Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 35.82% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 49.87% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 66.22% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 35.41% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 47.17% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 45.55% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(16.90 €)
14.20 $
(12.00 €)
     -28.98 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(84.49 €)
59.18 $
(50.00 €)
     -40.82 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(7.60 €)
9.47 $
(8.00 €)
     +5.21 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.81 $
(6.60 €)
3.26 $
(2.75 €)
     -58.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 $
(7.60 €)
4.14 $
(3.50 €)
     -53.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.77 $
(4.03 €)
2.26 $
(1.91 €)
     -52.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 $
(1.84 €)
2.11 $
(1.78 €)
     -3.30 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 $
(1.56 €)
1.49 $
(1.26 €)
     -18.92 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.54 $
(3.84 €)
3.82 $
(3.23 €)
     -15.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.57 $
(3.02 €)
1.40 $
(1.18 €)
     -60.90 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.36 $
(1.99 €)
0.59 $
(0.50 €)
     -75.08 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.12 $
(2.64 €)
2.62 $
(2.21 €)
     -16.17 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.97 $
(5.04 €)
5.59 $
(4.73 €)
     -6.29 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.80 $
(4.90 €)
3.42 $
(2.89 €)
     -40.96 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.69 $
(6.50 €)
6.46 $
(5.46 €)
     -15.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.63 $
(2.23 €)
0.96 $
(0.81 €)
     -63.71 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.30 $
(1.10 €)
0.93 $
(0.78 €)
     -28.49 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.66 $
(2.25 €)
0.94 $
(0.79 €)
     -64.67 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.88 $
(2.43 €)
1.03 $
(0.87 €)
     -64.24 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.96 $
(1.65 €)
0.74 $
(0.62 €)
     -62.31 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.91 $
(1.61 €)
0.62 $
(0.52 €)
     -67.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 $
(2.04 €)
1.18 $
(1.00 €)
     -51.13 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.20 $
(1.86 €)
0.81 $
(0.68 €)
     -63.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(12.67 €)
5.92 $
(5.00 €)
     -60.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.15 $
(2.66 €)
1.23 $
(1.04 €)
     -60.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.24 $
(2.73 €)
1.86 $
(1.57 €)
     -42.41 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(12.67 €)
5.92 $
(5.00 €)
     -60.55 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.32 €)
2.79 $
(2.36 €)
     +1.58 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 $
(109.83 €)
47.35 $
(40.00 €)
     -63.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(2.96 €)
3.55 $
(3.00 €)
     +1.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.53 €)
2.25 $
(1.90 €)
     -25.07 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(25.35 €)
26.34 $
(22.25 €)
     -12.21 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.89 $
(2.44 €)
5.80 $
(4.90 €)
     +100.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,055.00 $
(20,322.89 €)
26,040.09 $
(22,000.00 €)
     +8.25 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,700.54 $
(18,333.72 €)
27,889.91 $
(23,562.82 €)
     +28.52 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 154.03 $
(130.13 €)
167.33 $
(141.37 €)
     +8.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.09 €)
0.20 $
(0.17 €)
     +94.64 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.09 $
(56.68 €)
48.41 $
(40.90 €)
     -27.84 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 110.07 $
(93.00 €)
53.50 $
(45.20 €)
     -51.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 41.25 $
(34.85 €)
26.86 $
(22.70 €)
     -34.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 $
(14.36 €)
10.65 $
(9.00 €)
     -37.34 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,594.98 $
(2,192.37 €)
553.74 $
(467.83 €)
     -78.66 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,923.08 $
(32,039.35 €)
10,046.15 $
(8,487.50 €)
     -73.51 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.57 $
(52.86 €)
83.57 $
(70.61 €)
     +33.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.72 $
(38.63 €)
36.00 $
(30.41 €)
     -21.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.02 $
(77.74 €)
91.52 $
(77.32 €)
     -0.54 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.32 $
(115.17 €)
112.58 $
(95.11 €)
     -17.42 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,047.55 $
(2,574.73 €)
1,067.50 $
(901.88 €)
     -64.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,050.29 $
(1,732.19 €)
855.94 $
(723.14 €)
     -58.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,247.28 $
(5,278.02 €)
1,790.26 $
(1,512.50 €)
     -71.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,502.46 $
(2,959.05 €)
1,302.00 $
(1,100.00 €)
     -62.83 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,378.26 $
(1,164.42 €)
524.82 $
(443.40 €)
     -61.92 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 714.52 $
(603.67 €)
330.84 $
(279.51 €)
     -53.70 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,544.17 $
(5,528.85 €)
1,786.17 $
(1,509.05 €)
     -72.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.53 2.00      -43.34 %
Last update: August 2021August 2021
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