Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Athens 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Athens are 6.03% lower than in Madrid (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Athens are 19.24% lower than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Athens are 47.81% lower than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Athens are 11.91% lower than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Athens are 7.67% lower than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Athens is 39.02% lower than in Madrid
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Restaurants
Madrid Edit Athens Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 10.00 €      -16.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 40.00 €      -20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 6.00 €      -25.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 € 4.00 €      +33.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 5.00 €      +42.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.99 € 2.88 €      +44.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 € 1.74 €      -12.77 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 € 0.50 €      -66.66 %
Markets
Madrid Edit Athens Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.04 € 4.50 €      +48.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.69 €      -22.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.50 € 0.80 €      +58.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.00 € 3.08 €      +54.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.37 € 3.73 €      -14.57 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.92 € 3.18 €      +8.91 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.00 € 4.34 €      -13.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.94 € 0.67 €      -28.27 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 € 0.66 €      -12.15 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.43 €      -40.80 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.83 € 0.65 €      -21.80 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 € 0.37 €      -36.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.58 € 0.35 €      -39.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 € 0.57 €      -40.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.69 € 0.85 €      +22.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 6.00 €      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.06 € 1.39 €      +31.97 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 € 2.09 €      +30.61 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.40 € 4.60 €      -14.81 %
Transportation
Madrid Edit Athens Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 1.40 €      -6.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 € 30.00 €      -45.45 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 € 3.40 €      +13.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.77 € 1.21 €      -31.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 € 11.92 €      -50.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.94 € 5.72 €      +15.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 € 20,000.00 €      -4.76 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,642.50 € 18,997.60 €      -19.65 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Madrid Edit Athens Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 125.25 € 141.81 €      +13.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 € 0.35 €      +61.02 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.21 € 32.83 €      -16.27 %
Sports And Leisure
Madrid Edit Athens Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.89 € 26.82 €      -32.76 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.44 € 18.72 €      +63.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 € 7.50 €      -16.67 %
Childcare
Madrid Edit Athens Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 445.43 € 413.08 €      -7.26 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,531.58 € 7,330.00 €      -2.68 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid Edit Athens Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.46 € 69.31 €      +5.89 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.96 € 28.15 €      -6.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.53 € 70.73 €      -1.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.28 € 86.29 €      -3.34 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid Edit Athens Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 881.53 € 411.56 €      -53.31 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 668.73 € 365.78 €      -45.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,552.92 € 734.42 €      -52.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,076.92 € 663.33 €      -38.40 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid Edit Athens Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 466.95 € 156.03 €      -66.58 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 284.61 € 157.64 €      -44.61 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid Edit Athens Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,648.90 € 812.02 €      -50.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.10 4.29      +104.82 %
Last update: August 2021August 2021
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