Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 26.38% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 39.49% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 56.68% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 28.92% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 21.35% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 25.57% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.51 €)
10.28 £
(12.00 €)
     -31.49 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(70.06 €)
42.82 £
(50.00 €)
     -28.63 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(7.01 €)
6.85 £
(8.00 €)
     +14.19 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.84 €)
2.57 £
(3.00 €)
     -48.61 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.84 €)
3.00 £
(3.50 €)
     -40.05 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.97 £
(3.47 €)
1.64 £
(1.92 €)
     -44.74 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.44 £
(1.68 €)
1.57 £
(1.83 €)
     +8.67 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.14 £
(1.33 €)
1.06 £
(1.24 €)
     -7.09 %
Markets
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.59 £
(4.19 €)
2.85 £
(3.33 €)
     -20.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.08 €)
0.97 £
(1.13 €)
     +4.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.72 £
(0.84 €)
0.42 £
(0.49 €)
     -42.10 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.23 £
(2.61 €)
1.96 £
(2.29 €)
     -11.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.07 £
(3.59 €)
4.17 £
(4.87 €)
     +35.59 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.71 £
(3.16 €)
2.43 £
(2.84 €)
     -10.15 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.84 £
(5.66 €)
4.64 £
(5.42 €)
     -4.19 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.99 £
(1.15 €)
0.69 £
(0.80 €)
     -30.12 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.55 €)
0.68 £
(0.79 €)
     +43.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.89 £
(1.04 €)
0.68 £
(0.79 €)
     -24.02 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.12 £
(1.30 €)
0.74 £
(0.86 €)
     -33.81 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.60 €)
0.53 £
(0.62 €)
     +3.40 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.62 €)
0.47 £
(0.55 €)
     -11.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.77 £
(0.90 €)
0.86 £
(1.01 €)
     +11.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.98 £
(1.15 €)
0.61 £
(0.72 €)
     -37.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.34 €)
4.28 £
(5.00 €)
     -46.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.87 £
(2.19 €)
0.91 £
(1.06 €)
     -51.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 £
(2.50 €)
1.42 £
(1.66 €)
     -33.55 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(15.18 €)
4.28 £
(5.00 €)
     -67.06 %
Transportation
London Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.27 €)
2.06 £
(2.40 €)
     -26.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 158.00 £
(184.49 €)
34.26 £
(40.00 €)
     -78.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.50 €)
2.57 £
(3.00 €)
     -14.36 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.19 €)
1.64 £
(1.92 €)
     -40.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(33.63 €)
19.18 £
(22.40 €)
     -33.39 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.84 £
(5.65 €)
4.25 £
(4.96 €)
     -12.30 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,167.50 £
(27,051.58 €)
19,573.47 £
(22,855.00 €)
     -15.51 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,482.47 £
(27,419.35 €)
20,543.59 £
(23,987.77 €)
     -12.52 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 184.88 £
(215.87 €)
129.75 £
(151.50 €)
     -29.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.16 €)
0.14 £
(0.17 €)
     +5.81 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.45 £
(37.89 €)
34.17 £
(39.89 €)
     +5.29 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.09 £
(53.82 €)
38.20 £
(44.60 €)
     -17.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.50 £
(11.09 €)
19.52 £
(22.79 €)
     +105.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.47 £
(16.90 €)
7.71 £
(9.00 €)
     -46.75 %
Childcare
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,409.04 £
(1,645.27 €)
395.38 £
(461.67 €)
     -71.94 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,995.24 £
(21,012.18 €)
8,053.02 £
(9,403.13 €)
     -55.25 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.94 £
(66.48 €)
60.70 £
(70.87 €)
     +6.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.83 £
(33.66 €)
26.46 £
(30.90 €)
     -8.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.73 £
(88.43 €)
64.92 £
(75.81 €)
     -14.28 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.38 £
(105.54 €)
84.01 £
(98.10 €)
     -7.05 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,696.76 £
(1,981.23 €)
776.82 £
(907.06 €)
     -54.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,298.52 £
(1,516.23 €)
618.64 £
(722.36 €)
     -52.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,236.36 £
(3,778.95 €)
1,295.84 £
(1,513.10 €)
     -59.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,148.62 £
(2,508.84 €)
938.68 £
(1,096.05 €)
     -56.31 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,117.76 £
(1,305.15 €)
381.20 £
(445.11 €)
     -65.90 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 540.13 £
(630.68 €)
234.57 £
(273.89 €)
     -56.57 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,055.31 £
(3,567.54 €)
1,376.18 £
(1,606.90 €)
     -54.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.52 1.96      -22.28 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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