Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Madrid 

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Consumer Prices in Madrid are 21.2% lower than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Madrid are 14.7% lower than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Madrid are 0.5% higher than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Madrid are 18.0% lower than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Madrid are 14.9% lower than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Madrid is 8.2% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.55 €)
11.97 £
(14.00 €)
     -20.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(70.19 €)
51.29 £
(60.00 €)
     -14.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(8.19 €)
7.69 £
(9.00 €)
     +9.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(5.26 €)
2.99 £
(3.50 €)
     -33.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.90 £
(5.73 €)
2.99 £
(3.50 €)
     -38.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.26 £
(3.81 €)
2.01 £
(2.35 €)
     -38.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 £
(2.06 €)
2.05 £
(2.40 €)
     +16.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.23 £
(1.43 €)
1.32 £
(1.55 €)
     +8.0 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.67 £
(5.46 €)
3.45 £
(4.04 €)
     -26.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.09 £
(1.27 €)
1.13 £
(1.32 €)
     +3.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.73 £
(0.86 €)
0.55 £
(0.64 €)
     -25.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.86 £
(3.35 €)
2.38 £
(2.78 €)
     -16.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.29 £
(3.85 €)
5.01 £
(5.86 €)
     +52.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.05 £
(3.57 €)
2.92 £
(3.42 €)
     -4.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.75 £
(5.55 €)
5.26 £
(6.16 €)
     +10.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 £
(1.17 €)
0.86 £
(1.01 €)
     -13.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.45 £
(0.53 €)
0.68 £
(0.80 €)
     +51.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.10 €)
0.70 £
(0.81 €)
     -26.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.59 £
(1.86 €)
0.89 £
(1.04 €)
     -44.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 £
(0.52 €)
0.53 £
(0.62 €)
     +20.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 £
(0.49 €)
0.58 £
(0.67 €)
     +37.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £
(0.91 €)
1.02 £
(1.19 €)
     +30.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 £
(1.05 €)
0.73 £
(0.86 €)
     -18.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £
(8.77 €)
5.13 £
(6.00 €)
     -31.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.71 £
(2.00 €)
0.98 £
(1.14 €)
     -42.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 £
(2.29 €)
1.52 £
(1.78 €)
     -22.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 £
(16.38 €)
4.79 £
(5.60 €)
     -65.8 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £
(3.04 €)
1.28 £
(1.50 €)
     -50.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.90 £
(77.09 €)
34.19 £
(40.00 €)
     -48.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.68 €)
2.56 £
(3.00 €)
     -35.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.21 £
(2.58 €)
1.65 £
(1.93 €)
     -25.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.80 £
(19.65 €)
18.81 £
(22.00 €)
     +11.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.73 £
(6.70 €)
5.31 £
(6.21 €)
     -7.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(33,088.57 €)
28,365.30 £
(33,182.50 €)
     +0.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,142.86 £
(30,582.63 €)
23,117.13 £
(27,043.06 €)
     -11.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 276.65 £
(323.63 €)
114.81 £
(134.31 €)
     -58.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.64 £
(14.79 €)
12.11 £
(14.16 €)
     -4.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.23 £
(37.70 €)
24.90 £
(29.13 €)
     -22.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.35 £
(42.52 €)
37.37 £
(43.72 €)
     +2.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00 £
(16.38 €)
8.23 £
(9.63 €)
     -41.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(14.03 €)
8.55 £
(10.00 €)
     -28.7 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 866.67 £
(1,013.85 €)
417.67 £
(488.60 €)
     -51.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,750.00 £
(11,405.82 €)
7,791.75 £
(9,115.00 €)
     -20.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.14 £
(90.24 €)
56.72 £
(66.35 €)
     -26.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.82 £
(38.39 €)
23.88 £
(27.94 €)
     -27.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.62 £
(98.99 €)
63.86 £
(74.71 €)
     -24.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 71.36 £
(83.48 €)
70.70 £
(82.71 €)
     -0.9 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,102.67 £
(1,289.93 €)
1,031.24 £
(1,206.37 €)
     -6.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.50 £
(903.69 €)
754.78 £
(882.96 €)
     -2.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,750.71 £
(2,048.03 €)
1,807.71 £
(2,114.71 €)
     +3.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,224.81 £
(1,432.82 €)
1,287.07 £
(1,505.65 €)
     +5.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 324.46 £
(379.56 €)
348.69 £
(407.91 €)
     +7.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 224.51 £
(262.64 €)
203.92 £
(238.55 €)
     -9.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,565.15 £
(3,000.78 €)
2,009.51 £
(2,350.78 €)
     -21.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.67 2.57      -54.7 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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