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Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Madrid 

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Consumer Prices in Madrid are 22.44% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Madrid are 36.98% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Madrid are 54.70% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Madrid are 21.11% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Madrid are 37.03% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Madrid is 24.17% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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  Los Angeles, CAMadridDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.50 $
(13.37 €)
13.91 $
(12.00 €)
     -10.24 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 66.50 $
(57.36 €)
52.17 $
(45.00 €)
     -21.54 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(6.90 €)
8.12 $
(7.00 €)
     +1.45 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(5.18 €)
3.48 $
(3.00 €)
     -42.03 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.50 $
(6.47 €)
3.48 $
(3.00 €)
     -53.62 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.30 $
(3.71 €)
1.98 $
(1.71 €)
     -53.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.34 $
(2.02 €)
2.26 $
(1.95 €)
     -3.70 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.83 $
(1.58 €)
1.51 $
(1.30 €)
     -17.78 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.08 $
(3.52 €)
3.50 $
(3.02 €)
     -14.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.74 $
(2.37 €)
1.06 $
(0.92 €)
     -61.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.02 $
(1.74 €)
0.53 $
(0.45 €)
     -73.91 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.22 $
(2.77 €)
1.75 $
(1.51 €)
     -45.60 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.76 $
(4.11 €)
5.30 $
(4.57 €)
     +11.32 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.78 $
(4.12 €)
3.33 $
(2.87 €)
     -30.44 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.20 $
(5.35 €)
5.90 $
(5.09 €)
     -4.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.03 $
(1.75 €)
0.92 $
(0.79 €)
     -54.73 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.99 $
(0.85 €)
0.74 $
(0.64 €)
     -24.48 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.53 $
(1.32 €)
0.72 $
(0.62 €)
     -53.18 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(1.54 €)
0.81 $
(0.69 €)
     -54.86 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.47 $
(1.26 €)
0.55 $
(0.48 €)
     -62.36 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 $
(1.01 €)
0.49 $
(0.42 €)
     -58.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.47 $
(1.26 €)
1.08 $
(0.93 €)
     -26.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.98 $
(1.71 €)
0.70 $
(0.61 €)
     -64.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(10.35 €)
6.49 $
(5.60 €)
     -45.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.59 $
(2.23 €)
0.87 $
(0.75 €)
     -66.51 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.02 $
(2.60 €)
1.53 $
(1.32 €)
     -49.17 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 $
(7.33 €)
5.80 $
(5.00 €)
     -31.80 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(1.51 €)
1.74 $
(1.50 €)
     -0.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(86.25 €)
63.30 $
(54.60 €)
     -36.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.59 €)
3.10 $
(2.67 €)
     +3.38 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(2.33 €)
1.96 $
(1.69 €)
     -27.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(25.18 €)
23.77 $
(20.50 €)
     -18.58 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.54 $
(3.05 €)
5.55 $
(4.78 €)
     +56.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(18,975.13 €)
21,883.91 $
(18,875.00 €)
     -0.53 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,925.67 $
(18,048.51 €)
23,351.85 $
(20,141.11 €)
     +11.59 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 139.68 $
(120.47 €)
151.99 $
(131.09 €)
     +8.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(0.12 €)
0.22 $
(0.19 €)
     +54.10 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.22 $
(50.22 €)
48.79 $
(42.09 €)
     -16.19 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.80 $
(36.05 €)
43.74 $
(37.72 €)
     +4.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.47 $
(10.76 €)
14.36 $
(12.38 €)
     +15.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(12.94 €)
10.43 $
(9.00 €)
     -30.44 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,106.89 $
(954.70 €)
495.88 $
(427.70 €)
     -55.20 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,522.06 $
(18,562.90 €)
7,932.21 $
(6,841.58 €)
     -63.14 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.04 $
(44.88 €)
82.69 $
(71.32 €)
     +58.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.40 $
(34.84 €)
34.96 $
(30.15 €)
     -13.47 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.08 $
(68.20 €)
84.88 $
(73.21 €)
     +7.35 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 99.18 $
(85.54 €)
100.06 $
(86.30 €)
     +0.88 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,116.48 $
(1,825.48 €)
1,004.35 $
(866.25 €)
     -52.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,633.90 $
(1,409.25 €)
746.39 $
(643.76 €)
     -54.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,930.10 $
(3,389.73 €)
1,817.78 $
(1,567.85 €)
     -53.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,878.98 $
(2,483.13 €)
1,215.22 $
(1,048.14 €)
     -57.79 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 646.96 $
(558.00 €)
485.28 $
(418.56 €)
     -24.99 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 423.65 $
(365.40 €)
268.82 $
(231.86 €)
     -36.55 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,615.35 $
(3,118.26 €)
1,727.52 $
(1,489.99 €)
     -52.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.25 2.26      -46.83 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:391381
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD