Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Marseille 

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Consumer Prices in Marseille are 3.2% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Marseille are 17.6% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Marseille are 45.9% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Marseille are 19.2% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Marseille are 1.7% higher than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Marseille is 16.9% lower than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Marseille Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 € 14.50 €      -19.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 60.00 €      -14.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 € 10.00 €      -16.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 € 6.00 €      -20.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 4.75 €      -32.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.11 € 3.11 €      -24.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.26 € 2.24 €      -31.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.67 € 1.64 €      -38.6 %
Markets
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.46 € 4.56 €      -16.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.68 € 1.97 €      +17.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 € 1.29 €      +29.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.48 € 4.36 €      -2.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.92 € 10.98 €      +23.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.39 € 5.44 €      -14.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.32 € 11.34 €      +9.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.53 € 1.24 €      -18.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.81 €      -21.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.58 € 1.47 €      -6.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.84 € 1.75 €      -5.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.99 € 1.07 €      +8.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.08 € 0.77 €      -28.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 € 2.25 €      +41.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.85 € 0.88 €      +3.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 € 7.00 €      -12.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.26 € 3.10 €      +37.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.45 € 3.12 €      -9.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 € 11.80 €      -1.7 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.10 € 1.90 €      -9.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.46 € 55.00 €      -34.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 € 5.00 €      -16.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 € 4.83 €      +60.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.50 € 38.00 €      -16.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.13 € 7.02 €      -1.6 %
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 € 28,946.67 €      -2.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 208.11 € 161.48 €      -22.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.61 € 28.10 €      +51.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.90 € 34.29 €      +11.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.93 € 35.50 €      -6.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.43 € 22.00 €      +42.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 € 14.00 €      +7.7 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 779.50 € 773.33 €      -0.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,375.00 € 8,833.33 €      -42.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.86 € 119.40 €      +28.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.58 € 41.25 €      +1.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.38 € 109.50 €      +11.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.73 € 145.67 €      +8.1 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,452.63 € 811.67 €      -44.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 967.43 € 592.50 €      -38.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,031.73 € 1,420.00 €      -53.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,171.88 € 1,296.67 €      -40.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,115.86 € 488.04 €      -56.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 792.87 € 294.31 €      -62.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Marseille Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,929.82 € 2,007.26 €      -31.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.79 3.83      +1.1 %
Last update: March 2024February 2024
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