Enter your average income below to estimate applicable free-cash in all major European cities. By free-cash we mean your disposable income, left in your pocket after paying tax, rent, insurance, public transport, food expenses and basic entertainment. How does it work?

average income is
£ 1550
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Barcelona , Spain
£539
£640
£500
£703
S + D Salary + Dividends

Salary + Dividends. A combination of a fixed monthly income with a bonus at the end of the year.

Dividends

Dividends. A single payment made annually out of accumulated profits.

Salary

Salary. A fixed monthly income you pay yourself to cover your living expenses.

Sole trader

Sole trader. You're running your business as an individual with an unlimited responsibility

Sole trader
-
-
-
1 550
unemployment
-
-
-
6
pensions
-
-
-
241
income
-
-
-
424
accident
-
-
-
8
other
-
-
-
1
total
-
-
-
680
Employee
457
-
1 279
-
unemployment
7
-
13
-
other
-
-
1
-
income
96
-
393
-
pensions
21
-
40
-
total
124
-
447
-
Employer
457
-
1 279
-
pensions
108
-
201
-
other
4
-
7
-
accident
9
-
17
-
unemployment
25
-
47
-
total
146
-
272
-
Corporate
947
1 550
-
-
income

The general rate of corporate tax is 25%. The lower rate of 15% is introduced for newly formed companies which applies during the first two years of operation in which taxable profit is made. We use the lower rate in our model.

142
232
-
-
total
142
232
-
-
Dividends
805
1 318
-
-
withholding
167
284
-
-
total
167
284
-
-
Income
1 550
1 550
1 550
1 550
Total tax
579
516
719
680
After tax
971
1 034
831
870
Living cost
331
331
331
331
Free-cash
640
703
500
539

Estimated living cost  is £331 per week

£244
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
£24
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
£5
Clothing and shoes. We estimate one pair of shoes and trainers, and several items of clothing each year, or slightly more often if you choose cheaper mass market stores. Twice as often for kids.
£59
Food and entertainment. We estimate that you will have breakfast at a cafe once a week, evening meal at a restaurant once a week, and visit bars once a week for drinks.Other days you prepare meals at home.
£0
I'm drinking at home rarely or never.
£0
I do not smoke or smoke very rarely.
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