Cost of Living Comparison Between Spain and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 50.2% higher than in Spain (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 62.2% higher than in Spain
Rent Prices in United States are 90.0% higher than in Spain
Restaurant Prices in United States are 52.7% higher than in Spain
Groceries Prices in United States are 65.2% higher than in Spain
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 48.3% higher than in Spain
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Restaurants
Spain Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(12.92 $)
18.57 €
(20.00 $)
     +54.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(53.84 $)
69.65 €
(75.00 $)
     +39.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 €
(9.15 $)
9.75 €
(10.50 $)
     +14.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.80 €
(3.02 $)
5.57 €
(6.00 $)
     +99.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(3.23 $)
6.50 €
(7.00 $)
     +116.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.82 €
(1.96 $)
4.71 €
(5.08 $)
     +158.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.95 €
(2.10 $)
2.29 €
(2.47 $)
     +17.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.46 €
(1.57 $)
1.89 €
(2.04 $)
     +29.6 %
Markets
Spain Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.93 €
(4.23 $)
3.73 €
(4.01 $)
     -5.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.15 €
(1.24 $)
3.00 €
(3.23 $)
     +159.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 €
(0.64 $)
1.91 €
(2.06 $)
     +223.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.43 €
(2.61 $)
3.46 €
(3.73 $)
     +42.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.41 €
(5.83 $)
5.41 €
(5.83 $)
     +0.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.17 €
(3.41 $)
5.11 €
(5.51 $)
     +61.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.96 €
(6.41 $)
6.72 €
(7.23 $)
     +12.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.89 €
(0.96 $)
2.24 €
(2.41 $)
     +150.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 €
(0.82 $)
0.71 €
(0.76 $)
     -7.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.77 €
(0.83 $)
1.89 €
(2.04 $)
     +145.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.03 €
(1.11 $)
2.07 €
(2.22 $)
     +100.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.65 €
(0.70 $)
1.27 €
(1.37 $)
     +95.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.71 €
(0.76 $)
1.28 €
(1.38 $)
     +80.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.02 €
(1.10 $)
2.00 €
(2.16 $)
     +95.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.65 €
(0.70 $)
2.02 €
(2.17 $)
     +208.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(5.38 $)
13.93 €
(15.00 $)
     +178.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.01 €
(1.09 $)
1.62 €
(1.74 $)
     +59.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 €
(1.80 $)
3.27 €
(3.52 $)
     +96.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.15 €
(5.55 $)
9.29 €
(10.00 $)
     +80.3 %
Transportation
Spain Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(1.62 $)
2.32 €
(2.50 $)
     +54.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 32.00 €
(34.46 $)
66.86 €
(72.00 $)
     +108.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(3.77 $)
3.48 €
(3.75 $)
     -0.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.92 €
(2.06 $)
2.60 €
(2.80 $)
     +35.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.77 €
(23.45 $)
27.86 €
(30.00 $)
     +27.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.09 €
(6.56 $)
3.39 €
(3.65 $)
     -44.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,365.00 €
(35,929.08 $)
30,644.96 €
(33,000.00 $)
     -8.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,239.84 €
(27,179.51 $)
24,172.52 €
(26,030.17 $)
     -4.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Spain Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 129.16 €
(139.08 $)
190.84 €
(205.50 $)
     +47.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.56 €
(19.98 $)
47.23 €
(50.86 $)
     +154.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.09 €
(34.55 $)
65.76 €
(70.82 $)
     +105.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Spain Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.14 €
(42.14 $)
44.55 €
(47.97 $)
     +13.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 €
(13.46 $)
21.11 €
(22.73 $)
     +68.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 €
(8.61 $)
13.00 €
(14.00 $)
     +62.5 %
Childcare
Spain Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 407.67 €
(439.00 $)
1,280.74 €
(1,379.17 $)
     +214.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,805.18 €
(8,405.00 $)
21,618.34 €
(23,279.70 $)
     +177.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Spain Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.92 €
(77.45 $)
48.56 €
(52.29 $)
     -32.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.96 €
(31.19 $)
40.45 €
(43.56 $)
     +39.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.75 €
(78.34 $)
82.04 €
(88.34 $)
     +12.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.15 €
(91.69 $)
106.13 €
(114.29 $)
     +24.6 %
Rent Per Month
Spain Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 927.77 €
(999.07 $)
1,646.44 €
(1,772.97 $)
     +77.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 692.98 €
(746.23 $)
1,348.32 €
(1,451.93 $)
     +94.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,515.92 €
(1,632.42 $)
2,754.20 €
(2,965.86 $)
     +81.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,064.67 €
(1,146.48 $)
2,232.76 €
(2,404.35 $)
     +109.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Spain Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 305.20 €
(328.66 $)
296.73 €
(319.54 $)
     -2.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 181.20 €
(195.13 $)
238.10 €
(256.40 $)
     +31.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Spain Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,751.67 €
(1,886.28 $)
4,214.16 €
(4,538.02 $)
     +140.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.50 6.56      +87.4 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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