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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 5.47% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 2.89% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 20.96% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 24.35% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 6.80% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in France is 25.01% lower than in United States

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  United States  France      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.45 $      +34.48 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     56.03 $      +24.52 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     8.97 $      +37.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.60 $      +60.10 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.48 $      -10.34 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     2.95 $      -20.26 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.73 $      +67.75 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     1.80 $      +39.01 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.05 $      +3.83 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.44 $     1.44 $      -40.88 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     1.88 $      -38.76 %
Eggs (12) 2.35 $     3.01 $      +27.87 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.64 $     14.12 $      +46.45 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.99 $     11.77 $      +47.26 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     2.62 $      -31.86 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.81 $     2.59 $      -32.13 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.88 $     2.58 $      -33.64 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     1.68 $      -31.39 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.18 $      -26.10 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     0.86 $      -51.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     5.60 $      -53.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     1.87 $      -19.43 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.33 $     1.89 $      -43.22 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     7.84 $      +30.75 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.79 $      -10.34 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     56.03 $      -18.79 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.36 $      +12.07 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.68 $      +8.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     30.93 $      +3.10 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.94 $     1.68 $      +77.86 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     20,298.67 $      -3.34 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.56 $     161.48 $      +1.84 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.26 $      +69.45 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.94 $     31.14 $      -33.65 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.44 $     51.50 $      +30.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.13 $     18.65 $      +2.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     10.65 $      +6.47 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.28 $     93.95 $      +127.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.87 $     42.98 $      +19.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 78.01 $     96.71 $      +23.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.24 $     110.48 $      +29.60 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,020.54 $     757.99 $      -25.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.00 $     590.48 $      -23.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,743.38 $     1,400.15 $      -19.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,311.99 $     1,084.18 $      -17.36 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,948.45 $     5,052.83 $      +159.32 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,283.52 $     3,267.25 $      +154.55 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,078.76 $     2,241.98 $      -27.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     3.33      -21.06 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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