Cost of living in Barcelona, Spain

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district €12
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €7
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €3.33
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.99
12 eggs, large €2.44
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €1.28
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.67
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes €0.89
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.92
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €7
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.53
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.12
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,359
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €121
Internet 8MB (1 month) €32
40” flat screen TV €479
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt €97
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €7
Hourly rate for cleaning help €10
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €83
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) €27
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) €81
1 pair of leather business shoes €96
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new €21,670
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.35
Monthly ticket public transport €48
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) €15
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) €7
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €5.14
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.92
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.40
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.22
Tube of toothpaste €2.01
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €25
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €29
2 tickets to the movies €16
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €96
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert €47
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €9
Capuccino in expat area of the city €2.22
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €4.71
iPod nano 16GB €146
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.30
1 month of gym membership in business district €52
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €4.94
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 8,507 prices entered by 794 different people.
Latest price update: March 28, 2015.

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