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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 29.38% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 19.81% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 1.34% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 48.41% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 17.30% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in France is 31.11% lower than in United States

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  United States  France      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     16.13 $      +61.29 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     67.20 $      +49.34 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     10.08 $      +55.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.72 $      +92.01 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.38 $      +7.53 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.66 $     3.54 $      -3.28 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     3.26 $      +103.06 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.16 $      +67.76 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.25 $      +25.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.72 $      -28.94 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.01 $     2.33 $      -22.41 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     3.69 $      +61.09 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     17.61 $      +84.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     13.69 $      +76.39 %
Apples (1kg) 3.80 $     3.18 $      -16.33 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.72 $     3.17 $      -14.59 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     3.21 $      -16.52 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 $     1.95 $      -18.39 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.47 $      -6.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.07 $      -39.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.72 $      -44.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     2.19 $      -5.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     2.24 $      -31.46 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.87 $      +47.85 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.15 $      +7.53 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     67.20 $      -3.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     4.03 $      +34.41 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.02 $      +29.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     37.10 $      +27.92 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.07 $      +115.05 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,807.50 $     24,395.16 $      +17.24 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.64 $     191.45 $      +19.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.32 $      +113.27 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.72 $     39.30 $      -15.87 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.53 $     67.67 $      +71.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.46 $     21.99 $      +19.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.77 $      +27.69 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.14 $     115.56 $      +180.93 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.49 $     51.94 $      +42.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.92 $     112.82 $      +46.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.42 $     137.13 $      +62.43 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,017.12 $     924.25 $      -9.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 764.68 $     738.43 $      -3.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,725.90 $     1,717.14 $      -0.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,299.11 $     1,365.75 $      +5.13 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,942.28 $     6,854.88 $      +252.93 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,251.69 $     4,366.59 $      +248.85 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,297.05 $     2,721.17 $      -17.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19     3.49      -16.65 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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