Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 1.8% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 16.7% higher than in Paris
Rent Prices in London are 52.3% higher than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in London are 11.1% higher than in Paris
Groceries Prices in London are 26.1% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in London is 10.5% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(13.32 £)
16.89 €
(15.00 £)
     +12.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(53.29 £)
78.82 €
(70.00 £)
     +31.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(8.88 £)
7.88 €
(7.00 £)
     -21.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 €
(5.77 £)
6.76 €
(6.00 £)
     +3.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(5.33 £)
5.63 €
(5.00 £)
     -6.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 €
(3.24 £)
3.88 €
(3.44 £)
     +6.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 €
(2.58 £)
2.00 €
(1.78 £)
     -31.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 €
(2.16 £)
1.54 €
(1.37 £)
     -36.6 %
Markets
Paris Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.36 €
(3.88 £)
4.92 €
(4.37 £)
     +12.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.80 €
(1.60 £)
1.15 €
(1.02 £)
     -36.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 €
(0.88 £)
0.94 €
(0.83 £)
     -5.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.53 €
(3.14 £)
2.88 €
(2.56 £)
     -18.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.44 €
(6.60 £)
3.23 €
(2.87 £)
     -56.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.78 €
(5.13 £)
3.48 €
(3.09 £)
     -39.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.05 €
(8.92 £)
5.41 €
(4.80 £)
     -46.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.38 €
(1.23 £)
1.06 €
(0.94 £)
     -23.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 €
(0.82 £)
0.64 €
(0.57 £)
     -30.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.28 €
(1.14 £)
1.02 €
(0.90 £)
     -20.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 €
(1.48 £)
1.26 €
(1.12 £)
     -24.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.98 €
(0.87 £)
0.55 €
(0.49 £)
     -43.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.98 €
(0.87 £)
0.58 €
(0.52 £)
     -40.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.49 €
(1.32 £)
0.97 €
(0.87 £)
     -34.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.81 €
(0.72 £)
1.30 €
(1.15 £)
     +60.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 €
(7.99 £)
10.13 €
(9.00 £)
     +12.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.99 €
(1.77 £)
2.27 €
(2.02 £)
     +14.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.98 €
(2.64 £)
2.79 €
(2.48 £)
     -6.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 €
(9.32 £)
14.64 €
(13.00 £)
     +39.4 %
Transportation
Paris Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 €
(1.78 £)
2.93 €
(2.60 £)
     +46.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.00 €
(74.60 £)
175.66 €
(156.00 £)
     +109.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(4.44 £)
4.50 €
(4.00 £)
     -9.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.66 €
(2.36 £)
3.08 €
(2.74 £)
     +16.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 €
(39.96 £)
32.43 €
(28.80 £)
     -27.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.54 €
(6.70 £)
7.60 €
(6.75 £)
     +0.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 €
(19,537.98 £)
28,150.30 €
(25,000.00 £)
     +28.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,362.50 €
(23,412.27 £)
27,570.69 €
(24,485.25 £)
     +4.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 203.14 €
(180.41 £)
302.24 €
(268.41 £)
     +48.8 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 €
(0.17 £)
0.13 €
(0.12 £)
     -30.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.86 €
(26.52 £)
32.61 €
(28.96 £)
     +9.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.51 €
(32.42 £)
48.40 €
(42.98 £)
     +32.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.12 €
(14.32 £)
13.24 €
(11.76 £)
     -17.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 €
(11.10 £)
13.51 €
(12.00 £)
     +8.1 %
Childcare
Paris Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 731.36 €
(649.52 £)
1,726.73 €
(1,533.49 £)
     +136.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,428.57 €
(14,590.05 £)
20,193.15 €
(17,933.33 £)
     +22.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.19 €
(88.09 £)
84.40 €
(74.96 £)
     -14.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.81 €
(34.47 £)
38.20 €
(33.92 £)
     -1.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.21 €
(81.89 £)
81.95 €
(72.78 £)
     -11.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.07 €
(116.41 £)
103.24 €
(91.69 £)
     -21.2 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,285.42 €
(1,141.57 £)
2,292.23 €
(2,035.71 £)
     +78.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 958.78 €
(851.48 £)
1,636.69 €
(1,453.53 £)
     +70.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,870.11 €
(2,548.91 £)
4,074.16 €
(3,618.22 £)
     +42.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,937.65 €
(1,720.80 £)
2,764.98 €
(2,455.55 £)
     +42.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,167.05 €
(1,036.44 £)
1,257.95 €
(1,117.17 £)
     +7.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 818.38 €
(726.79 £)
767.92 €
(681.98 £)
     -6.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,660.77 €
(2,363.00 £)
3,432.67 €
(3,048.52 £)
     +29.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.83 3.58      +95.6 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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