Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Spain Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Spain are 33.0% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Spain are 38.0% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Spain are 47.0% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Spain are 34.1% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Spain are 39.1% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Spain is 32.5% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Spain Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(18.46 €)
13.00 $
(12.00 €)
     -35.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(69.24 €)
54.16 $
(50.00 €)
     -27.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.50 $
(9.69 €)
9.21 $
(8.50 €)
     -12.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(5.54 €)
3.03 $
(2.80 €)
     -49.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(6.46 €)
3.25 $
(3.00 €)
     -53.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.08 $
(4.69 €)
1.98 $
(1.82 €)
     -61.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 $
(2.28 €)
2.11 $
(1.95 €)
     -14.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 $
(1.88 €)
1.58 $
(1.46 €)
     -22.4 %
Markets
United States Edit Spain Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.01 $
(3.70 €)
4.26 $
(3.93 €)
     +6.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.23 $
(2.98 €)
1.25 $
(1.16 €)
     -61.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.06 $
(1.90 €)
0.64 $
(0.59 €)
     -68.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 $
(3.44 €)
2.63 $
(2.43 €)
     -29.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.83 $
(5.38 €)
5.87 $
(5.42 €)
     +0.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.51 $
(5.08 €)
3.43 $
(3.16 €)
     -37.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.24 $
(6.68 €)
6.45 $
(5.96 €)
     -10.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 $
(2.23 €)
0.97 $
(0.89 €)
     -59.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(0.70 €)
0.83 $
(0.76 €)
     +8.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(1.88 €)
0.83 $
(0.77 €)
     -59.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.23 $
(2.05 €)
1.12 $
(1.03 €)
     -49.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(1.26 €)
0.71 $
(0.65 €)
     -48.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.37 $
(1.27 €)
0.77 $
(0.71 €)
     -44.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 $
(1.99 €)
1.11 $
(1.03 €)
     -48.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $
(2.01 €)
0.71 $
(0.65 €)
     -67.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.85 €)
5.42 $
(5.00 €)
     -63.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $
(1.61 €)
1.10 $
(1.01 €)
     -37.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.53 $
(3.26 €)
1.81 $
(1.67 €)
     -48.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(9.23 €)
5.58 $
(5.15 €)
     -44.2 %
Transportation
United States Edit Spain Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(2.31 €)
1.62 $
(1.50 €)
     -35.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(66.47 €)
34.66 $
(32.00 €)
     -51.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(3.46 €)
3.79 $
(3.50 €)
     +1.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(2.58 €)
2.08 $
(1.92 €)
     -25.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(27.69 €)
23.59 $
(21.77 €)
     -21.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.66 $
(3.37 €)
6.60 $
(6.09 €)
     +80.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $
(30,463.95 €)
36,142.56 $
(33,365.00 €)
     +9.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,029.04 $
(24,028.70 €)
27,341.00 $
(25,239.84 €)
     +5.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Spain Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 205.72 $
(189.91 €)
140.29 $
(129.51 €)
     -31.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 51.02 $
(47.10 €)
20.03 $
(18.49 €)
     -60.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.83 $
(65.38 €)
34.75 $
(32.08 €)
     -50.9 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Spain Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.82 $
(44.14 €)
42.40 $
(39.14 €)
     -11.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.62 $
(20.88 €)
13.54 $
(12.50 €)
     -40.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(12.92 €)
8.67 $
(8.00 €)
     -38.1 %
Childcare
United States Edit Spain Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,379.30 $
(1,273.30 €)
442.17 $
(408.19 €)
     -67.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,267.32 $
(21,479.23 €)
8,454.94 $
(7,805.18 €)
     -63.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Spain Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.31 $
(48.29 €)
78.02 $
(72.02 €)
     +49.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.58 $
(40.23 €)
31.41 $
(29.00 €)
     -27.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.38 $
(81.59 €)
78.82 $
(72.76 €)
     -10.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.35 $
(105.56 €)
92.26 $
(85.17 €)
     -19.3 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Spain Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,776.23 $
(1,639.73 €)
1,007.48 $
(930.06 €)
     -43.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,453.18 $
(1,341.51 €)
754.42 $
(696.45 €)
     -48.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,968.18 $
(2,740.07 €)
1,639.60 $
(1,513.60 €)
     -44.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,404.34 $
(2,219.57 €)
1,160.47 $
(1,071.29 €)
     -51.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Spain Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 322.13 $
(297.37 €)
332.09 $
(306.57 €)
     +3.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 256.85 $
(237.11 €)
197.28 $
(182.12 €)
     -23.2 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Spain Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,537.46 $
(4,188.75 €)
1,898.67 $
(1,752.75 €)
     -58.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 3.50      -46.7 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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