Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Paris 

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Consumer Prices in Paris are 43.20% higher than in Madrid (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Paris are 47.83% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Paris are 57.72% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Paris are 32.25% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Paris are 72.94% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Paris is 14.54% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants
Madrid Edit Paris Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 15.00 €      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 60.00 €      +20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 9.00 €      +12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 € 7.00 €      +133.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 6.00 €      +100.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.04 € 3.73 €      +82.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 € 3.06 €      +55.04 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 € 2.25 €      +46.66 %
Markets
Madrid Edit Paris Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.12 € 4.15 €      +32.90 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.88 € 1.67 €      +90.07 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.49 € 1.03 €      +110.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.99 € 3.72 €      +87.46 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.52 € 7.69 €      +70.36 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.94 € 5.72 €      +94.85 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.05 € 9.30 €      +84.11 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 € 1.36 €      +42.02 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.98 €      +18.73 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.78 € 1.33 €      +70.34 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.85 € 1.47 €      +72.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 € 1.00 €      +77.11 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 € 1.22 €      +118.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.98 € 1.53 €      +57.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.72 € 0.93 €      +30.44 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 7.75 €      +55.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.06 € 1.99 €      +88.71 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.66 € 2.57 €      +54.47 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.38 € 10.00 €      +86.05 %
Transportation
Madrid Edit Paris Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 1.90 €      +26.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 54.60 € 75.00 €      +37.36 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 € 5.00 €      +66.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.77 € 2.41 €      +36.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 € 41.05 €      +71.04 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.81 € 5.70 €      +18.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 € 20,650.00 €      -1.67 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,602.17 € 25,315.38 €      +7.26 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Madrid Edit Paris Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 130.07 € 173.19 €      +33.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 € 0.22 €      +3.30 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.91 € 26.98 €      -35.64 %
Sports And Leisure
Madrid Edit Paris Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.12 € 37.06 €      -7.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.81 € 19.34 €      +63.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 € 11.00 €      +22.22 %
Childcare
Madrid Edit Paris Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 450.68 € 776.76 €      +72.35 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,833.33 € 14,400.00 €      +83.83 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid Edit Paris Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.12 € 93.46 €      +31.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.48 € 38.20 €      +29.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.24 € 91.62 €      +20.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 88.80 € 147.03 €      +65.58 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid Edit Paris Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 887.42 € 1,216.20 €      +37.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 661.91 € 858.93 €      +29.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,610.17 € 2,857.81 €      +77.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,108.82 € 1,798.92 €      +62.24 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid Edit Paris Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 466.18 € 1,259.03 €      +170.07 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 283.10 € 951.78 €      +236.20 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid Edit Paris Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,615.63 € 2,735.61 €      +69.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.08 1.14      -45.42 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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