 €)
0.37 £
(0.41 €)
     -40.90 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.09 £
(2.37 €)
1.43 £
(1.62 €)
     -31.56 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.10 £
(3.52 €)
3.84 £
(4.35 €)
     +23.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.86 £
(3.24 €)
2.55 £
(2.89 €)
     -10.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.91 £
(4.44 €)
4.15 £
(4.70 €)
     +6.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.89 £
(1.01 €)
0.68 £
(0.77 €)
     -23.34 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.56 €)
0.63 £
(0.71 €)
     +27.21 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.08 €)
0.62 £
(0.71 €)
     -34.43 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 £
(1.22 €)
0.63 £
(0.71 €)
     -41.85 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 £
(0.55 €)
0.41 £
(0.46 €)
     -15.79 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 £
(0.50 €)
0.51 £
(0.58 €)
     +15.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 £
(0.92 €)
0.80 £
(0.91 €)
     -1.08 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £
(1.03 €)
0.57 £
(0.65 €)
     -37.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.07 €)
4.41 £
(5.00 €)
     -44.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 £
(1.97 €)
0.63 £
(0.72 €)
     -63.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 £
(2.16 €)
1.19 £
(1.35 €)
     -37.40 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(12.48 €)
4.41 £
(5.00 €)
     -59.92 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.84 €)
1.85 £
(2.10 €)
     -25.93 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(170.12 €)
44.09 £
(50.00 €)
     -70.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(5.67 €)
2.29 £
(2.60 €)
     -54.15 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £
(5.48 €)
1.60 £
(1.82 €)
     -66.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £
(45.37 €)
19.49 £
(22.10 €)
     -51.28 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.91 £
(5.57 €)
4.42 £
(5.01 €)
     -10.02 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(22,682.75 €)
18,516.28 £
(21,000.00 €)
     -7.42 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,928.67 £
(23,735.98 €)
17,917.10 £
(20,320.45 €)
     -14.39 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.55 £
(183.22 €)
129.76 £
(147.17 €)
     -19.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.13 €)
0.12 £
(0.13 €)
     -1.01 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.79 £
(36.06 €)
37.41 £
(42.43 €)
     +17.66 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.19 £
(47.85 €)
36.51 £
(41.41 €)
     -13.46 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.32 £
(12.83 €)
16.44 £
(18.65 €)
     +45.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(14.74 €)
7.49 £
(8.50 €)
     -42.35 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,295.46 £
(1,469.23 €)
382.49 £
(433.80 €)
     -70.47 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,338.38 £
(19,664.11 €)
7,135.56 £
(8,092.71 €)
     -58.85 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.88 £
(75.85 €)
67.61 £
(76.68 €)
     +1.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.13 £
(35.31 €)
24.52 £
(27.80 €)
     -21.26 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.44 £
(77.62 €)
68.73 £
(77.95 €)
     +0.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 78.67 £
(89.23 €)
82.72 £
(93.82 €)
     +5.14 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,710.66 £
(1,940.13 €)
836.61 £
(948.83 €)
     -51.09 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,220.01 £
(1,383.66 €)
640.72 £
(726.67 €)
     -47.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,185.56 £
(3,612.87 €)
1,372.80 £
(1,556.94 €)
     -56.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,969.54 £
(2,233.73 €)
999.79 £
(1,133.90 €)
     -49.24 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,204.74 £
(1,366.34 €)
373.87 £
(424.02 €)
     -68.97 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 683.54 £
(775.23 €)
253.00 £
(286.94 €)
     -62.99 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,291.36 £
(2,598.72 €)
1,269.09 £
(1,439.32 €)
     -44.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.17 2.47      -22.15 %
Last update: May 2019May 2019
Contributors:726466
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP