Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Lyon 

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Consumer Prices in Lyon are 11.28% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lyon are 22.56% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Lyon are 44.00% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Lyon are 15.47% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Lyon are 13.39% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Lyon is 0.25% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Lyon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.50 €      -16.67 %
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) 6.00 € 6.00 €      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 € 5.00 €      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.73 € 3.07 €      -17.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.08 € 2.10 €      -31.80 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.19 € 1.37 €      -37.27 %
Markets
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.10 € 3.73 €      -9.05 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.71 € 1.08 €      -36.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.80 €      -10.64 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.88 € 3.08 €      -20.76 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.73 € 7.54 €      -2.38 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.71 € 4.08 €      -28.56 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.12 € 7.71 €      -15.44 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.27 € 1.18 €      -7.49 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.91 € 0.83 €      -9.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.28 € 1.10 €      -14.28 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.45 € 1.19 €      -17.78 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 € 0.87 €      -5.71 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 € 0.98 €      -15.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.48 € 1.03 €      -29.97 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 € 0.77 €      -12.33 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 € 6.50 €      -13.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.88 € 1.85 €      -1.70 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 € 3.12 €      +26.06 %
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) 41.05 € 29.40 €      -28.38 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.72 € 5.61 €      -1.96 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,325.00 € 25,000.00 €      +17.23 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,469.23 € 20,663.33 €      -18.87 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.42 € 152.13 €      -12.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 € 0.10 €      -54.29 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.42 € 32.05 €      +16.90 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.34 € 41.24 €      +10.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.56 € 18.33 €      -6.26 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 € 12.00 €      +9.09 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 810.00 € 450.87 €      -44.34 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,400.00 € 9,333.33 €      -39.39 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.84 € 69.45 €      -25.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.37 € 36.25 €      -2.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.29 € 89.58 €      -0.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 150.00 € 115.71 €      -22.86 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,233.61 € 698.40 €      -43.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 870.35 € 490.53 €      -43.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,859.62 € 1,520.59 €      -46.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,852.48 € 1,107.69 €      -40.20 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,286.41 € 473.80 €      -63.17 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 963.43 € 282.77 €      -70.65 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,920.00 € 2,266.78 €      -22.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.16 1.63      +39.81 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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