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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 1.75% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 6.18% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 23.96% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 17.38% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 11.50% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in France is 14.77% lower than in United States

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  United States  France      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $
(9.99 €)
    13.21 $
(12.00 €)
     +20.12 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(40.87 €)
    55.05 $
(50.00 €)
     +22.34 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.60 $
(5.99 €)
    8.81 $
(8.00 €)
     +33.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(3.18 €)
    5.51 $
(5.00 €)
     +57.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(4.54 €)
    4.40 $
(4.00 €)
     -11.91 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.72 $
(3.38 €)
    2.79 $
(2.54 €)
     -24.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(1.50 €)
    2.67 $
(2.42 €)
     +61.55 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.33 $
(1.21 €)
    1.66 $
(1.51 €)
     +24.51 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.78 $
(3.43 €)
    3.93 $
(3.57 €)
     +4.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.26 $
(2.05 €)
    1.25 $
(1.14 €)
     -44.57 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.49 $
(1.35 €)
    0.82 $
(0.75 €)
     -44.90 %
Eggs (12) 2.45 $
(2.23 €)
    2.94 $
(2.67 €)
     +19.83 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.46 $
(4.05 €)
    6.37 $
(5.79 €)
     +42.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.80 $
(3.45 €)
    5.24 $
(4.76 €)
     +37.89 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.82 $
(1.65 €)
    1.15 $
(1.05 €)
     -36.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.81 $
(1.64 €)
    1.13 $
(1.02 €)
     -37.81 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 $
(1.62 €)
    1.14 $
(1.04 €)
     -36.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(1.07 €)
    0.70 $
(0.63 €)
     -40.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(1.43 €)
    1.19 $
(1.08 €)
     -24.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.61 €)
    0.79 $
(0.71 €)
     -55.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(10.90 €)
    5.51 $
(5.00 €)
     -54.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $
(1.58 €)
    1.45 $
(1.32 €)
     -16.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.33 $
(2.12 €)
    1.55 $
(1.41 €)
     -33.43 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(5.45 €)
    7.71 $
(7.00 €)
     +28.46 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.82 €)
    1.76 $
(1.60 €)
     -11.91 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(58.12 €)
    52.85 $
(48.00 €)
     -17.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.72 €)
    4.13 $
(3.75 €)
     +37.63 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.27 €)
    2.66 $
(2.41 €)
     +6.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(27.25 €)
    33.03 $
(30.00 €)
     +10.11 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.89 $
(2.62 €)
    5.76 $
(5.23 €)
     +99.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(19,072.20 €)
    20,149.75 $
(18,300.00 €)
     -4.05 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 159.32 $
(144.69 €)
    165.41 $
(150.23 €)
     +3.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.15 €)
    0.23 $
(0.21 €)
     +44.17 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.52 $
(43.15 €)
    30.33 $
(27.54 €)
     -36.18 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.51 $
(34.07 €)
    49.55 $
(45.00 €)
     +32.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.62 $
(16.91 €)
    18.48 $
(16.79 €)
     -0.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(9.08 €)
    10.46 $
(9.50 €)
     +4.60 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.01 $
(37.25 €)
    93.25 $
(84.69 €)
     +127.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.56 $
(32.29 €)
    44.83 $
(40.72 €)
     +26.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.26 $
(70.17 €)
    95.38 $
(86.62 €)
     +23.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.64 $
(78.69 €)
    108.17 $
(98.24 €)
     +24.85 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 985.65 $
(895.17 €)
    714.83 $
(649.21 €)
     -27.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 771.04 $
(700.26 €)
    550.19 $
(499.68 €)
     -28.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,694.64 $
(1,539.07 €)
    1,320.04 $
(1,198.86 €)
     -22.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.13 $
(1,188.05 €)
    1,034.25 $
(939.31 €)
     -20.94 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 206.17 $
(187.24 €)
    439.28 $
(398.95 €)
     +113.06 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 131.58 $
(119.50 €)
    297.02 $
(269.75 €)
     +125.73 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,657.49 $
(2,413.53 €)
    2,124.97 $
(1,929.90 €)
     -20.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.13      -25.36 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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Currency: USD