Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and London 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 10.82% lower than in Paris
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 6.10% higher than in Paris
Rent Prices in London are 40.71% higher than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in London are 0.09% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in London are 32.62% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in London is 18.80% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(13.62 £)
16.52 €
(15.00 £)
     +10.11 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(54.49 £)
66.07 €
(60.00 £)
     +10.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(8.17 £)
6.61 €
(6.00 £)
     -26.59 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 €
(6.36 £)
5.51 €
(5.00 £)
     -21.35 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(5.45 £)
4.95 €
(4.50 £)
     -17.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 €
(3.31 £)
3.31 €
(3.00 £)
     -9.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.02 €
(2.74 £)
1.58 €
(1.44 £)
     -47.58 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 €
(1.97 £)
1.26 €
(1.14 £)
     -41.87 %
Markets Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.13 €
(3.75 £)
4.00 €
(3.63 £)
     -3.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.55 €
(1.41 £)
1.04 €
(0.94 £)
     -33.22 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.07 €
(0.98 £)
0.73 €
(0.67 £)
     -31.80 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.96 €
(3.60 £)
2.36 €
(2.14 £)
     -40.58 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.21 €
(7.46 £)
3.48 €
(3.16 £)
     -57.67 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.97 €
(5.42 £)
3.17 €
(2.88 £)
     -46.89 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.29 €
(8.44 £)
4.37 €
(3.97 £)
     -52.97 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.46 €
(1.32 £)
1.09 €
(0.99 £)
     -24.90 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.97 €
(0.88 £)
0.61 €
(0.56 £)
     -36.96 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.30 €
(1.18 £)
1.02 €
(0.93 £)
     -21.88 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.39 €
(1.26 £)
1.22 €
(1.10 £)
     -12.33 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.98 €
(0.89 £)
0.59 €
(0.53 £)
     -39.79 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.11 €
(1.01 £)
0.57 €
(0.52 £)
     -48.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.44 €
(1.31 £)
0.82 €
(0.74 £)
     -43.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.00 €
(0.91 £)
0.94 €
(0.86 £)
     -5.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 €
(7.27 £)
8.81 €
(8.00 £)
     +10.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.08 €
(1.89 £)
2.15 €
(1.95 £)
     +3.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 €
(2.33 £)
2.12 €
(1.92 £)
     -17.45 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 €
(9.08 £)
13.21 €
(12.00 £)
     +32.13 %
Transportation Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 €
(1.73 £)
3.08 €
(2.80 £)
     +62.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 €
(68.11 £)
165.16 €
(150.00 £)
     +120.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(4.54 £)
3.30 €
(3.00 £)
     -33.93 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 €
(2.19 £)
3.37 €
(3.06 £)
     +39.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 41.04 €
(37.27 £)
31.71 €
(28.80 £)
     -22.73 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.85 €
(5.32 £)
5.25 €
(4.77 £)
     -10.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 €
(19,071.96 £)
23,472.54 €
(21,317.50 £)
     +11.77 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,013.33 €
(23,625.02 £)
25,327.98 €
(23,002.59 £)
     -2.63 %
Utilities (Monthly) Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 163.40 €
(148.40 £)
187.73 €
(170.49 £)
     +14.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 €
(0.22 £)
0.14 €
(0.13 £)
     -41.70 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.03 €
(24.55 £)
34.54 €
(31.36 £)
     +27.78 %
Sports And Leisure Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.71 €
(36.97 £)
47.16 €
(42.83 £)
     +15.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.39 €
(18.52 £)
12.24 €
(11.12 £)
     -39.97 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 €
(9.99 £)
14.31 €
(13.00 £)
     +30.13 %
Childcare Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 865.18 €
(785.74 £)
1,581.64 €
(1,436.43 £)
     +82.81 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,247.06 €
(12,939.02 £)
19,779.63 €
(17,963.64 £)
     +38.83 %
Clothing And Shoes Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.20 €
(78.28 £)
73.57 €
(66.82 £)
     -14.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.32 €
(32.99 £)
36.23 €
(32.90 £)
     -0.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.06 €
(79.07 £)
77.02 €
(69.95 £)
     -11.54 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124.24 €
(112.83 £)
99.34 €
(90.22 £)
     -20.04 %
Rent Per Month Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,205.89 €
(1,095.18 £)
1,905.77 €
(1,730.80 £)
     +58.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 842.34 €
(765.01 £)
1,368.72 €
(1,243.05 £)
     +62.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,635.34 €
(2,393.39 £)
3,497.01 €
(3,175.95 £)
     +32.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,745.83 €
(1,585.55 £)
2,275.20 €
(2,066.31 £)
     +30.32 %
Buy Apartment Price Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,118.80 €
(1,016.08 £)
1,157.33 €
(1,051.07 £)
     +3.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 831.00 €
(754.71 £)
636.39 €
(577.96 £)
     -23.42 %
Salaries And Financing Paris[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,503.76 €
(2,273.89 £)
3,155.80 €
(2,866.06 £)
     +26.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.27 2.96      +133.57 %
Last update: October 2020September 2020
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