Summary

Cost of living in Paris is 21% more expensive than Madrid according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,258
$1,782
Cost of Living
$2,495
$1,815
Average Salary
$1,599
$1,274
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Paris
Madrid
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,230.19
$981.04
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$907.35
$711.88
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,711.54
$1,706.74
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,902.53
$1,216.4

Salaries And Financing

Name
Paris
Madrid
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,495.99
$1,815.77
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%1.77
%2.29

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Paris
Madrid
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$198.74
$141.69
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.28
$0.18
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$30.78
$45.99

Markets

Name
Paris
Madrid
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.31
$0.92
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.77
$1.26
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.45
$1.68
Local Cheese (1kg)
$18.38
$10.77
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.01
$0.68
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$8.4
$6.3
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.93
$1.04
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.38
$1.57
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.86
$5.37
Apples (1kg)
$3.14
$1.89
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$14.22
$6.55
Oranges (1kg)
$2.93
$1.55
Potato (1kg)
$2.03
$1.17
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.5
$1.11
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2
$1.14
Tomato (1kg)
$3.02
$1.81
Banana (1kg)
$2.13
$1.64
Onion (1kg)
$2.17
$1.2
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$19.51
$11.51

Transportation

Name
Paris
Madrid
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$1.87
$1.54
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$78.83
$57.17
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.68
$1.37
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$22,496.99
$21,300.26
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$4.93
$3.2
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.52
$1.3
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$45.85
$24.82
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$24,291.95
$21,438.83

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Paris
Madrid
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$91.88
$73.56
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$38.55
$30.73
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$99.92
$79.12
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$150.74
$93.86

Restaurants

Name
Paris
Madrid
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.74
$11.72
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$56.48
$41.99
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.93
$7.66
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$6.82
$2.97
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.69
$3.41
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.09
$1.87
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.37
$1.53
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.5
$1.85

Sports And Leisure

Name
Paris
Madrid
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$43.63
$39.06
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$21.88
$13.46
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11.37
$9.45

Childcare

Name
Paris
Madrid
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,117.26
$495.91
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$13,379.13
$8,241.19

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Paris
Madrid
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$11,970.89
$5,579.79
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$8,537.36
$3,060.26