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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 1.92% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 6.23% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 24.47% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 20.89% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 11.41% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in France is 15.48% lower than in United States

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  United States  France      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(9.12 €)
    13.16 $
(12.00 €)
     +31.55 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(41.05 €)
    54.81 $
(50.00 €)
     +21.81 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(5.93 €)
    8.77 $
(8.00 €)
     +34.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(3.19 €)
    5.48 $
(5.00 €)
     +56.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(4.56 €)
    4.39 $
(4.00 €)
     -12.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.72 $
(3.40 €)
    2.77 $
(2.53 €)
     -25.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(1.50 €)
    2.63 $
(2.40 €)
     +59.98 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.33 $
(1.21 €)
    1.64 $
(1.50 €)
     +23.52 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.80 $
(3.47 €)
    3.91 $
(3.57 €)
     +2.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.25 $
(2.05 €)
    1.26 $
(1.15 €)
     -44.11 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.46 $
(1.33 €)
    0.83 $
(0.76 €)
     -43.22 %
Eggs (12) 2.43 $
(2.21 €)
    2.86 $
(2.61 €)
     +17.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.41 $
(4.02 €)
    6.28 $
(5.73 €)
     +42.48 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.77 $
(3.44 €)
    5.23 $
(4.77 €)
     +38.78 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.80 $
(1.64 €)
    1.15 $
(1.05 €)
     -35.95 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 $
(1.63 €)
    1.13 $
(1.03 €)
     -36.91 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(1.62 €)
    1.14 $
(1.04 €)
     -35.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(1.07 €)
    0.68 $
(0.62 €)
     -41.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(1.44 €)
    1.19 $
(1.09 €)
     -24.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.61 €)
    0.77 $
(0.70 €)
     -56.40 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(10.95 €)
    5.48 $
(5.00 €)
     -54.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $
(1.57 €)
    1.42 $
(1.29 €)
     -17.92 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.28 $
(2.08 €)
    1.51 $
(1.38 €)
     -33.57 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(5.47 €)
    7.67 $
(7.00 €)
     +27.90 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.82 €)
    1.75 $
(1.60 €)
     -12.30 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.00 $
(56.56 €)
    51.96 $
(47.40 €)
     -16.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.74 €)
    3.56 $
(3.25 €)
     +18.76 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.28 €)
    2.65 $
(2.41 €)
     +5.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(27.37 €)
    32.89 $
(30.00 €)
     +9.63 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.88 $
(2.63 €)
    5.67 $
(5.17 €)
     +96.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(19,156.20 €)
    20,061.39 $
(18,300.00 €)
     -4.47 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.52 $
(144.60 €)
    162.74 $
(148.45 €)
     +2.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.15 €)
    0.23 $
(0.21 €)
     +40.53 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.15 $
(43.01 €)
    30.10 $
(27.46 €)
     -36.15 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.38 $
(34.10 €)
    48.12 $
(43.90 €)
     +28.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.68 $
(17.04 €)
    18.18 $
(16.59 €)
     -2.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(9.12 €)
    10.41 $
(9.50 €)
     +4.14 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.81 $
(37.23 €)
    92.24 $
(84.14 €)
     +126.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.64 $
(32.51 €)
    44.60 $
(40.69 €)
     +25.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.23 $
(70.45 €)
    94.63 $
(86.32 €)
     +22.54 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.37 $
(78.79 €)
    107.01 $
(97.61 €)
     +23.89 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 972.99 $
(887.57 €)
    707.65 $
(645.51 €)
     -27.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 762.39 $
(695.45 €)
    543.84 $
(496.10 €)
     -28.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,673.98 $
(1,527.01 €)
    1,297.00 $
(1,183.13 €)
     -22.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,297.61 $
(1,183.68 €)
    1,006.53 $
(918.16 €)
     -22.43 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 202.48 $
(184.70 €)
    426.73 $
(389.26 €)
     +110.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 130.65 $
(119.18 €)
    291.01 $
(265.46 €)
     +122.75 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,660.80 $
(2,427.18 €)
    2,108.90 $
(1,923.74 €)
     -20.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.13      -25.63 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: USD