Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 3.06% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 13.26% higher than in Paris
Rent Prices in London are 44.83% higher than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in London are 4.86% higher than in Paris
Groceries Prices in London are 25.18% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in London is 13.05% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(12.92 £)
17.41 €
(15.00 £)
     +16.10 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(51.68 £)
69.66 €
(60.00 £)
     +16.10 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(7.75 £)
6.97 €
(6.00 £)
     -22.60 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 €
(6.03 £)
5.80 €
(5.00 £)
     -17.07 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(5.17 £)
5.33 €
(4.59 £)
     -11.13 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.78 €
(3.25 £)
3.36 €
(2.89 £)
     -11.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.07 €
(2.64 £)
1.72 €
(1.48 £)
     -43.84 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 €
(1.98 £)
1.29 €
(1.11 £)
     -43.74 %
Markets
Paris Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.07 €
(3.51 £)
4.15 €
(3.57 £)
     +1.83 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.65 €
(1.42 £)
1.05 €
(0.90 £)
     -36.61 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.02 €
(0.88 £)
0.80 €
(0.69 £)
     -21.74 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 €
(3.21 £)
2.55 €
(2.19 £)
     -31.81 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.55 €
(6.50 £)
3.36 €
(2.90 £)
     -55.43 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.61 €
(4.83 £)
3.27 €
(2.82 £)
     -41.70 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.22 €
(7.95 £)
5.25 €
(4.52 £)
     -43.05 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.31 €
(1.13 £)
1.16 €
(1.00 £)
     -11.46 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 €
(0.82 £)
0.60 €
(0.52 £)
     -36.73 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.31 €
(1.13 £)
1.06 €
(0.92 £)
     -18.92 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.44 €
(1.24 £)
1.36 €
(1.17 £)
     -5.95 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.94 €
(0.81 £)
0.65 €
(0.56 £)
     -30.83 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 €
(1.03 £)
0.60 €
(0.51 £)
     -49.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.51 €
(1.30 £)
0.91 €
(0.78 £)
     -40.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 €
(0.77 £)
0.99 €
(0.85 £)
     +9.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 €
(6.46 £)
9.29 €
(8.00 £)
     +23.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.95 €
(1.68 £)
2.10 €
(1.81 £)
     +8.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.51 €
(2.16 £)
2.33 €
(2.00 £)
     -7.13 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 €
(8.61 £)
14.40 €
(12.40 £)
     +43.96 %
Transportation
Paris Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 €
(1.64 £)
3.25 €
(2.80 £)
     +71.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 €
(64.60 £)
183.43 €
(158.00 £)
     +144.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(4.31 £)
3.48 €
(3.00 £)
     -30.34 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 €
(2.08 £)
3.18 €
(2.74 £)
     +31.58 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 41.05 €
(35.36 £)
33.44 €
(28.80 £)
     -18.55 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.67 €
(4.88 £)
5.25 €
(4.52 £)
     -7.51 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,650.00 €
(17,786.77 £)
26,722.75 €
(23,017.50 £)
     +29.41 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,925.00 €
(22,330.36 £)
26,512.74 €
(22,836.61 £)
     +2.27 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.19 €
(150.03 £)
208.28 €
(179.40 £)
     +19.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 €
(0.19 £)
0.15 €
(0.13 £)
     -31.45 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 26.80 €
(23.09 £)
36.91 €
(31.80 £)
     +37.72 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.52 €
(32.32 £)
52.71 €
(45.40 £)
     +40.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.34 €
(16.66 £)
12.51 €
(10.78 £)
     -35.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 €
(9.47 £)
15.09 €
(13.00 £)
     +37.21 %
Childcare
Paris Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 776.76 €
(669.06 £)
1,671.48 €
(1,439.72 £)
     +115.18 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,400.00 €
(12,403.37 £)
20,730.37 €
(17,856.00 £)
     +43.96 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.83 €
(79.96 £)
69.11 €
(59.53 £)
     -25.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.22 €
(32.06 £)
34.29 €
(29.53 £)
     -7.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 91.23 €
(78.58 £)
80.40 €
(69.25 £)
     -11.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 150.35 €
(129.51 £)
95.16 €
(81.96 £)
     -36.71 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,221.07 €
(1,051.76 £)
1,976.69 €
(1,702.61 £)
     +61.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 857.56 €
(738.65 £)
1,467.23 €
(1,263.79 £)
     +71.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,826.70 €
(2,434.76 £)
3,834.63 €
(3,302.94 £)
     +35.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,806.14 €
(1,555.71 £)
2,421.23 €
(2,085.51 £)
     +34.06 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,259.52 €
(1,084.88 £)
1,176.86 €
(1,013.68 £)
     -6.56 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 950.21 €
(818.46 £)
601.48 €
(518.08 £)
     -36.70 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,748.31 €
(2,367.24 £)
3,518.94 €
(3,031.02 £)
     +28.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.14 2.59      +128.26 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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