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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 21.78% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 13.12% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 5.91% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 40.68% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 10.43% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in France is 31.88% lower than in United States

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  United States  France      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     15.19 $      +51.92 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     63.30 $      +40.66 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     10.13 $      +55.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.33 $      +80.85 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.06 $      +1.28 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.36 $      -8.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     3.09 $      +90.74 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.05 $      +58.25 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.20 $      +18.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.59 $      -34.38 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     2.14 $      -29.65 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     3.47 $      +49.97 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.52 $     16.33 $      +71.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     13.16 $      +68.58 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     2.99 $      -21.77 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     2.94 $      -21.67 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     2.92 $      -24.03 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.91 $      -20.36 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.36 $      -13.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.01 $      -43.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.33 $      -47.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     2.05 $      -11.03 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     2.17 $      -34.45 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.61 $      +43.48 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.03 $      +1.28 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     63.30 $      -8.26 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.80 $      +26.60 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.90 $      +22.24 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     33.04 $      +10.14 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.94 $      +102.79 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     22,787.69 $      +8.51 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.39 $     181.63 $      +13.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.30 $      +86.39 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.08 $     35.95 $      -23.65 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     62.97 $      +59.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.83 $     20.84 $      +16.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.34 $      +23.43 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.16 $     107.61 $      +161.44 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.94 $     47.99 $      +33.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.23 $     105.63 $      +36.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.68 $     126.18 $      +49.02 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.07 $     879.72 $      -14.43 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.06 $     700.39 $      -9.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,737.26 $     1,662.22 $      -4.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,306.84 $     1,316.52 $      +0.74 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,895.59 $     6,281.71 $      +231.39 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,255.03 $     4,092.99 $      +226.13 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,301.41 $     2,543.96 $      -22.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.44      -18.15 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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