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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 18.51% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 12.43% lower than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 4.76% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 29.51% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 10.14% lower than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 46.20% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     7.84 €      -34.68 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €     35.28 €      -29.45 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 €     5.10 €      -36.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     2.74 €      -45.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     3.92 €      -2.01 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.66 €     2.88 €      +8.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.44 €     1.27 €      -47.97 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 €     1.01 €      -37.23 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.95 €     0.79 €      -16.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.26 €     1.90 €      +51.15 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.70 €     2.39 €      +40.50 %
Eggs (12) 2.74 €     1.82 €      -33.84 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.90 €     7.47 €      -42.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.40 €     6.12 €      -41.15 %
Apples (1kg) 2.36 €     3.00 €      +27.28 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.32 €     2.94 €      +26.88 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.30 €     3.02 €      +31.35 %
Potato (1kg) 1.52 €     1.89 €      +23.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.07 €     1.23 €      +15.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €     1.39 €      +74.51 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €     9.41 €      +88.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 €     1.81 €      +11.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.71 €     2.59 €      +51.52 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.80 €     4.70 €      -30.83 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €     1.57 €      -2.01 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 €     54.48 €      +8.96 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.35 €      -21.61 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.22 €      -18.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.10 €     23.52 €      -9.90 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.53 €     0.75 €      -51.05 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 €     16,461.90 €      -8.55 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 143.47 €     125.71 €      -12.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 €     0.12 €      -46.98 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.39 €     36.89 €      +29.91 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.77 €     30.94 €      -37.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.46 €     14.08 €      -14.46 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.75 €     7.84 €      -19.60 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.90 €     32.27 €      -61.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.74 €     28.19 €      -25.31 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 83.57 €     60.52 €      -27.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 99.67 €     66.30 €      -33.48 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 699.16 €     806.00 €      +15.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 557.73 €     605.50 €      +8.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,318.72 €     1,360.09 €      +3.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,044.75 €     1,023.15 €      -2.07 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,998.94 €     1,487.79 €      -70.24 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,257.16 €     983.81 €      -69.80 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,021.98 €     2,588.55 €      +28.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.44     4.21      +22.25 %
 
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