Cost of Living Comparison Between Spain and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 55.67% higher than in Spain (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 78.87% higher than in Spain
Rent Prices in United States are 136.91% higher than in Spain
Restaurant Prices in United States are 44.97% higher than in Spain
Groceries Prices in United States are 91.00% higher than in Spain
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 28.05% higher than in Spain
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Restaurants
Spain Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(11.56 $)
16.60 €
(16.00 $)
     +38.36 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(48.18 $)
67.45 €
(65.00 $)
     +34.90 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(7.71 $)
8.82 €
(8.50 $)
     +10.26 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.50 €
(2.41 $)
5.19 €
(5.00 $)
     +107.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(2.89 $)
6.23 €
(6.00 $)
     +107.54 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.71 €
(1.65 $)
4.71 €
(4.54 $)
     +175.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 €
(1.75 $)
2.15 €
(2.07 $)
     +18.10 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.23 €
(1.18 $)
1.69 €
(1.63 $)
     +37.83 %
Markets
Spain Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.09 €
(2.98 $)
3.64 €
(3.51 $)
     +17.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.94 €
(0.91 $)
2.77 €
(2.67 $)
     +194.99 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.53 €
(0.51 $)
1.92 €
(1.85 $)
     +259.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.08 €
(2.00 $)
3.29 €
(3.17 $)
     +58.32 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.65 €
(4.48 $)
5.39 €
(5.20 $)
     +16.04 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.86 €
(2.76 $)
5.50 €
(5.30 $)
     +92.28 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.80 €
(4.62 $)
7.00 €
(6.74 $)
     +45.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 €
(0.79 $)
2.23 €
(2.15 $)
     +173.50 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 €
(0.72 $)
0.75 €
(0.72 $)
     +0.95 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.67 €
(0.64 $)
1.93 €
(1.86 $)
     +188.70 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.79 €
(0.76 $)
2.08 €
(2.01 $)
     +164.03 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 €
(0.53 $)
1.25 €
(1.21 $)
     +129.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.59 €
(0.57 $)
1.26 €
(1.22 $)
     +113.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 €
(0.92 $)
1.82 €
(1.75 $)
     +90.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.65 €
(0.63 $)
1.95 €
(1.88 $)
     +199.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(4.82 $)
13.47 €
(12.98 $)
     +169.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.92 €
(0.88 $)
2.72 €
(2.62 $)
     +196.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 €
(1.51 $)
3.17 €
(3.06 $)
     +102.96 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(4.82 $)
9.08 €
(8.75 $)
     +81.60 %
Transportation
Spain Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 €
(1.35 $)
2.59 €
(2.50 $)
     +85.30 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(38.55 $)
72.64 €
(70.00 $)
     +81.60 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(3.37 $)
3.37 €
(3.25 $)
     -3.64 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.77 €
(1.71 $)
2.70 €
(2.60 $)
     +52.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.31 €
(19.57 $)
31.13 €
(30.00 $)
     +53.28 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.24 €
(6.02 $)
4.95 €
(4.77 $)
     -20.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 €
(21,200.61 $)
24,904.94 €
(24,000.00 $)
     +13.20 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,158.50 €
(21,353.35 $)
23,612.93 €
(22,754.93 $)
     +6.56 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Spain Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 124.47 €
(119.94 $)
181.24 €
(174.65 $)
     +45.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 €
(0.16 $)
0.15 €
(0.15 $)
     -8.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36.30 €
(34.98 $)
70.83 €
(68.26 $)
     +95.13 %
Sports And Leisure
Spain Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.96 €
(36.58 $)
39.11 €
(37.69 $)
     +3.03 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.12 €
(11.68 $)
17.76 €
(17.11 $)
     +46.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 €
(7.71 $)
12.45 €
(12.00 $)
     +55.66 %
Childcare
Spain Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 360.38 €
(347.28 $)
1,183.05 €
(1,140.07 $)
     +228.28 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,213.62 €
(6,951.51 $)
16,779.91 €
(16,170.20 $)
     +132.61 %
Clothing And Shoes
Spain Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.06 €
(69.44 $)
46.94 €
(45.24 $)
     -34.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.97 €
(27.92 $)
37.17 €
(35.82 $)
     +28.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.47 €
(65.98 $)
81.61 €
(78.65 $)
     +19.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 84.79 €
(81.70 $)
104.18 €
(100.39 $)
     +22.87 %
Rent Per Month
Spain Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 734.73 €
(708.03 $)
1,741.59 €
(1,678.31 $)
     +137.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 604.59 €
(582.62 $)
1,407.85 €
(1,356.70 $)
     +132.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,244.77 €
(1,199.54 $)
2,900.53 €
(2,795.13 $)
     +133.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 933.02 €
(899.12 $)
2,286.35 €
(2,203.27 $)
     +145.05 %
Buy Apartment Price
Spain Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 300.32 €
(289.41 $)
436.60 €
(420.74 $)
     +45.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 181.16 €
(174.58 $)
235.17 €
(226.62 $)
     +29.81 %
Salaries And Financing
Spain Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,674.37 €
(1,613.53 $)
3,835.10 €
(3,695.75 $)
     +129.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.25 5.35      +137.81 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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