Summary

Cost of living in Barcelona is 2% more expensive than Edinburgh according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,947
$1,911
Cost of Living
$1,643
$2,391
Average Salary
$1,394
$1,273
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Barcelona
Edinburgh
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,072.42
$980.28
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$803.28
$769.35
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,719.03
$1,972.75
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,258.86
$1,318.96

Salaries And Financing

Name
Barcelona
Edinburgh
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$1,642.83
$2,392.28
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%2.46
%2.96

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Barcelona
Edinburgh
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$162.94
$179.15
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.17
$0.17
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$48.06
$38.89

Markets

Name
Barcelona
Edinburgh
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.9
$1.09
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.12
$1.3
Eggs (regular) (12)
$1.7
$2.59
Local Cheese (1kg)
$13.22
$10.36
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.7
$1.38
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$5.77
$10.86
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$0.87
$1.9
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.57
$1.8
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$5.54
$13.87
Apples (1kg)
$1.86
$1.99
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$6.62
$10.74
Oranges (1kg)
$1.59
$2.09
Potato (1kg)
$1.16
$1.81
Lettuce (1 head)
$0.98
$0.9
Rice (white), (1kg)
$1.17
$1.51
Tomato (1kg)
$1.73
$2.56
Banana (1kg)
$1.63
$1.7
Onion (1kg)
$1.49
$1.59
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$11.53
$9.16

Transportation

Name
Barcelona
Edinburgh
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.01
$2.19
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$53.15
$70.76
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.43
$1.63
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$22,845.43
$24,406.19
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.86
$3.83
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.31
$1.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$26
$28.95
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$22,213.55
$24,174.44

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Barcelona
Edinburgh
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$76.39
$75.03
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$30.53
$37.27
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$84.76
$80.6
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$108.31
$82.37

Restaurants

Name
Barcelona
Edinburgh
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$13.76
$17.49
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$43.28
$71.62
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8
$6.82
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$2.98
$5.28
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.34
$5.38
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.8
$1.83
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.42
$1.09
Cappuccino (regular)
$2.09
$3.38

Sports And Leisure

Name
Barcelona
Edinburgh
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$44.23
$44.29
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$21.49
$13.74
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$9.2
$12.41

Childcare

Name
Barcelona
Edinburgh
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$453.16
$1,269.02
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$8,902.03
$22,045.2

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Barcelona
Edinburgh
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$4,822.23
$5,360.9
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$3,273.76
$3,446.41