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
£ 1950
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Barcelona , Spain
£981
£741
£776
£923
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
-
-
-
1 950
unemployment
-
-
-
6
pensions
-
-
-
228
accident
-
-
-
7
other
-
-
-
1
income
-
-
-
619
total
-
-
-
861
Employee
432
-
1 694
-
pensions
20
-
38
-
other
-
-
1
-
unemployment
7
-
12
-
income
91
-
589
-
total
118
-
640
-
Employer
432
-
1 694
-
pensions
102
-
190
-
accident
9
-
16
-
unemployment
24
-
44
-
other
3
-
6
-
total
138
-
256
-
Corporate
1 380
1 950
-
-
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.

207
293
-
-
total
207
293
-
-
Dividends
1 173
1 657
-
-
withholding
251
363
-
-
total
251
363
-
-
Income
1 950
1 950
1 950
1 950
Total tax
714
656
896
861
After tax
1 236
1 294
1 054
1 089
Living cost
313
313
313
313
Free-cash
923
981
741
776

Estimated living cost  is £313 per week

£231
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
£22
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.
£56
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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