Austria vs Spain - Cost of Living Comparison

AustriaSpain
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1617
$1260
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3953
$2882
🏠 One person rent
$827
$672
🏘️ Family rent
$1508
$1050
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$366
🚐 Transport Expenses
$130
$96.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2603
$1640
💸 GDP per capita
$48105
$27057
😃 Human freedom index
8.45
8.29
❤️ Life expectancy
81.8
83.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
76
62
🏙️ Population
8.81M
46.7M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1617) is 28% more expensive than in Spain ($1260). Austria ranked 22nd vs 39th for Spain in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Austria compared to 1.3 months in Spain. Ranked 13th and 21st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs Spain

AustriaSpain
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.2
$12.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$55.2
$42.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.37
$8.82
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.47
$3.44
☕ Cappuccino
$3.9
$2.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.08
$2.05
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$823
$670
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$624
$511
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1601
$1120
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1193
$815
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$129
$85.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$199
$131
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.7
$43.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.07%
2.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7540
$3692
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4893
$2403
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.8
$1.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.3
$46.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.2
$16.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.38
$1.52
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.34
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.12
$1.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
$1.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.62
$2.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.3
$12.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$7.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.4
$12.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$1.93
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$1.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.52
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.42
$1.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.86
$6.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
$1.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.6
$5.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.4
$7.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.35
$3.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$2.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.7
$43.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.8
$9.25
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$116
$69.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$20.3
$13.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$98.5
$84.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92.8
$84.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$333
$416
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13109
$8559

Cities Comparison in Austria vs Spain

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

CityCost of livingPopulation
Vienna
$1721
1.91M
Graz
$1394
289K
Linz
$1561
205K
Salzburg
$1543
155K
Innsbruck
$1575
132K
Klagenfurt
$1381
101K
Dornbirn
$1607
48.1K
Villach
$1429
61.9K
Sankt Polten
$1492
55.5K
Wels
$1360
61.2K
Bregenz
$1571
29.8K
Wiener Neustadt
$1844
44.5K
Feldkirch
$1381
33.4K
Baden bei Wien
$1802
26.3K
Leoben
$1359
24.6K
Leonding
$1462
28.7K
Steyr
$1379
38.3K
Klosterneuburg
$1513
27.1K
Wolfsberg
$1542
25K
Traun
$1463
24.5K
Krems an der Donau
$1491
24.6K
Amstetten
$1431
23.7K
Lustenau
$1495
22.8K
Kapfenberg
$1418
22.8K
Modling
$1449
20.6K
Hallein
$1440
21.2K

In Spain

CityCost of livingPopulation
Madrid
$1564
3.33M
Barcelona
$1639
1.66M
Tenerife
$1253
905K
Valencia
$1291
800K
Zaragoza
$1205
682K
Seville
$1167
691K
Malaga
$1208
578K
Palma de Mallorca
$1501
423K
Murcia
$1078
407K
Bilbao
$1473
350K
Alicante
$1132
337K
Vigo
$1129
297K
Las Palmas
$1140
381K
Valladolid
$1121
299K
Gijon
$1178
272K
Vitoria-Gasteiz
$1325
254K
Cordoba
$993
326K
San Sebastian
$1550
188K
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
$1359
269K
A Coruna
$1153
248K
Jerez de la Frontera
$1023
213K
Granada
$1043
234K
Terrassa
$1281
224K
Pamplona
$1349
204K
Oviedo
$1094
186K
Elche
$1000
235K
Mataro
$1372
183K
Mostoles
$1189
210K
Badalona
$1356
223K
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
$1140
209K