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Cost of Living in Spain

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: What is the cost of living in Spain? Hear what expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Spain have to say about the cost of housing, health insurance and general living costs.

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Is the cost of living in Spain high?

We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Spain, they wrote:

"I can only attest to the cost of living in my city. For Salamanca, you can live very comfortably for 1500 euros (or around $1650)," explained one expat.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of Joshua's more popular articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 8 Best Places to Live in Croatia and the Living in Mexico Guide. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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