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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 3.72% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 4.75% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 23.60% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 21.42% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 8.44% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in France is 16.81% lower than in United States

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  United States  France      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(9.08 €)
    13.22 $
(12.00 €)
     +32.16 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(40.86 €)
    52.31 $
(47.50 €)
     +16.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(5.90 €)
    8.81 $
(8.00 €)
     +35.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(3.18 €)
    5.51 $
(5.00 €)
     +57.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(4.54 €)
    4.41 $
(4.00 €)
     -11.89 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $
(3.37 €)
    2.79 $
(2.53 €)
     -24.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(1.49 €)
    2.63 $
(2.39 €)
     +60.78 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.32 $
(1.20 €)
    1.66 $
(1.51 €)
     +26.05 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $
(0.93 €)
    1.03 $
(0.94 €)
     +1.27 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $
(2.24 €)
    1.42 $
(1.29 €)
     -42.39 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.13 $
(2.84 €)
    1.86 $
(1.69 €)
     -40.46 %
Eggs (12) 2.40 $
(2.18 €)
    2.93 $
(2.66 €)
     +21.96 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.65 $
(8.76 €)
    13.91 $
(12.63 €)
     +44.13 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.15 $
(7.40 €)
    11.42 $
(10.37 €)
     +40.10 %
Apples (1kg) 3.88 $
(3.52 €)
    2.54 $
(2.31 €)
     -34.37 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.87 $
(3.51 €)
    2.52 $
(2.29 €)
     -34.93 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.92 $
(3.56 €)
    2.50 $
(2.27 €)
     -36.33 %
Potato (1kg) 2.53 $
(2.30 €)
    1.56 $
(1.41 €)
     -38.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $
(1.44 €)
    1.22 $
(1.11 €)
     -22.86 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $
(1.62 €)
    0.80 $
(0.72 €)
     -55.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(10.90 €)
    5.51 $
(5.00 €)
     -54.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $
(1.55 €)
    1.39 $
(1.26 €)
     -18.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.25 $
(2.05 €)
    1.52 $
(1.38 €)
     -32.51 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(5.45 €)
    7.71 $
(7.00 €)
     +28.49 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.82 €)
    1.76 $
(1.60 €)
     -11.89 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(58.11 €)
    50.44 $
(45.80 €)
     -21.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.72 €)
    3.30 $
(3.00 €)
     +10.13 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $
(1.41 €)
    1.65 $
(1.50 €)
     +6.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(27.24 €)
    33.04 $
(30.00 €)
     +10.13 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.78 $
(0.70 €)
    1.50 $
(1.36 €)
     +93.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(19,068.00 €)
    20,374.45 $
(18,500.00 €)
     -2.98 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.10 $
(144.46 €)
    157.34 $
(142.87 €)
     -1.11 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.14 €)
    0.22 $
(0.20 €)
     +41.67 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.05 $
(42.72 €)
    29.98 $
(27.23 €)
     -36.27 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.04 $
(34.54 €)
    48.80 $
(44.31 €)
     +28.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.53 $
(16.83 €)
    18.40 $
(16.71 €)
     -0.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(9.08 €)
    10.19 $
(9.25 €)
     +1.87 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.61 $
(36.87 €)
    92.70 $
(84.18 €)
     +128.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.94 $
(32.63 €)
    44.69 $
(40.58 €)
     +24.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.64 $
(70.50 €)
    96.92 $
(88.00 €)
     +24.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.11 $
(77.28 €)
    107.39 $
(97.51 €)
     +26.18 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 975.13 $
(885.42 €)
    699.54 $
(635.18 €)
     -28.26 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 764.85 $
(694.48 €)
    549.50 $
(498.95 €)
     -28.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,688.33 $
(1,533.00 €)
    1,285.95 $
(1,167.64 €)
     -23.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,293.76 $
(1,174.73 €)
    1,015.32 $
(921.91 €)
     -21.52 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,160.57 $
(1,961.79 €)
    4,396.06 $
(3,991.62 €)
     +103.47 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,411.57 $
(1,281.70 €)
    2,985.50 $
(2,710.83 €)
     +111.50 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,688.45 $
(2,441.12 €)
    2,130.21 $
(1,934.23 €)
     -20.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.17      -24.55 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: USD