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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 0.56% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 8.84% higher than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 38.48% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 16.30% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 13.31% higher than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 19.09% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     9.25 €      -22.88 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €     41.64 €      -16.71 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €     6.02 €      -24.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     3.24 €      -35.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.63 €      +15.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.56 €     3.43 €      +34.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.43 €     1.52 €      -37.45 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.53 €     1.20 €      -21.53 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.93 €     0.94 €      +0.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.26 €     2.27 €      +79.87 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.69 €     2.88 €      +71.02 %
Eggs (12) 2.58 €     2.20 €      -14.58 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.37 €     8.85 €      -28.45 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.21 €     7.45 €      -27.08 %
Apples (1kg) 2.31 €     3.55 €      +54.04 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.26 €     3.54 €      +56.81 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.24 €     3.60 €      +60.60 %
Potato (1kg) 1.41 €     2.29 €      +62.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.08 €     1.48 €      +36.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.74 €     1.65 €      +123.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.50 €     11.10 €      +101.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.23 €     1.60 €      +30.47 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.33 €     2.04 €      +53.52 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 €     5.55 €      -20.68 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €     1.85 €      +15.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 47.20 €     59.23 €      +25.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.78 €      -7.46 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.44 €      -4.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €     27.76 €      -7.46 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 €     0.74 €      -45.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,425.00 €     19,433.40 €      +5.47 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 141.59 €     146.64 €      +3.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 €     0.14 €      -29.53 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.05 €     43.45 €      +54.87 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.10 €     35.07 €      -20.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.88 €     17.00 €      +0.74 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €     9.25 €      +2.82 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.07 €     37.66 €      -55.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.32 €     33.01 €      -18.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 88.77 €     71.69 €      -19.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.96 €     78.53 €      -19.01 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 612.27 €     878.67 €      +43.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 478.75 €     698.04 €      +45.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,115.68 €     1,528.92 €      +37.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 880.22 €     1,169.25 €      +32.84 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,482.35 €     1,821.94 €      -47.68 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,495.31 €     1,203.31 €      -51.78 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,880.04 €     2,436.89 €      +29.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.23     4.20      +29.93 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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