Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Lyon 

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Consumer Prices in Lyon are 1.57% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lyon are 16.08% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Lyon are 43.27% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Lyon are 2.89% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Lyon are 2.52% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Lyon is 17.51% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Lyon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 15.00 €      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 60.00 €      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 € 6.50 €      -7.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 € 5.50 €      -8.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 € 2.80 €      -24.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.74 € 2.64 €      -3.67 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.31 € 1.45 €      -37.33 %
Markets
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.47 € 3.46 €      -22.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.82 € 1.36 €      -25.15 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.77 €      -22.13 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.48 € 3.37 €      -3.05 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.54 € 8.09 €      +7.33 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.60 € 6.54 €      +16.70 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.96 € 8.26 €      -17.09 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.37 € 1.28 €      -6.37 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 € 1.01 €      +10.34 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.23 € 1.44 €      +17.14 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 € 1.74 €      +3.85 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.99 € 0.87 €      -12.34 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.97 € 0.72 €      -26.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 € 0.99 €      -31.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 € 0.94 €      +16.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 € 6.00 €      -25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 € 2.36 €      +18.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.87 € 2.17 €      -24.53 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 € 10.50 €      0.00 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 € 1.90 €      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 € 66.20 €      -11.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 5.00 €      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.94 € 2.49 €      -15.07 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.50 € 29.40 €      -35.38 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.66 € 7.54 €      -1.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 € 30,342.50 €      +37.92 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,218.75 € 20,263.33 €      -25.55 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 189.27 € 175.07 €      -7.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 € 0.12 €      -25.60 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.76 € 36.91 €      +24.01 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.77 € 34.42 €      -3.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.43 € 17.50 €      +30.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 € 12.45 €      -0.40 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 733.33 € 400.00 €      -45.45 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,428.57 € 10,750.00 €      -34.57 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 98.56 € 80.50 €      -18.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.35 € 33.12 €      -17.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.84 € 88.33 €      -0.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 129.16 € 116.25 €      -10.00 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,295.56 € 794.38 €      -38.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 953.33 € 577.56 €      -39.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,872.72 € 1,557.14 €      -45.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,960.56 € 1,055.00 €      -46.19 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,149.97 € 502.70 €      -56.29 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 814.60 € 365.80 €      -55.09 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,611.96 € 2,575.82 €      -1.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.69 1.57      -6.68 %
Last update: December 2022November 2022
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