Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 5.6% higher than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 26.4% higher than in Paris
Rent Prices in London are 68.1% higher than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in London are 12.9% higher than in Paris
Groceries Prices in London are 18.6% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in London is 6.0% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 €
(15.38 £)
21.06 €
(18.00 £)
     +17.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 €
(59.82 £)
93.61 €
(80.00 £)
     +33.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 €
(10.25 £)
9.36 €
(8.00 £)
     -22.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 €
(6.41 £)
7.55 €
(6.45 £)
     +0.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(5.98 £)
5.85 €
(5.00 £)
     -16.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.14 €
(3.54 £)
4.20 €
(3.59 £)
     +1.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.26 €
(2.79 £)
2.30 €
(1.97 £)
     -29.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.63 €
(2.24 £)
1.82 €
(1.56 £)
     -30.7 %
Markets
Paris Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.42 €
(4.63 £)
5.85 €
(5.00 £)
     +8.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.71 €
(1.46 £)
1.59 €
(1.36 £)
     -7.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 €
(0.85 £)
1.07 €
(0.91 £)
     +7.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.43 €
(3.79 £)
3.89 €
(3.33 £)
     -12.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.93 €
(7.63 £)
4.05 €
(3.46 £)
     -54.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.27 €
(5.35 £)
4.04 €
(3.46 £)
     -35.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.45 €
(8.93 £)
6.37 €
(5.44 £)
     -39.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.53 €
(1.31 £)
1.30 €
(1.11 £)
     -15.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.01 €
(0.86 £)
0.65 €
(0.55 £)
     -36.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.55 €
(1.32 £)
1.38 €
(1.18 £)
     -11.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.82 €
(1.56 £)
1.77 €
(1.51 £)
     -3.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.99 €
(0.84 £)
0.64 €
(0.55 £)
     -35.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 €
(0.91 £)
0.62 €
(0.53 £)
     -42.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 €
(1.36 £)
1.10 €
(0.94 £)
     -30.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 €
(0.71 £)
1.49 €
(1.27 £)
     +79.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 €
(6.84 £)
10.53 €
(9.00 £)
     +31.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.26 €
(1.93 £)
2.34 €
(2.00 £)
     +3.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.45 €
(2.95 £)
2.84 €
(2.43 £)
     -17.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.75 €
(10.04 £)
17.55 €
(15.00 £)
     +49.4 %
Transportation
Paris Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.10 €
(1.79 £)
3.28 €
(2.80 £)
     +56.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.91 €
(72.56 £)
228.18 €
(195.00 £)
     +168.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.25 €
(5.34 £)
4.68 €
(4.00 £)
     -25.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €
(2.56 £)
3.57 €
(3.05 £)
     +19.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.50 €
(38.88 £)
35.11 €
(30.00 £)
     -22.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.17 €
(6.12 £)
6.68 €
(5.71 £)
     -6.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 €
(25,637.10 £)
31,079.96 €
(26,560.00 £)
     +3.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,748.75 €
(25,422.39 £)
31,220.75 €
(26,680.31 £)
     +4.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 208.11 €
(177.84 £)
333.48 €
(284.98 £)
     +60.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.61 €
(15.90 £)
17.41 €
(14.88 £)
     -6.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.52 €
(26.08 £)
37.66 €
(32.18 £)
     +23.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.80 €
(32.30 £)
57.34 €
(49.00 £)
     +51.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.07 €
(12.88 £)
15.24 €
(13.03 £)
     +1.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 €
(11.11 £)
17.55 €
(15.00 £)
     +35.0 %
Childcare
Paris Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 779.50 €
(666.14 £)
2,135.21 €
(1,824.68 £)
     +173.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,375.00 €
(13,139.01 £)
23,467.66 €
(20,054.76 £)
     +52.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.27 €
(78.85 £)
97.93 €
(83.69 £)
     +6.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.94 €
(34.99 £)
46.04 €
(39.34 £)
     +12.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.77 €
(83.55 £)
102.87 €
(87.91 £)
     +5.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.73 €
(115.14 £)
114.82 €
(98.12 £)
     -14.8 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,406.70 €
(1,202.12 £)
2,579.27 €
(2,204.17 £)
     +83.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 955.83 €
(816.83 £)
1,890.79 €
(1,615.82 £)
     +97.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,967.59 €
(2,536.02 £)
4,874.25 €
(4,165.38 £)
     +64.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,130.21 €
(1,820.41 £)
3,199.99 €
(2,734.62 £)
     +50.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,115.86 €
(953.58 £)
1,475.85 €
(1,261.22 £)
     +32.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 788.12 €
(673.50 £)
832.18 €
(711.15 £)
     +5.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,878.54 €
(2,459.92 £)
3,855.44 €
(3,294.74 £)
     +33.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.79 5.60      +47.6 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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