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Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Zurich 

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Consumer Prices in Zurich are 109.31% higher than in Madrid
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Zurich are 100.79% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Zurich are 83.39% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Zurich are 100.45% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Zurich are 174.17% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Zurich is 93.50% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(13.55 Fr.)
22.13 €
(25.00 Fr.)
     +84.45 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(45.18 Fr.)
88.54 €
(100.00 Fr.)
     +121.34 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 €
(7.91 Fr.)
12.40 €
(14.00 Fr.)
     +77.07 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(3.39 Fr.)
6.20 €
(7.00 Fr.)
     +106.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(3.39 Fr.)
5.31 €
(6.00 Fr.)
     +77.07 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.72 €
(1.94 Fr.)
4.26 €
(4.82 Fr.)
     +148.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 €
(2.17 Fr.)
3.59 €
(4.05 Fr.)
     +86.85 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.34 €
(1.52 Fr.)
3.22 €
(3.63 Fr.)
     +139.45 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.93 €
(3.31 Fr.)
5.81 €
(6.56 Fr.)
     +98.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 €
(1.04 Fr.)
2.18 €
(2.46 Fr.)
     +136.32 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 €
(0.51 Fr.)
1.10 €
(1.24 Fr.)
     +144.98 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.52 €
(1.71 Fr.)
4.79 €
(5.41 Fr.)
     +215.24 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.62 €
(5.22 Fr.)
10.11 €
(11.41 Fr.)
     +118.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.86 €
(3.23 Fr.)
10.38 €
(11.73 Fr.)
     +263.53 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.98 €
(5.63 Fr.)
21.15 €
(23.89 Fr.)
     +324.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.79 €
(0.89 Fr.)
1.67 €
(1.88 Fr.)
     +111.66 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.66 €
(0.75 Fr.)
1.20 €
(1.36 Fr.)
     +81.60 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.62 €
(0.70 Fr.)
1.58 €
(1.79 Fr.)
     +155.43 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.70 €
(0.80 Fr.)
1.70 €
(1.92 Fr.)
     +140.74 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 €
(0.53 Fr.)
1.11 €
(1.26 Fr.)
     +137.80 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 €
(0.48 Fr.)
0.97 €
(1.10 Fr.)
     +131.21 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 €
(1.07 Fr.)
2.26 €
(2.56 Fr.)
     +138.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.61 €
(0.69 Fr.)
1.10 €
(1.24 Fr.)
     +80.25 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(5.65 Fr.)
10.62 €
(12.00 Fr.)
     +112.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €
(0.90 Fr.)
1.74 €
(1.96 Fr.)
     +118.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.42 €
(1.61 Fr.)
2.35 €
(2.65 Fr.)
     +64.98 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(5.65 Fr.)
7.13 €
(8.05 Fr.)
     +42.54 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(1.69 Fr.)
3.63 €
(4.10 Fr.)
     +142.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 54.60 €
(61.67 Fr.)
75.26 €
(85.00 Fr.)
     +37.83 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.65 €
(2.99 Fr.)
7.08 €
(8.00 Fr.)
     +167.28 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.69 €
(1.91 Fr.)
5.41 €
(6.12 Fr.)
     +220.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.50 €
(23.15 Fr.)
70.65 €
(79.80 Fr.)
     +244.65 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.87 €
(5.50 Fr.)
5.56 €
(6.28 Fr.)
     +14.16 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(22,589.51 Fr.)
20,363.43 €
(23,000.00 Fr.)
     +1.82 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,307.92 €
(22,937.30 Fr.)
19,536.25 €
(22,065.72 Fr.)
     -3.80 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 133.23 €
(150.48 Fr.)
158.75 €
(179.30 Fr.)
     +19.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 €
(0.21 Fr.)
0.23 €
(0.26 Fr.)
     +21.32 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.78 €
(48.32 Fr.)
51.62 €
(58.31 Fr.)
     +20.67 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.85 €
(43.89 Fr.)
71.00 €
(80.19 Fr.)
     +82.73 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.35 €
(13.94 Fr.)
33.20 €
(37.50 Fr.)
     +168.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(10.17 Fr.)
15.94 €
(18.00 Fr.)
     +77.07 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 439.36 €
(496.25 Fr.)
2,187.28 €
(2,470.48 Fr.)
     +397.83 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,204.55 €
(8,137.36 Fr.)
25,169.71 €
(28,428.57 Fr.)
     +249.36 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.20 €
(81.54 Fr.)
98.78 €
(111.57 Fr.)
     +36.83 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.04 €
(35.06 Fr.)
44.74 €
(50.53 Fr.)
     +44.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.82 €
(83.38 Fr.)
109.08 €
(123.20 Fr.)
     +47.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.17 €
(96.20 Fr.)
150.98 €
(170.53 Fr.)
     +77.26 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 891.23 €
(1,006.62 Fr.)
1,543.03 €
(1,742.81 Fr.)
     +73.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 652.62 €
(737.11 Fr.)
1,186.64 €
(1,340.29 Fr.)
     +81.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,593.75 €
(1,800.10 Fr.)
2,816.07 €
(3,180.68 Fr.)
     +76.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,061.83 €
(1,199.31 Fr.)
2,155.68 €
(2,434.78 Fr.)
     +103.01 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 442.21 €
(499.47 Fr.)
1,062.87 €
(1,200.49 Fr.)
     +140.35 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 247.57 €
(279.62 Fr.)
673.59 €
(760.81 Fr.)
     +172.09 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,345.13 €
(1,519.30 Fr.)
5,226.19 €
(5,902.86 Fr.)
     +288.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.20 1.65      -24.76 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:425327
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR