Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Madrid 

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Consumer Prices in Madrid are 20.5% lower than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Madrid are 14.4% lower than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Madrid are 0.4% lower than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Madrid are 17.0% lower than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Madrid are 14.9% lower than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Madrid is 11.4% lower than in Glasgow
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Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.53 €)
11.98 £
(14.00 €)
     -20.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(70.14 €)
51.33 £
(60.00 €)
     -14.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(8.18 €)
7.66 £
(8.95 €)
     +9.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(5.26 €)
2.57 £
(3.00 €)
     -43.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(4.68 €)
3.42 £
(4.00 €)
     -14.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.26 £
(3.82 €)
2.07 £
(2.42 €)
     -36.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 £
(2.05 €)
2.12 £
(2.48 €)
     +21.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.22 £
(1.42 €)
1.34 £
(1.57 €)
     +10.5 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.61 £
(5.39 €)
3.47 £
(4.05 €)
     -24.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 £
(1.24 €)
1.20 £
(1.40 €)
     +12.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.70 £
(0.82 €)
0.55 £
(0.65 €)
     -21.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.86 £
(3.34 €)
2.41 £
(2.81 €)
     -15.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.29 £
(3.85 €)
5.08 £
(5.94 €)
     +54.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.07 £
(3.59 €)
2.91 £
(3.40 €)
     -5.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.75 £
(5.55 €)
5.25 £
(6.14 €)
     +10.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 £
(1.21 €)
0.89 £
(1.04 €)
     -13.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.54 €)
0.69 £
(0.81 €)
     +51.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.11 €)
0.65 £
(0.76 €)
     -31.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.73 £
(2.02 €)
0.91 £
(1.07 €)
     -47.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.54 €)
0.52 £
(0.61 €)
     +12.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 £
(0.49 €)
0.57 £
(0.67 €)
     +35.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(0.89 €)
1.03 £
(1.20 €)
     +35.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £
(1.06 €)
0.74 £
(0.86 €)
     -18.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £
(8.77 €)
5.13 £
(6.00 €)
     -31.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 £
(2.03 €)
0.99 £
(1.15 €)
     -43.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 £
(2.29 €)
1.49 £
(1.74 €)
     -24.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.50 £
(15.78 €)
4.60 £
(5.38 €)
     -65.9 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.92 €)
1.28 £
(1.50 €)
     -48.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £
(70.14 €)
34.22 £
(40.00 €)
     -43.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.68 €)
2.57 £
(3.00 €)
     -35.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.21 £
(2.58 €)
1.65 £
(1.93 €)
     -25.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.80 £
(19.64 €)
18.82 £
(22.00 €)
     +12.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.74 £
(6.71 €)
5.28 £
(6.17 €)
     -8.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(33,064.27 €)
27,374.57 £
(32,000.00 €)
     -3.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,142.86 £
(30,560.17 €)
22,240.71 £
(25,998.68 €)
     -14.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 281.60 £
(329.18 €)
115.30 £
(134.78 €)
     -59.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.83 £
(15.00 €)
13.91 £
(16.26 €)
     +8.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.33 £
(37.80 €)
24.79 £
(28.98 €)
     -23.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.32 £
(41.29 €)
36.52 £
(42.69 €)
     +3.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.67 £
(14.81 €)
8.93 £
(10.43 €)
     -29.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.50 £
(13.44 €)
8.55 £
(10.00 €)
     -25.6 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 866.67 £
(1,013.11 €)
418.83 £
(489.60 €)
     -51.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,750.00 £
(11,397.44 €)
7,096.21 £
(8,295.24 €)
     -27.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.62 £
(88.40 €)
58.51 £
(68.40 €)
     -22.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.00 £
(37.41 €)
24.52 £
(28.66 €)
     -23.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.62 £
(98.91 €)
65.53 £
(76.60 €)
     -22.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 70.42 £
(82.31 €)
71.66 £
(83.77 €)
     +1.8 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,102.67 £
(1,288.98 €)
1,031.30 £
(1,205.56 €)
     -6.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.50 £
(903.03 €)
752.80 £
(880.00 €)
     -2.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,750.71 £
(2,046.53 €)
1,830.86 £
(2,140.22 €)
     +4.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,222.00 £
(1,428.48 €)
1,215.93 £
(1,421.39 €)
     -0.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 324.46 £
(379.28 €)
340.03 £
(397.49 €)
     +4.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 224.51 £
(262.44 €)
202.88 £
(237.16 €)
     -9.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Madrid Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,499.27 £
(2,921.57 €)
1,895.89 £
(2,216.24 €)
     -24.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.72 2.62      -54.3 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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