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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 29.71% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 20.06% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 1.24% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 48.74% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 17.48% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in France is 31.20% lower than in United States

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  United States  France      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     16.16 $      +61.57 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     67.32 $      +49.60 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     10.10 $      +55.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.73 $      +92.35 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.39 $      +7.72 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.66 $     3.54 $      -3.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 $     3.26 $      +103.08 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.28 $     2.15 $      +67.54 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.26 $      +25.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.73 $      -28.77 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.01 $     2.33 $      -22.57 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     3.71 $      +62.14 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     17.50 $      +83.53 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.77 $     13.72 $      +76.61 %
Apples (1kg) 3.80 $     3.19 $      -16.16 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.71 $     3.18 $      -14.39 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     3.21 $      -16.37 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 $     1.95 $      -18.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.47 $      -6.35 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.08 $      -39.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.73 $      -43.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     2.19 $      -5.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     2.24 $      -31.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.89 $      +48.11 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.15 $      +7.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     67.32 $      -3.83 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     4.04 $      +34.64 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.02 $      +30.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     37.16 $      +28.14 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.07 $      +115.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,807.50 $     24,437.86 $      +17.45 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.78 $     192.35 $      +19.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.32 $      +113.16 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.76 $     39.40 $      -15.73 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     67.79 $      +71.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.42 $     22.38 $      +21.55 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.79 $      +27.91 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.12 $     116.21 $      +182.63 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.54 $     52.51 $      +43.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.92 $     112.98 $      +46.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.41 $     137.72 $      +63.16 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,018.54 $     925.71 $      -9.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 765.71 $     740.51 $      -3.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,729.35 $     1,720.14 $      -0.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,300.49 $     1,368.14 $      +5.20 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,943.35 $     6,895.92 $      +254.85 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,252.72 $     4,413.33 $      +252.30 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,298.60 $     2,724.80 $      -17.40 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     3.49      -16.60 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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