Cost of living in Valencia, Spain

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €11
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €3.42
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.83
12 eggs, large €1.83
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €1.46
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €4.21
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.53
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €0.96
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.81
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €4.37
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.45
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €0.81
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €825
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €561
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €114
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €583
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €393
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €74
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €32
40” flat screen TV €414
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €88
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €7
Hourly rate for cleaning help €11
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €76
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €32
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €69
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €81
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €19,820
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.14
Monthly ticket public transport €45
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €14
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €6
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €4.98
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €60
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €4.57
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.67
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.26
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.35
Tube of toothpaste €1.67
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €14
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €30
2 tickets to the movies €17
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €50
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €46
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.37
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.66
iPod nano 16GB €166
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.17
1 month of gym membership in business district €37
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €4.90
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 493 prices entered by 73 different people.
Latest price update: August 18, 2017.

Valencia position in our World Ranking

the world
187th
out of 307
western europe
59th
out of 62
spain
4th
out of 6

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

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4th

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