Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and San Sebastian 

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Consumer Prices in San Sebastian are 7.56% higher than in Madrid (without rent)
Rent Prices in San Sebastian are 12.88% lower than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in San Sebastian are 1.25% lower than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in San Sebastian are 19.42% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in San Sebastian is 13.52% 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 € 50.00 €      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 € 2.40 €      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 3.25 €      +8.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.91 € 1.62 €      -15.47 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 € 2.20 €      +13.24 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.45 € 1.20 €      -17.36 %
Markets
Madrid[ Edit ] San Sebastian[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.10 € 3.33 €      +7.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.89 € 1.66 €      +86.54 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.50 € 0.51 €      +2.71 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.97 € 2.45 €      +24.02 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.30 € 7.71 €      +45.38 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.89 € 3.92 €      +35.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.22 € 6.10 €      +16.96 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.87 € 0.98 €      +12.49 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.88 € 1.00 €      +13.19 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.66 €      -10.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.82 € 1.03 €      +24.96 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.44 €      -21.33 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.59 € 0.58 €      -0.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.00 € 1.05 €      +4.39 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.74 € 0.53 €      -28.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 7.00 €      +40.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.04 € 0.80 €      -23.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.71 € 1.48 €      -13.72 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 € 5.00 €      0.00 %
Transportation
Madrid[ Edit ] San Sebastian[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 1.70 €      +13.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 54.60 € 44.24 €      -18.98 %
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) 25.00 € 20.61 €      -17.56 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.99 € 4.83 €      -3.22 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 € 21,500.00 €      +7.50 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,763.46 € 24,870.00 €      +9.25 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 134.64 € 95.28 €      -29.23 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 € 0.16 €      -19.73 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.47 € 39.50 €      -7.00 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.40 € 37.83 €      -1.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.25 € 26.17 €      +132.59 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 € 7.50 €      -16.67 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 443.60 € 225.00 €      -49.28 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,859.09 € 5,700.00 €      -27.47 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid[ Edit ] San Sebastian[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.37 € 83.75 €      +14.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.29 € 43.75 €      +49.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.34 € 77.50 €      +2.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.10 € 130.00 €      +44.28 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid[ Edit ] San Sebastian[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 950.37 € 912.50 €      -3.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 704.31 € 679.17 €      -3.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,674.29 € 1,380.00 €      -17.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,165.82 € 944.00 €      -19.03 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid[ Edit ] San Sebastian[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 469.44 € 538.83 €      +14.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 275.36 € 341.42 €      +23.99 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid[ Edit ] San Sebastian[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,598.81 € 1,830.00 €      +14.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.25 2.21      -2.07 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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