A Unique Quality Of Life

Education and Health Care

Madrid holds excellent positions on the various scales ranking the quality of life and preferred places to live and work

(Cushman Wakefield, Financial Times/Harris, Monocle, Forbes, etc.). The 2014 Cost of Living Ranking, from the Mercer consulting group, shows Madrid to be one of the European cities where expatriates enjoy the lowest relative cost.

★ Education & Health Care

The quality of life in Madrid is unique, since it has an international education system that begins at primary school (more than 650 international schools and bilingual high schools), a universal health system and safety indexes that are among the highest in Europe.

★ Culture & Leisure: 

The region also offers a wealth of leisure, cultural and sporting activities for all ages, several world heritage sites and some of the world’s best collections of art (Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofia Museums), not forgetting the renowned Spanish cuisine and a vibrant night-life.


★ Madrid is one of the capital cities with the best quality of living

☆ Sunny climate: annual average of 2,769 hours of sunlight

☆ High quality health system, with high density of public and private centres

☆ Madrid has an average life expectancy among the highest in Europe : 84.2 years

★  The OCDE recognizes Spain as the second best country in terms of its work / life balance

★ Spain is the 7th best country in the world in which to be a mother, according to Save the Children

★ The cost of living in Madrid is one of the most accessible among large European capitals

★ Madrid is the 2nd most important city in Europe for tourist shopping

According to the “Globe Shopper City Index Europe” ranking, Madrid is the second best shopping destination in Europe, just behind London.



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