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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 17.85% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 11.61% lower than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 6.12% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 28.92% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 9.37% lower than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 46.22% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     7.90 €      -34.18 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €     35.55 €      -28.91 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 €     5.13 €      -35.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     2.76 €      -44.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     3.95 €      -1.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.65 €     2.91 €      +9.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.44 €     1.28 €      -47.56 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 €     1.02 €      -36.80 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.95 €     0.80 €      -15.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.26 €     1.92 €      +52.80 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.69 €     2.40 €      +42.15 %
Eggs (12) 2.72 €     1.83 €      -32.77 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.90 €     7.52 €      -41.68 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.40 €     6.17 €      -40.62 %
Apples (1kg) 2.36 €     3.02 €      +27.74 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.33 €     2.97 €      +27.67 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.31 €     3.04 €      +31.63 %
Potato (1kg) 1.51 €     1.90 €      +25.56 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.07 €     1.24 €      +15.73 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €     1.40 €      +75.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €     9.48 €      +89.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 €     1.82 €      +12.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.71 €     2.61 €      +52.56 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.80 €     4.74 €      -30.30 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €     1.58 €      -1.26 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 €     54.50 €      +9.01 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.37 €      -21.01 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.23 €      -18.20 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.10 €     23.70 €      -9.21 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.53 €     0.76 €      -50.63 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 €     16,587.90 €      -7.84 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 143.47 €     126.65 €      -11.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 €     0.13 €      -46.35 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.39 €     37.19 €      +30.97 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.74 €     31.21 €      -37.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.46 €     14.08 €      -14.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.75 €     7.90 €      -18.98 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.00 €     32.50 €      -61.76 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.91 €     28.41 €      -25.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 83.44 €     61.00 €      -26.89 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 99.67 €     66.88 €      -32.90 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 694.51 €     812.05 €      +16.92 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 553.24 €     610.80 €      +10.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,312.99 €     1,372.79 €      +4.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,047.34 €     1,033.39 €      -1.33 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,961.92 €     1,500.07 €      -69.77 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,233.05 €     992.93 €      -69.29 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,017.63 €     2,607.79 €      +29.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.44     4.21      +22.15 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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