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Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Zurich 

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Consumer Prices in Zurich are 119.14% higher than in Madrid
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Zurich are 108.90% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Zurich are 88.66% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Zurich are 109.86% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Zurich are 181.64% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Zurich is 62.36% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 €
(12.11 Fr.)
22.72 €
(25.00 Fr.)
     +106.51 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(44.02 Fr.)
90.87 €
(100.00 Fr.)
     +127.16 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 €
(8.25 Fr.)
12.72 €
(14.00 Fr.)
     +69.62 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(3.30 Fr.)
5.68 €
(6.25 Fr.)
     +89.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(3.85 Fr.)
5.45 €
(6.00 Fr.)
     +55.77 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.77 €
(1.95 Fr.)
4.53 €
(4.99 Fr.)
     +155.87 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 €
(2.04 Fr.)
3.73 €
(4.11 Fr.)
     +101.78 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.38 €
(1.52 Fr.)
3.03 €
(3.34 Fr.)
     +119.93 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.20 €
(3.52 Fr.)
5.83 €
(6.41 Fr.)
     +82.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.95 €
(1.05 Fr.)
2.36 €
(2.60 Fr.)
     +148.06 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 €
(0.49 Fr.)
1.10 €
(1.21 Fr.)
     +145.42 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.62 €
(1.78 Fr.)
5.07 €
(5.58 Fr.)
     +213.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.54 €
(5.00 Fr.)
11.23 €
(12.36 Fr.)
     +147.16 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.90 €
(3.19 Fr.)
11.42 €
(12.56 Fr.)
     +293.96 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.10 €
(5.61 Fr.)
21.45 €
(23.61 Fr.)
     +320.58 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.80 €
(0.88 Fr.)
1.70 €
(1.87 Fr.)
     +112.66 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 €
(0.79 Fr.)
1.21 €
(1.34 Fr.)
     +69.40 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.67 €
(0.74 Fr.)
1.74 €
(1.92 Fr.)
     +160.03 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.77 €
(0.85 Fr.)
1.70 €
(1.87 Fr.)
     +120.25 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 €
(0.52 Fr.)
1.26 €
(1.39 Fr.)
     +167.03 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 €
(0.52 Fr.)
1.19 €
(1.31 Fr.)
     +150.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 €
(1.09 Fr.)
2.46 €
(2.71 Fr.)
     +148.46 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 €
(0.68 Fr.)
1.11 €
(1.22 Fr.)
     +78.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(6.60 Fr.)
13.18 €
(14.50 Fr.)
     +119.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.89 €
(0.98 Fr.)
1.78 €
(1.96 Fr.)
     +99.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.51 €
(1.66 Fr.)
2.52 €
(2.77 Fr.)
     +67.09 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(5.50 Fr.)
7.54 €
(8.30 Fr.)
     +50.84 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(1.65 Fr.)
3.82 €
(4.20 Fr.)
     +154.42 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 54.60 €
(60.09 Fr.)
77.24 €
(85.00 Fr.)
     +41.46 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €
(3.30 Fr.)
6.36 €
(7.00 Fr.)
     +112.02 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.73 €
(1.90 Fr.)
5.85 €
(6.44 Fr.)
     +238.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 €
(24.21 Fr.)
72.51 €
(79.80 Fr.)
     +229.60 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.03 €
(5.54 Fr.)
5.76 €
(6.34 Fr.)
     +14.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(22,010.47 Fr.)
21,807.80 €
(24,000.00 Fr.)
     +9.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,803.60 €
(22,894.85 Fr.)
21,499.53 €
(23,660.73 Fr.)
     +3.35 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 127.56 €
(140.38 Fr.)
177.85 €
(195.73 Fr.)
     +39.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 €
(0.19 Fr.)
0.23 €
(0.26 Fr.)
     +35.31 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.64 €
(45.83 Fr.)
49.79 €
(54.79 Fr.)
     +19.56 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.86 €
(39.46 Fr.)
74.07 €
(81.51 Fr.)
     +106.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.48 €
(12.63 Fr.)
31.46 €
(34.63 Fr.)
     +174.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(9.90 Fr.)
16.36 €
(18.00 Fr.)
     +81.73 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 452.92 €
(498.45 Fr.)
2,096.43 €
(2,307.17 Fr.)
     +362.87 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,191.90 €
(7,914.86 Fr.)
27,893.43 €
(30,697.38 Fr.)
     +287.84 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.88 €
(78.01 Fr.)
104.31 €
(114.79 Fr.)
     +47.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.12 €
(29.85 Fr.)
44.14 €
(48.58 Fr.)
     +62.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.21 €
(80.57 Fr.)
111.79 €
(123.03 Fr.)
     +52.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.88 €
(98.92 Fr.)
172.97 €
(190.36 Fr.)
     +92.44 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 908.96 €
(1,000.33 Fr.)
1,651.19 €
(1,817.17 Fr.)
     +81.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 693.87 €
(763.62 Fr.)
1,215.90 €
(1,338.13 Fr.)
     +75.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,624.14 €
(1,787.40 Fr.)
3,070.63 €
(3,379.30 Fr.)
     +89.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,115.20 €
(1,227.31 Fr.)
2,252.84 €
(2,479.30 Fr.)
     +102.01 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 493.93 €
(543.58 Fr.)
1,056.13 €
(1,162.29 Fr.)
     +113.82 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 264.02 €
(290.56 Fr.)
679.94 €
(748.29 Fr.)
     +157.54 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,643.80 €
(1,809.04 Fr.)
5,575.31 €
(6,135.76 Fr.)
     +239.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.16 1.68      -21.96 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:416342
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Currency: EUR