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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 39.74% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 53.10% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 67.70% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 41.54% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 51.96% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 22.49% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYBarcelonaDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(17.63 €)
11.34 $
(10.00 €)
     -43.28 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(70.52 €)
45.38 $
(40.00 €)
     -43.28 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(7.93 €)
8.51 $
(7.50 €)
     -5.46 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(6.17 €)
3.40 $
(3.00 €)
     -51.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(7.05 €)
3.40 $
(3.00 €)
     -57.46 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.44 $
(3.91 €)
2.08 $
(1.83 €)
     -53.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 $
(1.80 €)
2.08 $
(1.84 €)
     +1.94 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.71 $
(1.50 €)
1.51 $
(1.33 €)
     -11.24 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.39 $
(3.87 €)
3.54 $
(3.12 €)
     -19.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.50 $
(3.08 €)
1.09 $
(0.96 €)
     -68.85 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.89 $
(2.55 €)
0.48 $
(0.43 €)
     -83.29 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.38 $
(2.98 €)
1.96 $
(1.73 €)
     -41.96 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.96 $
(6.13 €)
4.99 $
(4.40 €)
     -28.28 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.91 $
(5.21 €)
3.34 $
(2.94 €)
     -43.59 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.90 $
(6.08 €)
5.83 $
(5.14 €)
     -15.52 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.97 $
(2.62 €)
0.89 $
(0.79 €)
     -69.85 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 $
(0.83 €)
0.81 $
(0.71 €)
     -14.32 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.55 $
(2.24 €)
0.82 $
(0.72 €)
     -67.80 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.72 $
(2.40 €)
0.85 $
(0.75 €)
     -68.90 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.51 $
(1.33 €)
0.53 $
(0.47 €)
     -64.87 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(1.22 €)
0.65 $
(0.58 €)
     -52.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.28 $
(2.01 €)
1.06 $
(0.94 €)
     -53.23 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.44 $
(2.15 €)
0.74 $
(0.65 €)
     -69.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.22 €)
5.67 $
(5.00 €)
     -62.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $
(1.92 €)
0.87 $
(0.77 €)
     -59.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 $
(2.28 €)
1.50 $
(1.32 €)
     -41.94 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(12.34 €)
5.67 $
(5.00 €)
     -59.48 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.42 €)
2.38 $
(2.10 €)
     -13.37 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(106.66 €)
59.14 $
(52.12 €)
     -51.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.20 €)
2.84 $
(2.50 €)
     +13.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.64 €)
2.06 $
(1.82 €)
     -31.23 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(26.44 €)
25.07 $
(22.10 €)
     -16.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.00 $
(2.65 €)
5.64 $
(4.97 €)
     +87.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(19,392.01 €)
20,420.78 $
(18,000.00 €)
     -7.18 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,881.63 $
(18,406.22 €)
21,415.13 $
(18,876.47 €)
     +2.55 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 144.35 $
(127.24 €)
151.12 $
(133.21 €)
     +4.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(0.08 €)
0.16 $
(0.14 €)
     +89.91 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.68 $
(53.48 €)
47.14 $
(41.55 €)
     -22.31 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.81 $
(73.87 €)
48.05 $
(42.35 €)
     -42.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.75 $
(35.92 €)
22.29 $
(19.65 €)
     -45.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(14.10 €)
9.08 $
(8.00 €)
     -43.28 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,336.06 $
(2,059.13 €)
489.53 $
(431.50 €)
     -79.04 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,847.83 $
(28,953.88 €)
9,401.39 $
(8,286.90 €)
     -71.38 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.91 $
(46.64 €)
85.06 $
(74.98 €)
     +60.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.22 $
(34.57 €)
31.42 $
(27.69 €)
     -19.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.30 $
(78.71 €)
90.74 $
(79.98 €)
     +1.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.10 $
(111.15 €)
114.66 $
(101.07 €)
     -9.07 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,108.24 $
(2,739.78 €)
1,027.13 $
(905.37 €)
     -66.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,972.28 $
(1,738.48 €)
800.18 $
(705.32 €)
     -59.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,491.92 $
(5,722.33 €)
1,721.43 $
(1,517.36 €)
     -73.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,275.93 $
(2,887.59 €)
1,247.01 $
(1,099.18 €)
     -61.93 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,313.32 $
(1,157.63 €)
490.04 $
(431.95 €)
     -62.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 555.17 $
(489.35 €)
310.85 $
(274.00 €)
     -44.01 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,478.11 $
(3,947.25 €)
1,628.01 $
(1,435.02 €)
     -63.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.20 2.50      -40.41 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:545430
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Currency: USD