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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 39.71% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 53.49% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 68.68% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 41.66% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 52.70% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 20.45% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYBarcelonaDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(17.66 €)
11.33 $
(10.00 €)
     -43.37 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(70.63 €)
45.31 $
(40.00 €)
     -43.37 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.75 $
(7.72 €)
8.49 $
(7.50 €)
     -2.86 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(6.18 €)
3.40 $
(3.00 €)
     -51.46 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(7.06 €)
3.40 $
(3.00 €)
     -57.53 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.40 $
(3.89 €)
2.10 $
(1.85 €)
     -52.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.17 $
(1.92 €)
2.01 $
(1.77 €)
     -7.79 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.71 $
(1.51 €)
1.38 $
(1.22 €)
     -19.31 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.47 $
(3.94 €)
3.61 $
(3.19 €)
     -19.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.65 $
(3.23 €)
1.20 $
(1.06 €)
     -67.11 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.02 $
(2.67 €)
0.48 $
(0.42 €)
     -84.09 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.48 $
(3.07 €)
2.09 $
(1.85 €)
     -39.84 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.36 $
(6.49 €)
4.78 $
(4.22 €)
     -34.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.96 $
(5.26 €)
3.48 $
(3.07 €)
     -41.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.21 $
(6.37 €)
6.08 $
(5.36 €)
     -15.76 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.16 $
(2.79 €)
0.92 $
(0.81 €)
     -70.96 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.03 $
(0.91 €)
0.83 $
(0.73 €)
     -19.21 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.54 $
(2.25 €)
0.86 $
(0.76 €)
     -66.20 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.88 $
(2.54 €)
0.82 $
(0.73 €)
     -71.42 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.66 $
(1.46 €)
0.53 $
(0.47 €)
     -68.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.49 $
(1.31 €)
0.64 $
(0.56 €)
     -57.03 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.28 $
(2.01 €)
1.09 $
(0.96 €)
     -52.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $
(2.21 €)
0.65 $
(0.58 €)
     -73.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.24 €)
6.51 $
(5.75 €)
     -56.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $
(2.21 €)
0.90 $
(0.79 €)
     -64.06 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.68 $
(2.36 €)
1.64 $
(1.45 €)
     -38.85 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(12.36 €)
5.66 $
(5.00 €)
     -59.55 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.43 €)
2.38 $
(2.10 €)
     -13.51 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(106.83 €)
59.75 $
(52.75 €)
     -50.62 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.21 €)
2.83 $
(2.50 €)
     +13.26 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.65 $
(2.34 €)
2.06 $
(1.82 €)
     -22.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(26.49 €)
25.03 $
(22.10 €)
     -16.56 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.97 $
(2.62 €)
5.49 $
(4.85 €)
     +85.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,500.00 $
(19,865.34 €)
20,387.27 $
(18,000.00 €)
     -9.39 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,397.12 $
(18,008.70 €)
21,742.17 $
(19,196.25 €)
     +6.59 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 131.08 $
(115.73 €)
150.60 $
(132.96 €)
     +14.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(0.08 €)
0.18 $
(0.16 €)
     +94.89 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.43 $
(53.36 €)
50.02 $
(44.17 €)
     -17.22 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.68 $
(65.93 €)
49.51 $
(43.71 €)
     -33.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.71 $
(38.60 €)
21.79 $
(19.24 €)
     -50.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(14.13 €)
10.19 $
(9.00 €)
     -36.29 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,172.98 $
(1,918.53 €)
478.25 $
(422.25 €)
     -77.99 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,722.22 $
(28,007.68 €)
9,355.49 $
(8,260.00 €)
     -70.51 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.65 $
(45.61 €)
84.75 $
(74.83 €)
     +64.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.92 $
(35.25 €)
30.62 $
(27.03 €)
     -23.31 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.73 $
(73.93 €)
87.76 $
(77.48 €)
     +4.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 123.92 $
(109.41 €)
106.52 $
(94.05 €)
     -14.04 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,181.43 $
(2,808.90 €)
1,012.94 $
(894.33 €)
     -68.16 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,955.71 $
(1,726.71 €)
782.95 $
(691.27 €)
     -59.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,383.23 $
(5,635.78 €)
1,674.77 $
(1,478.66 €)
     -73.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,371.00 $
(2,976.27 €)
1,194.04 $
(1,054.23 €)
     -64.58 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,268.35 $
(1,119.83 €)
477.66 $
(421.73 €)
     -62.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 592.57 $
(523.18 €)
308.41 $
(272.30 €)
     -47.95 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,346.73 $
(3,837.75 €)
1,608.29 $
(1,419.96 €)
     -63.00 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.08 2.41      -40.84 %
Last update: August 2018August 2018
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Currency: USD