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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 0.03% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 9.13% higher than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 37.63% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 15.12% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 13.36% higher than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 20.03% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     9.27 €      -22.73 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 47.50 €     41.72 €      -12.16 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €     6.03 €      -24.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     3.25 €      -35.10 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.64 €      +15.90 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.58 €     3.44 €      +33.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.42 €     1.52 €      -37.22 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.54 €     1.20 €      -22.12 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.93 €     0.94 €      +1.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.26 €     2.28 €      +80.39 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.67 €     2.87 €      +72.51 %
Eggs (12) 2.61 €     2.20 €      -15.99 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.35 €     8.84 €      -28.36 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.21 €     7.44 €      -27.12 %
Apples (1kg) 2.29 €     3.56 €      +55.58 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.24 €     3.54 €      +57.80 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.23 €     3.62 €      +62.17 %
Potato (1kg) 1.40 €     2.29 €      +63.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.06 €     1.49 €      +40.68 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.75 €     1.66 €      +121.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €     11.13 €      +122.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.23 €     1.60 €      +29.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.31 €     2.03 €      +54.29 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 €     5.56 €      -20.53 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €     1.85 €      +15.90 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 47.20 €     59.34 €      +25.72 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.78 €      -7.28 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.44 €      -3.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 €     27.82 €      -4.08 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 €     0.75 €      -45.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,350.00 €     19,471.20 €      +6.11 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 139.62 €     146.24 €      +4.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 €     0.14 €      -28.06 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.73 €     43.48 €      +56.82 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.34 €     35.24 €      -18.68 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.67 €     17.03 €      +2.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €     9.27 €      +3.02 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.45 €     37.79 €      -54.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.02 €     33.10 €      -17.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 87.26 €     71.75 €      -17.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 97.53 €     78.57 €      -19.44 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 613.93 €     883.44 €      +43.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 480.64 €     699.93 €      +45.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,119.05 €     1,533.78 €      +37.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 889.16 €     1,171.22 €      +31.72 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,460.92 €     1,808.70 €      -47.74 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,477.02 €     1,198.95 €      -51.60 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,858.43 €     2,434.37 €      +30.99 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.25     4.21      +29.33 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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