Summary

Cost of living in Madrid is 25% more expensive than Montpellier according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,346
$1,784
Cost of Living
$1,723
$1,816
Average Salary
$858
$1,275
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Montpellier
Madrid
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$660.7
$981.82
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$500.91
$712.44
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,096.73
$1,708.09
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$971.31
$1,217.35

Salaries And Financing

Name
Montpellier
Madrid
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$1,722.74
$1,817.21
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%2.06
%2.29

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Montpellier
Madrid
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$114.25
$141.8
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.28
$0.18
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$31.51
$46.03

Markets

Name
Montpellier
Madrid
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.87
$0.92
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.31
$1.27
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.16
$1.69
Local Cheese (1kg)
$15.78
$10.78
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.61
$0.68
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.12
$6.3
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.37
$1.04
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.58
$1.58
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.96
$5.38
Apples (1kg)
$2.01
$1.9
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$12.78
$6.55
Oranges (1kg)
$2.37
$1.55
Potato (1kg)
$1.5
$1.17
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.16
$1.11
Rice (white), (1kg)
$1.64
$1.14
Tomato (1kg)
$2.35
$1.81
Banana (1kg)
$2.18
$1.64
Onion (1kg)
$1.8
$1.2
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.71
$11.52

Transportation

Name
Montpellier
Madrid
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$1.59
$1.54
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$43.33
$57.21
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.52
$1.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$19,696
$21,317.04
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.57
$3.2
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.63
$1.3
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$0
$24.84
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$25,882
$21,455.72

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Montpellier
Madrid
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$84.53
$73.62
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$31.48
$30.76
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$74.04
$79.18
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$112.5
$93.93

Restaurants

Name
Montpellier
Madrid
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$13.13
$11.73
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$52.7
$42.02
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.88
$7.67
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.88
$2.97
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.91
$3.41
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.63
$1.88
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.6
$1.53
Cappuccino (regular)
$2.81
$1.85

Sports And Leisure

Name
Montpellier
Madrid
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$36.11
$39.09
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$13.45
$13.47
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$10.68
$9.45

Childcare

Name
Montpellier
Madrid
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$376.41
$496.3
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$8,207.54
$8,247.69

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Montpellier
Madrid
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$3,514.64
$5,584.19
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$2,521.09
$3,062.67