Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Munich 

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Consumer Prices in Munich are 28.38% higher than in Madrid (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Munich are 33.75% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Munich are 45.26% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Munich are 21.04% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Munich are 30.45% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Munich is 41.01% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants
Madrid Edit Munich Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 14.00 €      +16.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 60.00 €      +20.00 %
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 € 4.00 €      +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.00 € 3.23 €      +61.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 € 2.82 €      +45.73 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.51 € 2.54 €      +68.02 %
Markets
Madrid Edit Munich Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.11 € 3.83 €      +23.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.82 € 1.58 €      +92.03 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.49 € 0.88 €      +79.96 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.01 € 2.69 €      +34.05 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.55 € 6.20 €      +36.31 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.94 € 3.31 €      +12.83 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.99 € 6.83 €      +36.80 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 € 1.21 €      +26.82 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.77 €      -6.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.79 € 1.01 €      +28.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.86 € 1.39 €      +62.56 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 € 0.85 €      +48.67 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.62 €      +10.36 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.98 € 1.02 €      +4.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.71 € 0.54 €      -24.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 6.00 €      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.02 € 0.87 €      -15.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 € 1.45 €      -13.12 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.20 € 7.00 €      +34.62 %
Transportation
Madrid Edit Munich Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 3.30 €      +120.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 54.60 € 57.10 €      +4.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 € 3.70 €      +23.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.77 € 3.22 €      +81.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 € 30.00 €      +25.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.77 € 4.93 €      +3.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 € 25,000.00 €      +19.05 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,602.17 € 22,375.38 €      -5.20 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Madrid Edit Munich Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 136.89 € 266.60 €      +94.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 € 0.11 €      -45.54 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.14 € 34.94 €      -15.07 %
Sports And Leisure
Madrid Edit Munich Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.90 € 42.28 €      +5.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.77 € 22.12 €      +87.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 € 12.00 €      +33.33 %
Childcare
Madrid Edit Munich Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 438.86 € 693.38 €      +57.99 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,859.09 € 12,120.25 €      +54.22 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid Edit Munich Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.00 € 82.54 €      +16.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.51 € 41.27 €      +44.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.83 € 92.83 €      +22.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.60 € 126.27 €      +45.80 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid Edit Munich Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 886.80 € 1,292.55 €      +45.75 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 662.59 € 962.46 €      +45.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,601.95 € 2,230.53 €      +39.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,103.15 € 1,690.79 €      +53.27 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid Edit Munich Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 468.05 € 1,107.77 €      +136.67 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 284.51 € 794.93 €      +179.41 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid Edit Munich Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,630.96 € 3,076.00 €      +88.60 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.12 1.60      -24.26 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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