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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 21.14% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 14.77% lower than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 3.69% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 31.39% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 13.50% lower than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 44.23% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     7.59 €      -36.74 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €     34.16 €      -31.68 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.50 €     4.93 €      -34.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     2.66 €      -46.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     3.80 €      -5.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.66 €     2.78 €      +4.51 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.46 €     1.22 €      -50.29 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 €     0.98 €      -39.44 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.94 €     0.76 €      -19.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.28 €     1.84 €      +43.37 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.73 €     2.28 €      +31.80 %
Eggs (12) 2.73 €     1.74 €      -36.08 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.46 €     7.23 €      -46.32 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.22 €     5.89 €      -42.41 %
Apples (1kg) 2.38 €     2.89 €      +21.64 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.35 €     2.83 €      +20.61 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.36 €     2.91 €      +23.33 %
Potato (1kg) 1.46 €     1.82 €      +24.23 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.09 €     1.19 €      +9.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.79 €     1.34 €      +70.17 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €     9.11 €      +82.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.61 €     1.75 €      +8.75 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 €     2.48 €      +47.99 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.65 €     4.55 €      -31.51 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €     1.52 €      -5.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 €     53.14 €      +8.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.28 €      -24.09 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.18 €      -21.39 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.90 €     22.32 €      -17.04 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.54 €     0.73 €      -52.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 €     15,804.46 €      -12.20 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 143.07 €     121.61 €      -15.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 €     0.12 €      -51.36 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.95 €     35.65 €      +23.12 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.53 €     29.92 €      -39.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.64 €     14.13 €      -9.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 €     7.59 €      -20.09 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.76 €     31.34 €      -63.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.38 €     27.50 €      -28.34 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 84.15 €     58.60 €      -30.36 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 100.52 €     64.08 €      -36.25 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 682.62 €     774.57 €      +13.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 550.54 €     582.23 €      +5.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,281.59 €     1,312.56 €      +2.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,013.08 €     989.76 €      -2.30 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,954.69 €     1,451.46 €      -70.71 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,313.71 €     954.49 €      -71.20 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,035.99 €     2,502.72 €      +22.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.50     4.20      +20.04 %
 
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