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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 3.38% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 5.38% higher than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 32.80% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 19.39% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 10.77% higher than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 31.85% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     8.94 €      -25.48 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €     40.24 €      -19.52 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €     5.81 €      -27.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     3.13 €      -37.41 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.47 €      +11.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.56 €     3.31 €      +29.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.40 €     1.46 €      -39.22 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.55 €     1.15 €      -25.42 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.92 €     0.91 €      -1.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.26 €     2.19 €      +73.32 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.67 €     2.77 €      +65.84 %
Eggs (12) 2.61 €     2.11 €      -19.27 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.04 €     8.57 €      -28.84 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.14 €     7.17 €      -29.23 %
Apples (1kg) 2.30 €     3.44 €      +50.02 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.21 €     3.42 €      +54.89 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.20 €     3.50 €      +59.06 %
Potato (1kg) 1.44 €     2.20 €      +53.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.04 €     1.44 €      +38.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.74 €     1.60 €      +116.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €     10.73 €      +114.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.64 €     2.11 €      +28.44 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 €     3.03 €      +85.21 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 €     5.37 €      -23.35 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €     1.79 €      +11.77 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 47.40 €     57.23 €      +20.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.68 €      -10.58 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.39 €      -7.39 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 €     26.74 €      -4.51 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.39 €     0.74 €      -46.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,150.00 €     18,778.20 €      +3.46 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 136.95 €     140.86 €      +2.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 €     0.14 €      -39.79 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.84 €     41.92 €      +50.60 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.44 €     34.12 €      -21.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.77 €     16.46 €      +4.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €     8.94 €      -0.64 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.21 €     36.52 €      -56.12 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.60 €     31.88 €      -19.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.63 €     69.21 €      -20.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 97.10 €     75.90 €      -21.83 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 616.25 €     851.38 €      +38.16 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 485.35 €     670.63 €      +38.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,113.60 €     1,479.85 €      +32.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 882.07 €     1,122.94 €      +27.31 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,426.61 €     1,734.41 €      -49.38 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,450.95 €     1,161.36 €      -52.62 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,910.49 €     2,654.60 €      +38.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.28     4.22      +28.57 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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