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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 3.24% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 5.34% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 24.88% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 23.74% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 9.93% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in France is 24.01% lower than in United States

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  United States  France      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.46 $      +34.57 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     56.07 $      +24.61 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     8.97 $      +38.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.61 $      +60.21 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.49 $      -10.28 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $     2.87 $      -22.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.69 $      +65.07 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     1.74 $      +34.48 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.03 $      +1.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     1.42 $      -42.18 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.09 $     1.87 $      -39.44 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 $     2.93 $      +24.23 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.58 $     13.51 $      +40.98 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.02 $     11.37 $      +41.72 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 $     2.57 $      -33.13 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.48 $      -35.23 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     2.46 $      -36.91 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     1.61 $      -34.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $     1.16 $      -27.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.83 $      -53.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     5.61 $      -53.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.35 $     1.84 $      -21.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.38 $     1.84 $      -45.74 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     7.85 $      +30.84 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.79 $      -10.28 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     53.16 $      -16.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.36 $      +12.15 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.68 $      +8.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     31.40 $      +4.67 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.82 $     1.56 $      +88.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     20,354.38 $      -3.07 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.52 $     153.59 $      -2.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.26 $      +66.56 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.90 $     31.22 $      -33.44 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.14 $     48.72 $      +27.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.45 $     17.68 $      -4.18 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     10.09 $      +0.93 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.85 $     93.32 $      +128.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.67 $     44.41 $      +24.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.41 $     97.16 $      +25.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.88 $     108.89 $      +28.29 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 951.61 $     691.09 $      -27.38 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 749.97 $     544.30 $      -27.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.43 $     1,248.85 $      -24.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,255.57 $     989.20 $      -21.22 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,939.63 $     3,820.67 $      +96.98 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,298.77 $     2,748.63 $      +111.63 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,968.69 $     2,135.42 $      -28.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     3.28      -22.22 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015February, 2015
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