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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 15.43% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 8.20% lower than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 13.09% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 26.61% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 6.62% lower than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 44.27% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     8.14 €      -32.14 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €     36.64 €      -26.71 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 €     5.29 €      -33.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     2.85 €      -43.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.07 €      +1.79 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.61 €     3.01 €      +15.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.44 €     1.33 €      -45.59 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 €     1.06 €      -35.27 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.93 €     0.82 €      -11.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.28 €     1.99 €      +55.40 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.69 €     2.50 €      +48.03 %
Eggs (12) 2.71 €     1.91 €      -29.69 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.79 €     7.81 €      -38.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.66 €     6.44 €      -39.63 %
Apples (1kg) 2.37 €     3.12 €      +31.84 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.34 €     3.10 €      +32.08 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.29 €     3.16 €      +37.73 %
Potato (1kg) 1.53 €     1.99 €      +30.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.05 €     1.29 €      +23.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.77 €     1.45 €      +89.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €     9.77 €      +95.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.65 €     1.89 €      +14.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.69 €     2.72 €      +60.32 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 €     4.89 €      -30.20 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €     1.63 €      +1.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 €     56.19 €      +12.37 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €     2.44 €      -38.93 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.26 €      -15.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 €     24.43 €      -12.75 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 €     0.77 €      -48.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,112.50 €     17,100.30 €      -5.59 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 143.01 €     129.67 €      -9.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 €     0.13 €      -47.43 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.20 €     38.23 €      +35.54 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.02 €     32.19 €      -32.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.58 €     14.65 €      -11.65 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 €     8.14 €      -14.28 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.36 €     33.46 €      -60.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.48 €     29.15 €      -24.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.00 €     63.28 €      -26.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 99.60 €     69.34 €      -30.39 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 688.99 €     835.71 €      +21.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 537.35 €     630.56 €      +17.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,268.57 €     1,413.83 €      +11.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 993.70 €     1,065.12 €      +7.19 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,712.45 €     1,547.00 €      -67.17 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,041.73 €     1,020.68 €      -66.44 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,038.15 €     2,699.28 €      +32.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.37     4.22      +25.29 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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