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
£ 950
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Barcelona , Spain
£192
£245
£174
£316
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
-
-
-
950
unemployment
-
-
-
6
pensions
-
-
-
235
income
-
-
-
186
accident
-
-
-
7
other
-
-
-
1
total
-
-
-
435
Employee
446
-
720
-
unemployment
7
-
11
-
other
-
-
1
-
income
94
-
177
-
pensions
21
-
34
-
total
122
-
223
-
Employer
446
-
720
-
pensions
105
-
170
-
other
4
-
6
-
accident
9
-
14
-
unemployment
25
-
40
-
total
143
-
230
-
Corporate
362
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.

54
143
-
-
total
54
143
-
-
Dividends
308
807
-
-
withholding
63
168
-
-
total
63
168
-
-
Income
950
950
950
950
Total tax
382
311
453
435
After tax
568
639
497
515
Living cost
323
323
323
323
Free-cash
245
316
174
192

Estimated living cost  is £323 per week

£238
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
£23
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.
£58
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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