Numbeo

Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

Switch to:

For major cities in those countries you could get probably more relevant data by specifying cities itself.

First city:
Second city:
Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in United States are 4.59% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 3.90% higher than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 30.06% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 20.04% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 8.85% higher than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 35.14% higher than in France

Currency: Default Currency      Switch to US measurement units
  France  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     8.82 €      -26.48 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €     39.70 €      -20.60 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €     5.73 €      -28.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 €     3.09 €      -38.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.41 €      +10.27 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.57 €     3.25 €      +26.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.41 €     1.43 €      -40.40 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.56 €     1.14 €      -27.04 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.92 €     0.89 €      -3.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.27 €     2.16 €      +69.53 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.66 €     2.72 €      +63.69 %
Eggs (12) 2.63 €     2.07 €      -21.17 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.28 €     8.48 €      -30.97 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.20 €     7.08 €      -30.56 %
Apples (1kg) 2.29 €     3.39 €      +47.59 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.25 €     3.37 €      +50.02 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.21 €     3.43 €      +55.41 %
Potato (1kg) 1.47 €     2.16 €      +47.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.04 €     1.41 €      +35.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.76 €     1.58 €      +108.25 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €     10.59 €      +111.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.66 €     2.05 €      +23.52 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 €     2.95 €      +79.74 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 €     5.29 €      -24.38 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.55 €     1.76 €      +13.83 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 47.40 €     56.46 €      +19.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.65 €      -11.78 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.50 €     1.37 €      -8.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.60 €     26.47 €      -4.11 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.46 €     0.82 €      -44.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,112.50 €     18,526.20 €      +2.28 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 138.76 €     139.49 €      +0.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 €     0.13 €      -42.71 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.65 €     41.43 €      +49.81 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.07 €     34.04 €      -20.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.93 €     16.12 €      +1.19 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 €     8.82 €      -7.14 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.04 €     35.97 €      -56.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.15 €     31.44 €      -19.70 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 85.80 €     68.49 €      -20.18 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.52 €     74.81 €      -22.49 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 618.20 €     840.82 €      +36.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 489.47 €     661.57 €      +35.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,138.27 €     1,457.34 €      +28.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 894.82 €     1,110.74 €      +24.13 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,529.53 €     1,696.51 €      -51.93 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,490.21 €     1,134.01 €      -54.46 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,879.85 €     2,639.53 €      +40.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.30     4.23      +27.99 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
Contributors:7568857
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR