Cost of Living Comparison Between Spain and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 21.31% higher than in Spain (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 36.00% higher than in Spain
Rent Prices in United States are 77.34% higher than in Spain
Restaurant Prices in United States are 21.74% higher than in Spain
Groceries Prices in United States are 44.07% higher than in Spain
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 62.31% higher than in Spain
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Restaurants
Spain Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 €
(13.37 $)
12.34 €
(15.00 $)
     +12.22 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(48.61 $)
49.38 €
(60.00 $)
     +23.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 €
(9.11 $)
6.58 €
(8.00 $)
     -12.22 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.50 €
(3.04 $)
4.11 €
(5.00 $)
     +64.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(3.65 $)
4.94 €
(6.00 $)
     +64.59 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.65 €
(2.01 $)
3.53 €
(4.29 $)
     +113.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 €
(2.11 $)
1.57 €
(1.90 $)
     -9.91 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.18 €
(1.43 $)
1.27 €
(1.54 $)
     +7.33 %
Markets
Spain Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.00 €
(3.65 $)
2.66 €
(3.23 $)
     -11.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 €
(1.10 $)
2.04 €
(2.48 $)
     +126.07 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 €
(0.55 $)
1.48 €
(1.80 $)
     +228.11 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.86 €
(2.26 $)
1.90 €
(2.31 $)
     +2.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.29 €
(5.21 $)
4.12 €
(5.01 $)
     -3.90 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.71 €
(3.29 $)
3.41 €
(4.14 $)
     +25.89 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.71 €
(5.73 $)
4.69 €
(5.70 $)
     -0.50 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.78 €
(0.95 $)
1.69 €
(2.05 $)
     +115.82 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 €
(0.88 $)
0.58 €
(0.71 $)
     -19.54 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.63 €
(0.77 $)
1.48 €
(1.80 $)
     +133.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.74 €
(0.90 $)
1.59 €
(1.93 $)
     +114.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 €
(0.63 $)
0.96 €
(1.17 $)
     +86.67 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 €
(0.63 $)
0.97 €
(1.18 $)
     +86.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 €
(1.14 $)
1.35 €
(1.64 $)
     +42.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 €
(0.76 $)
1.49 €
(1.81 $)
     +139.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(6.08 $)
9.88 €
(12.00 $)
     +97.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.87 €
(1.05 $)
2.00 €
(2.43 $)
     +130.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 €
(1.82 $)
2.32 €
(2.82 $)
     +54.59 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(6.08 $)
6.58 €
(8.00 $)
     +31.67 %
Transportation
Spain Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 €
(1.70 $)
1.85 €
(2.25 $)
     +32.26 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(48.61 $)
53.49 €
(65.00 $)
     +33.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(4.25 $)
2.67 €
(3.25 $)
     -23.58 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.72 €
(2.09 $)
2.16 €
(2.63 $)
     +25.69 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.20 €
(24.54 $)
24.69 €
(30.00 $)
     +22.25 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.82 €
(5.86 $)
2.10 €
(2.55 $)
     -56.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(24,303.20 $)
18,927.55 €
(23,000.00 $)
     -5.36 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,087.75 €
(25,624.98 $)
17,767.30 €
(21,590.11 $)
     -15.75 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Spain Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 115.47 €
(140.31 $)
135.37 €
(164.50 $)
     +17.23 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 €
(0.19 $)
0.11 €
(0.14 $)
     -27.76 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.67 €
(48.21 $)
54.10 €
(65.74 $)
     +36.36 %
Sports And Leisure
Spain Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.19 €
(45.19 $)
30.49 €
(37.06 $)
     -18.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.98 €
(14.56 $)
12.90 €
(15.67 $)
     +7.65 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 €
(9.72 $)
9.88 €
(12.00 $)
     +23.44 %
Childcare
Spain Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 364.83 €
(443.33 $)
769.47 €
(935.03 $)
     +110.91 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,273.59 €
(8,838.57 $)
12,905.57 €
(15,682.33 $)
     +77.43 %
Clothing And Shoes
Spain Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.41 €
(85.56 $)
36.07 €
(43.83 $)
     -48.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.83 €
(35.03 $)
29.21 €
(35.50 $)
     +1.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.73 €
(83.51 $)
62.50 €
(75.94 $)
     -9.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.24 €
(103.58 $)
79.00 €
(96.00 $)
     -7.32 %
Rent Per Month
Spain Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 646.12 €
(785.14 $)
1,101.14 €
(1,338.06 $)
     +70.42 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 494.49 €
(600.89 $)
889.33 €
(1,080.68 $)
     +79.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,027.21 €
(1,248.22 $)
1,771.26 €
(2,152.37 $)
     +72.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 755.52 €
(918.08 $)
1,427.54 €
(1,734.69 $)
     +88.95 %
Buy Apartment Price
Spain Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 272.83 €
(331.53 $)
273.85 €
(332.78 $)
     +0.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 181.55 €
(220.61 $)
163.47 €
(198.65 $)
     -9.95 %
Salaries And Financing
Spain Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,322.37 €
(1,606.90 $)
2,918.90 €
(3,546.93 $)
     +120.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.32 4.05      +74.95 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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