Summary

Cost of living in Barcelona is 45% more expensive than Alicante according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,997
$1,102
Cost of Living
$1,685
$1,370
Average Salary
$1,430
$659
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Barcelona
Alicante
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,099.99
$507.4
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$823.93
$440.11
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,763.23
$792.73
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,291.23
$685.08

Salaries And Financing

Name
Barcelona
Alicante
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$1,685.07
$1,370.29
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%2.46
%2.15

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Barcelona
Alicante
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$167.12
$94.17
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.17
$0.13
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$49.29
$40.51

Markets

Name
Barcelona
Alicante
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.92
$0.78
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.15
$0.92
Eggs (regular) (12)
$1.74
$1.64
Local Cheese (1kg)
$13.56
$9.07
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.72
$0.67
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$5.92
$5.18
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$0.89
$0.78
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.61
$1.57
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$5.68
$5.54
Apples (1kg)
$1.91
$2.15
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$6.79
$6.55
Oranges (1kg)
$1.63
$1.46
Potato (1kg)
$1.19
$0.79
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.01
$0.98
Rice (white), (1kg)
$1.2
$1.16
Tomato (1kg)
$1.77
$1.54
Banana (1kg)
$1.67
$1.6
Onion (1kg)
$1.53
$0.94
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$11.83
$11.11

Transportation

Name
Barcelona
Alicante
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.06
$1.54
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$54.52
$39.24
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.47
$1.47
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$23,432.8
$16,556.69
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.93
$3.69
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.34
$1.52
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$26.67
$20.89
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$22,784.68
$20,765.23

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Barcelona
Alicante
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$78.36
$69.45
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$31.32
$24.67
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$86.94
$68.03
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$111.09
$83.9

Restaurants

Name
Barcelona
Alicante
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$14.12
$13.14
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$44.4
$38.76
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.2
$8.13
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$3.05
$3.14
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.42
$3.12
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.85
$1.9
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.45
$1.03
Cappuccino (regular)
$2.15
$1.79

Sports And Leisure

Name
Barcelona
Alicante
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$45.37
$46.88
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$22.04
$11.19
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$9.43
$8.73

Childcare

Name
Barcelona
Alicante
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$464.81
$379.48
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$9,130.91
$9,277.3

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Barcelona
Alicante
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$4,946.22
$2,847.94
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$3,357.93
$1,828.64