Cost of Living in Palma de Mallorca

Summary of cost of living in Palma de Mallorca, Spain:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.15 $ 10.73-32.19
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 53.66 $ 37.56-80.49
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.12 $ 8.59-12.88
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.22 $ 1.61-5.37
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.76 $ 2.68-5.37
Cappuccino (regular) 2.35 $ 1.29-3.22
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.53 $ 1.61-3.22
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 $ 1.07-2.15
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.90 $ 3.09-4.27
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.94 $ 0.49-1.95
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.81 $ 0.39-0.97
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.76 $ 1.29-4.29
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.57 $ 2.43-7.79
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.29 $ 1.70-4.38
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.56 $ 2.19-7.79
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 $ 0.63-1.12
Banana (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.85-1.56
Oranges (1 lb) 0.80 $ 0.44-1.95
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 $ 0.68-1.46
Potato (1 lb) 0.59 $ 0.41-0.73
Onion (1 lb) 0.69 $ 0.49-0.92
Lettuce (1 head) 1.16 $ 1.07-1.61
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.74 $ 0.43-1.07
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.44 $ 4.83-9.66
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.93 $ 0.65-1.07
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 $ 0.74-2.15
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.37 $ 5.37-5.90
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.15 $ 1.61-2.15
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 39.71 $ 21.46-42.93
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.76 $ 2.68-5.37
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.01 $ 0.86-3.45
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.61 $ 18.24-42.93
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.88 $ 6.00-8.82
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,389.55 $ 19,316.41-26,828.35
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,340.67 $ 21,462.68-24,682.08
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 202.75 $ 134.14-268.28
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.38 $ 0.21-0.54
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.45 $ 32.19-53.66
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.40 $ 42.93-80.49
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.44 $ 13.95-19.32
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.59 $ 7.51-9.66
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 403.50 $ 321.94-858.51
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,092.24 $ 7,082.68-19,316.41
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.09 $ 64.39-91.22
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.14 $ 21.46-53.66
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.01 $ 63.31-91.22
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.52 $ 80.49-150.24
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 912.16 $ 858.51-1,019.48
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 737.78 $ 643.88-858.51
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,442.02 $ 1,180.45-1,717.01
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,187.15 $ 1,019.48-1,341.42
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 430.36 $ 348.94-598.18
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 255.89 $ 199.39-358.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,705.52 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.80 1.65-4.70

Prices in Palma de Mallorca

This city had 312 entries in the past 12 months by 33 different contributors.
Last update: May 2023
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6 Comments so far
Tony on Nov 18, 2022:
Cost of living in Mallorca much higher than you print
Anonymous on Jun 13, 2021:
How are the schools in Mallorca
My husband & I have two amazing young boys, currently following an English (UK) Cambridge system & have Spanish as a 2nd language as being half Spanish. We’d like to know they the quality of school systems there & if there are predominantly English/ Internationally recognized schools for them to school in.
Requirements of schools can range from mid to high quality.
EJW on Jan 10, 2021:
LOL I guess I shouldn't comment on another post but HOW does anyone spend 4000 euros on food for two for 1 week anywhere? Please explain.
Z on Dec 31, 2020:
I was there for a week and paid for food alone 4k Euro, two adults.

Probably depends on the quality you expect, I expect good.

If you really want to know if you can afford to live there happily, I recommend going on vacation and see for your self.

Could be a lot cheaper if you plan to make food yourself but that's a poor retirement. Better invest money and retire when you can afford better.

Cheers!
Leonard on Sep 05, 2020:
My wife and I are retired and want to live out the rest of our life's in a WARM and SUNNY Beach inviroment..Like Santa Ponsa or Paquera Spain maybe even Palma de'Mallorca . Between the two of us we receive approximately $3.775.00 A mouth in retirement pay.. Would it be doable for the two us to live comfortably please let me know what you think.. Thank you very much.Mr Kozerski
Kaustubha Sen on Nov 23, 2019:
So, if a Master's or PhD student lives there, in total, how much money does he require in a month more or less?