Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 43.81% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 57.92% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 72.62% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 44.57% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 55.86% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 29.31% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(24.55 €)
13.13 $
(12.90 €)
     -47.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 95.00 $
(93.31 €)
56.00 $
(55.00 €)
     -41.05 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $
(9.82 €)
9.16 $
(9.00 €)
     -8.37 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(7.86 €)
3.05 $
(3.00 €)
     -61.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $
(9.82 €)
3.56 $
(3.50 €)
     -64.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.20 $
(5.11 €)
2.36 $
(2.32 €)
     -54.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.57 $
(2.52 €)
2.03 $
(1.99 €)
     -21.03 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 $
(2.44 €)
1.44 $
(1.42 €)
     -41.88 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.56 $
(4.48 €)
3.58 $
(3.52 €)
     -21.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.59 $
(3.53 €)
1.21 $
(1.19 €)
     -66.28 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.26 $
(3.21 €)
0.59 $
(0.58 €)
     -81.79 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.05 $
(3.97 €)
2.59 $
(2.54 €)
     -36.10 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.77 $
(7.63 €)
5.55 $
(5.45 €)
     -28.61 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.46 $
(7.32 €)
3.09 $
(3.03 €)
     -58.57 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.18 $
(9.02 €)
5.34 $
(5.24 €)
     -41.90 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.47 $
(2.43 €)
0.90 $
(0.88 €)
     -63.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.19 $
(1.17 €)
0.87 $
(0.85 €)
     -26.77 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.27 $
(2.23 €)
0.81 $
(0.79 €)
     -64.41 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.80 $
(2.75 €)
0.91 $
(0.90 €)
     -67.39 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.93 $
(1.90 €)
0.60 $
(0.59 €)
     -68.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.67 $
(1.64 €)
0.67 $
(0.66 €)
     -59.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.72 $
(2.67 €)
1.02 $
(1.00 €)
     -62.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.41 $
(2.36 €)
0.82 $
(0.81 €)
     -65.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.40 $
(15.13 €)
6.11 $
(6.00 €)
     -60.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.89 $
(3.82 €)
1.15 $
(1.13 €)
     -70.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.06 $
(3.99 €)
1.75 $
(1.71 €)
     -56.98 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(14.73 €)
5.09 $
(5.00 €)
     -66.06 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.70 €)
2.44 $
(2.40 €)
     -11.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.00 $
(126.70 €)
40.73 $
(40.00 €)
     -68.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 $
(4.17 €)
3.05 $
(3.00 €)
     -28.13 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.95 €)
3.28 $
(3.22 €)
     +9.24 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 $
(31.92 €)
24.44 $
(24.00 €)
     -24.81 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.96 $
(4.88 €)
7.59 $
(7.45 €)
     +52.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $
(24,554.10 €)
24,435.84 $
(24,000.00 €)
     -2.26 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,149.48 $
(23,718.75 €)
25,738.53 $
(25,279.46 €)
     +6.58 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.88 $
(159.00 €)
177.15 $
(173.99 €)
     +9.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.10 €)
0.23 $
(0.22 €)
     +120.02 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.62 $
(65.43 €)
38.77 $
(38.08 €)
     -41.80 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 101.56 $
(99.75 €)
41.78 $
(41.04 €)
     -58.86 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 37.50 $
(36.83 €)
22.80 $
(22.39 €)
     -39.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 $
(17.68 €)
9.16 $
(9.00 €)
     -49.09 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,250.37 $
(2,210.23 €)
487.87 $
(479.17 €)
     -78.32 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 41,333.33 $
(40,596.11 €)
10,885.23 $
(10,691.08 €)
     -73.66 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.13 $
(60.04 €)
70.29 $
(69.04 €)
     +14.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 59.10 $
(58.05 €)
32.03 $
(31.45 €)
     -45.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 93.85 $
(92.17 €)
78.99 $
(77.58 €)
     -15.84 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 148.52 $
(145.87 €)
103.70 $
(101.85 €)
     -30.18 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,951.03 $
(3,880.56 €)
1,038.89 $
(1,020.36 €)
     -73.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,339.74 $
(2,298.01 €)
800.36 $
(786.08 €)
     -65.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,152.94 $
(7,025.36 €)
1,691.77 $
(1,661.60 €)
     -76.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,238.67 $
(4,163.07 €)
1,320.87 $
(1,297.31 €)
     -68.84 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,429.94 $
(1,404.44 €)
451.68 $
(443.63 €)
     -68.41 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 853.35 $
(838.13 €)
274.25 $
(269.36 €)
     -67.86 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,486.58 $
(6,370.88 €)
1,929.76 $
(1,895.34 €)
     -70.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.21 2.09      -59.90 %
Last update: August 2022August 2022
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