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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Jose and Madrid 

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Consumer Prices in Madrid are 2.29% lower than in San Jose
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Madrid are 14.42% higher than in San Jose
Rent Prices in Madrid are 70.41% higher than in San Jose
Restaurant Prices in Madrid are 21.42% higher than in San Jose
Groceries Prices in Madrid are 18.39% lower than in San Jose
Local Purchasing Power in Madrid is 90.29% higher than in San Jose
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Restaurants San Jose[ Edit ] Madrid[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 ₡
(6.50 €)
7,389.80 ₡
(12.00 €)
     +84.74 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25,000.00 ₡
(40.60 €)
24,632.66 ₡
(40.00 €)
     -1.47 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4,000.00 ₡
(6.50 €)
4,926.53 ₡
(8.00 €)
     +23.16 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,500.00 ₡
(2.44 €)
1,847.45 ₡
(3.00 €)
     +23.16 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,425.00 ₡
(3.94 €)
1,847.45 ₡
(3.00 €)
     -23.82 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,626.13 ₡
(2.64 €)
1,077.14 ₡
(1.75 €)
     -33.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 852.79 ₡
(1.38 €)
1,070.59 ₡
(1.74 €)
     +25.54 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 740.26 ₡
(1.20 €)
791.72 ₡
(1.29 €)
     +6.95 %
Markets San Jose[ Edit ] Madrid[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,963.87 ₡
(4.81 €)
1,922.36 ₡
(3.12 €)
     -35.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 934.43 ₡
(1.52 €)
567.99 ₡
(0.92 €)
     -39.22 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 529.97 ₡
(0.86 €)
291.96 ₡
(0.47 €)
     -44.91 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,615.88 ₡
(2.62 €)
1,076.19 ₡
(1.75 €)
     -33.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,657.03 ₡
(2.69 €)
2,835.20 ₡
(4.60 €)
     +71.10 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,965.64 ₡
(3.19 €)
1,728.10 ₡
(2.81 €)
     -12.08 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,494.69 ₡
(4.05 €)
3,054.94 ₡
(4.96 €)
     +22.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 1,100.72 ₡
(1.79 €)
486.14 ₡
(0.79 €)
     -55.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 375.51 ₡
(0.61 €)
479.21 ₡
(0.78 €)
     +27.61 %
Oranges (1 lb) 601.01 ₡
(0.98 €)
427.50 ₡
(0.69 €)
     -28.87 %
Tomato (1 lb) 643.53 ₡
(1.05 €)
491.78 ₡
(0.80 €)
     -23.58 %
Potato (1 lb) 518.39 ₡
(0.84 €)
290.55 ₡
(0.47 €)
     -43.95 %
Onion (1 lb) 610.23 ₡
(0.99 €)
347.09 ₡
(0.56 €)
     -43.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 596.43 ₡
(0.97 €)
608.54 ₡
(0.99 €)
     +2.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,392.31 ₡
(2.26 €)
423.90 ₡
(0.69 €)
     -69.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8,000.00 ₡
(12.99 €)
3,079.08 ₡
(5.00 €)
     -61.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,138.80 ₡
(1.85 €)
603.67 ₡
(0.98 €)
     -46.99 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,146.67 ₡
(3.49 €)
1,021.96 ₡
(1.66 €)
     -52.39 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,200.00 ₡
(3.57 €)
3,079.08 ₡
(5.00 €)
     +39.96 %
Transportation San Jose[ Edit ] Madrid[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 400.00 ₡
(0.65 €)
923.72 ₡
(1.50 €)
     +130.93 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 26,674.43 ₡
(43.32 €)
33,623.58 ₡
(54.60 €)
     +26.05 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 650.00 ₡
(1.06 €)
1,847.45 ₡
(3.00 €)
     +184.22 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,062.17 ₡
(1.72 €)
1,090.17 ₡
(1.77 €)
     +2.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,775.00 ₡
(6.13 €)
14,471.69 ₡
(23.50 €)
     +283.36 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,439.56 ₡
(3.96 €)
3,136.40 ₡
(5.09 €)
     +28.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,000,000.00 ₡
(19,486.33 €)
12,316,328.51 ₡
(20,000.00 €)
     +2.64 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,204,148.92 ₡
(24,689.42 €)
13,450,233.98 ₡
(21,841.30 €)
     -11.54 %
Utilities (Monthly) San Jose[ Edit ] Madrid[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 41,965.54 ₡
(68.15 €)
73,416.86 ₡
(119.22 €)
     +74.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 39.23 ₡
(0.06 €)
102.93 ₡
(0.17 €)
     +162.41 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37,464.08 ₡
(60.84 €)
25,260.57 ₡
(41.02 €)
     -32.57 %
Sports And Leisure San Jose[ Edit ] Madrid[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33,917.44 ₡
(55.08 €)
22,444.97 ₡
(36.45 €)
     -33.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15,833.33 ₡
(25.71 €)
6,720.43 ₡
(10.91 €)
     -57.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,500.00 ₡
(5.68 €)
5,542.35 ₡
(9.00 €)
     +58.35 %
Childcare San Jose[ Edit ] Madrid[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 197,743.45 ₡
(321.11 €)
273,217.22 ₡
(443.67 €)
     +38.17 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,871,667.88 ₡
(7,910.91 €)
4,554,364.09 ₡
(7,395.65 €)
     -6.51 %
Clothing And Shoes San Jose[ Edit ] Madrid[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37,739.13 ₡
(61.28 €)
44,094.78 ₡
(71.60 €)
     +16.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27,423.26 ₡
(44.53 €)
16,694.22 ₡
(27.11 €)
     -39.12 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 55,029.50 ₡
(89.36 €)
44,074.86 ₡
(71.57 €)
     -19.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 54,741.60 ₡
(88.89 €)
53,654.64 ₡
(87.13 €)
     -1.99 %
Rent Per Month San Jose[ Edit ] Madrid[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 303,047.23 ₡
(492.11 €)
579,124.03 ₡
(940.42 €)
     +91.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 259,384.16 ₡
(421.20 €)
441,738.32 ₡
(717.32 €)
     +70.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 566,045.56 ₡
(919.18 €)
1,030,134.09 ₡
(1,672.79 €)
     +81.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 481,570.55 ₡
(782.00 €)
709,039.91 ₡
(1,151.38 €)
     +47.23 %
Buy Apartment Price San Jose[ Edit ] Madrid[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 103,213.57 ₡
(167.60 €)
299,519.76 ₡
(486.38 €)
     +190.19 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 80,216.13 ₡
(130.26 €)
169,879.20 ₡
(275.86 €)
     +111.78 %
Salaries And Financing San Jose[ Edit ] Madrid[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 442,916.67 ₡
(719.23 €)
964,320.41 ₡
(1,565.92 €)
     +117.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.45 2.15      -77.27 %
Last update: February 2020February 2020
Contributors:118407
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: CRC