Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 44.72% higher than in Madrid (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 66.69% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in London are 111.07% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in London are 47.18% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in London are 35.52% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in London is 3.08% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants
Madrid Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 €
(10.76 £)
23.24 €
(20.00 £)
     +85.90 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(51.64 £)
69.71 €
(60.00 £)
     +16.19 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(6.89 £)
7.55 €
(6.50 £)
     -5.60 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(2.58 £)
6.97 €
(6.00 £)
     +132.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(3.01 £)
5.81 €
(5.00 £)
     +65.98 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.09 €
(1.80 £)
3.76 €
(3.24 £)
     +79.69 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 €
(1.89 £)
1.86 €
(1.60 £)
     -15.53 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 €
(1.38 £)
1.52 €
(1.31 £)
     -4.98 %
Markets
Madrid Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.10 €
(2.67 £)
4.60 €
(3.96 £)
     +48.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.88 €
(0.76 £)
1.23 €
(1.06 £)
     +39.01 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.51 €
(0.44 £)
0.97 €
(0.84 £)
     +91.00 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.15 €
(1.85 £)
2.77 €
(2.38 £)
     +28.60 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.45 €
(3.83 £)
3.22 €
(2.77 £)
     -27.62 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.13 €
(2.69 £)
3.19 €
(2.75 £)
     +2.07 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.09 €
(4.38 £)
5.59 €
(4.81 £)
     +9.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.89 €
(0.77 £)
1.12 €
(0.96 £)
     +25.51 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 €
(0.64 £)
0.71 €
(0.61 £)
     -4.55 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.70 €
(0.60 £)
0.99 €
(0.85 £)
     +41.80 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.81 €
(0.70 £)
1.32 €
(1.14 £)
     +63.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 €
(0.46 £)
0.66 €
(0.57 £)
     +24.52 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 €
(0.51 £)
0.60 €
(0.51 £)
     +0.17 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 €
(0.85 £)
1.01 €
(0.87 £)
     +2.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.67 €
(0.57 £)
1.43 €
(1.23 £)
     +114.57 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.17 €
(4.45 £)
9.88 €
(8.50 £)
     +90.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.02 €
(0.87 £)
2.49 €
(2.14 £)
     +145.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.40 €
(1.20 £)
2.97 €
(2.56 £)
     +112.80 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(4.30 £)
15.10 €
(13.00 £)
     +202.08 %
Transportation
Madrid Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(1.29 £)
3.02 €
(2.60 £)
     +101.39 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 €
(47.34 £)
185.90 €
(160.00 £)
     +237.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(3.01 £)
5.58 €
(4.80 £)
     +59.34 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.77 €
(1.52 £)
3.18 €
(2.74 £)
     +79.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 €
(18.94 £)
33.46 €
(28.80 £)
     +52.10 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.33 €
(5.45 £)
7.18 €
(6.18 £)
     +13.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 €
(21,517.37 £)
27,419.71 €
(23,600.00 £)
     +9.68 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,775.00 €
(20,463.02 £)
29,240.02 €
(25,166.73 £)
     +22.99 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Madrid Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 156.20 €
(134.44 £)
278.20 €
(239.44 £)
     +78.10 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 €
(0.16 £)
0.15 €
(0.13 £)
     -16.75 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35.38 €
(30.46 £)
35.01 €
(30.14 £)
     -1.05 %
Sports And Leisure
Madrid Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.00 €
(35.29 £)
53.30 €
(45.87 £)
     +29.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.59 €
(9.98 £)
13.45 €
(11.58 £)
     +16.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(7.75 £)
15.10 €
(13.00 £)
     +67.82 %
Childcare
Madrid Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 489.17 €
(421.02 £)
1,839.14 €
(1,582.94 £)
     +275.97 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,553.85 €
(8,222.94 £)
23,469.42 €
(20,200.00 £)
     +145.65 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.06 €
(65.46 £)
88.99 €
(76.59 £)
     +17.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.00 €
(27.54 £)
40.34 €
(34.72 £)
     +26.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.66 €
(61.67 £)
90.81 €
(78.16 £)
     +26.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.92 €
(79.98 £)
113.43 €
(97.62 £)
     +22.07 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 995.11 €
(856.48 £)
2,075.80 €
(1,786.63 £)
     +108.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 766.97 €
(660.13 £)
1,502.23 €
(1,292.96 £)
     +95.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,693.08 €
(1,457.22 £)
3,855.93 €
(3,318.78 £)
     +127.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,254.24 €
(1,079.52 £)
2,506.05 €
(2,156.95 £)
     +99.81 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 471.73 €
(406.02 £)
1,436.94 €
(1,236.76 £)
     +204.61 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 318.85 €
(274.43 £)
692.31 €
(595.87 £)
     +117.13 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,891.68 €
(1,628.16 £)
3,250.12 €
(2,797.36 £)
     +71.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.07 2.62      +26.57 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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