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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 20.85% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 14.44% lower than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 4.15% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 31.13% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 13.25% lower than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 44.84% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     7.62 €      -36.53 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €     34.27 €      -31.46 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.50 €     4.95 €      -33.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     2.67 €      -46.69 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     3.81 €      -4.80 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.66 €     2.79 €      +4.94 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.45 €     1.23 €      -49.99 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 €     0.98 €      -39.20 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.94 €     0.77 €      -18.84 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.29 €     1.85 €      +43.15 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.73 €     2.28 €      +31.77 %
Eggs (12) 2.73 €     1.75 €      -35.89 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.46 €     7.26 €      -46.08 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.22 €     5.91 €      -42.17 %
Apples (1kg) 2.37 €     2.90 €      +22.27 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.34 €     2.84 €      +21.26 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.35 €     2.91 €      +24.07 %
Potato (1kg) 1.45 €     1.83 €      +25.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.09 €     1.20 €      +10.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.79 €     1.35 €      +70.00 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.19 €     9.14 €      +76.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.61 €     1.75 €      +9.10 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 €     2.49 €      +48.50 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.70 €     4.57 €      -31.80 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €     1.52 €      -4.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.45 €     53.31 €      +7.81 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.28 €      -23.84 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.18 €      -21.13 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.90 €     22.77 €      -15.35 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.54 €     0.73 €      -52.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 €     15,841.28 €      -11.99 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 142.38 €     121.96 €      -14.34 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 €     0.12 €      -50.52 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.84 €     35.74 €      +23.95 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.53 €     30.00 €      -39.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.64 €     14.16 €      -9.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 €     7.62 €      -19.83 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.76 €     31.46 €      -63.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.38 €     27.59 €      -28.11 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 84.15 €     58.80 €      -30.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 100.52 €     64.28 €      -36.06 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 682.33 €     778.04 €      +14.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 547.70 €     584.84 €      +6.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,286.21 €     1,318.81 €      +2.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,012.87 €     994.04 €      -1.86 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,954.69 €     1,461.21 €      -70.51 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,313.71 €     959.80 €      -71.04 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,027.59 €     2,512.77 €      +23.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.50     4.20      +20.02 %
 
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