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Cost of Living in Barcelona | Spain

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1565
$3490
🛋️ Without rent
$676
$2111
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$889
$1379
🍽️ Food
$392
$1046
🚐 Transport
$147
$401
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1613
🏙️ Population
1.64M

The average cost of living in Barcelona is $1565, which is in the top 24% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2152nd out of 9294 in our global list and 4th out of 153 in Spain.

The median after-tax salary is $1613, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months. Ranked 201st (TOP 3%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Spain. With an estimated population of 1.64M, Barcelona is the 2nd largest city in Spain.

✈️ Closest airport13 kmBarcelona International Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent7.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank185University of Barcelona
Cost of living in Barcelona infographic

Prices in Barcelona

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$47.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.97
☕ Cappuccino
$2.41
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.32
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.64
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.06
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.38
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.65
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.06
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.46

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$46.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.51

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$965
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$711
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1574
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1114
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$86.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$132
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.22%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5147
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3477

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$73.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$89.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$96.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$486
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9618

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