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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 17.21% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 10.24% lower than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 10.20% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 27.99% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 8.77% lower than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 43.96% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     7.99 €      -33.42 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €     35.96 €      -28.09 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 €     5.19 €      -35.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     2.80 €      -44.07 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.00 €      -0.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.62 €     2.94 €      +12.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.42 €     1.30 €      -46.28 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 €     1.04 €      -35.76 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.94 €     0.81 €      -14.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.26 €     1.94 €      +53.95 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.69 €     2.46 €      +45.56 %
Eggs (12) 2.68 €     1.86 €      -30.74 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.02 €     7.64 €      -41.32 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.56 €     6.27 €      -40.59 %
Apples (1kg) 2.37 €     3.06 €      +29.18 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.33 €     3.02 €      +29.51 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.29 €     3.07 €      +33.77 %
Potato (1kg) 1.52 €     1.94 €      +27.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.06 €     1.27 €      +20.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.79 €     1.42 €      +78.93 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.19 €     9.59 €      +84.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.65 €     1.84 €      +11.41 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 €     2.64 €      +56.93 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 €     4.79 €      -31.51 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €     1.60 €      -0.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 €     55.93 €      +11.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €     2.40 €      -40.08 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.24 €      -17.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 €     23.89 €      -14.68 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 €     0.76 €      -49.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,075.00 €     16,667.14 €      -7.79 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 141.65 €     127.03 €      -10.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 €     0.13 €      -48.72 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.25 €     37.57 €      +32.99 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.22 €     31.58 €      -34.51 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.70 €     14.26 €      -14.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.60 €     7.99 €      -16.77 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.89 €     32.75 €      -61.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.40 €     28.64 €      -25.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 85.60 €     61.90 €      -27.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 99.21 €     67.84 €      -31.62 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 691.00 €     819.45 €      +18.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 545.09 €     617.53 €      +13.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,269.46 €     1,388.94 €      +9.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,005.91 €     1,043.85 €      +3.77 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,701.93 €     1,527.60 €      -67.51 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,080.89 €     1,006.29 €      -67.34 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,045.60 €     2,643.48 €      +29.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.41     4.21      +23.39 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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