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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 22.45% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 13.64% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 5.73% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 41.14% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 11.52% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in France is 31.64% lower than in United States

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  United States  France      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     15.23 $      +52.34 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     63.48 $      +41.06 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     10.16 $      +56.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.35 $      +81.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.08 $      +1.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.37 $      -8.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     3.10 $      +92.37 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.06 $      +59.13 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.20 $      +18.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.62 $      -33.49 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     2.15 $      -29.23 %
Eggs (12) 2.31 $     3.49 $      +51.38 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.51 $     16.53 $      +73.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.75 $     13.26 $      +71.06 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     3.02 $      -20.91 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     2.97 $      -20.74 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     2.96 $      -23.05 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.89 $      -21.23 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.37 $      -13.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.02 $      -42.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.35 $      -47.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     2.07 $      -10.06 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 $     2.20 $      -33.48 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.63 $      +43.88 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.03 $      +1.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     63.48 $      -8.01 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.81 $      +26.95 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.90 $      +22.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.75 $     33.26 $      +15.69 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.95 $      +103.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     22,851.34 $      +8.82 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.57 $     182.50 $      +13.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.30 $      +90.51 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.88 $     36.43 $      -22.30 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.37 $     62.64 $      +59.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.21 $     20.52 $      +12.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.19 $      +21.87 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.30 $     108.12 $      +161.78 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.15 $     48.00 $      +32.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.24 $     106.98 $      +38.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.53 $     126.56 $      +49.72 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.13 $     873.52 $      -15.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 769.81 $     705.79 $      -8.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.71 $     1,664.34 $      -4.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.03 $     1,316.81 $      +0.90 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,904.95 $     6,451.64 $      +238.68 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,249.73 $     4,293.91 $      +243.59 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,299.82 $     2,563.48 $      -22.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.48      -17.18 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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