Cost of Living Comparison Between Spain and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 24.50% higher than in Spain (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 40.03% higher than in Spain
Rent Prices in United States are 84.04% higher than in Spain
Restaurant Prices in United States are 25.03% higher than in Spain
Groceries Prices in United States are 47.44% higher than in Spain
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 60.87% higher than in Spain
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Restaurants
Spain Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 €
(13.04 $)
12.65 €
(15.00 $)
     +15.01 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(47.43 $)
50.61 €
(60.00 $)
     +26.51 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 €
(8.89 $)
6.75 €
(8.00 $)
     -10.03 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.50 €
(2.96 $)
4.22 €
(5.00 $)
     +68.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(3.56 $)
5.06 €
(6.00 $)
     +68.69 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.64 €
(1.95 $)
3.63 €
(4.30 $)
     +121.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 €
(2.06 $)
1.61 €
(1.91 $)
     -7.19 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.17 €
(1.39 $)
1.30 €
(1.54 $)
     +11.22 %
Markets
Spain Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.97 €
(3.52 $)
2.74 €
(3.25 $)
     -7.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 €
(1.07 $)
2.09 €
(2.48 $)
     +130.94 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.46 €
(0.54 $)
1.52 €
(1.80 $)
     +232.94 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.88 €
(2.23 $)
1.94 €
(2.30 $)
     +3.29 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.37 €
(5.18 $)
4.24 €
(5.02 $)
     -3.12 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.70 €
(3.21 $)
3.52 €
(4.18 $)
     +30.29 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.76 €
(5.64 $)
4.85 €
(5.75 $)
     +2.02 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.79 €
(0.93 $)
1.73 €
(2.05 $)
     +120.38 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 €
(0.85 $)
0.60 €
(0.71 $)
     -16.47 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.64 €
(0.76 $)
1.52 €
(1.80 $)
     +137.41 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.75 €
(0.88 $)
1.64 €
(1.94 $)
     +120.05 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 €
(0.62 $)
0.99 €
(1.17 $)
     +88.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 €
(0.62 $)
1.00 €
(1.18 $)
     +90.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 €
(1.11 $)
1.39 €
(1.64 $)
     +47.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 €
(0.73 $)
1.52 €
(1.80 $)
     +145.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(5.93 $)
10.12 €
(12.00 $)
     +102.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.87 €
(1.04 $)
2.09 €
(2.48 $)
     +139.48 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 €
(1.76 $)
2.40 €
(2.85 $)
     +61.34 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(5.93 $)
6.75 €
(8.00 $)
     +34.95 %
Transportation
Spain Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.45 €
(1.72 $)
1.86 €
(2.20 $)
     +27.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(47.43 $)
54.82 €
(65.00 $)
     +37.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(4.15 $)
2.74 €
(3.25 $)
     -21.68 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.69 €
(2.00 $)
2.22 €
(2.63 $)
     +31.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.21 €
(23.96 $)
25.30 €
(30.00 $)
     +25.20 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.83 €
(5.72 $)
2.20 €
(2.61 $)
     -54.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(23,712.84 $)
19,398.78 €
(23,000.00 $)
     -3.01 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,103.72 €
(25,021.45 $)
18,279.42 €
(21,672.84 $)
     -13.38 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Spain Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 114.46 €
(135.70 $)
139.34 €
(165.21 $)
     +21.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 €
(0.19 $)
0.12 €
(0.14 $)
     -26.19 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.19 €
(46.46 $)
55.60 €
(65.92 $)
     +41.89 %
Sports And Leisure
Spain Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.26 €
(44.18 $)
31.29 €
(37.10 $)
     -16.03 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.99 €
(14.21 $)
13.34 €
(15.81 $)
     +11.26 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 €
(9.49 $)
10.12 €
(12.00 $)
     +26.51 %
Childcare
Spain Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 363.01 €
(430.40 $)
792.02 €
(939.05 $)
     +118.18 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,274.13 €
(8,624.52 $)
13,135.72 €
(15,574.26 $)
     +80.58 %
Clothing And Shoes
Spain Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.16 €
(83.18 $)
37.01 €
(43.88 $)
     -47.24 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.76 €
(34.10 $)
29.98 €
(35.55 $)
     +4.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.13 €
(80.78 $)
64.25 €
(76.18 $)
     -5.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.38 €
(101.23 $)
81.35 €
(96.45 $)
     -4.72 %
Rent Per Month
Spain Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 645.40 €
(765.21 $)
1,126.18 €
(1,335.24 $)
     +74.49 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 497.19 €
(589.49 $)
912.89 €
(1,082.36 $)
     +83.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,015.53 €
(1,204.05 $)
1,831.88 €
(2,171.95 $)
     +80.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 750.30 €
(889.59 $)
1,481.61 €
(1,756.66 $)
     +97.47 %
Buy Apartment Price
Spain Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 271.89 €
(322.37 $)
281.21 €
(333.42 $)
     +3.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 181.83 €
(215.58 $)
168.37 €
(199.63 $)
     -7.40 %
Salaries And Financing
Spain Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,332.06 €
(1,579.34 $)
3,000.63 €
(3,557.67 $)
     +125.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.31 4.01      +73.66 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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