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Cost of Living in France

Cost of living in France is 5.15% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in France is 29.96% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.42 $ 11.18-16.77
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.92 $ 39.14-67.10
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.95 $ 7.83-10.06
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.59 $ 4.47-7.27
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.03 $ 3.35-6.71
Cappuccino (regular) 2.91 $ 2.24-3.91
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.71 $ 1.68-3.91
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.73 $ 1.12-2.80
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.00 $ 3.39-5.08
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.25 $ 1.01-1.93
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.87 $ 0.56-1.27
Eggs (12) 3.04 $ 2.24-4.43
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.75 $ 4.57-10.15
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.29 $ 4.06-7.10
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.40 $ 5.07-12.68
Apples (1 lb) 1.18 $ 0.76-1.52
Banana (1 lb) 0.94 $ 0.76-1.07
Oranges (1 lb) 1.11 $ 0.76-1.52
Tomato (1 lb) 1.18 $ 0.86-1.52
Potato (1 lb) 0.73 $ 0.51-1.01
Onion (1 lb) 0.81 $ 0.51-1.26
Lettuce (1 head) 1.15 $ 1.01-1.45
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.76 $ 0.37-1.12
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.70 $ 4.55-8.95
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.68 $ 1.12-2.24
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.63 $ 1.12-2.24
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.83 $ 7.83-8.39
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.79 $ 1.57-2.01
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 68.72 $ 40.82-78.28
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.59 $ 2.91-6.71
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.88 $ 1.89-3.60
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.55 $ 27.96-44.73
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.47 $ 4.66-6.10
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,248.04 $ 17,893.09-25,721.32
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.69 $ 106.24-237.64
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 $ 0.11-0.39
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.49 $ 22.37-35.79
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.70 $ 33.55-65.98
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.10 $ 11.18-27.96
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.18 $ 8.95-12.30
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 93.81 $ 67.10-111.83
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.58 $ 33.55-55.92
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 95.26 $ 78.28-111.83
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.64 $ 89.47-167.75
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 797.40 $ 503.24-1,230.15
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 603.10 $ 424.96-894.65
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,407.24 $ 894.65-2,460.30
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,102.71 $ 726.91-1,677.48
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 577.41 $ 270.13-1,038.94
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 375.84 $ 207.79-623.37
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 2,154.93 $ 1,621.56-2,795.80
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.81 2.24-3.91

Prices in France

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Last update: May, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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