Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 19.14% higher than in Madrid (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 19.79% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Berlin are 21.19% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 1.07% lower than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 17.98% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 47.20% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 10.00 €      -16.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 50.00 €      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 € 4.00 €      +33.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 3.50 €      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.03 € 2.97 €      +45.79 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 € 2.21 €      +15.42 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 € 1.81 €      +19.16 %
Markets
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.04 € 3.67 €      +20.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.88 € 1.16 €      +31.05 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.51 € 0.84 €      +64.23 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.00 € 2.42 €      +21.05 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.42 € 4.94 €      +11.68 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.02 € 3.27 €      +8.36 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.91 € 5.49 €      +11.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 € 1.08 €      +13.65 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.71 €      -1.11 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.75 € 1.08 €      +44.46 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.87 €      +8.04 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 € 0.61 €      +13.51 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.54 € 0.63 €      +16.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 € 1.11 €      +16.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.66 € 0.66 €      +0.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 6.00 €      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.97 € 0.81 €      -16.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.58 € 1.77 €      +12.33 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.15 € 7.00 €      +35.92 %
Transportation
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 3.00 €      +100.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 € 84.00 €      +52.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.90 € 4.00 €      +37.93 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.69 € 3.22 €      +90.48 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.00 € 33.00 €      +43.48 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.11 € 5.52 €      +7.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 € 24,000.00 €      +14.29 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,334.38 € 26,146.12 €      +7.45 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 127.85 € 264.90 €      +107.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 € 0.10 €      -47.77 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.57 € 34.98 €      -6.91 %
Sports And Leisure
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.40 € 29.61 €      -22.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.98 € 17.85 €      +62.55 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 € 11.50 €      +27.78 %
Childcare
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 465.24 € 120.72 €      -74.05 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,481.25 € 8,533.33 €      +0.61 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.80 € 77.73 €      +23.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.49 € 32.47 €      +13.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.63 € 78.25 €      +10.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.35 € 113.58 €      +27.11 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 882.92 € 1,047.64 €      +18.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 658.09 € 698.08 €      +6.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,557.90 € 1,951.47 €      +25.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,067.17 € 1,308.93 €      +22.65 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 458.40 € 623.91 €      +36.10 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 283.70 € 392.18 €      +38.23 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,714.38 € 3,023.01 €      +76.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.91 1.75      -8.55 %
Last update: November 2021November 2021
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