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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 0.39% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 8.75% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 27.65% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 17.64% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 12.22% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in France is 16.13% lower than in United States

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  United States  France      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.93 $      +29.32 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     51.73 $      +14.95 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     8.62 $      +32.64 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.39 $      +53.96 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.31 $      -13.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     2.78 $      -25.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     2.61 $      +59.10 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     1.67 $      +29.06 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.00 $      -1.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $     1.36 $      -44.62 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.10 $     1.80 $      -42.08 %
Eggs (12) 2.37 $     2.82 $      +18.93 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     13.31 $      +39.49 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.03 $     11.01 $      +37.10 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     2.47 $      -35.75 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.42 $      -36.68 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     2.41 $      -38.34 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     1.51 $      -38.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.14 $      -29.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.81 $      -54.83 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     5.39 $      -55.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $     1.33 $      -22.87 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.19 $     1.42 $      -35.23 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     7.54 $      +25.73 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.72 $      -13.78 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     50.87 $      -20.52 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.23 $      +7.77 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.62 $      +4.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     31.25 $      +4.18 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.81 $     1.49 $      +82.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     19,775.84 $      -5.83 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.82 $     150.47 $      -4.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.21 $      +38.90 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.90 $     29.88 $      -36.29 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.01 $     46.70 $      +22.88 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.37 $     17.96 $      -2.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     9.70 $      -3.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.76 $     89.93 $      +120.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.69 $     43.13 $      +20.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.40 $     94.04 $      +21.51 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.77 $     105.11 $      +23.99 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 952.80 $     661.63 $      -30.56 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 754.89 $     517.99 $      -31.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,652.10 $     1,206.01 $      -27.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,262.30 $     958.24 $      -24.09 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,950.71 $     3,729.84 $      +91.20 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,293.08 $     2,669.49 $      +106.44 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,625.77 $     2,009.47 $      -23.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.25      -22.64 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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