Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and San Francisco, CA 

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Cost of Living in San Francisco, CA is 70.6% higher than in Madrid (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in San Francisco, CA is 94.5% higher than in Madrid
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 136.1% higher than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 64.6% higher than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 99.0% higher than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 76.1% higher than in Madrid
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Restaurants
Madrid Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(16.04 $)
23.38 €
(25.00 $)
     +55.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(64.15 $)
109.89 €
(117.50 $)
     +83.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(10.69 $)
11.22 €
(12.00 $)
     +12.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 €
(3.74 $)
7.01 €
(7.50 $)
     +100.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(4.28 $)
7.48 €
(8.00 $)
     +87.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.45 €
(2.62 $)
5.14 €
(5.50 $)
     +110.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 €
(2.77 $)
2.57 €
(2.75 $)
     -0.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 €
(1.78 $)
2.12 €
(2.26 $)
     +26.7 %
Markets
Madrid Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.02 €
(4.29 $)
5.58 €
(5.97 $)
     +38.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.41 €
(1.51 $)
4.04 €
(4.32 $)
     +186.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.68 €
(0.72 $)
2.72 €
(2.91 $)
     +302.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.79 €
(2.98 $)
4.98 €
(5.32 $)
     +78.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.53 €
(6.98 $)
9.03 €
(9.66 $)
     +38.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.56 €
(3.81 $)
6.38 €
(6.83 $)
     +79.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.46 €
(6.90 $)
8.66 €
(9.26 $)
     +34.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.06 €
(1.13 $)
2.85 €
(3.04 $)
     +169.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.83 €
(0.89 $)
1.34 €
(1.44 $)
     +61.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.91 €
(0.97 $)
2.12 €
(2.26 $)
     +132.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.03 €
(1.10 $)
3.26 €
(3.48 $)
     +215.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.71 €
(0.76 $)
1.93 €
(2.06 $)
     +171.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.71 €
(0.76 $)
1.63 €
(1.74 $)
     +130.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.20 €
(1.28 $)
2.80 €
(3.00 $)
     +134.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.85 €
(0.91 $)
2.32 €
(2.48 $)
     +172.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.50 €
(6.95 $)
16.60 €
(17.75 $)
     +155.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.22 €
(1.30 $)
2.38 €
(2.54 $)
     +95.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 €
(1.96 $)
2.93 €
(3.13 $)
     +59.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.60 €
(5.99 $)
13.09 €
(14.00 $)
     +133.8 %
Transportation
Madrid Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(1.60 $)
2.43 €
(2.60 $)
     +62.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 €
(53.46 $)
86.51 €
(92.50 $)
     +73.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.38 €
(3.61 $)
3.88 €
(4.15 $)
     +15.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.09 €
(2.24 $)
3.04 €
(3.25 $)
     +45.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.75 €
(25.39 $)
36.47 €
(39.00 $)
     +53.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.34 €
(6.78 $)
4.85 €
(5.18 $)
     -23.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,365.00 €
(35,675.53 $)
29,927.52 €
(32,000.00 $)
     -10.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,882.89 €
(29,813.78 $)
24,724.32 €
(26,436.48 $)
     -11.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Madrid Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 152.78 €
(163.36 $)
234.96 €
(251.24 $)
     +53.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 14.99 €
(16.03 $)
47.80 €
(51.11 $)
     +218.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.02 €
(33.17 $)
59.78 €
(63.92 $)
     +92.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Madrid Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.17 €
(46.16 $)
89.35 €
(95.54 $)
     +107.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.56 €
(13.43 $)
17.77 €
(19.00 $)
     +41.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(10.69 $)
14.96 €
(16.00 $)
     +49.6 %
Childcare
Madrid Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 515.77 €
(551.49 $)
2,762.06 €
(2,953.33 $)
     +435.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,119.05 €
(9,750.54 $)
29,304.03 €
(31,333.33 $)
     +221.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 87.78 €
(93.86 $)
57.72 €
(61.72 $)
     -34.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.13 €
(38.64 $)
42.86 €
(45.83 $)
     +18.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.29 €
(93.33 $)
98.98 €
(105.83 $)
     +13.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 104.23 €
(111.45 $)
126.37 €
(135.12 $)
     +21.2 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,352.04 €
(1,445.67 $)
2,914.62 €
(3,116.46 $)
     +115.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 966.67 €
(1,033.61 $)
2,516.63 €
(2,690.91 $)
     +160.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,325.92 €
(2,486.99 $)
5,215.85 €
(5,577.05 $)
     +124.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,673.49 €
(1,789.38 $)
4,270.91 €
(4,566.67 $)
     +155.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 517.32 €
(553.14 $)
1,028.17 €
(1,099.37 $)
     +98.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 311.15 €
(332.70 $)
933.89 €
(998.56 $)
     +200.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,119.41 €
(2,266.18 $)
7,259.47 €
(7,762.19 $)
     +242.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.42 6.57      +92.0 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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