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Cost of Living Comparison Between Zurich and Madrid 

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Consumer Prices in Madrid are 51.70% lower than in Zurich
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Madrid are 50.14% lower than in Zurich
Rent Prices in Madrid are 46.57% lower than in Zurich
Restaurant Prices in Madrid are 49.90% lower than in Zurich
Groceries Prices in Madrid are 62.80% lower than in Zurich
Local Purchasing Power in Madrid is 47.76% lower than in Zurich
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(22.03 €)
13.62 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -45.52 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.
(88.11 €)
45.40 Fr.
(40.00 €)
     -54.60 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 Fr.
(12.34 €)
7.94 Fr.
(7.00 €)
     -43.25 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr.
(6.17 €)
3.40 Fr.
(3.00 €)
     -51.36 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(5.29 €)
3.40 Fr.
(3.00 €)
     -43.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.88 Fr.
(4.30 €)
1.94 Fr.
(1.71 €)
     -60.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.17 Fr.
(3.68 €)
2.25 Fr.
(1.98 €)
     -46.17 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.65 Fr.
(3.22 €)
1.54 Fr.
(1.36 €)
     -57.84 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.60 Fr.
(5.81 €)
3.45 Fr.
(3.04 €)
     -47.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.47 Fr.
(2.18 €)
1.06 Fr.
(0.94 €)
     -56.97 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.23 Fr.
(1.09 €)
0.52 Fr.
(0.46 €)
     -57.64 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.38 Fr.
(4.74 €)
1.75 Fr.
(1.54 €)
     -67.53 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.41 Fr.
(10.06 €)
5.18 Fr.
(4.57 €)
     -54.60 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.65 Fr.
(10.26 €)
3.24 Fr.
(2.85 €)
     -72.20 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 23.80 Fr.
(20.97 €)
5.73 Fr.
(5.05 €)
     -75.91 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.88 Fr.
(1.66 €)
0.92 Fr.
(0.81 €)
     -51.40 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.36 Fr.
(1.19 €)
0.74 Fr.
(0.65 €)
     -45.73 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.72 Fr.
(1.51 €)
0.71 Fr.
(0.63 €)
     -58.58 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.89 Fr.
(1.66 €)
0.80 Fr.
(0.70 €)
     -57.67 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.24 Fr.
(1.09 €)
0.55 Fr.
(0.48 €)
     -55.59 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.10 Fr.
(0.97 €)
0.49 Fr.
(0.43 €)
     -55.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.60 Fr.
(2.29 €)
1.08 Fr.
(0.95 €)
     -58.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.24 Fr.
(1.09 €)
0.67 Fr.
(0.59 €)
     -45.88 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.
(10.57 €)
6.36 Fr.
(5.60 €)
     -47.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.90 Fr.
(1.67 €)
0.85 Fr.
(0.75 €)
     -54.99 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.62 Fr.
(2.31 €)
1.57 Fr.
(1.38 €)
     -40.20 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.
(7.05 €)
5.79 Fr.
(5.10 €)
     -27.65 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.20 Fr.
(3.70 €)
1.70 Fr.
(1.50 €)
     -59.47 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 Fr.
(74.89 €)
61.97 Fr.
(54.60 €)
     -27.10 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 8.00 Fr.
(7.05 €)
3.06 Fr.
(2.70 €)
     -61.70 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.44 Fr.
(5.67 €)
1.92 Fr.
(1.69 €)
     -70.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 79.80 Fr.
(70.31 €)
23.27 Fr.
(20.50 €)
     -70.84 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.25 Fr.
(5.51 €)
5.52 Fr.
(4.86 €)
     -11.67 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,300.00 Fr.
(19,648.66 €)
22,698.74 Fr.
(20,000.00 €)
     +1.79 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,708.18 Fr.
(20,008.32 €)
23,014.36 Fr.
(20,278.10 €)
     +1.35 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 187.98 Fr.
(165.63 €)
158.77 Fr.
(139.89 €)
     -15.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 Fr.
(0.24 €)
0.20 Fr.
(0.18 €)
     -25.34 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.92 Fr.
(51.03 €)
48.67 Fr.
(42.88 €)
     -15.98 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 82.59 Fr.
(72.77 €)
45.09 Fr.
(39.73 €)
     -45.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 37.63 Fr.
(33.16 €)
14.47 Fr.
(12.75 €)
     -61.55 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.
(15.86 €)
10.21 Fr.
(9.00 €)
     -43.25 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,484.00 Fr.
(2,188.67 €)
507.29 Fr.
(446.98 €)
     -79.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,225.88 Fr.
(23,988.89 €)
8,215.46 Fr.
(7,238.70 €)
     -69.82 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 112.82 Fr.
(99.40 €)
81.01 Fr.
(71.38 €)
     -28.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.43 Fr.
(46.20 €)
35.10 Fr.
(30.93 €)
     -33.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 125.82 Fr.
(110.86 €)
84.08 Fr.
(74.08 €)
     -33.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 175.22 Fr.
(154.38 €)
102.55 Fr.
(90.36 €)
     -41.47 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,779.89 Fr.
(1,568.28 €)
1,005.84 Fr.
(886.25 €)
     -43.49 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,369.58 Fr.
(1,206.75 €)
735.33 Fr.
(647.90 €)
     -46.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,270.93 Fr.
(2,882.04 €)
1,789.84 Fr.
(1,577.04 €)
     -45.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,445.45 Fr.
(2,154.70 €)
1,203.07 Fr.
(1,060.03 €)
     -50.80 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,248.46 Fr.
(1,100.03 €)
489.96 Fr.
(431.71 €)
     -60.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 794.20 Fr.
(699.78 €)
260.30 Fr.
(229.35 €)
     -67.23 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,939.49 Fr.
(5,233.32 €)
1,547.04 Fr.
(1,363.10 €)
     -73.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.60 2.21      +38.26 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:325427
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CHF