Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 27.9% higher than in Madrid (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 27.6% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Berlin are 26.9% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 13.3% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 28.6% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 16.6% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 12.00 €      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 60.00 €      +20.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 9.29 €      +16.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 € 4.00 €      +14.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 4.00 €      +14.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.15 € 3.28 €      +52.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.35 € 2.47 €      +5.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.62 € 1.95 €      +20.6 %
Markets
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.36 € 4.40 €      +31.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.98 € 1.54 €      +57.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.56 € 1.06 €      +89.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.31 € 2.85 €      +23.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.77 € 5.98 €      +25.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.35 € 4.50 €      +34.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.56 € 6.40 €      +15.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 € 1.17 €      +23.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.86 € 0.78 €      -9.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.81 € 1.09 €      +34.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.85 € 1.39 €      +63.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 € 0.84 €      +47.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.64 €      +5.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.03 € 1.35 €      +30.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.69 € 0.68 €      -0.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.50 € 6.00 €      +9.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.99 € 1.05 €      +5.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 € 1.47 €      -3.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.12 € 8.00 €      +56.1 %
Transportation
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 3.00 €      +100.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 54.60 € 85.00 €      +55.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 4.30 €      +22.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.77 € 3.38 €      +90.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 € 33.00 €      +50.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.06 € 7.61 €      +7.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 29,970.00 €      +19.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,563.64 € 27,637.90 €      +17.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 167.13 € 312.14 €      +86.8 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 € 0.11 €      -25.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.18 € 38.47 €      +15.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.18 € 38.46 €      -4.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.09 € 19.54 €      +61.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 € 12.00 €      +33.3 %
Childcare
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 479.38 € 191.76 €      -60.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,969.23 € 7,318.75 €      -18.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.06 € 83.59 €      +16.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.87 € 36.55 €      +7.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.79 € 82.98 €      +9.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.19 € 107.07 €      +17.4 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.36 € 1,315.53 €      +28.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 791.49 € 910.94 €      +15.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,759.39 € 2,310.19 €      +31.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,258.94 € 1,602.85 €      +27.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 501.13 € 751.24 €      +49.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 342.31 € 505.77 €      +47.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,017.18 € 3,001.44 €      +48.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.42 2.46      +1.6 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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