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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 22.71% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 16.53% lower than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 1.35% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 32.62% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 14.75% lower than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 45.17% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     7.44 €      -38.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €     33.48 €      -33.04 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.50 €     4.84 €      -35.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     2.60 €      -47.92 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     3.72 €      -7.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.63 €     2.72 €      +3.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.43 €     1.19 €      -50.75 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 €     0.96 €      -40.39 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.93 €     0.75 €      -20.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.28 €     1.80 €      +40.72 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.74 €     2.24 €      +28.88 %
Eggs (12) 2.74 €     1.70 €      -37.92 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.10 €     7.10 €      -45.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.19 €     5.78 €      -43.31 %
Apples (1kg) 2.37 €     2.83 €      +19.52 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.36 €     2.76 €      +17.08 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.39 €     2.86 €      +19.79 %
Potato (1kg) 1.45 €     1.77 €      +22.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.09 €     1.17 €      +7.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €     1.31 €      +64.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €     8.93 €      +78.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.63 €     1.72 €      +5.81 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.67 €     2.43 €      +45.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.60 €     4.46 €      -32.36 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €     1.49 €      -7.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 €     52.08 €      +4.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.23 €      -25.60 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.16 €      -22.95 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.60 €     21.58 €      -21.83 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.54 €     0.72 €      -53.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,150.00 €     15,480.78 €      -14.71 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 142.44 €     119.52 €      -16.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 €     0.11 €      -53.11 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.24 €     34.76 €      +18.87 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.35 €     29.41 €      -41.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.36 €     13.73 €      -16.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 €     7.44 €      -21.68 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.98 €     30.62 €      -64.39 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.64 €     27.15 €      -29.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 83.94 €     57.22 €      -31.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 102.02 €     62.81 €      -38.43 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 687.64 €     756.58 €      +10.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 549.39 €     568.80 €      +3.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,277.55 €     1,284.07 €      +0.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,016.12 €     966.54 €      -4.88 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,100.03 €     1,445.06 €      -71.67 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,248.74 €     931.26 €      -71.33 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,024.55 €     2,453.01 €      +21.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.49     4.19      +19.97 %
 
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