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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 39.52% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 52.55% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 66.71% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 38.34% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 54.96% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 26.97% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYBarcelonaDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(17.81 €)
13.47 $
(12.00 €)
     -32.63 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(71.25 €)
44.91 $
(40.00 €)
     -43.86 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(8.02 €)
7.86 $
(7.00 €)
     -12.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(6.23 €)
3.37 $
(3.00 €)
     -51.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(7.12 €)
3.37 $
(3.00 €)
     -57.89 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.59 $
(4.08 €)
2.05 $
(1.83 €)
     -55.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 $
(1.76 €)
2.01 $
(1.79 €)
     +1.85 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 $
(1.43 €)
1.46 $
(1.30 €)
     -9.11 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.28 $
(3.82 €)
3.54 $
(3.15 €)
     -17.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.54 $
(3.16 €)
0.95 $
(0.85 €)
     -73.07 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.06 $
(2.72 €)
0.47 $
(0.42 €)
     -84.67 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.56 $
(3.17 €)
1.73 $
(1.54 €)
     -51.45 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.22 $
(6.43 €)
5.44 $
(4.84 €)
     -24.67 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.95 $
(5.30 €)
3.25 $
(2.89 €)
     -45.35 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.05 $
(6.28 €)
5.05 $
(4.50 €)
     -28.36 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.66 $
(2.37 €)
0.85 $
(0.75 €)
     -68.21 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.08 $
(0.96 €)
0.78 $
(0.70 €)
     -27.06 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.76 $
(2.45 €)
0.74 $
(0.66 €)
     -73.13 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.68 $
(2.39 €)
0.78 $
(0.70 €)
     -70.89 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.80 $
(1.60 €)
0.52 $
(0.46 €)
     -71.31 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.57 $
(1.40 €)
0.62 $
(0.56 €)
     -60.17 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.25 $
(2.00 €)
1.05 $
(0.93 €)
     -53.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $
(2.05 €)
0.73 $
(0.65 €)
     -68.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.36 €)
5.61 $
(5.00 €)
     -62.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $
(1.93 €)
0.81 $
(0.72 €)
     -62.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.89 $
(2.57 €)
1.52 $
(1.36 €)
     -47.26 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(12.47 €)
5.61 $
(5.00 €)
     -59.90 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.45 €)
2.41 $
(2.15 €)
     -12.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 122.00 $
(108.65 €)
56.14 $
(50.00 €)
     -53.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.23 €)
2.81 $
(2.50 €)
     +12.28 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.73 $
(2.43 €)
2.04 $
(1.82 €)
     -25.07 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(26.72 €)
24.81 $
(22.10 €)
     -17.28 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.04 $
(2.71 €)
5.66 $
(5.04 €)
     +85.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $
(19,455.16 €)
24,517.18 $
(21,835.00 €)
     +12.23 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,200.50 $
(18,881.17 €)
22,940.08 $
(20,430.43 €)
     +8.21 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.74 $
(125.34 €)
162.58 $
(144.80 €)
     +15.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $
(0.07 €)
0.15 $
(0.14 €)
     +105.57 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.73 $
(56.75 €)
48.08 $
(42.82 €)
     -24.55 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 80.79 $
(71.96 €)
46.79 $
(41.67 €)
     -42.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.61 $
(29.04 €)
20.94 $
(18.65 €)
     -35.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(14.25 €)
9.54 $
(8.50 €)
     -40.35 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,345.95 $
(2,089.30 €)
486.19 $
(433.00 €)
     -79.28 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,782.61 $
(33,649.19 €)
8,993.69 $
(8,009.78 €)
     -76.20 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.95 $
(48.05 €)
85.59 $
(76.23 €)
     +58.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.25 $
(34.06 €)
30.95 $
(27.56 €)
     -19.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.68 $
(75.42 €)
89.09 $
(79.34 €)
     +5.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.55 $
(113.60 €)
108.20 $
(96.36 €)
     -15.18 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,093.36 $
(2,754.94 €)
1,099.71 $
(979.40 €)
     -64.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,994.92 $
(1,776.68 €)
826.37 $
(735.96 €)
     -58.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,375.84 $
(5,678.33 €)
1,770.70 $
(1,576.98 €)
     -72.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,465.45 $
(3,086.33 €)
1,272.55 $
(1,133.33 €)
     -63.28 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,332.00 $
(1,186.28 €)
475.63 $
(423.60 €)
     -64.29 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 583.54 $
(519.70 €)
323.57 $
(288.17 €)
     -44.55 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,712.82 $
(4,197.24 €)
1,633.13 $
(1,454.46 €)
     -65.35 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.30 2.41      -43.92 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:497467
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD