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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 3.33% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 5.69% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 25.60% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 15.56% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 10.10% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in France is 13.10% lower than in United States

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  United States  France      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $
(9.76 €)
    13.52 $
(12.00 €)
     +22.93 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(44.37 €)
    56.34 $
(50.00 €)
     +12.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.75 $
(5.99 €)
    9.02 $
(8.00 €)
     +33.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(3.11 €)
    5.63 $
(5.00 €)
     +60.98 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(4.44 €)
    4.51 $
(4.00 €)
     -9.85 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 $
(3.32 €)
    2.84 $
(2.52 €)
     -24.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(1.46 €)
    2.69 $
(2.38 €)
     +62.87 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.34 $
(1.19 €)
    1.66 $
(1.47 €)
     +24.09 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.75 $
(3.33 €)
    4.04 $
(3.59 €)
     +7.71 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.27 $
(2.01 €)
    1.27 $
(1.13 €)
     -43.90 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.50 $
(1.33 €)
    0.84 $
(0.74 €)
     -44.01 %
Eggs (12) 2.49 $
(2.21 €)
    3.04 $
(2.70 €)
     +21.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.50 $
(3.99 €)
    6.58 $
(5.84 €)
     +46.20 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.84 $
(3.41 €)
    5.34 $
(4.74 €)
     +39.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.85 $
(1.64 €)
    1.18 $
(1.05 €)
     -36.07 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 $
(1.62 €)
    1.15 $
(1.02 €)
     -36.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 $
(1.59 €)
    1.17 $
(1.04 €)
     -34.71 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(1.05 €)
    0.71 $
(0.63 €)
     -40.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(1.40 €)
    1.22 $
(1.08 €)
     -22.73 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.57 €)
    0.80 $
(0.71 €)
     -54.85 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(10.65 €)
    5.63 $
(5.00 €)
     -53.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.57 €)
    1.55 $
(1.37 €)
     -12.42 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.38 $
(2.11 €)
    1.60 $
(1.42 €)
     -32.71 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.12 $
(5.43 €)
    7.89 $
(7.00 €)
     +28.89 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.77 €)
    1.80 $
(1.60 €)
     -9.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(57.68 €)
    56.34 $
(50.00 €)
     -13.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.66 €)
    4.51 $
(4.00 €)
     +50.25 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.22 €)
    2.76 $
(2.45 €)
     +10.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(26.62 €)
    33.81 $
(30.00 €)
     +12.69 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.84 $
(2.52 €)
    5.82 $
(5.17 €)
     +104.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(18,635.40 €)
    20,847.42 $
(18,500.00 €)
     -0.73 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.52 $
(139.78 €)
    172.81 $
(153.35 €)
     +9.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.14 €)
    0.24 $
(0.21 €)
     +50.33 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.96 $
(42.56 €)
    30.67 $
(27.22 €)
     -36.04 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.11 $
(32.93 €)
    49.80 $
(44.19 €)
     +34.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.24 $
(16.18 €)
    18.48 $
(16.40 €)
     +1.31 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(8.87 €)
    10.87 $
(9.65 €)
     +8.74 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.16 $
(36.53 €)
    93.90 $
(83.33 €)
     +128.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.80 $
(31.77 €)
    45.11 $
(40.03 €)
     +25.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.67 $
(68.04 €)
    96.27 $
(85.43 €)
     +25.56 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.31 $
(77.47 €)
    109.38 $
(97.06 €)
     +25.28 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,014.17 $
(899.97 €)
    727.53 $
(645.61 €)
     -28.26 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 792.70 $
(703.45 €)
    556.24 $
(493.61 €)
     -29.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,730.97 $
(1,536.07 €)
    1,322.10 $
(1,173.23 €)
     -23.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,342.06 $
(1,190.95 €)
    1,024.83 $
(909.44 €)
     -23.64 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 205.81 $
(182.64 €)
    491.37 $
(436.04 €)
     +138.74 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 132.55 $
(117.63 €)
    322.74 $
(286.40 €)
     +143.48 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,687.35 $
(2,384.75 €)
    2,202.29 $
(1,954.31 €)
     -18.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     3.07      -26.54 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2015September, 2015
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