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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brussels and Paris 

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Consumer Prices in Paris are 15.39% higher than in Brussels
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Paris are 26.99% higher than in Brussels
Rent Prices in Paris are 57.38% higher than in Brussels
Restaurant Prices in Paris are 0.01% higher than in Brussels
Groceries Prices in Paris are 24.11% higher than in Brussels
Local Purchasing Power in Paris is 23.19% lower than in Brussels
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 15.00 €      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 50.00 €      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.50 €      +6.25 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 6.50 €      +62.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 6.00 €      +50.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.04 € 3.37 €      +10.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 € 3.10 €      +27.05 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 € 2.27 €      +5.91 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.05 € 4.55 €      +12.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.56 € 1.29 €      -17.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.06 € 0.77 €      -26.77 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.82 € 3.24 €      +14.59 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.18 € 8.38 €      +35.51 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.34 € 5.60 €      +29.11 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.07 € 8.02 €      +32.07 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 € 1.38 €      +44.35 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 € 0.96 €      +27.48 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.03 € 1.20 €      +16.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.99 € 1.26 €      +28.28 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.65 € 0.78 €      +20.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 € 1.01 €      +66.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.28 € 1.26 €      -1.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.94 € 0.84 €      -10.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 € 8.00 €      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.18 € 1.78 €      +51.21 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 € 2.29 €      +23.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.65 € 8.65 €      +30.08 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.10 € 1.90 €      -9.52 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 € 75.00 €      +53.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.70 € 5.00 €      +85.19 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 2.17 €      -32.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 38.51 €      +28.37 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.49 € 5.93 €      +7.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,200.00 € 21,500.00 €      +6.44 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,788.33 € 23,583.33 €      +8.24 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 125.94 € 171.66 €      +36.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 € 0.21 €      -2.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.06 € 28.62 €      -36.48 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.28 € 39.75 €      +51.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.65 € 18.80 €      +12.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 € 11.00 €      0.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 668.00 € 875.25 €      +31.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,586.67 € 12,239.69 €      -30.40 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.65 € 86.97 €      +23.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.29 € 34.59 €      +3.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.79 € 92.58 €      +16.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.87 € 134.35 €      +15.95 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 828.20 € 1,225.68 €      +47.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 688.22 € 848.70 €      +23.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,439.86 € 2,599.00 €      +80.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,143.21 € 1,778.43 €      +55.57 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 298.06 € 1,025.39 €      +244.02 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 238.01 € 772.34 €      +224.51 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,245.27 € 2,189.86 €      -2.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.70 1.67      -2.16 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:306451
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR