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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Madrid 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Madrid are 27.85% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Madrid are 38.89% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Madrid are 53.08% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Madrid are 33.07% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Madrid are 18.04% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Madrid is 2.26% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.18 €)
9.60 £
(11.00 €)
     -35.98 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £
(63.00 €)
34.92 £
(40.00 €)
     -36.51 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.87 €)
6.55 £
(7.50 €)
     +9.12 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.73 €)
2.62 £
(3.00 €)
     -47.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(5.15 €)
3.06 £
(3.50 €)
     -32.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.79 £
(3.20 €)
1.55 £
(1.77 €)
     -44.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 £
(1.69 €)
1.63 £
(1.87 €)
     +10.53 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.10 £
(1.26 €)
1.20 £
(1.38 €)
     +9.69 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.63 £
(4.16 €)
2.74 £
(3.14 €)
     -24.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 £
(1.16 €)
0.86 £
(0.98 €)
     -15.20 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.65 €)
0.39 £
(0.44 €)
     -32.10 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.02 £
(2.32 €)
1.41 £
(1.62 €)
     -30.17 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.05 £
(3.50 €)
3.95 £
(4.52 €)
     +29.24 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.68 £
(3.07 €)
2.55 £
(2.92 €)
     -4.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.72 £
(4.26 €)
4.45 £
(5.10 €)
     +19.69 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.84 £
(0.96 €)
0.70 £
(0.80 €)
     -16.86 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.56 €)
0.63 £
(0.72 €)
     +26.90 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.06 €)
0.58 £
(0.67 €)
     -36.69 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.07 £
(1.22 €)
0.67 £
(0.77 €)
     -36.92 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.58 €)
0.41 £
(0.47 €)
     -19.03 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.53 €)
0.42 £
(0.48 €)
     -10.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.75 £
(0.86 €)
0.86 £
(0.99 €)
     +14.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 £
(0.98 €)
0.54 £
(0.62 €)
     -36.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.16 €)
5.24 £
(6.00 €)
     -34.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 £
(1.98 €)
0.78 £
(0.89 €)
     -54.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.87 £
(2.14 €)
1.32 £
(1.51 €)
     -29.70 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(12.60 €)
4.36 £
(5.00 €)
     -60.32 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.86 €)
1.31 £
(1.50 €)
     -47.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(171.83 €)
47.66 £
(54.60 €)
     -68.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(5.73 €)
2.62 £
(3.00 €)
     -47.62 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.91 £
(5.63 €)
1.51 £
(1.73 €)
     -69.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 £
(57.28 €)
19.21 £
(22.00 €)
     -61.59 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.88 £
(5.59 €)
4.39 £
(5.03 €)
     -10.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(22,910.46 €)
17,459.27 £
(20,000.00 €)
     -12.70 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,461.96 £
(24,585.16 €)
18,262.76 £
(20,920.42 €)
     -14.91 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.40 £
(190.61 €)
111.35 £
(127.56 €)
     -33.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.14 €)
0.15 £
(0.17 €)
     +23.91 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.21 £
(35.75 €)
36.35 £
(41.64 €)
     +16.46 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.44 £
(44.04 €)
31.30 £
(35.86 €)
     -18.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.74 £
(13.45 €)
10.02 £
(11.48 €)
     -14.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(13.75 €)
7.86 £
(9.00 €)
     -34.53 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,329.73 £
(1,523.24 €)
395.38 £
(452.92 €)
     -70.27 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,034.70 £
(20,659.16 €)
6,278.27 £
(7,191.90 €)
     -65.19 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.93 £
(77.82 €)
61.88 £
(70.88 €)
     -8.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.35 £
(37.06 €)
23.68 £
(27.12 €)
     -26.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.92 £
(78.95 €)
63.91 £
(73.21 €)
     -7.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.39 £
(88.65 €)
77.82 £
(89.15 €)
     +0.56 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,684.16 £
(1,929.24 €)
793.48 £
(908.96 €)
     -52.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,187.74 £
(1,360.58 €)
605.72 £
(693.87 €)
     -49.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,197.83 £
(3,663.18 €)
1,417.81 £
(1,624.14 €)
     -55.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,009.62 £
(2,302.07 €)
973.53 £
(1,115.20 €)
     -51.56 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,222.80 £
(1,400.74 €)
435.83 £
(499.25 €)
     -64.36 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 680.65 £
(779.70 €)
230.48 £
(264.02 €)
     -66.14 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,296.38 £
(2,630.55 €)
1,434.98 £
(1,643.80 €)
     -37.51 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.16 2.16      -31.88 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:719416
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Currency: GBP