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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 24.06% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 15.06% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 4.75% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 42.63% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 13.21% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in France is 31.48% lower than in United States

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  United States  France      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     15.46 $      +54.62 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     64.42 $      +43.17 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     9.86 $      +51.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.44 $      +84.07 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.15 $      +3.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.42 $      -7.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     3.15 $      +95.64 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.07 $      +60.61 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.22 $      +20.44 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.64 $      -32.31 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.02 $     2.18 $      -27.89 %
Eggs (12) 2.31 $     3.55 $      +53.86 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.50 $     16.78 $      +76.54 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     13.46 $      +73.41 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     3.07 $      -19.65 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.74 $     3.01 $      -19.52 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     3.00 $      -21.87 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     1.92 $      -20.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $     1.39 $      -12.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.04 $      -41.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.44 $      -46.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     2.10 $      -8.66 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 $     2.23 $      -32.38 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.76 $      +46.03 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.06 $      +3.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     64.36 $      -8.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.87 $      +28.85 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.93 $      +24.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     33.76 $      +16.41 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.99 $      +107.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,860.00 $     23,192.89 $      +11.18 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.62 $     184.30 $      +14.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.30 $      +94.55 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.91 $     36.95 $      -21.23 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.36 $     62.99 $      +60.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.37 $     20.82 $      +13.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.31 $      +23.05 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.36 $     110.12 $      +166.27 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.12 $     48.72 $      +34.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.20 $     108.70 $      +40.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.57 $     128.98 $      +52.52 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,024.92 $     883.28 $      -13.82 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 769.05 $     712.69 $      -7.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,732.48 $     1,681.54 $      -2.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,306.99 $     1,326.38 $      +1.48 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,909.50 $     6,426.21 $      +236.54 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,248.83 $     4,322.94 $      +246.16 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,298.78 $     2,600.77 $      -21.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.48      -17.04 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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