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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States 

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Consumer Prices in United States are 25.22% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 19.05% lower than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 0.96% lower than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 32.44% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 19.48% lower than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 44.71% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     7.23 €      -39.76 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 €     32.53 €      -27.71 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.50 €     4.52 €      -39.76 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     2.53 €      -49.40 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     3.61 €      -9.64 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.62 €     2.63 €      +0.52 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.40 €     1.15 €      -52.16 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.56 €     0.92 €      -40.94 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.94 €     0.72 €      -23.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.26 €     1.73 €      +36.66 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.79 €     2.09 €      +16.90 %
Eggs (12) 2.75 €     1.63 €      -40.75 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.00 €     6.85 €      -47.29 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.84 €     5.52 €      -49.07 %
Apples (1kg) 2.25 €     2.68 €      +18.75 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.31 €     2.59 €      +11.83 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.37 €     2.69 €      +13.28 %
Potato (1kg) 1.42 €     1.70 €      +19.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.10 €     1.14 €      +3.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.79 €     1.27 €      +60.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €     8.67 €      +73.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.61 €     1.65 €      +2.81 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.74 €     2.37 €      +36.16 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.60 €     4.34 €      -34.28 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €     1.45 €      -3.61 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 48.00 €     47.71 €      -0.60 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.17 €      -27.71 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.15 €     1.12 €      -2.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 €     20.49 €      -18.02 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.54 €     0.70 €      -54.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,250.00 €     14,458.00 €      -16.19 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 137.83 €     117.03 €      -15.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 €     0.11 €      -58.75 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.64 €     33.39 €      +12.63 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.27 €     28.54 €      -44.32 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.50 €     13.32 €      -19.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €     7.23 €      -19.68 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.83 €     29.47 €      -65.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.22 €     26.37 €      -29.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 83.71 €     55.11 €      -34.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 99.86 €     60.23 €      -39.68 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 670.31 €     717.89 €      +7.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 522.22 €     542.34 €      +3.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,263.47 €     1,229.22 €      -2.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 995.58 €     926.58 €      -6.93 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,330.17 €     1,391.17 €      -73.90 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,191.73 €     891.74 €      -72.06 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,012.05 €     2,356.76 €      +17.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.62     4.21      +16.28 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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