Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and London 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 8.11% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Rent Prices in London are 42.24% higher than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in London are 2.59% higher than in Paris
Groceries Prices in London are 29.72% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in London is 17.27% 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 £)
     +12.63 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(53.27 £)
67.58 €
(60.00 £)
     +12.63 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(7.99 £)
6.76 €
(6.00 £)
     -24.92 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 €
(6.22 £)
5.63 €
(5.00 £)
     -19.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(5.33 £)
5.63 €
(5.00 £)
     -6.15 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.63 €
(3.22 £)
3.39 €
(3.01 £)
     -6.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.11 €
(2.76 £)
1.72 €
(1.52 £)
     -44.73 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.26 €
(2.00 £)
1.30 €
(1.15 £)
     -42.50 %
Markets
Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.03 €
(3.58 £)
4.05 €
(3.60 £)
     +0.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.62 €
(1.44 £)
1.03 €
(0.92 £)
     -36.32 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.02 €
(0.91 £)
0.75 €
(0.66 £)
     -27.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.92 €
(3.48 £)
2.41 €
(2.14 £)
     -38.58 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.92 €
(7.03 £)
3.50 €
(3.11 £)
     -55.78 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.67 €
(5.04 £)
3.16 €
(2.81 £)
     -44.28 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.11 €
(8.09 £)
4.83 €
(4.29 £)
     -46.92 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.40 €
(1.25 £)
1.09 €
(0.97 £)
     -22.43 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 €
(0.84 £)
0.61 €
(0.54 £)
     -35.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.34 €
(1.19 £)
1.03 €
(0.91 £)
     -23.11 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.44 €
(1.27 £)
1.24 €
(1.10 £)
     -13.68 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.94 €
(0.84 £)
0.59 €
(0.52 £)
     -37.50 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 €
(1.04 £)
0.57 €
(0.51 £)
     -50.96 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 €
(1.29 £)
0.85 €
(0.76 £)
     -41.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 €
(0.86 £)
0.94 €
(0.83 £)
     -2.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 €
(6.66 £)
9.01 €
(8.00 £)
     +20.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 €
(1.93 £)
2.18 €
(1.93 £)
     +0.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 €
(2.28 £)
2.26 €
(2.01 £)
     -11.84 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 €
(8.88 £)
13.52 €
(12.00 £)
     +35.15 %
Transportation
Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 €
(1.69 £)
3.15 €
(2.80 £)
     +65.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 €
(66.59 £)
168.94 €
(150.00 £)
     +125.25 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(4.44 £)
3.38 €
(3.00 £)
     -32.42 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 €
(2.14 £)
3.63 €
(3.22 £)
     +50.17 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.52 €
(35.98 £)
32.44 €
(28.80 £)
     -19.95 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.87 €
(5.21 £)
5.36 €
(4.76 £)
     -8.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 €
(20,421.60 £)
24,009.02 €
(21,317.50 £)
     +4.39 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,603.85 €
(23,621.43 £)
25,531.59 €
(22,669.38 £)
     -4.03 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.77 €
(143.64 £)
194.27 €
(172.50 £)
     +20.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 €
(0.23 £)
0.15 €
(0.13 £)
     -43.15 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.19 €
(24.14 £)
35.29 €
(31.33 £)
     +29.78 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.56 €
(35.13 £)
48.97 €
(43.48 £)
     +23.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.68 €
(18.36 £)
12.14 €
(10.78 £)
     -41.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 €
(9.77 £)
14.64 €
(13.00 £)
     +33.10 %
Childcare
Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 828.81 €
(735.90 £)
1,655.60 €
(1,470.00 £)
     +99.76 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,700.00 €
(13,052.06 £)
20,436.48 €
(18,145.45 £)
     +39.02 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.25 €
(76.58 £)
73.48 €
(65.25 £)
     -14.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.78 €
(32.65 £)
36.65 €
(32.54 £)
     -0.34 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.42 €
(78.51 £)
79.36 €
(70.47 £)
     -10.24 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 122.09 €
(108.40 £)
102.17 €
(90.72 £)
     -16.31 %
Rent Per Month
Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,206.91 €
(1,071.61 £)
1,917.42 €
(1,702.47 £)
     +58.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 852.50 €
(756.93 £)
1,406.51 €
(1,248.84 £)
     +64.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,714.42 €
(2,410.12 £)
3,597.16 €
(3,193.90 £)
     +32.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,741.86 €
(1,546.59 £)
2,346.87 €
(2,083.78 £)
     +34.73 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,142.69 €
(1,014.59 £)
1,200.69 €
(1,066.09 £)
     +5.08 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 843.25 €
(748.72 £)
632.15 €
(561.28 £)
     -25.04 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,514.19 €
(2,232.34 £)
3,202.46 €
(2,843.45 £)
     +27.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.32 2.88      +117.93 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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