Cost of Living in Spain

Cost of living in Spain is 18.24% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Spain is, on average, 43.00% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 € 8.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 € 28.75-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 € 7.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.50 € 1.50-3.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 2.00-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.65 € 1.00-2.77
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 € 1.20-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.18 € 1.00-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.00 € 2.20-3.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 € 0.45-2.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 € 0.29-0.90
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.83 € 1.10-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.37 € 2.27-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.74 € 1.36-3.63
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.77 € 2.72-7.26
Apples (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.45-1.13
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.45-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 0.64 € 0.34-1.13
Tomato (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.40-1.13
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 € 0.23-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 € 0.32-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 € 0.60-1.40
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 € 0.30-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 2.50-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.86 € 0.45-1.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.51 € 0.70-2.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 € 4.90-6.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.45 € 1.10-2.25
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 30.00-56.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 2.40-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.77 € 1.37-3.54
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.61 € 17.89-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.87 € 3.87-5.49
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 € 18,000.00-23,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,813.81 € 18,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 117.34 € 74.55-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 € 0.06-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.21 € 30.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.97 € 25.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.85 € 6.00-20.95
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 € 7.00-10.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 361.63 € 250.00-500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,301.55 € 5,000.00-12,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.45 € 30.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.03 € 15.00-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.92 € 40.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.76 € 50.00-130.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 665.64 € 450.00-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 504.38 € 350.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,039.78 € 700.00-1,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 766.37 € 500.00-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 286.26 € 176.51-548.12
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 183.81 € 111.48-325.16
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,319.01 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.34 1.50-3.60

Prices in Spain

This country had 21216 entries in the past 12 months by 1972 different contributors.
Last update: December 2020
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
Sources and References
  

By City in Spain

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Bilbao 67.31 28.12 48.34 58.38 63.78 61.82
Barcelona 66.61 32.81 50.26 54.49 65.22 57.73
Madrid 64.92 34.00 49.95 53.80 63.64 64.10
Palma de Mallorca 61.52 30.34 46.43 48.66 67.99 56.73
Zaragoza (Saragossa) 60.39 18.85 40.29 52.36 57.38 68.29
Granada 59.65 17.03 39.02 48.33 52.48 57.85
Seville (Sevilla) 56.74 21.74 39.80 51.02 45.99 63.81
Malaga 56.09 24.85 40.97 45.23 53.35 65.30
Alicante 55.98 18.84 38.01 45.88 53.94 78.37
Murcia 55.29 16.06 36.31 46.21 51.72 74.30
Santa Cruz de Tenerife 55.12 18.90 37.59 47.12 52.92 58.60
Valencia 54.93 23.58 39.76 45.67 49.34 71.03
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