Spain is 40.8% cheaper than London.

If you lived in Spain instead of London, you would:

pay 21.9% less for restaurants

 
London
Spain
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $24.63
£20.44
$11.33
€11.12
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.00
£6.64
$7.79
€7.64
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.01
£1.66
$1.86
€1.82

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pay 17.7% less for groceries

 
London
Spain
Bread
1 loaf
$1.47
£1.22
$1.05
€1.03
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.00
£3.32
$5.33
€5.23
Milk (1 gallon) $4.86
£4.03
$3.14
€3.09

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pay 42.6% less for transportation

 
London
Spain
Gasoline (1 gallon) $7.51
£6.23
$6.07
€5.96
Monthly public transit pass $197.04
£163.51
$38.58
€37.87
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $30,110.17
£24,986.74
$21,470.28
€21,076.67

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pay 46.6% less for housing

 
London
Spain
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$37.21
£30.88
$40.74
€39.99
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $2,204.45
£1,829.35
$646.42
€634.57
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,587.69
£1,317.53
$522.31
€512.73

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pay 77.0% less for childcare

 
London
Spain
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,951.81
£1,619.70
$330.89
€324.83
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $23,621.71
£19,602.33
$6,816.46
€6,691.49

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pay 54.4% less for entertainment and sports

 
London
Spain
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $7.39
£6.13
$2.43
€2.39
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.99
£3.31
$1.70
€1.67
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$16.01
£13.29
$5.18
€5.09

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pay 25.3% less for clothing

 
London
Spain
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$93.76
£77.81
$73.17
€71.83
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$41.53
£34.46
$30.09
€29.54
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$96.53
£80.11
$71.32
€70.01

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