Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Marseille 

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Consumer Prices in Marseille are 4.8% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Marseille are 19.1% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Marseille are 47.5% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Marseille are 22.3% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Marseille are 0.3% higher than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Marseille is 10.9% lower than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Marseille Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 € 14.00 €      -22.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 € 60.00 €      -20.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 € 10.00 €      -16.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 € 6.00 €      -14.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 4.75 €      -32.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.31 € 3.11 €      -27.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.38 € 2.24 €      -33.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 € 1.56 €      -43.4 %
Markets
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.47 € 4.46 €      -18.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.56 € 1.93 €      +23.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.04 € 1.40 €      +34.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.62 € 3.18 €      -31.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.59 € 10.98 €      +14.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.42 € 5.44 €      -15.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.92 € 11.34 €      +14.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.44 € 1.24 €      -14.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.79 €      -23.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.56 € 1.47 €      -5.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 € 1.75 €      -3.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.00 € 1.07 €      +7.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.08 € 0.77 €      -28.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 € 2.25 €      +42.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 € 0.85 €      -4.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 € 7.00 €      -12.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.36 € 3.10 €      +31.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.52 € 3.12 €      -11.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.25 € 12.00 €      -2.0 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.15 € 2.00 €      -7.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 € 50.00 €      -41.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.25 € 5.00 €      -20.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.11 € 4.83 €      +55.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 46.00 € 38.00 €      -17.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.15 € 6.85 €      -4.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 € 32,395.00 €      +8.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,332.22 € 28,946.67 €      -4.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 219.54 € 168.77 €      -23.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.79 € 28.18 €      +78.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.46 € 31.88 €      +8.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.14 € 36.40 €      -4.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.86 € 22.00 €      +30.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 € 15.00 €      +15.4 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 769.50 € 773.33 €      +0.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,222.22 € 8,833.33 €      -42.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 93.20 € 112.83 €      +21.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.60 € 41.25 €      +1.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 100.08 € 112.83 €      +12.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 142.86 € 139.14 €      -2.6 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,410.62 € 771.25 €      -45.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 963.66 € 567.50 €      -41.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,049.14 € 1,407.50 €      -53.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,186.11 € 1,247.50 €      -42.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,103.04 € 496.79 €      -55.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 797.41 € 294.31 €      -63.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,847.00 € 2,051.85 €      -27.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.78 3.93      +4.1 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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