Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Lyon 

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Consumer Prices in Lyon are 12.24% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lyon are 22.81% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Lyon are 43.33% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Lyon are 16.07% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Lyon are 15.10% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Lyon is 3.08% 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) 7.00 € 6.00 €      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 € 5.00 €      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.73 € 3.09 €      -17.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.06 € 2.10 €      -31.22 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 € 1.37 €      -39.04 %
Markets
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.15 € 3.73 €      -10.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.67 € 1.08 €      -35.11 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.03 € 0.80 €      -22.73 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.72 € 3.08 €      -17.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.69 € 7.54 €      -1.96 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.72 € 4.08 €      -28.65 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.30 € 7.71 €      -17.12 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.36 € 1.18 €      -13.63 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.83 €      -15.43 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.33 € 1.10 €      -17.31 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.47 € 1.19 €      -19.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.87 €      -13.26 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 € 0.98 €      -19.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.53 € 1.03 €      -32.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.93 € 0.77 €      -17.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.75 € 6.50 €      -16.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.99 € 1.85 €      -7.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.57 € 3.12 €      +21.65 %
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) 5.70 € 5.56 €      -2.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,650.00 € 25,000.00 €      +21.07 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,315.38 € 20,663.33 €      -18.38 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 173.19 € 149.39 €      -13.74 %
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) 26.98 € 31.14 €      +15.43 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.06 € 40.06 €      +8.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.34 € 18.33 €      -5.21 %
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 776.76 € 450.87 €      -41.96 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,400.00 € 9,333.33 €      -35.19 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 93.46 € 71.17 €      -23.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.20 € 36.25 €      -5.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 91.62 € 88.46 €      -3.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 147.03 € 115.71 €      -21.30 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,216.20 € 698.40 €      -42.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 858.93 € 495.79 €      -42.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,857.81 € 1,520.59 €      -46.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,798.92 € 1,100.00 €      -38.85 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,259.03 € 461.86 €      -63.32 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 951.78 € 282.77 €      -70.29 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,735.61 € 2,176.68 €      -20.43 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.14 1.63      +43.35 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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