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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 26.33% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 16.87% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 3.97% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 45.21% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 15.26% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in France is 30.92% lower than in United States

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  United States  France      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     15.76 $      +57.56 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     65.65 $      +45.89 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     9.85 $      +51.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.57 $      +87.58 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.25 $      +5.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     3.50 $      -4.69 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     3.22 $      +99.93 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.12 $      +64.50 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.24 $      +23.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.70 $      -30.12 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     2.28 $      -24.16 %
Eggs (12) 2.30 $     3.58 $      +55.86 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.53 $     17.67 $      +85.45 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     13.42 $      +73.00 %
Apples (1kg) 3.81 $     3.12 $      -18.24 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     3.07 $      -17.60 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.83 $     3.08 $      -19.48 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.91 $      -20.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.43 $      -9.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.04 $      -41.17 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.81 $      -43.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     2.11 $      -8.34 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     2.20 $      -32.66 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.80 $      +46.62 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.10 $      +5.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     64.93 $      -7.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.94 $      +31.30 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.97 $      +26.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.80 $     35.32 $      +18.52 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.02 $      +109.80 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,815.00 $     23,634.45 $      +13.55 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.21 $     186.95 $      +16.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.31 $      +102.12 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.95 $     37.87 $      -19.34 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.40 $     65.04 $      +65.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.59 $     20.54 $      +10.46 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.47 $      +24.74 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.31 $     112.61 $      +172.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.22 $     50.40 $      +39.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.20 $     110.49 $      +43.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.43 $     131.99 $      +56.33 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,021.58 $     895.91 $      -12.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 767.84 $     719.15 $      -6.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,730.96 $     1,688.82 $      -2.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,304.78 $     1,329.92 $      +1.93 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,913.18 $     6,505.63 $      +240.04 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,258.06 $     4,350.99 $      +245.85 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,297.54 $     2,662.28 $      -19.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.50      -16.71 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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