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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Madrid 

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Consumer Prices in Madrid are 41.52% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Madrid are 54.18% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Madrid are 67.93% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Madrid are 40.83% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Madrid are 54.33% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Madrid is 16.82% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYMadridDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(17.87 €)
12.31 $
(11.00 €)
     -38.44 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(71.48 €)
44.77 $
(40.00 €)
     -44.04 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(8.04 €)
7.83 $
(7.00 €)
     -12.95 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(6.25 €)
3.36 $
(3.00 €)
     -52.03 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(7.15 €)
3.36 $
(3.00 €)
     -58.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.59 $
(4.10 €)
1.91 $
(1.71 €)
     -58.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 $
(1.77 €)
2.10 $
(1.88 €)
     +6.39 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 $
(1.43 €)
1.54 $
(1.38 €)
     -3.71 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.28 $
(3.83 €)
3.38 $
(3.02 €)
     -21.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.54 $
(3.17 €)
1.05 $
(0.94 €)
     -70.34 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.06 $
(2.73 €)
0.50 $
(0.45 €)
     -83.62 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.56 $
(3.18 €)
1.78 $
(1.59 €)
     -50.15 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.22 $
(6.45 €)
5.14 $
(4.59 €)
     -28.81 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.95 $
(5.31 €)
3.17 $
(2.83 €)
     -46.75 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.05 $
(6.30 €)
5.54 $
(4.95 €)
     -21.42 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.66 $
(2.38 €)
0.89 $
(0.80 €)
     -66.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.08 $
(0.96 €)
0.78 $
(0.70 €)
     -27.46 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.76 $
(2.46 €)
0.70 $
(0.63 €)
     -74.55 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.68 $
(2.40 €)
0.83 $
(0.74 €)
     -69.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.80 $
(1.60 €)
0.48 $
(0.43 €)
     -73.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.57 $
(1.40 €)
0.51 $
(0.45 €)
     -67.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.25 $
(2.01 €)
1.07 $
(0.96 €)
     -52.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $
(2.05 €)
0.68 $
(0.61 €)
     -70.27 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.40 €)
6.72 $
(6.00 €)
     -55.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $
(1.94 €)
0.94 $
(0.84 €)
     -56.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.89 $
(2.58 €)
1.69 $
(1.51 €)
     -41.57 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(12.51 €)
5.60 $
(5.00 €)
     -60.03 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.46 €)
1.68 $
(1.50 €)
     -38.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 122.00 $
(109.01 €)
61.11 $
(54.60 €)
     -49.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.23 €)
3.13 $
(2.80 €)
     +25.35 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.73 $
(2.43 €)
1.89 $
(1.69 €)
     -30.60 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(26.80 €)
23.50 $
(21.00 €)
     -21.66 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.04 $
(2.72 €)
5.55 $
(4.96 €)
     +82.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $
(19,518.18 €)
23,223.67 $
(20,750.00 €)
     +6.31 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,200.50 $
(18,942.33 €)
23,220.98 $
(20,747.60 €)
     +9.53 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.74 $
(125.75 €)
147.05 $
(131.39 €)
     +4.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $
(0.07 €)
0.18 $
(0.16 €)
     +136.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.95 $
(57.13 €)
46.24 $
(41.32 €)
     -27.68 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 81.40 $
(72.73 €)
39.69 $
(35.47 €)
     -51.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.61 $
(29.14 €)
12.83 $
(11.46 €)
     -60.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(14.30 €)
10.07 $
(9.00 €)
     -37.04 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,370.17 $
(2,117.71 €)
516.94 $
(461.88 €)
     -78.19 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,782.61 $
(33,758.19 €)
8,413.56 $
(7,517.39 €)
     -77.73 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.95 $
(48.20 €)
77.91 $
(69.61 €)
     +44.40 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.25 $
(34.18 €)
31.77 $
(28.38 €)
     -16.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.68 $
(75.66 €)
82.88 $
(74.05 €)
     -2.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.55 $
(113.97 €)
102.55 $
(91.63 €)
     -19.60 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,093.36 $
(2,763.87 €)
1,000.00 $
(893.48 €)
     -67.67 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,994.92 $
(1,782.43 €)
761.74 $
(680.61 €)
     -61.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,375.84 $
(5,696.72 €)
1,811.02 $
(1,618.12 €)
     -71.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,492.86 $
(3,120.82 €)
1,223.97 $
(1,093.60 €)
     -64.96 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,332.00 $
(1,190.12 €)
528.13 $
(471.87 €)
     -60.35 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 583.54 $
(521.38 €)
286.10 $
(255.62 €)
     -50.97 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,785.35 $
(4,275.64 €)
1,823.72 $
(1,629.47 €)
     -61.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.30 2.13      -50.51 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:505432
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD