Enter your average income below to estimate applicable free-cash in all major European cities. By free-cash we mean your disposable income, left in your pocket after paying tax, rent, insurance, public transport, food expenses and basic entertainment. How does it work?

average income is
$ 1050
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Madrid , Spain
$194
$142
$135
$286
S + D Salary + Dividends

Salary + Dividends. A combination of a fixed monthly income with a bonus at the end of the year.

Dividends

Dividends. A single payment made annually out of accumulated profits.

Salary

Salary. A fixed monthly income you pay yourself to cover your living expenses.

Sole trader

Sole trader. You're running your business as an individual with an unlimited responsibility

Sole trader
-
-
-
1 050
unemployment
-
-
-
7
income
-
-
-
179
other
-
-
-
1
accident
-
-
-
9
pensions
-
-
-
297
total
-
-
-
493
Employee
581
-
796
-
unemployment
9
-
12
-
pensions
27
-
37
-
income
121
-
182
-
other
1
-
1
-
total
158
-
232
-
Employer
581
-
796
-
pensions
137
-
188
-
accident
11
-
16
-
unemployment
32
-
44
-
other
5
-
6
-
total
185
-
254
-
Corporate
284
1 050
-
-
income

The general rate of corporate tax is 25%. The lower rate of 15% is introduced for newly formed companies which applies during the first two years of operation in which taxable profit is made. We use the lower rate in our model.

43
157
-
-
total
43
157
-
-
Dividends
242
893
-
-
withholding
48
185
-
-
total
48
185
-
-
Income
1 050
1 050
1 050
1 050
Total tax
434
342
486
493
After tax
616
708
564
557
Living cost
422
422
422
422
Free-cash
194
286
142
135

Estimated living cost  is $422 per week

$303
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
$33
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
$6
Clothing and shoes. We estimate one pair of shoes and trainers, and several items of clothing each year, or slightly more often if you choose cheaper mass market stores. Twice as often for kids.
$80
Food and entertainment. We estimate that you will have breakfast at a cafe once a week, evening meal at a restaurant once a week, and visit bars once a week for drinks.Other days you prepare meals at home.
$0
I'm drinking at home rarely or never.
$0
I do not smoke or smoke very rarely.
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