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Cost of Living in France

Cost of living in France is 4.59% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in France is 30.42% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 10.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 35.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 7.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 4.00-6.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.50 € 3.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.61 € 2.00-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.42 € 1.50-3.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.55 € 1.00-2.50
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.58 € 3.03-4.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.12 € 0.91-1.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.78 € 0.50-1.13
Eggs (12) 2.72 € 2.00-3.96
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.03 € 4.08-9.07
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.73 € 3.63-6.35
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.50 € 4.54-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 1.05 € 0.68-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 € 0.68-0.95
Oranges (1 lb) 0.99 € 0.68-1.36
Tomato (1 lb) 1.06 € 0.77-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.65 € 0.45-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.45-1.13
Lettuce (1 head) 1.03 € 0.90-1.30
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.68 € 0.33-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 4.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.51 € 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.47 € 1.00-2.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 € 7.00-7.50
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 € 1.40-1.80
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 61.45 € 37.00-70.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 2.60-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.57 € 1.69-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 25.00-40.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.89 € 4.16-5.45
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 € 16,000.00-22,880.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.66 € 95.62-212.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 € 0.12-0.35
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.29 € 20.00-32.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.65 € 30.00-59.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.95 € 10.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 € 8.00-11.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.73 € 60.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.06 € 30.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.08 € 70.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.16 € 80.00-150.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 712.99 € 450.00-1,100.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 539.61 € 380.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,258.03 € 800.00-2,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 984.90 € 650.00-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 515.31 € 241.55-929.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 335.08 € 185.80-557.41
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 1,930.97 € 1,450.00-2,500.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.81 2.00-3.50

Prices in France

These data are based on 12605 entries in the past 18 months from 1268 different contributors.
Last update: May, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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