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Cost of Living Comparison Between Zurich and Madrid 

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Consumer Prices in Madrid are 52.39% lower than in Zurich
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Madrid are 49.82% lower than in Zurich
Rent Prices in Madrid are 43.72% lower than in Zurich
Restaurant Prices in Madrid are 51.50% lower than in Zurich
Groceries Prices in Madrid are 63.35% lower than in Zurich
Local Purchasing Power in Madrid is 47.02% lower than in Zurich
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(21.92 €)
12.55 Fr.
(11.00 €)
     -49.82 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.
(87.68 €)
45.62 Fr.
(40.00 €)
     -54.38 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 Fr.
(12.28 €)
7.98 Fr.
(7.00 €)
     -42.98 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr.
(6.14 €)
3.42 Fr.
(3.00 €)
     -51.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(5.26 €)
3.42 Fr.
(3.00 €)
     -42.98 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.85 Fr.
(4.25 €)
1.93 Fr.
(1.69 €)
     -60.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.15 Fr.
(3.64 €)
2.18 Fr.
(1.91 €)
     -47.57 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.69 Fr.
(3.23 €)
1.56 Fr.
(1.36 €)
     -57.78 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.39 Fr.
(5.60 €)
3.37 Fr.
(2.96 €)
     -47.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.56 Fr.
(2.25 €)
0.99 Fr.
(0.87 €)
     -61.38 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 Fr.
(1.06 €)
0.50 Fr.
(0.44 €)
     -58.35 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.59 Fr.
(4.90 €)
1.71 Fr.
(1.50 €)
     -69.48 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.41 Fr.
(10.00 €)
5.17 Fr.
(4.53 €)
     -54.69 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.45 Fr.
(10.04 €)
3.23 Fr.
(2.83 €)
     -71.78 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 23.71 Fr.
(20.79 €)
5.57 Fr.
(4.89 €)
     -76.49 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 Fr.
(1.66 €)
0.90 Fr.
(0.79 €)
     -52.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.35 Fr.
(1.19 €)
0.76 Fr.
(0.67 €)
     -43.85 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.84 Fr.
(1.61 €)
0.71 Fr.
(0.62 €)
     -61.43 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.93 Fr.
(1.69 €)
0.84 Fr.
(0.73 €)
     -56.79 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.29 Fr.
(1.13 €)
0.53 Fr.
(0.46 €)
     -59.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 Fr.
(1.02 €)
0.49 Fr.
(0.43 €)
     -57.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.55 Fr.
(2.24 €)
1.08 Fr.
(0.95 €)
     -57.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.22 Fr.
(1.07 €)
0.74 Fr.
(0.65 €)
     -39.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.
(10.52 €)
5.70 Fr.
(5.00 €)
     -52.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.98 Fr.
(1.74 €)
0.95 Fr.
(0.83 €)
     -52.25 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.71 Fr.
(2.38 €)
1.63 Fr.
(1.43 €)
     -39.94 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.
(7.01 €)
5.70 Fr.
(5.00 €)
     -28.72 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.20 Fr.
(3.68 €)
1.71 Fr.
(1.50 €)
     -59.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 Fr.
(74.53 €)
62.27 Fr.
(54.60 €)
     -26.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 8.00 Fr.
(7.01 €)
3.02 Fr.
(2.65 €)
     -62.22 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.28 Fr.
(5.50 €)
1.93 Fr.
(1.69 €)
     -69.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 79.80 Fr.
(69.97 €)
23.38 Fr.
(20.50 €)
     -70.70 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.29 Fr.
(5.51 €)
5.56 Fr.
(4.88 €)
     -11.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 Fr.
(20,166.78 €)
23,380.03 Fr.
(20,500.00 €)
     +1.65 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,096.76 Fr.
(19,374.81 €)
23,240.69 Fr.
(20,377.83 €)
     +5.18 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 182.00 Fr.
(159.58 €)
153.26 Fr.
(134.38 €)
     -15.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 Fr.
(0.25 €)
0.19 Fr.
(0.16 €)
     -33.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.36 Fr.
(49.41 €)
48.43 Fr.
(42.47 €)
     -14.06 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77.98 Fr.
(68.37 €)
44.01 Fr.
(38.59 €)
     -43.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 37.75 Fr.
(33.10 €)
13.47 Fr.
(11.81 €)
     -64.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.
(15.78 €)
10.26 Fr.
(9.00 €)
     -42.98 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,475.24 Fr.
(2,170.33 €)
513.72 Fr.
(450.43 €)
     -79.25 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,428.57 Fr.
(24,926.65 €)
8,564.53 Fr.
(7,509.52 €)
     -69.87 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 110.34 Fr.
(96.75 €)
80.91 Fr.
(70.95 €)
     -26.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.75 Fr.
(43.62 €)
34.00 Fr.
(29.81 €)
     -31.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 122.51 Fr.
(107.42 €)
83.46 Fr.
(73.18 €)
     -31.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 167.40 Fr.
(146.78 €)
99.16 Fr.
(86.94 €)
     -40.77 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,703.70 Fr.
(1,493.83 €)
1,020.59 Fr.
(894.87 €)
     -40.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,299.81 Fr.
(1,139.69 €)
754.89 Fr.
(661.90 €)
     -41.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,146.59 Fr.
(2,758.98 €)
1,809.77 Fr.
(1,586.83 €)
     -42.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,400.00 Fr.
(2,104.36 €)
1,224.82 Fr.
(1,073.94 €)
     -48.97 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,211.40 Fr.
(1,062.17 €)
515.47 Fr.
(451.97 €)
     -57.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 764.23 Fr.
(670.09 €)
285.82 Fr.
(250.61 €)
     -62.60 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,876.36 Fr.
(5,152.49 €)
1,562.24 Fr.
(1,369.79 €)
     -73.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.65 2.17      +31.37 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:327420
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CHF