Cost of Living Comparison Between Malaga and Valencia 

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Consumer Prices in Valencia are 4.6% lower than in Malaga (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Valencia are 4.9% lower than in Malaga
Rent Prices in Valencia are 5.6% lower than in Malaga
Restaurant Prices in Valencia are 2.1% lower than in Malaga
Groceries Prices in Valencia are 4.2% higher than in Malaga
Local Purchasing Power in Valencia is 16.1% higher than in Malaga
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Restaurants
Malaga Edit Valencia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.50 € 12.00 €      +4.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 45.00 €      -10.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 9.00 €      +12.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 € 2.50 €      -16.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 2.50 €      -16.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.92 € 1.82 €      -5.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 € 1.69 €      -8.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.23 € 1.35 €      +9.8 %
Markets
Malaga Edit Valencia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.81 € 3.91 €      +2.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 € 0.95 €      +4.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.58 €      +4.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.48 € 2.54 €      +2.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.52 € 4.58 €      +1.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.89 € 3.53 €      +21.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.20 € 5.78 €      -6.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 € 0.99 €      +19.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.68 € 0.74 €      +7.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.67 € 0.78 €      +18.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.90 € 0.96 €      +6.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.70 €      +6.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.77 €      +37.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 € 1.05 €      +5.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 € 0.57 €      -8.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 5.00 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.98 € 0.96 €      -2.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 € 1.52 €      -33.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.35 € 5.35 €      0.0 %
Transportation
Malaga Edit Valencia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 € 1.50 €      +7.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 28.00 € 30.00 €      +7.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 2.50 €      -37.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.38 € 1.75 €      +26.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.20 € 20.00 €      +4.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.55 € 5.91 €      -9.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,365.00 € 29,000.00 €      -13.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,250.00 € 28,750.00 €      -5.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Malaga Edit Valencia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 151.77 € 111.88 €      -26.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.00 € 13.26 €      -30.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.53 € 24.63 €      -21.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Malaga Edit Valencia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.00 € 32.59 €      -18.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.33 € 9.41 €      -23.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.40 € 8.00 €      -4.8 %
Childcare
Malaga Edit Valencia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 336.96 € 435.00 €      +29.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,733.33 € 8,548.75 €      -20.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Malaga Edit Valencia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.25 € 58.45 €      -11.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.00 € 23.23 €      -33.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.67 € 70.91 €      -1.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.00 € 74.50 €      -17.2 %
Rent Per Month
Malaga Edit Valencia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 960.00 € 959.47 €      -0.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 756.00 € 719.38 €      -4.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,700.00 € 1,648.46 €      -3.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,225.00 € 1,055.00 €      -13.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Malaga Edit Valencia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 335.80 € 206.00 €      -38.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 212.90 € 125.65 €      -41.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Malaga Edit Valencia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,843.79 € 2,036.53 €      +10.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.44 2.70      -21.6 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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