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Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Beijing 

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Consumer Prices in Beijing are 22.06% lower than in Madrid
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Beijing are 9.30% lower than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Beijing are 16.07% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Beijing are 37.85% lower than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Beijing are 5.12% lower than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Beijing is 27.24% lower than in Madrid
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 €
(84.99 ¥)
3.88 €
(30.00 ¥)
     -64.70 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(309.07 ¥)
25.88 €
(200.00 ¥)
     -35.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 €
(54.09 ¥)
4.53 €
(35.00 ¥)
     -35.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(23.18 ¥)
1.55 €
(12.00 ¥)
     -48.23 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(23.18 ¥)
3.24 €
(25.00 ¥)
     +7.85 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.72 €
(13.27 ¥)
4.04 €
(31.22 ¥)
     +135.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 €
(14.49 ¥)
0.48 €
(3.73 ¥)
     -74.24 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.36 €
(10.52 ¥)
0.32 €
(2.46 ¥)
     -76.63 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.02 €
(23.36 ¥)
6.02 €
(46.48 ¥)
     +98.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.94 €
(7.26 ¥)
1.36 €
(10.53 ¥)
     +45.10 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 €
(3.46 ¥)
0.49 €
(3.80 ¥)
     +10.03 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.59 €
(12.26 ¥)
1.73 €
(13.33 ¥)
     +8.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.59 €
(35.48 ¥)
6.54 €
(50.55 ¥)
     +42.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.83 €
(21.86 ¥)
1.35 €
(10.39 ¥)
     -52.44 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.95 €
(38.27 ¥)
3.53 €
(27.27 ¥)
     -28.76 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.80 €
(6.17 ¥)
0.74 €
(5.70 ¥)
     -7.61 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 €
(5.39 ¥)
0.56 €
(4.29 ¥)
     -20.38 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.63 €
(4.84 ¥)
0.78 €
(6.02 ¥)
     +24.32 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.74 €
(5.71 ¥)
0.47 €
(3.67 ¥)
     -35.76 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.43 €
(3.29 ¥)
0.32 €
(2.45 ¥)
     -25.63 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.45 €
(3.49 ¥)
0.32 €
(2.47 ¥)
     -29.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 €
(7.38 ¥)
0.65 €
(5.00 ¥)
     -32.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.61 €
(4.72 ¥)
0.57 €
(4.39 ¥)
     -6.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(46.36 ¥)
12.94 €
(100.00 ¥)
     +115.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.84 €
(6.49 ¥)
0.74 €
(5.71 ¥)
     -11.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.51 €
(11.64 ¥)
2.02 €
(15.57 ¥)
     +33.74 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(38.63 ¥)
2.59 €
(20.00 ¥)
     -48.23 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(11.59 ¥)
0.52 €
(4.00 ¥)
     -65.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 54.60 €
(421.88 ¥)
25.88 €
(200.00 ¥)
     -52.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.85 €
(22.02 ¥)
1.68 €
(13.00 ¥)
     -40.97 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.69 €
(13.06 ¥)
0.48 €
(3.70 ¥)
     -71.65 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.00 €
(162.26 ¥)
6.47 €
(50.00 ¥)
     -69.19 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.96 €
(38.29 ¥)
3.54 €
(27.39 ¥)
     -28.47 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 €
(162,259.76 ¥)
18,119.10 €
(140,000.00 ¥)
     -13.72 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,862.08 €
(161,194.12 ¥)
15,506.31 €
(119,811.90 ¥)
     -25.67 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 132.23 €
(1,021.69 ¥)
53.42 €
(412.75 ¥)
     -59.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 €
(1.21 ¥)
0.03 €
(0.20 ¥)
     -83.11 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.33 €
(319.33 ¥)
11.53 €
(89.10 ¥)
     -72.10 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.56 €
(274.75 ¥)
41.34 €
(319.43 ¥)
     +16.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.28 €
(87.16 ¥)
19.22 €
(148.52 ¥)
     +70.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(69.54 ¥)
7.77 €
(60.00 ¥)
     -13.72 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 461.88 €
(3,568.75 ¥)
622.87 €
(4,812.73 ¥)
     +34.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,517.39 €
(58,084.29 ¥)
18,436.46 €
(142,452.16 ¥)
     +145.25 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 69.80 €
(539.32 ¥)
59.13 €
(456.90 ¥)
     -15.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.55 €
(220.59 ¥)
32.30 €
(249.59 ¥)
     +13.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.95 €
(571.38 ¥)
72.31 €
(558.70 ¥)
     -2.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.44 €
(706.56 ¥)
81.56 €
(630.22 ¥)
     -10.80 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 891.85 €
(6,890.99 ¥)
921.90 €
(7,123.21 ¥)
     +3.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 679.54 €
(5,250.56 ¥)
599.00 €
(4,628.26 ¥)
     -11.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,612.50 €
(12,459.23 ¥)
2,150.07 €
(16,612.82 ¥)
     +33.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,089.39 €
(8,417.37 ¥)
1,289.35 €
(9,962.37 ¥)
     +18.35 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 471.60 €
(3,643.89 ¥)
1,213.87 €
(9,379.18 ¥)
     +157.39 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 253.04 €
(1,955.14 ¥)
620.60 €
(4,795.19 ¥)
     +145.26 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,633.50 €
(12,621.47 ¥)
1,078.05 €
(8,329.71 ¥)
     -34.00 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.13 5.04      +136.82 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:430203
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR