Cost of living in Valencia, Spain

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €10
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €2.72
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.84
12 eggs, large €1.60
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €1.42
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €4.48
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.09
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €0.64
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.79
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €4.42
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.36
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €0.75
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €748
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €510
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €115
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €463
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €318
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €61
Internet 8MB (1 month) €33
40” flat screen TV €474
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €90
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €5.97
Hourly rate for cleaning help €9
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €74
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €25
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €66
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €81
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €16,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.18
Monthly ticket public transport €42
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €15
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €6
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €4.85
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €56
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.02
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.46
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.26
Tube of toothpaste €1.53
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €15
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €28
2 tickets to the movies €16
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €73
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €39
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €1.74
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.15
iPod nano 16GB €154
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.16
1 month of gym membership in business district €35
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €4.87
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 355 prices entered by 31 different people.
Latest price update: May 01, 2016.

Valencia position in our World Ranking

the world
176th
out of 270
western europe
66th
out of 69
spain
5th
out of 6

Cheapest and most expensive products in Valencia compared to other cities:

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5th
western europe
1st
western europe
1st
western europe
2nd
western europe
2nd
western europe
3rd

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