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Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Zurich 

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Consumer Prices in Zurich are 110.09% higher than in Madrid
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Zurich are 103.38% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Zurich are 89.45% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Zurich are 109.80% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Zurich are 166.51% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Zurich is 81.51% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 €
(12.41 Fr.)
22.17 €
(25.00 Fr.)
     +101.50 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(45.12 Fr.)
88.66 €
(100.00 Fr.)
     +121.65 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 €
(7.90 Fr.)
12.41 €
(14.00 Fr.)
     +77.32 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(3.38 Fr.)
6.21 €
(7.00 Fr.)
     +106.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(3.38 Fr.)
5.32 €
(6.00 Fr.)
     +77.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.73 €
(1.95 Fr.)
4.34 €
(4.89 Fr.)
     +151.28 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 €
(2.26 Fr.)
3.68 €
(4.16 Fr.)
     +84.00 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 €
(1.49 Fr.)
3.21 €
(3.62 Fr.)
     +142.04 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.04 €
(3.43 Fr.)
5.75 €
(6.48 Fr.)
     +89.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.99 €
(1.12 Fr.)
2.18 €
(2.46 Fr.)
     +119.19 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.47 €
(0.53 Fr.)
1.09 €
(1.23 Fr.)
     +134.93 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.51 €
(1.70 Fr.)
4.71 €
(5.31 Fr.)
     +212.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.71 €
(5.31 Fr.)
10.02 €
(11.31 Fr.)
     +112.89 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.91 €
(3.28 Fr.)
10.49 €
(11.84 Fr.)
     +260.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.21 €
(5.88 Fr.)
20.89 €
(23.56 Fr.)
     +300.68 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 €
(0.93 Fr.)
1.68 €
(1.90 Fr.)
     +105.33 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.66 €
(0.75 Fr.)
1.21 €
(1.36 Fr.)
     +82.77 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.65 €
(0.73 Fr.)
1.58 €
(1.78 Fr.)
     +144.22 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.74 €
(0.83 Fr.)
1.69 €
(1.91 Fr.)
     +129.34 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 €
(0.58 Fr.)
1.10 €
(1.24 Fr.)
     +112.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 €
(0.48 Fr.)
0.98 €
(1.10 Fr.)
     +127.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 €
(1.07 Fr.)
2.30 €
(2.59 Fr.)
     +141.86 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.61 €
(0.69 Fr.)
1.11 €
(1.25 Fr.)
     +82.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.60 €
(6.32 Fr.)
10.64 €
(12.00 Fr.)
     +89.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.76 €
(0.86 Fr.)
1.67 €
(1.88 Fr.)
     +118.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 €
(1.49 Fr.)
2.31 €
(2.60 Fr.)
     +74.33 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.10 €
(5.75 Fr.)
7.14 €
(8.05 Fr.)
     +39.95 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(1.69 Fr.)
3.81 €
(4.30 Fr.)
     +154.16 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 54.60 €
(61.58 Fr.)
75.36 €
(85.00 Fr.)
     +38.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 €
(2.93 Fr.)
7.09 €
(8.00 Fr.)
     +172.80 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.69 €
(1.91 Fr.)
5.71 €
(6.44 Fr.)
     +237.76 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.50 €
(23.12 Fr.)
70.84 €
(79.90 Fr.)
     +245.56 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.88 €
(5.50 Fr.)
5.56 €
(6.27 Fr.)
     +13.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(22,557.72 Fr.)
21,278.74 €
(24,000.00 Fr.)
     +6.39 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,263.81 €
(22,855.27 Fr.)
20,880.23 €
(23,550.52 Fr.)
     +3.04 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.58 €
(156.31 Fr.)
162.79 €
(183.61 Fr.)
     +17.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 €
(0.21 Fr.)
0.25 €
(0.28 Fr.)
     +32.21 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.12 €
(47.51 Fr.)
52.40 €
(59.10 Fr.)
     +24.40 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.16 €
(44.17 Fr.)
72.55 €
(81.83 Fr.)
     +85.27 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.23 €
(14.92 Fr.)
32.71 €
(36.89 Fr.)
     +147.24 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(10.15 Fr.)
15.96 €
(18.00 Fr.)
     +77.32 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 424.78 €
(479.11 Fr.)
2,198.80 €
(2,480.00 Fr.)
     +417.63 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,064.78 €
(7,968.27 Fr.)
23,708.07 €
(26,740.00 Fr.)
     +235.58 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.86 €
(79.92 Fr.)
100.68 €
(113.56 Fr.)
     +42.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.59 €
(34.50 Fr.)
45.86 €
(51.73 Fr.)
     +49.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.74 €
(84.29 Fr.)
114.74 €
(129.41 Fr.)
     +53.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 88.91 €
(100.28 Fr.)
153.06 €
(172.63 Fr.)
     +72.15 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 883.33 €
(996.30 Fr.)
1,544.28 €
(1,741.77 Fr.)
     +74.82 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 648.71 €
(731.67 Fr.)
1,192.74 €
(1,345.27 Fr.)
     +83.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,575.57 €
(1,777.06 Fr.)
2,912.53 €
(3,285.00 Fr.)
     +84.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,064.69 €
(1,200.85 Fr.)
2,196.22 €
(2,477.08 Fr.)
     +106.28 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 434.22 €
(489.75 Fr.)
1,117.60 €
(1,260.52 Fr.)
     +157.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 233.88 €
(263.79 Fr.)
718.85 €
(810.78 Fr.)
     +207.36 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,416.45 €
(1,597.59 Fr.)
5,228.78 €
(5,897.47 Fr.)
     +269.15 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.32 1.54      -33.50 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
Contributors:401323
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR