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 €3.07
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.83
12 eggs, large €1.93
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €1.37
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.16
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.27
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €0.83
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.80
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €4.67
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.40
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €0.83
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €755
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €511
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €109
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €462
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €320
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €79
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €35
40” flat screen TV €457
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €96
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €7
Hourly rate for cleaning help €10
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €78
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €27
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €63
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €79
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €18,945
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.17
Monthly ticket public transport €43
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €16
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €6
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €5.26
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €49
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €4.86
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.71
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.43
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.44
Tube of toothpaste €1.68
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €17
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €30
2 tickets to the movies €16
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €52
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €42
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.02
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €4.62
iPod nano 16GB €158
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.19
1 month of gym membership in business district €40
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €4.90
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 394 prices entered by 50 different people.
Latest price update: January 17, 2017.

Valencia position in our World Ranking

the world
161st
out of 224
western europe
51st
out of 54
spain
3rd
out of 4

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