Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Marseille 

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Consumer Prices in Marseille are 20.67% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Marseille are 31.23% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Marseille are 52.32% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Marseille are 15.54% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Marseille are 25.30% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Marseille is 14.14% lower than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Marseille Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 13.00 €      -13.33 %
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) 3.63 € 2.72 €      -25.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.08 € 2.19 €      -28.92 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.21 € 1.13 €      -48.69 %
Markets
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.04 € 3.73 €      -7.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.64 € 1.56 €      -5.10 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.03 € 0.79 €      -23.05 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.85 € 3.10 €      -19.38 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.91 € 4.08 €      -48.39 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.68 € 3.55 €      -37.46 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.41 € 7.48 €      -20.48 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.38 € 1.11 €      -19.35 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.80 €      -16.89 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.32 € 1.01 €      -23.81 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.45 € 0.87 €      -40.22 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.99 € 0.83 €      -15.95 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 € 0.78 €      -33.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 € 1.25 €      -13.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.03 € 0.45 €      -56.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 € 5.50 €      -31.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.08 € 1.57 €      -24.78 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 € 1.90 €      -22.91 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.00 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 € 1.80 €      -5.26 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 € 47.00 €      -37.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 7.00 €      +40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 € 2.43 €      +0.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.52 € 28.00 €      -30.90 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.90 € 5.48 €      -7.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 € 20,000.00 €      -13.04 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,469.23 € 18,333.33 €      -30.74 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 163.25 € 120.09 €      -26.44 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 € 0.11 €      -61.90 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 26.90 € 25.22 €      -6.23 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.10 € 27.98 €      -28.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.27 € 18.33 €      -4.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 € 12.00 €      +9.09 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 845.25 € 750.00 €      -11.27 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,262.50 € 16,333.33 €      +14.52 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 87.42 € 68.00 €      -22.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.18 € 28.24 €      -24.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 91.39 € 87.50 €      -4.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.44 € 173.33 €      +28.93 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,221.60 € 575.45 €      -52.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 875.79 € 496.98 €      -43.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,743.27 € 1,100.00 €      -59.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,768.29 € 975.00 €      -44.86 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,138.27 € 294.19 €      -74.15 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 854.21 € 235.35 €      -72.45 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,556.51 € 1,509.38 €      -40.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.29 2.65      +105.05 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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