Cost of Living Comparison Between Spain and United States Reverse

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Cost of Living in United States is 49.2% higher than in Spain (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in United States is 59.5% higher than in Spain
Rent Prices in United States are 82.4% higher than in Spain
Restaurant Prices in United States are 52.0% higher than in Spain
Groceries Prices in United States are 64.1% higher than in Spain
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 53.5% higher than in Spain
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Restaurants
Spain Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(12.90 $)
18.60 €
(20.00 $)
     +55.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(53.76 $)
69.76 €
(75.00 $)
     +39.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(9.68 $)
10.23 €
(11.00 $)
     +13.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(3.23 $)
5.58 €
(6.00 $)
     +86.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(3.23 $)
6.51 €
(7.00 $)
     +117.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.87 €
(2.02 $)
4.76 €
(5.11 $)
     +153.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.02 €
(2.17 $)
2.32 €
(2.49 $)
     +14.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 €
(1.64 $)
1.91 €
(2.05 $)
     +25.3 %
Markets
Spain Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.93 €
(4.23 $)
3.71 €
(3.99 $)
     -5.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.16 €
(1.24 $)
3.01 €
(3.24 $)
     +160.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.60 €
(0.65 $)
1.91 €
(2.06 $)
     +218.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.46 €
(2.64 $)
3.41 €
(3.67 $)
     +39.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.46 €
(5.87 $)
5.41 €
(5.82 $)
     -0.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.19 €
(3.43 $)
5.08 €
(5.46 $)
     +59.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.95 €
(6.40 $)
6.75 €
(7.26 $)
     +13.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 €
(0.96 $)
2.23 €
(2.40 $)
     +148.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 €
(0.82 $)
0.71 €
(0.76 $)
     -7.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.78 €
(0.84 $)
1.89 €
(2.03 $)
     +143.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.01 €
(1.08 $)
2.06 €
(2.22 $)
     +105.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.67 €
(0.73 $)
1.26 €
(1.35 $)
     +86.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.73 €
(0.78 $)
1.28 €
(1.38 $)
     +76.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.04 €
(1.12 $)
2.01 €
(2.16 $)
     +93.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.66 €
(0.71 $)
2.04 €
(2.19 $)
     +209.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(5.38 $)
13.95 €
(15.00 $)
     +179.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.04 €
(1.12 $)
1.67 €
(1.79 $)
     +59.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.69 €
(1.82 $)
3.26 €
(3.51 $)
     +93.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.25 €
(5.64 $)
9.30 €
(10.00 $)
     +77.2 %
Transportation
Spain Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(1.61 $)
2.33 €
(2.50 $)
     +55.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 €
(32.25 $)
66.97 €
(72.00 $)
     +123.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(3.76 $)
3.26 €
(3.50 $)
     -7.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 €
(2.08 $)
2.57 €
(2.76 $)
     +32.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 €
(23.65 $)
27.90 €
(30.00 $)
     +26.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.07 €
(6.53 $)
3.39 €
(3.65 $)
     -44.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,365.00 €
(35,870.71 $)
31,032.00 €
(33,362.50 $)
     -7.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,101.22 €
(28,061.42 $)
24,276.34 €
(26,099.49 $)
     -7.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Spain Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 132.79 €
(142.77 $)
190.26 €
(204.55 $)
     +43.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.12 €
(19.49 $)
49.32 €
(53.02 $)
     +172.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.79 €
(34.18 $)
65.61 €
(70.54 $)
     +106.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Spain Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.32 €
(42.28 $)
43.43 €
(46.69 $)
     +10.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.02 €
(13.99 $)
20.30 €
(21.83 $)
     +56.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 €
(8.60 $)
13.02 €
(14.00 $)
     +62.8 %
Childcare
Spain Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 419.30 €
(450.79 $)
1,286.24 €
(1,382.83 $)
     +206.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,076.31 €
(8,682.84 $)
20,929.42 €
(22,501.22 $)
     +159.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Spain Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.96 €
(80.59 $)
48.45 €
(52.08 $)
     -35.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.55 €
(32.85 $)
39.64 €
(42.62 $)
     +29.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.52 €
(82.27 $)
82.32 €
(88.51 $)
     +7.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 88.92 €
(95.59 $)
105.95 €
(113.91 $)
     +19.2 %
Rent Per Month
Spain Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 963.28 €
(1,035.62 $)
1,634.14 €
(1,756.86 $)
     +69.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 722.73 €
(777.00 $)
1,343.96 €
(1,444.89 $)
     +86.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,577.33 €
(1,695.78 $)
2,738.43 €
(2,944.09 $)
     +73.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,088.18 €
(1,169.90 $)
2,222.28 €
(2,389.17 $)
     +104.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Spain Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 331.75 €
(356.66 $)
290.74 €
(312.57 $)
     -12.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 194.39 €
(208.99 $)
235.00 €
(252.65 $)
     +20.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Spain Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,722.63 €
(1,852.00 $)
4,218.71 €
(4,535.53 $)
     +144.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.54 6.57      +85.6 %
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