Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Lyon 

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Consumer Prices in Lyon are 12.06% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lyon are 22.19% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Lyon are 42.52% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Lyon are 16.66% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Lyon are 14.36% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Lyon is 6.05% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Lyon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.25 €      -18.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 50.00 €      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 9.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 € 6.00 €      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 € 5.00 €      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 € 3.09 €      -16.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.12 € 2.13 €      -31.73 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 € 1.37 €      -38.77 %
Markets
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.23 € 3.76 €      -11.05 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.68 € 1.08 €      -35.74 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.05 € 0.80 €      -24.09 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.84 € 3.08 €      -20.01 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.56 € 8.16 €      +8.03 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.78 € 4.08 €      -29.31 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.46 € 7.71 €      -18.50 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.36 € 1.09 €      -19.54 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.91 €      -5.25 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.31 € 1.10 €      -16.52 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.46 € 1.19 €      -18.48 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.02 € 0.87 €      -15.14 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 € 0.98 €      -17.63 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 € 1.03 €      -33.43 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.93 € 0.77 €      -17.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 € 6.50 €      -13.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.09 € 1.85 €      -11.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.54 € 3.12 €      +23.26 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.00 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 € 1.90 €      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 € 64.00 €      -14.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 5.00 €      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 € 2.85 €      +18.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 41.04 € 29.40 €      -28.36 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.69 € 5.56 €      -2.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 € 25,500.00 €      +21.43 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,078.57 € 20,663.33 €      -20.77 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.27 € 149.39 €      -10.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 € 0.10 €      -62.26 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.43 € 31.14 €      +13.53 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.46 € 41.58 €      +11.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.17 € 18.33 €      -9.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.45 € 12.00 €      +4.80 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 821.32 € 450.87 €      -45.10 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,575.00 € 9,333.33 €      -35.96 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.66 € 72.42 €      -19.24 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.84 € 36.67 €      -3.11 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.48 € 88.46 €      -1.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.04 € 120.00 €      -14.31 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,219.12 € 698.40 €      -42.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 864.06 € 500.00 €      -42.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,756.78 € 1,473.53 €      -46.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,699.03 € 1,086.67 €      -36.04 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,185.91 € 461.86 €      -61.05 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 890.22 € 282.77 €      -68.24 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,606.62 € 2,151.04 €      -17.48 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.28 1.63      +26.77 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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