Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 34.54% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 48.94% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 65.68% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 34.19% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 47.39% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 43.83% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(16.56 €)
14.49 $
(12.00 €)
     -27.54 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(82.81 €)
60.38 $
(50.00 €)
     -39.62 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(7.45 €)
9.66 $
(8.00 €)
     +7.35 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.20 $
(5.96 €)
3.62 $
(3.00 €)
     -49.68 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 $
(7.45 €)
3.62 $
(3.00 €)
     -59.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.99 $
(4.13 €)
2.26 $
(1.88 €)
     -54.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 $
(1.78 €)
2.19 $
(1.81 €)
     +1.94 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 $
(1.44 €)
1.64 $
(1.36 €)
     -5.66 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.51 $
(3.74 €)
3.99 $
(3.30 €)
     -11.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.65 $
(3.02 €)
1.39 $
(1.15 €)
     -62.00 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.48 $
(2.06 €)
0.60 $
(0.49 €)
     -75.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.21 $
(2.66 €)
2.39 $
(1.98 €)
     -25.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.25 $
(5.17 €)
5.37 $
(4.44 €)
     -14.07 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.01 $
(4.98 €)
3.48 $
(2.88 €)
     -42.05 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.82 $
(6.48 €)
6.65 $
(5.50 €)
     -15.05 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.75 $
(2.28 €)
0.96 $
(0.79 €)
     -65.24 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.29 $
(1.07 €)
0.97 $
(0.80 €)
     -24.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.67 $
(2.21 €)
0.95 $
(0.79 €)
     -64.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.80 $
(2.32 €)
1.06 $
(0.88 €)
     -62.15 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.91 $
(1.58 €)
0.75 $
(0.62 €)
     -60.85 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.88 $
(1.55 €)
0.64 $
(0.53 €)
     -66.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.35 $
(1.94 €)
1.20 $
(0.99 €)
     -48.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.16 $
(1.78 €)
0.83 $
(0.68 €)
     -61.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(12.42 €)
6.04 $
(5.00 €)
     -59.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.05 $
(2.53 €)
1.25 $
(1.04 €)
     -58.97 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.04 $
(2.52 €)
1.99 $
(1.65 €)
     -34.66 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(12.42 €)
6.04 $
(5.00 €)
     -59.75 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.28 €)
2.78 $
(2.30 €)
     +1.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.50 $
(105.58 €)
48.31 $
(40.00 €)
     -62.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 $
(3.15 €)
3.62 $
(3.00 €)
     -4.66 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.48 €)
2.29 $
(1.90 €)
     -23.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 $
(26.91 €)
27.05 $
(22.40 €)
     -16.77 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.66 $
(2.21 €)
5.74 $
(4.76 €)
     +115.65 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(19,045.31 €)
27,775.87 $
(23,000.00 €)
     +20.76 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,344.37 $
(17,674.35 €)
27,404.17 $
(22,692.21 €)
     +28.39 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 156.54 $
(129.62 €)
170.81 $
(141.44 €)
     +9.11 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(0.09 €)
0.20 $
(0.17 €)
     +82.79 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.39 $
(54.98 €)
49.28 $
(40.81 €)
     -25.77 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 107.78 $
(89.25 €)
53.48 $
(44.28 €)
     -50.38 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.08 $
(27.39 €)
27.41 $
(22.70 €)
     -17.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(13.25 €)
10.87 $
(9.00 €)
     -32.07 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,551.95 $
(2,113.16 €)
544.89 $
(451.20 €)
     -78.65 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 36,933.33 $
(30,582.91 €)
10,434.06 $
(8,640.00 €)
     -71.75 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.41 $
(52.51 €)
81.61 $
(67.58 €)
     +28.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.10 $
(37.35 €)
36.99 $
(30.63 €)
     -17.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.01 $
(73.71 €)
95.45 $
(79.04 €)
     +7.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.79 $
(109.95 €)
113.42 $
(93.92 €)
     -14.58 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,089.66 $
(2,558.42 €)
1,080.98 $
(895.12 €)
     -65.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,022.88 $
(1,675.06 €)
858.92 $
(711.24 €)
     -57.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,248.17 $
(5,173.84 €)
1,830.34 $
(1,515.62 €)
     -70.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,417.24 $
(2,829.67 €)
1,300.96 $
(1,077.27 €)
     -61.93 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,408.75 $
(1,166.52 €)
540.97 $
(447.96 €)
     -61.60 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 737.46 $
(610.66 €)
339.25 $
(280.92 €)
     -54.00 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,123.24 $
(5,070.39 €)
1,756.15 $
(1,454.19 €)
     -71.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.63 2.00      -44.93 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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