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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 26.75% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 17.29% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in France are 3.56% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in France are 45.69% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in France are 15.67% 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 $     15.81 $      +58.08 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     65.87 $      +46.37 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     9.88 $      +52.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.59 $      +88.19 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.27 $      +5.39 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     3.51 $      -4.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     3.23 $      +100.63 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.13 $      +65.01 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.24 $      +23.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.70 $      -29.88 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     2.28 $      -23.85 %
Eggs (12) 2.30 $     3.59 $      +56.40 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.52 $     17.73 $      +86.28 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     13.47 $      +73.54 %
Apples (1kg) 3.81 $     3.13 $      -17.96 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     3.08 $      -17.30 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.83 $     3.09 $      -19.21 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.92 $      -20.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.43 $      -9.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.04 $      -40.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.83 $      -43.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     2.12 $      -8.04 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     2.21 $      -32.43 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.83 $      +47.10 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.11 $      +5.39 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     65.14 $      -6.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.95 $      +31.73 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.98 $      +27.20 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.40 $     35.44 $      +20.53 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.02 $      +110.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,820.00 $     23,712.29 $      +13.89 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.20 $     187.56 $      +17.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.31 $      +101.97 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.96 $     37.99 $      -19.10 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.43 $     65.25 $      +65.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.59 $     20.60 $      +10.83 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.51 $      +25.15 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.29 $     112.98 $      +173.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.23 $     50.56 $      +39.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.19 $     110.85 $      +43.60 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.41 $     132.42 $      +56.87 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,020.83 $     898.86 $      -11.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 767.00 $     721.52 $      -5.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,729.11 $     1,694.38 $      -2.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,303.86 $     1,334.30 $      +2.34 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,912.07 $     6,527.05 $      +241.36 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,257.39 $     4,365.32 $      +247.17 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,296.68 $     2,671.05 $      -18.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.50      -16.69 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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