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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Madrid 

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Consumer Prices in Madrid are 9.62% higher than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Madrid are 26.96% higher than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Madrid are 89.28% higher than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Madrid are 36.30% higher than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Madrid are 10.70% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Madrid is 68.12% higher than in San Jose
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,200.00 ₡
(6.18 €)
8,157.70 ₡
(12.00 €)
     +94.23 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25,000.00 ₡
(36.78 €)
30,062.51 ₡
(44.22 €)
     +20.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4,000.00 ₡
(5.88 €)
4,758.66 ₡
(7.00 €)
     +18.97 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,500.00 ₡
(2.21 €)
2,039.43 ₡
(3.00 €)
     +35.96 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2,500.00 ₡
(3.68 €)
2,039.43 ₡
(3.00 €)
     -18.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,549.45 ₡
(2.28 €)
1,164.65 ₡
(1.71 €)
     -24.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 875.57 ₡
(1.29 €)
1,322.56 ₡
(1.95 €)
     +51.05 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 766.12 ₡
(1.13 €)
884.30 ₡
(1.30 €)
     +15.43 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,045.18 ₡
(4.48 €)
2,054.87 ₡
(3.02 €)
     -32.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 962.50 ₡
(1.42 €)
623.80 ₡
(0.92 €)
     -35.19 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 526.17 ₡
(0.77 €)
308.36 ₡
(0.45 €)
     -41.40 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,534.90 ₡
(2.26 €)
1,026.13 ₡
(1.51 €)
     -33.15 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,655.22 ₡
(2.43 €)
3,106.52 ₡
(4.57 €)
     +87.68 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2,230.82 ₡
(3.28 €)
1,950.28 ₡
(2.87 €)
     -12.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,430.45 ₡
(3.58 €)
3,461.81 ₡
(5.09 €)
     +42.44 %
Apples (1 lb) 1,161.21 ₡
(1.71 €)
532.69 ₡
(0.78 €)
     -54.13 %
Banana (1 lb) 350.78 ₡
(0.52 €)
436.63 ₡
(0.64 €)
     +24.48 %
Oranges (1 lb) 640.70 ₡
(0.94 €)
419.91 ₡
(0.62 €)
     -34.46 %
Tomato (1 lb) 701.75 ₡
(1.03 €)
472.25 ₡
(0.69 €)
     -32.70 %
Potato (1 lb) 534.23 ₡
(0.79 €)
323.43 ₡
(0.48 €)
     -39.46 %
Onion (1 lb) 489.06 ₡
(0.72 €)
287.80 ₡
(0.42 €)
     -41.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 528.00 ₡
(0.78 €)
634.03 ₡
(0.93 €)
     +20.08 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,177.78 ₡
(1.73 €)
413.32 ₡
(0.61 €)
     -64.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6,000.00 ₡
(8.83 €)
3,806.93 ₡
(5.60 €)
     -36.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,014.29 ₡
(1.49 €)
508.21 ₡
(0.75 €)
     -49.90 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,707.69 ₡
(2.51 €)
899.24 ₡
(1.32 €)
     -47.34 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,000.00 ₡
(2.94 €)
3,399.04 ₡
(5.00 €)
     +69.95 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 ₡
(0.59 €)
1,019.71 ₡
(1.50 €)
     +154.93 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 24,250.00 ₡
(35.67 €)
37,117.55 ₡
(54.60 €)
     +53.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 647.50 ₡
(0.95 €)
1,818.49 ₡
(2.67 €)
     +180.85 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,110.45 ₡
(1.63 €)
1,148.75 ₡
(1.69 €)
     +3.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 ₡
(7.36 €)
13,936.08 ₡
(20.50 €)
     +178.72 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,374.27 ₡
(3.49 €)
3,250.43 ₡
(4.78 €)
     +36.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 13,106,252.50 ₡
(19,279.33 €)
12,831,386.28 ₡
(18,875.00 €)
     -2.10 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,805,422.25 ₡
(21,778.81 €)
13,692,099.43 ₡
(20,141.11 €)
     -7.52 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 42,029.17 ₡
(61.83 €)
89,117.70 ₡
(131.09 €)
     +112.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 35.07 ₡
(0.05 €)
127.00 ₡
(0.19 €)
     +262.08 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45,108.25 ₡
(66.35 €)
28,609.99 ₡
(42.09 €)
     -36.57 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36,263.16 ₡
(53.34 €)
25,682.16 ₡
(37.78 €)
     -29.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6,083.33 ₡
(8.95 €)
8,419.17 ₡
(12.38 €)
     +38.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,200.00 ₡
(4.71 €)
6,118.28 ₡
(9.00 €)
     +91.20 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 217,150.92 ₡
(319.43 €)
290,754.90 ₡
(427.70 €)
     +33.90 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,839,460.68 ₡
(7,118.86 €)
4,650,963.83 ₡
(6,841.58 €)
     -3.89 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39,705.88 ₡
(58.41 €)
47,825.05 ₡
(70.35 €)
     +20.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33,217.66 ₡
(48.86 €)
20,382.81 ₡
(29.98 €)
     -38.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 61,191.88 ₡
(90.01 €)
49,708.70 ₡
(73.12 €)
     -18.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 60,456.70 ₡
(88.93 €)
58,666.28 ₡
(86.30 €)
     -2.96 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 299,740.03 ₡
(440.92 €)
588,887.24 ₡
(866.25 €)
     +96.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 242,054.53 ₡
(356.06 €)
437,635.89 ₡
(643.76 €)
     +80.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 518,454.24 ₡
(762.65 €)
1,065,835.07 ₡
(1,567.85 €)
     +105.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 424,154.47 ₡
(623.93 €)
712,531.67 ₡
(1,048.14 €)
     +67.99 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 77,071.78 ₡
(113.37 €)
284,539.39 ₡
(418.56 €)
     +269.19 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 62,355.62 ₡
(91.73 €)
157,618.11 ₡
(231.86 €)
     +152.77 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 474,562.50 ₡
(698.08 €)
1,012,909.69 ₡
(1,489.99 €)
     +113.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.16 2.26      -75.32 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:130385
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: CRC