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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 28.13% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 39.18% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 53.37% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 34.90% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 22.20% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 9.44% lower than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.35 €)
9.51 £
(11.00 €)
     -36.59 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £
(63.60 €)
34.59 £
(40.00 €)
     -37.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.94 €)
6.05 £
(7.00 €)
     +0.89 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.78 €)
2.38 £
(2.75 €)
     -52.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(5.20 €)
2.59 £
(3.00 €)
     -42.35 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.80 £
(3.23 €)
1.56 £
(1.80 €)
     -44.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.47 £
(1.70 €)
1.48 £
(1.71 €)
     +1.00 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.09 £
(1.27 €)
1.09 £
(1.26 €)
     -0.21 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.63 £
(4.20 €)
2.75 £
(3.18 €)
     -24.34 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 £
(1.17 €)
0.77 £
(0.89 €)
     -23.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.66 €)
0.37 £
(0.43 €)
     -34.05 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.02 £
(2.34 €)
1.31 £
(1.52 €)
     -35.11 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.05 £
(3.53 €)
4.12 £
(4.77 €)
     +34.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.68 £
(3.10 €)
2.47 £
(2.86 €)
     -7.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.72 £
(4.30 €)
3.93 £
(4.55 €)
     +5.70 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.84 £
(0.97 €)
0.67 £
(0.77 €)
     -20.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.57 €)
0.59 £
(0.68 €)
     +19.60 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.07 €)
0.54 £
(0.62 €)
     -41.66 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.07 £
(1.24 €)
0.60 £
(0.69 €)
     -43.88 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.59 €)
0.40 £
(0.46 €)
     -22.17 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.54 €)
0.48 £
(0.56 €)
     +3.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(0.88 €)
0.79 £
(0.92 €)
     +4.05 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 £
(0.99 €)
0.54 £
(0.63 €)
     -36.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.25 €)
4.32 £
(5.00 €)
     -45.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 £
(2.02 €)
0.69 £
(0.80 €)
     -60.47 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.87 £
(2.16 €)
1.21 £
(1.39 €)
     -35.58 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(12.72 €)
4.32 £
(5.00 €)
     -60.69 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.89 €)
1.86 £
(2.15 €)
     -25.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(173.46 €)
43.24 £
(50.00 €)
     -71.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(5.78 €)
2.16 £
(2.50 €)
     -56.76 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £
(5.58 €)
1.57 £
(1.82 €)
     -67.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 £
(57.82 €)
19.11 £
(22.10 €)
     -61.78 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.89 £
(5.65 €)
4.37 £
(5.06 €)
     -10.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(23,128.60 €)
19,024.06 £
(22,000.00 €)
     -4.88 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,461.96 £
(24,819.25 €)
17,993.59 £
(20,808.33 €)
     -16.16 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.59 £
(192.65 €)
119.20 £
(137.85 €)
     -28.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.14 €)
0.11 £
(0.13 €)
     -6.32 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.05 £
(35.91 €)
37.69 £
(43.59 €)
     +21.40 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.17 £
(44.14 €)
35.72 £
(41.31 €)
     -6.42 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.39 £
(13.17 €)
16.17 £
(18.70 €)
     +42.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(13.88 €)
7.35 £
(8.50 €)
     -38.75 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,328.80 £
(1,536.67 €)
375.80 £
(434.58 €)
     -71.72 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,034.70 £
(20,855.86 €)
6,710.50 £
(7,760.23 €)
     -62.79 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.96 £
(78.59 €)
62.43 £
(72.19 €)
     -8.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.35 £
(37.41 €)
23.14 £
(26.75 €)
     -28.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.72 £
(79.47 €)
70.20 £
(81.18 €)
     +2.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 78.13 £
(90.35 €)
81.32 £
(94.05 €)
     +4.09 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,680.62 £
(1,943.52 €)
836.26 £
(967.07 €)
     -50.24 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,190.37 £
(1,376.58 €)
625.13 £
(722.92 €)
     -47.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,192.25 £
(3,691.62 €)
1,352.38 £
(1,563.93 €)
     -57.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,016.38 £
(2,331.80 €)
954.13 £
(1,103.39 €)
     -52.68 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,222.80 £
(1,414.08 €)
357.99 £
(414.00 €)
     -70.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 680.65 £
(787.12 €)
245.18 £
(283.53 €)
     -63.98 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,269.10 £
(2,624.06 €)
1,249.88 £
(1,445.39 €)
     -44.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.15 2.39      -24.31 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:721465
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: GBP