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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 16.26% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 9.42% lower than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 10.43% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 27.29% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 7.63% lower than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 44.04% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     8.07 €      -32.75 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €     36.32 €      -27.37 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 €     5.25 €      -34.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     2.82 €      -43.51 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.04 €      +0.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.62 €     2.97 €      +13.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.43 €     1.31 €      -46.04 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 €     1.05 €      -35.32 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.95 €     0.82 €      -13.72 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.27 €     1.96 €      +54.92 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.68 €     2.47 €      +47.16 %
Eggs (12) 2.72 €     1.88 €      -30.87 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.11 €     7.70 €      -41.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.44 €     6.33 €      -39.35 %
Apples (1kg) 2.36 €     3.09 €      +30.84 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.33 €     3.05 €      +31.02 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.29 €     3.10 €      +35.24 %
Potato (1kg) 1.53 €     1.95 €      +27.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.06 €     1.28 €      +20.39 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €     1.43 €      +78.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €     9.68 €      +93.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.63 €     1.86 €      +13.93 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.72 €     2.67 €      +55.56 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.90 €     4.84 €      -29.83 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €     1.61 €      +0.88 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 €     56.49 €      +12.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €     2.42 €      -30.83 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.25 €      -16.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 €     24.05 €      -14.11 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 €     0.77 €      -49.45 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,150.00 €     16,890.51 €      -6.94 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 142.31 €     128.38 €      -9.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 €     0.13 €      -47.95 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.18 €     37.97 €      +34.72 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.43 €     31.92 €      -34.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.62 €     14.40 €      -13.35 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.75 €     8.07 €      -17.23 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.89 €     33.06 €      -61.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.40 €     28.93 €      -24.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 85.29 €     62.47 €      -26.76 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 98.83 €     68.49 €      -30.70 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 692.58 €     827.44 €      +19.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 549.43 €     624.21 €      +13.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,283.74 €     1,405.17 €      +9.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,017.45 €     1,055.85 €      +3.77 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,698.42 €     1,543.33 €      -67.15 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,080.89 €     1,016.41 €      -67.01 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,047.26 €     2,671.13 €      +30.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.41     4.21      +23.45 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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