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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 22.92% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 16.75% lower than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 1.15% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 32.77% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 14.87% lower than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 45.42% higher than in France

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  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     7.43 €      -38.11 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €     33.42 €      -33.16 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.50 €     4.83 €      -35.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     2.60 €      -48.01 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     3.71 €      -7.16 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.63 €     2.72 €      +3.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.42 €     1.19 €      -50.80 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 €     0.95 €      -40.33 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.93 €     0.74 €      -20.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.28 €     1.80 €      +40.29 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.73 €     2.24 €      +29.36 %
Eggs (12) 2.76 €     1.70 €      -38.29 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.00 €     7.08 €      -45.55 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.19 €     5.77 €      -43.34 %
Apples (1kg) 2.37 €     2.82 €      +19.29 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.36 €     2.76 €      +16.78 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.39 €     2.86 €      +19.69 %
Potato (1kg) 1.45 €     1.77 €      +22.41 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.09 €     1.16 €      +6.66 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €     1.31 €      +63.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €     8.91 €      +78.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.63 €     1.72 €      +5.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.67 €     2.43 €      +45.58 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.60 €     4.46 €      -32.48 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €     1.49 €      -7.16 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 €     51.99 €      +3.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.23 €      -25.73 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.15 €      -23.08 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.60 €     21.84 €      -20.89 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.54 €     0.71 €      -53.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,150.00 €     15,411.02 €      -15.09 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 142.86 €     119.26 €      -16.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 €     0.11 €      -53.19 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.27 €     34.75 €      +18.76 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.35 €     29.35 €      -41.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.62 €     13.65 €      -17.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 €     7.43 €      -21.82 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.31 €     30.53 €      -64.63 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.00 €     27.14 €      -30.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 83.91 €     57.13 €      -31.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 102.28 €     62.66 €      -38.74 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 687.53 €     755.89 €      +9.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 549.98 €     568.38 €      +3.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,277.55 €     1,282.63 €      +0.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,016.12 €     964.80 €      -5.05 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,121.60 €     1,443.39 €      -71.82 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,277.78 €     929.16 €      -71.65 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,023.71 €     2,449.95 €      +21.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.49     4.18      +19.86 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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