Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Madrid 

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Consumer Prices in Madrid are 9.53% lower than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Madrid are 1.95% lower than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Madrid are 19.44% higher than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Madrid are 18.10% lower than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Madrid are 8.62% lower than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Madrid is 28.07% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 £
(16.14 €)
10.41 £
(12.00 €)
     -25.65 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(57.64 €)
43.37 £
(50.00 €)
     -13.26 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.92 €)
6.94 £
(8.00 €)
     +15.65 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 £
(4.04 €)
2.60 £
(3.00 €)
     -25.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(4.61 €)
2.60 £
(3.00 €)
     -34.95 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.75 £
(3.17 €)
1.77 £
(2.04 €)
     -35.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.22 £
(1.41 €)
1.71 £
(1.97 €)
     +39.71 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.81 £
(0.93 €)
1.33 £
(1.54 €)
     +65.21 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.47 £
(4.00 €)
2.71 £
(3.12 €)
     -21.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.87 £
(1.00 €)
0.76 £
(0.88 €)
     -12.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.57 €)
0.43 £
(0.49 €)
     -14.57 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.99 £
(2.29 €)
1.72 £
(1.99 €)
     -13.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.75 £
(3.17 €)
3.92 £
(4.52 €)
     +42.58 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.64 £
(3.04 €)
2.55 £
(2.94 €)
     -3.44 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.10 £
(3.58 €)
4.38 £
(5.05 €)
     +41.20 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.88 £
(1.01 €)
0.83 £
(0.96 €)
     -4.85 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.58 €)
0.71 £
(0.82 €)
     +42.90 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.62 £
(0.72 €)
0.67 £
(0.78 €)
     +8.47 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.89 £
(1.03 €)
0.74 £
(0.85 €)
     -17.15 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.54 €)
0.49 £
(0.57 €)
     +5.19 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.40 £
(0.46 €)
0.49 £
(0.56 €)
     +22.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.75 £
(0.86 €)
0.85 £
(0.98 €)
     +12.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.87 £
(1.00 €)
0.62 £
(0.72 €)
     -28.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(8.07 €)
4.34 £
(5.00 €)
     -38.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.79 £
(2.06 €)
0.92 £
(1.06 €)
     -48.71 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.02 £
(2.33 €)
1.44 £
(1.66 €)
     -28.49 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(13.83 €)
4.66 £
(5.38 €)
     -61.15 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.88 €)
1.30 £
(1.50 €)
     -47.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £
(69.17 €)
47.36 £
(54.60 €)
     -21.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £
(3.00 €)
2.60 £
(3.00 €)
     +0.08 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.71 £
(1.97 €)
1.54 £
(1.77 €)
     -9.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.80 £
(19.37 €)
20.82 £
(24.00 €)
     +23.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.56 £
(5.26 €)
4.17 £
(4.81 €)
     -8.59 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 £
(26,516.34 €)
18,215.18 £
(21,000.00 €)
     -20.80 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,277.62 £
(24,530.64 €)
20,472.28 £
(23,602.17 €)
     -3.78 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 115.77 £
(133.47 €)
112.82 £
(130.07 €)
     -2.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £
(0.11 €)
0.18 £
(0.21 €)
     +93.35 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.95 £
(35.68 €)
36.35 £
(41.91 €)
     +17.45 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.76 £
(32.00 €)
34.80 £
(40.12 €)
     +25.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.53 £
(14.45 €)
10.24 £
(11.81 €)
     -18.26 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(11.53 €)
7.81 £
(9.00 €)
     -21.93 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 675.04 £
(778.25 €)
390.92 £
(450.68 €)
     -42.09 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,975.00 £
(14,958.68 €)
6,794.55 £
(7,833.33 €)
     -47.63 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.18 £
(67.08 €)
61.69 £
(71.12 €)
     +6.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 25.31 £
(29.18 €)
25.57 £
(29.48 €)
     +1.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 54.05 £
(62.31 €)
66.13 £
(76.24 €)
     +22.36 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 57.74 £
(66.57 €)
77.02 £
(88.80 €)
     +33.40 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 664.90 £
(766.55 €)
769.74 £
(887.42 €)
     +15.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 482.60 £
(556.38 €)
574.13 £
(661.91 €)
     +18.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,134.52 £
(1,307.97 €)
1,396.64 £
(1,610.17 €)
     +23.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 817.73 £
(942.75 €)
961.78 £
(1,108.82 €)
     +17.62 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 511.92 £
(590.19 €)
404.36 £
(466.18 €)
     -21.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 170.77 £
(196.87 €)
245.56 £
(283.10 €)
     +43.80 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,986.97 £
(2,290.74 €)
1,401.38 £
(1,615.63 €)
     -29.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.59 2.08      -42.02 %
Last update: April 2021May 2021
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