Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Paris 

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Consumer Prices in Paris are 44.32% higher than in Madrid
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Paris are 42.15% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Paris are 37.94% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Paris are 28.57% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Paris are 77.17% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Paris is 8.44% 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 € 55.00 €      +10.00 %
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) 1.90 € 3.52 €      +84.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 € 2.98 €      +54.75 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.40 € 2.06 €      +46.79 %
Markets Madrid[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.21 € 4.17 €      +30.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.89 € 1.57 €      +77.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.48 € 1.02 €      +110.55 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.03 € 3.78 €      +86.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.13 € 8.39 €      +63.39 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.80 € 5.79 €      +106.62 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.94 € 9.28 €      +87.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.81 € 1.46 €      +79.45 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.99 €      +20.93 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.73 € 1.35 €      +85.49 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.83 € 1.37 €      +64.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 € 0.98 €      +89.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.58 € 1.15 €      +98.49 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 € 1.47 €      +48.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.78 € 0.98 €      +24.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 8.00 €      +60.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.08 € 2.08 €      +92.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 € 2.43 €      +45.13 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 € 10.00 €      +100.00 %
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) 25.00 € 41.04 €      +64.16 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.08 € 5.92 €      +16.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 € 21,000.00 €      +5.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,894.00 € 25,950.00 €      +13.35 %
Utilities (Monthly) Madrid[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 134.84 € 169.51 €      +25.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 € 0.23 €      +15.81 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.08 € 27.06 €      -35.70 %
Sports And Leisure Madrid[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.79 € 40.83 €      +5.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.36 € 19.76 €      +73.99 %
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 444.26 € 829.02 €      +86.61 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,947.62 € 13,717.65 €      +72.60 %
Clothing And Shoes Madrid[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.49 € 85.37 €      +13.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.64 € 36.38 €      +22.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.89 € 87.72 €      +15.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 88.55 € 125.63 €      +41.88 %
Rent Per Month Madrid[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 976.04 € 1,180.30 €      +20.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 734.00 € 842.34 €      +14.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,742.20 € 2,655.47 €      +52.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,223.16 € 1,771.30 €      +44.81 %
Buy Apartment Price Madrid[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 466.51 € 1,113.89 €      +138.77 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 288.71 € 826.71 €      +186.35 %
Salaries And Financing Madrid[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,609.15 € 2,480.35 €      +54.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.15 1.31      -39.05 %
Last update: September 2020September 2020
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