Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Paris 

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Consumer Prices in Paris are 42.93% higher than in Madrid (without rent)
Rent Prices in Paris are 45.86% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Paris are 33.50% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Paris are 68.85% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Paris is 9.34% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 15.00 €      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 49.00 € 60.00 €      +22.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 9.00 €      +12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 € 7.00 €      +133.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 6.00 €      +100.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.92 € 3.59 €      +87.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 € 3.11 €      +60.47 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 € 2.30 €      +54.22 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.12 € 4.10 €      +31.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.89 € 1.60 €      +79.57 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.50 € 1.02 €      +104.06 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.03 € 3.86 €      +90.26 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.36 € 8.18 €      +52.57 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.90 € 5.75 €      +98.40 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.28 € 9.11 €      +72.51 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.88 € 1.39 €      +58.24 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.91 € 0.95 €      +4.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.75 € 1.34 €      +79.38 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.82 € 1.44 €      +74.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.95 €      +69.28 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.59 € 1.17 €      +96.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.01 € 1.47 €      +45.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.75 € 1.01 €      +34.65 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 7.00 €      +40.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.04 € 2.17 €      +108.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 € 2.58 €      +48.07 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 € 10.00 €      +100.00 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 1.90 €      +26.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 54.60 € 75.00 €      +37.36 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 € 5.00 €      +66.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.77 € 2.41 €      +36.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 € 40.52 €      +62.08 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.99 € 5.90 €      +18.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,250.00 € 23,000.00 €      +13.58 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,038.64 € 26,603.85 €      +15.47 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 133.69 € 160.80 €      +20.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 € 0.26 €      +26.96 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.47 € 26.83 €      -36.82 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.18 € 39.45 €      +3.32 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.80 € 19.27 €      +63.37 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 € 11.00 €      +22.22 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 438.91 € 828.81 €      +88.83 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,859.09 € 14,200.00 €      +80.68 %
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.28 € 86.70 €      +18.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.09 € 36.69 €      +26.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.83 € 90.45 €      +19.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.56 € 125.03 €      +39.61 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 948.83 € 1,206.91 €      +27.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 702.68 € 867.67 €      +23.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,678.49 € 2,723.47 €      +62.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,167.69 € 1,762.50 €      +50.94 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 469.44 € 1,130.14 €      +140.74 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 274.83 € 840.00 €      +205.65 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,590.40 € 2,502.20 €      +57.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.25 1.31      -41.61 %
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