Cost of Living in Spain

Cost of living in Spain is 17.02% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Spain is, on average, 42.57% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 € 8.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 € 29.00-60.00
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 € 1.00-2.95
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) 3.01 € 2.20-3.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 € 0.45-2.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 € 0.29-0.77
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.87 € 1.10-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.40 € 2.27-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.73 € 1.36-3.63
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.73 € 2.49-7.26
Apples (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.45-1.13
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.45-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 0.65 € 0.34-1.36
Tomato (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.41-1.17
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 € 0.27-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 € 0.32-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 € 0.60-1.39
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.63 € 0.30-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 2.50-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.87 € 0.49-1.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 € 0.70-2.60
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 € 4.90-6.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.45 € 1.05-2.30
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 30.00-59.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 2.40-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.77 € 1.37-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.50 € 17.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.85 € 3.82-5.49
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 € 18,000.00-23,700.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,893.62 € 18,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 117.44 € 75.00-200.00
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) 40.03 € 30.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.95 € 25.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.89 € 6.00-20.92
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 € 6.90-10.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 363.21 € 250.00-500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,311.83 € 5,000.00-12,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.48 € 30.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.06 € 15.00-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.20 € 40.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.90 € 50.00-130.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 662.11 € 450.00-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 503.62 € 350.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,046.80 € 700.00-1,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 769.91 € 500.00-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 285.28 € 172.24-557.41
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 184.08 € 111.48-325.16
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,320.97 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.35 1.50-3.60

Prices in Spain

This country had 13567 entries in the past 12 months by 1145 different contributors.
Last update: January 2021
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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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 66.67 28.43 48.37 56.90 63.09 62.18
Barcelona 66.17 33.75 50.66 53.89 65.05 56.78
Madrid 65.50 33.95 50.40 53.19 65.30 62.70
Palma de Mallorca 63.60 31.32 48.15 49.50 70.66 53.36
Zaragoza (Saragossa) 60.66 19.34 40.89 52.40 57.73 66.85
Granada 60.05 17.46 39.67 48.36 52.79 56.54
Alicante 56.93 19.70 39.12 46.62 54.15 76.08
Seville (Sevilla) 56.81 22.52 40.40 51.49 45.93 62.78
Malaga 56.69 25.57 41.80 45.20 54.13 64.90
Santa Cruz de Tenerife 55.90 20.35 38.89 46.99 55.98 56.24
Murcia 55.79 16.53 37.00 46.99 50.28 70.09
Valencia 55.24 24.34 40.46 45.66 49.68 69.35
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