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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 19.20% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 12.97% lower than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 4.81% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 29.81% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 11.33% lower than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 46.13% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     7.79 €      -35.12 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €     35.04 €      -29.93 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.80 €     5.06 €      -35.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     2.73 €      -45.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     3.89 €      -2.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.66 €     2.86 €      +7.71 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.45 €     1.25 €      -48.85 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 €     1.01 €      -37.69 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.94 €     0.79 €      -16.61 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.28 €     1.89 €      +48.21 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.69 €     2.35 €      +39.11 %
Eggs (12) 2.75 €     1.80 €      -34.75 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.02 €     7.40 €      -43.16 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.45 €     6.05 €      -42.08 %
Apples (1kg) 2.38 €     2.97 €      +24.92 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.34 €     2.92 €      +24.73 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.33 €     2.99 €      +28.55 %
Potato (1kg) 1.49 €     1.87 €      +25.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.08 €     1.23 €      +14.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €     1.38 €      +71.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €     9.34 €      +86.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.63 €     1.79 €      +9.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.73 €     2.57 €      +48.68 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.80 €     4.67 €      -31.30 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €     1.56 €      -2.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.95 €     53.72 €      +7.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.34 €      -22.14 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.21 €      -19.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.20 €     22.58 €      -13.82 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.54 €     0.75 €      -51.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 €     16,241.60 €      -9.77 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 143.04 €     125.03 €      -12.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 €     0.12 €      -48.54 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.68 €     36.51 €      +27.31 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.88 €     30.65 €      -37.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.16 €     14.31 €      -11.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.55 €     7.79 €      -18.47 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.46 €     32.17 €      -62.35 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.81 €     28.12 €      -25.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 84.36 €     60.11 €      -28.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 100.10 €     65.83 €      -34.24 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 687.17 €     798.76 €      +16.24 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 555.95 €     599.10 €      +7.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,311.00 €     1,349.20 €      +2.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,037.25 €     1,016.94 €      -1.96 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,987.38 €     1,483.73 €      -70.25 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,355.03 €     969.58 €      -71.10 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,018.45 €     2,567.03 €      +27.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.48     4.20      +20.57 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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