Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Lyon 

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Consumer Prices in Lyon are 8.9% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lyon are 20.4% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Lyon are 43.6% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Lyon are 18.9% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Lyon are 7.6% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Lyon is 16.5% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Lyon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 € 15.00 €      -16.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 55.00 €      -21.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 € 10.00 €      -16.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 € 7.00 €      -6.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 6.00 €      -14.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.14 € 3.11 €      -24.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.26 € 2.62 €      -19.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.63 € 1.41 €      -46.3 %
Markets
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.42 € 4.31 €      -20.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.71 € 2.31 €      +34.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 € 1.01 €      +1.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.43 € 3.68 €      -17.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.93 € 8.16 €      -8.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.27 € 5.78 €      -7.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.45 € 9.52 €      -8.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.53 € 1.10 €      -27.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.01 € 1.00 €      -1.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.55 € 1.55 €      +0.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.82 € 1.69 €      -7.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.99 € 1.09 €      +10.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 € 0.90 €      -15.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 € 1.33 €      -16.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 € 0.77 €      -6.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 € 7.00 €      -12.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.26 € 2.48 €      +9.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.45 € 2.17 €      -37.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.75 € 11.00 €      -6.4 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.10 € 2.00 €      -4.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.82 € 69.40 €      -18.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.25 € 5.00 €      -20.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 € 2.57 €      -14.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.50 € 29.40 €      -35.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.17 € 7.14 €      -0.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 € 32,395.00 €      +8.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,748.75 € 20,263.33 €      -31.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 208.11 € 202.42 €      -2.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.61 € 24.17 €      +29.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.52 € 32.19 €      +5.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.80 € 36.87 €      -2.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.07 € 20.00 €      +32.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 € 13.00 €      0.0 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 779.50 € 525.00 €      -32.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,375.00 € 10,750.00 €      -30.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.27 € 77.00 €      -16.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.94 € 33.20 €      -18.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.77 € 89.00 €      -9.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.73 € 131.43 €      -2.5 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,406.70 € 895.90 €      -36.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 955.83 € 564.38 €      -41.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,967.59 € 1,641.00 €      -44.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,130.21 € 1,105.56 €      -48.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,115.86 € 530.13 €      -52.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 788.12 € 373.19 €      -52.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Lyon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,878.54 € 2,669.00 €      -7.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.79 3.61      -4.9 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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