Cost of Living

Are you so impressed that you want to be based in Sevilla? Has its zest for life totally made you fall in love with it? Have you been infected with the Sevilla virus? You are not alone. Many travelers have come to see, hear, smell, and feel the city, and never left. The city has a love spell that consumes every visitor.

If you are a citizen from the European Union and are planning to stay in Sevilla for good, then you do not have a care in the world. If you are American, you can stay legally in Sevilla on a 3-month visa at most. It is best that you consult a lawyer once you are there.

When finding an apartment or a flat, check out websites and browse newspapers. Remember, demand is often greater than supply. Below is the current rate in renting apartments in the city:

A 1-bedroom apartment in the city center will cost you about 720 euros per month. The same apartment outside the center will cost you around 520 euros.  A 3-bedrrom apartment in the city center costs about 1,050 euros per month, whereas the same apartment located outside the center costs about 815 euros.

If you can afford it, go buy an apartment. It will cost you around 4,000 euros per square meter to buy an apartment in city center. And it will cost you around 2,700 euros per square meter to buy an apartment outside the city center.

Continue reading to get an idea on the cost of living in Sevilla.

Restaurants

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant             7.75 €
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant      32.50 €
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar           5.75 €
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)       1.50 €
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)         2.12 €
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.00 €
Water (0.33 liter bottle)          0.73 €

Markets

Milk (regular), 1 liter   0.63 €
Loaf of Fresh Bread   0.40 €
Eggs (12)         1.14 €
Fresh Cheese (1kg)     7.35 €
Water (1.5 liter bottle)            0.42 €
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.75 €
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)          1.03 €
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)         1.83 €
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro)            3.57 €

Transportation

One-way Ticket (local transport)        1.20 €
Monthly Pass 25.63 €
Taxi (5km within center)         9.33 €
Gasoline (1 liter)         1.05 €

Monthly Utilities

Basic (Electricity, Gas, Water, Garbage)        62.50 €
Mobile Phone 100 Minutes Call         20.33 €
Internet (2 Mbps ADSL flat) 37.50 €

Sports And Leisure

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult          50.00 €
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)       8.00 €
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat            8.50 €