Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and London 

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Cost of Living in London is 7.2% higher than in Paris (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in London is 27.7% higher than in Paris
Rent Prices in London are 68.2% higher than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in London are 16.8% higher than in Paris
Groceries Prices in London are 17.2% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in London is 18.8% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 €
(15.22 £)
23.66 €
(20.00 £)
     +31.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 €
(63.40 £)
94.63 €
(80.00 £)
     +26.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 €
(10.14 £)
9.46 €
(8.00 £)
     -21.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 €
(5.92 £)
7.69 €
(6.50 £)
     +9.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(5.92 £)
6.51 €
(5.50 £)
     -7.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.23 €
(3.58 £)
4.31 €
(3.64 £)
     +1.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.54 €
(2.99 £)
2.35 €
(1.99 £)
     -33.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.77 €
(2.34 £)
1.80 €
(1.52 £)
     -34.9 %
Markets
Paris Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.32 €
(4.50 £)
5.91 €
(5.00 £)
     +11.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.71 €
(1.45 £)
1.72 €
(1.45 £)
     +0.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.10 €
(0.93 £)
1.11 €
(0.94 £)
     +1.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.60 €
(3.89 £)
3.73 €
(3.16 £)
     -18.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.46 €
(8.00 £)
4.02 €
(3.40 £)
     -57.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.56 €
(5.55 £)
4.07 €
(3.44 £)
     -38.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.12 €
(8.55 £)
6.71 €
(5.67 £)
     -33.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.48 €
(1.25 £)
1.40 €
(1.19 £)
     -5.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.00 €
(0.84 £)
0.74 €
(0.62 £)
     -25.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.60 €
(1.36 £)
1.42 €
(1.20 £)
     -11.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.80 €
(1.52 £)
1.82 €
(1.54 £)
     +1.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.01 €
(0.85 £)
0.70 €
(0.59 £)
     -30.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 €
(0.91 £)
0.66 €
(0.55 £)
     -38.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 €
(1.34 £)
1.20 €
(1.01 £)
     -24.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 €
(0.81 £)
1.55 €
(1.31 £)
     +62.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 €
(6.76 £)
11.24 €
(9.50 £)
     +40.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.29 €
(1.94 £)
2.44 €
(2.06 £)
     +6.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(2.96 £)
2.91 €
(2.46 £)
     -16.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 €
(10.14 £)
17.74 €
(15.00 £)
     +47.9 %
Transportation
Paris Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.15 €
(1.82 £)
3.31 €
(2.80 £)
     +54.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 €
(71.86 £)
236.58 €
(200.00 £)
     +178.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.25 €
(5.28 £)
5.32 €
(4.50 £)
     -14.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.11 €
(2.63 £)
3.71 €
(3.13 £)
     +19.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 46.00 €
(38.89 £)
35.49 €
(30.00 £)
     -22.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.23 €
(6.11 £)
6.80 €
(5.75 £)
     -5.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,500.00 €
(25,784.53 £)
33,162.03 €
(28,035.00 £)
     +8.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,623.75 €
(25,889.15 £)
31,774.68 €
(26,862.14 £)
     +3.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 235.05 €
(198.71 £)
347.64 €
(293.89 £)
     +47.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.60 €
(13.19 £)
18.41 €
(15.56 £)
     +18.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.28 €
(24.75 £)
36.07 €
(30.49 £)
     +23.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.03 €
(32.15 £)
53.85 €
(45.52 £)
     +41.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.49 €
(14.79 £)
17.16 €
(14.51 £)
     -1.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 €
(10.99 £)
17.74 €
(15.00 £)
     +36.5 %
Childcare
Paris Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 743.89 €
(628.88 £)
2,192.01 €
(1,853.11 £)
     +194.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,375.00 €
(13,843.33 £)
23,826.96 €
(20,143.18 £)
     +45.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 97.16 €
(82.14 £)
98.15 €
(82.97 £)
     +1.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.42 €
(35.01 £)
47.68 €
(40.31 £)
     +15.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 102.96 €
(87.04 £)
106.40 €
(89.95 £)
     +3.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 141.32 €
(119.47 £)
120.34 €
(101.73 £)
     -14.8 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,362.57 €
(1,151.91 £)
2,539.91 €
(2,147.22 £)
     +86.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 996.15 €
(842.14 £)
1,892.70 €
(1,600.08 £)
     +90.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,117.50 €
(2,635.52 £)
5,206.15 €
(4,401.25 £)
     +67.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,269.00 €
(1,918.20 £)
3,385.63 €
(2,862.20 £)
     +49.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,104.13 €
(933.42 £)
1,487.95 €
(1,257.91 £)
     +34.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 816.43 €
(690.20 £)
874.41 €
(739.22 £)
     +7.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,916.77 €
(2,465.82 £)
4,423.82 €
(3,739.87 £)
     +51.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.80 5.48      +44.3 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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