Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 8.64% higher than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 22.62% higher than in Paris
Rent Prices in London are 49.21% higher than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in London are 27.70% higher than in Paris
Groceries Prices in London are 20.40% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in London is 9.18% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(12.66 £)
23.69 €
(20.00 £)
     +57.93 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(50.66 £)
76.99 €
(65.00 £)
     +28.32 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.25 €
(7.81 £)
7.70 €
(6.50 £)
     -16.77 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 €
(5.49 £)
6.87 €
(5.80 £)
     +5.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(5.07 £)
5.92 €
(5.00 £)
     -1.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.78 €
(3.19 £)
3.85 €
(3.25 £)
     +1.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.17 €
(2.68 £)
2.04 €
(1.72 £)
     -35.62 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 €
(1.77 £)
1.56 €
(1.32 £)
     -25.29 %
Markets
Paris Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.30 €
(3.63 £)
4.36 €
(3.68 £)
     +1.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.88 €
(1.59 £)
1.35 €
(1.14 £)
     -28.48 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.93 €
(0.79 £)
1.03 €
(0.87 £)
     +10.73 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.86 €
(3.26 £)
2.77 €
(2.34 £)
     -28.21 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.31 €
(6.18 £)
3.78 €
(3.19 £)
     -48.27 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.59 €
(4.72 £)
3.13 €
(2.65 £)
     -43.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.04 €
(7.64 £)
5.57 €
(4.70 £)
     -38.45 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.18 €
(1.00 £)
1.14 €
(0.96 £)
     -3.32 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 €
(0.74 £)
0.63 €
(0.53 £)
     -27.61 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.16 €
(0.98 £)
0.99 €
(0.84 £)
     -14.27 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.54 €
(1.30 £)
1.19 €
(1.00 £)
     -22.78 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.93 €
(0.79 £)
0.59 €
(0.50 £)
     -36.88 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.84 €
(0.71 £)
0.59 €
(0.50 £)
     -29.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.44 €
(1.21 £)
0.94 €
(0.79 £)
     -34.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 €
(0.70 £)
1.36 €
(1.15 £)
     +63.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 €
(7.60 £)
9.48 €
(8.00 £)
     +5.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.86 €
(1.57 £)
2.59 €
(2.19 £)
     +39.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.63 €
(2.22 £)
2.98 €
(2.52 £)
     +13.41 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 €
(8.86 £)
15.40 €
(13.00 £)
     +46.65 %
Transportation
Paris Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 €
(1.60 £)
3.08 €
(2.60 £)
     +62.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 €
(63.32 £)
188.33 €
(159.00 £)
     +151.10 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(4.22 £)
5.69 €
(4.80 £)
     +13.71 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.90 €
(2.45 £)
3.24 €
(2.74 £)
     +11.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 €
(37.99 £)
34.11 €
(28.80 £)
     -24.20 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.58 €
(6.40 £)
7.10 €
(5.99 £)
     -6.42 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(16,885.49 £)
27,597.65 €
(23,300.00 £)
     +37.99 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,031.25 €
(20,288.98 £)
30,183.78 €
(25,483.40 £)
     +25.60 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 185.60 €
(156.70 £)
296.91 €
(250.67 £)
     +59.97 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 €
(0.14 £)
0.15 €
(0.13 £)
     -7.51 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.73 €
(25.95 £)
35.96 €
(30.36 £)
     +17.01 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.10 €
(30.48 £)
51.68 €
(43.63 £)
     +43.15 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.96 €
(10.94 £)
13.85 €
(11.70 £)
     +6.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(10.13 £)
16.58 €
(14.00 £)
     +38.19 %
Childcare
Paris Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 779.63 €
(658.22 £)
1,856.65 €
(1,567.53 £)
     +138.15 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,250.00 €
(10,342.36 £)
22,719.21 €
(19,181.25 £)
     +85.46 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.78 €
(84.24 £)
78.69 €
(66.44 £)
     -21.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.33 €
(33.21 £)
40.23 €
(33.96 £)
     +2.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.56 €
(75.61 £)
93.21 €
(78.70 £)
     +4.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.53 €
(106.82 £)
110.90 €
(93.63 £)
     -12.35 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,253.08 €
(1,057.94 £)
2,081.26 €
(1,757.15 £)
     +66.09 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 921.54 €
(778.03 £)
1,521.48 €
(1,284.55 £)
     +65.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,747.29 €
(2,319.47 £)
4,003.80 €
(3,380.30 £)
     +45.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,872.31 €
(1,580.74 £)
2,530.85 €
(2,136.73 £)
     +35.17 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,155.37 €
(975.45 £)
1,467.75 €
(1,239.18 £)
     +27.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 842.98 €
(711.71 £)
696.15 €
(587.74 £)
     -17.42 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,584.44 €
(2,181.97 £)
3,459.80 €
(2,921.02 £)
     +33.87 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.38 2.51      +81.90 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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