Quality of Life in Barcelona, Spain

Purchasing Power Index 66.66   Moderate
Safety Index 48.86   Moderate
Health Care Index 77.32   High
Climate Index 95.73   Very High
Cost of Living Index 56.11   Low
Property Price to Income Ratio 11.59   Moderate
Traffic Commute Time Index 30.74   Low
Pollution Index 64.85   High
ƒ Quality of Life Index: 138.13   Moderate

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Last update: November 2023

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2 Comments so far
Lydia on Sep 04, 2022:
I see some jealous people here comment negatively about Barcelona. I have lived 10 years in Sweden and 35 in Barcelona and my experience is that Barcelona is a friendly city, with a lot of entertainment, beauty (both in the city and the people), very modern and acceptable life quality. The salaries may be a bit low but people can still afford to go out and enjoy life more than people do in Sweden since most of people struggle with loans. Many swedish people is very overweight and very unfashionable. People is no friendly, no humble and prepotent. Restaurants and cafes are ridiculous expensive and have no clue about what service is and no clue to make a decent capuccino, Irish coffee or Margarita.
Alex on Apr 01, 2021:
Low incomes with very high rent and unbelievably bad housing, terrible food, bad service everywhere, loud and total lack of elegance in both people and atmosphere. Worse bureaucracy only in Italy and North Africa. Maybe good for a weekend or if you are an adventurer in your early twenties, willing to experiment with drugs (widely available).