Cost of Living Comparison Between Toulouse and Montpellier 

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Cost of Living in Montpellier is 1.4% lower than in Toulouse (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Montpellier is 1.5% higher than in Toulouse
Rent Prices in Montpellier are 12.4% higher than in Toulouse
Restaurant Prices in Montpellier are 9.3% lower than in Toulouse
Groceries Prices in Montpellier are 0.2% lower than in Toulouse
Local Purchasing Power in Montpellier is 15.3% lower than in Toulouse
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Restaurants
Toulouse Edit Montpellier Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 13.00 €      -13.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 64.50 € 55.00 €      -14.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 11.00 €      +10.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 € 5.00 €      -23.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 € 4.00 €      -20.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.62 € 3.19 €      +21.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.28 € 2.61 €      +14.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 € 1.64 €      +10.6 %
Markets
Toulouse Edit Montpellier Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.32 € 4.13 €      -4.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.63 € 1.77 €      +8.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.12 € 0.92 €      -18.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.90 € 4.30 €      +48.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.71 € 7.33 €      -24.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.95 € 6.50 €      +9.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.26 € 9.19 €      +26.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.30 € 1.21 €      -6.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.14 € 0.98 €      -14.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.59 € 1.40 €      -11.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.45 € 1.51 €      +4.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.97 € 0.84 €      -13.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.87 € 1.00 €      +15.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.62 € 1.37 €      -15.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.77 € 0.40 €      -48.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 7.50 €      +25.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 € 3.34 €      +33.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 3.88 €      +29.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.25 € 11.00 €      -10.2 %
Transportation
Toulouse Edit Montpellier Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 € 1.60 €      -11.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.50 € 40.00 €      -27.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.45 € 3.00 €      +22.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.57 € 2.41 €      -6.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.40 € 29.00 €      -13.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.77 € 6.79 €      +0.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,395.00 € 32,395.00 €      0.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,275.00 € 25,666.67 €      -12.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toulouse Edit Montpellier Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.44 € 178.02 €      +13.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 22.93 € 28.37 €      +23.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.64 € 34.71 €      +17.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Toulouse Edit Montpellier Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.00 € 28.33 €      -21.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.25 € 30.00 €      +73.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 € 12.00 €      -7.7 %
Childcare
Toulouse Edit Montpellier Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 660.00 € 675.00 €      +2.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,000.00 € 6,000.00 €      -40.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toulouse Edit Montpellier Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 95.71 € 76.67 €      -19.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.62 € 31.67 €      -18.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.38 € 87.00 €      -10.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.00 € 131.67 €      +19.7 %
Rent Per Month
Toulouse Edit Montpellier Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 718.57 € 740.00 €      +3.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 535.00 € 625.00 €      +16.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,400.00 € 1,066.67 €      -23.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 960.00 € 1,628.57 €      +69.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toulouse Edit Montpellier Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 402.82 € 498.58 €      +23.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 282.58 € 371.61 €      +31.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Toulouse Edit Montpellier Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,635.21 € 2,264.62 €      -14.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.66 3.50      -4.4 %
Last update: June 2024May 2024
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