Cost of Living in Malaga

Summary of cost of living in Malaga, Spain:

Restaurants
Edit Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 8.00-17.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 35.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 8.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.80 € 2.00-3.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 3.00-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.94 € 1.00-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.87 € 1.50-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 € 1.00-2.00
Markets
Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.79 € 3.29-4.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.68-1.45
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.45-0.74
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.45 € 2.00-3.10
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.11 € 3.54-10.89
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.86 € 1.59-3.62
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.22 € 2.27-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 € 0.54-1.20
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.59-1.43
Oranges (1 lb) 0.68 € 0.32-1.04
Tomato (1 lb) 0.90 € 0.68-1.13
Potato (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.36-0.90
Onion (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.45-1.08
Lettuce (1 head) 1.00 € 0.85-1.20
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 € 0.27-1.15
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.50 € 3.00-6.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.07 € 0.80-1.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 € 1.40-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.42 € 5.00-5.60
Transportation
Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 € 1.00-1.55
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 25.95 € 20.00-40.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 2.50-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 € 1.38-1.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.20 € 10.00-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.26 € 5.79-7.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,365.00 € 33,365.00-33,365.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,687.50 € 20,000.00-28,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 137.27 € 81.60-250.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.46 € 10.00-25.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.19 € 20.00-40.00
Sports And Leisure
Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.94 € 24.00-66.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00 € 12.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 € 6.00-10.00
Childcare
Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 336.96 € 280.00-480.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,733.33 € 5,000.00-20,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.57 € 30.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.33 € 20.00-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.38 € 50.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 88.00 € 40.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 932.50 € 810.00-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 775.83 € 700.00-900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,700.00 € 1,400.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,228.57 € 1,100.00-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 270.32 € 139.35-371.61
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 204.38 € 167.22-278.71
Salaries And Financing
Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,757.53 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.56 2.10-5.00

Prices in Malaga

This city had 626 entries in the past 12 months by 103 different contributors.
Last update: June 2024
Sources and References
Distribution of Expenses Using Our Statistical Model:
Sign Up for Our Newsletter:
Your Email Address:
  
  
Leave a comment:

Your name: Sign In

Your email address (optional):

Your comment (no HTML):

4 Comments so far
Tourist on May 27, 2024:
Mike Hampel does not know what hes takling about.
Mike Hampel on May 08, 2024:
No way a 3 course mid tier meal for 2 people is 50 euro !
Anonymous on Dec 01, 2022:
This doesn't seem right. Especially with the inflation happening and the scarcity of houses/flats. The rent is definitely wrong, just a quick look on idealista clears that up.
Anonymous on Nov 21, 2020:
Scam? What are you talking about. Most people buy from supermarkets. As a malaguno i think the figures quoted here are reasonabke an s good guide, especialy post pandemic.