Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and San Sebastian 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in San Sebastian are 1.90% lower than in Madrid (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Sebastian are 0.53% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in San Sebastian are 5.76% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in San Sebastian are 2.62% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in San Sebastian are 6.82% lower than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in San Sebastian is 10.52% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants
Madrid Edit San Sebastian Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 12.00 €      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 57.50 €      +15.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 € 2.30 €      -23.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 3.00 €      -14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.01 € 1.65 €      -17.94 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 € 2.10 €      +4.82 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 € 1.12 €      -25.98 %
Markets
Madrid Edit San Sebastian Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.20 € 2.84 €      -11.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.88 € 0.76 €      -13.86 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.51 € 0.51 €      +0.77 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.04 € 1.75 €      -14.21 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.36 € 4.54 €      +4.01 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.99 € 2.85 €      -4.66 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.11 € 5.35 €      +4.71 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.93 € 0.82 €      -11.96 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 € 0.77 €      -1.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.60 €      -20.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.85 € 0.79 €      -6.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 € 0.38 €      -35.01 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.58 € 0.46 €      -21.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 € 0.76 €      -22.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.72 € 0.53 €      -27.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 4.00 €      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.05 € 0.80 €      -23.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.65 € 1.48 €      -10.29 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.38 € 5.00 €      -6.98 %
Transportation
Madrid Edit San Sebastian Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 1.70 €      +13.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 54.60 € 45.00 €      -17.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 € 6.14 €      +104.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.77 € 1.14 €      -35.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 € 20.61 €      -14.13 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.86 € 4.67 €      -3.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 € 21,500.00 €      +2.38 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,602.17 € 19,333.33 €      -18.09 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Madrid Edit San Sebastian Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 131.50 € 111.01 €      -15.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 € 0.16 €      -22.87 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.90 € 40.60 €      -0.74 %
Sports And Leisure
Madrid Edit San Sebastian Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.98 € 42.43 €      +6.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.81 € 26.17 €      +121.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 € 7.50 €      -16.67 %
Childcare
Madrid Edit San Sebastian Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 450.68 € 250.00 €      -44.53 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,910.53 € 5,700.00 €      -27.94 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid Edit San Sebastian Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.01 € 81.00 €      +14.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.64 € 45.00 €      +51.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.47 € 74.00 €      -0.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 88.89 € 79.00 €      -11.13 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid Edit San Sebastian Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 884.34 € 946.88 €      +7.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 668.27 € 825.00 €      +23.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,584.24 € 1,571.43 €      -0.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,098.04 € 1,135.71 €      +3.43 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid Edit San Sebastian Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 461.46 € 538.83 €      +16.77 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 284.85 € 341.42 €      +19.86 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid Edit San Sebastian Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,647.05 € 1,830.00 €      +11.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.03 2.21      +8.56 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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