Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 29.3% higher than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 57.4% higher than in Paris
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 111.3% higher than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 42.0% higher than in Paris
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 34.0% higher than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 35.3% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(16.10 $)
23.29 €
(25.00 $)
     +55.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(64.41 $)
93.15 €
(100.00 $)
     +55.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(10.74 $)
11.18 €
(12.00 $)
     +11.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 €
(6.98 $)
6.52 €
(7.00 $)
     +0.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(6.44 $)
7.45 €
(8.00 $)
     +24.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 €
(3.92 $)
4.84 €
(5.20 $)
     +32.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 €
(3.12 $)
2.59 €
(2.78 $)
     -10.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 €
(2.61 $)
2.11 €
(2.27 $)
     -13.1 %
Markets
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.36 €
(4.69 $)
5.44 €
(5.84 $)
     +24.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.80 €
(1.93 $)
3.89 €
(4.18 $)
     +116.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 €
(1.06 $)
2.29 €
(2.46 $)
     +132.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.53 €
(3.79 $)
4.67 €
(5.01 $)
     +32.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.44 €
(7.98 $)
7.95 €
(8.53 $)
     +6.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.78 €
(6.20 $)
7.02 €
(7.53 $)
     +21.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.05 €
(10.79 $)
7.98 €
(8.57 $)
     -20.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.38 €
(1.48 $)
2.79 €
(2.99 $)
     +101.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 €
(0.99 $)
1.43 €
(1.54 $)
     +55.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.28 €
(1.38 $)
2.02 €
(2.16 $)
     +57.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 €
(1.79 $)
2.79 €
(3.00 $)
     +67.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.98 €
(1.05 $)
1.84 €
(1.98 $)
     +88.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.98 €
(1.05 $)
1.50 €
(1.61 $)
     +54.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.49 €
(1.60 $)
2.59 €
(2.78 $)
     +74.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.81 €
(0.87 $)
2.27 €
(2.44 $)
     +180.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 €
(9.66 $)
13.97 €
(15.00 $)
     +55.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.99 €
(2.14 $)
2.59 €
(2.78 $)
     +30.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.98 €
(3.20 $)
3.59 €
(3.85 $)
     +20.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 €
(11.27 $)
12.57 €
(13.50 $)
     +19.8 %
Transportation
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 €
(2.15 $)
2.56 €
(2.75 $)
     +28.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.00 €
(90.18 $)
81.97 €
(88.00 $)
     -2.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(5.37 $)
3.73 €
(4.00 $)
     -25.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.66 €
(2.85 $)
2.92 €
(3.13 $)
     +9.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 €
(48.31 $)
30.74 €
(33.00 $)
     -31.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.54 €
(8.10 $)
5.55 €
(5.96 $)
     -26.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 €
(23,618.33 $)
26,690.63 €
(28,654.00 $)
     +21.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,362.50 €
(28,301.73 $)
23,965.52 €
(25,728.43 $)
     -9.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 203.14 €
(218.08 $)
237.67 €
(255.15 $)
     +17.0 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 €
(0.21 $)
0.17 €
(0.18 $)
     -12.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.86 €
(32.06 $)
63.45 €
(68.11 $)
     +112.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.51 €
(39.19 $)
93.41 €
(100.28 $)
     +155.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.12 €
(17.31 $)
14.90 €
(16.00 $)
     -7.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 €
(13.42 $)
15.37 €
(16.50 $)
     +23.0 %
Childcare
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 731.36 €
(785.16 $)
2,288.78 €
(2,457.14 $)
     +212.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,428.57 €
(17,637.06 $)
30,804.98 €
(33,071.00 $)
     +87.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.19 €
(106.48 $)
60.44 €
(64.89 $)
     -39.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.81 €
(41.67 $)
42.81 €
(45.96 $)
     +10.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.21 €
(98.99 $)
82.54 €
(88.61 $)
     -10.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.07 €
(140.72 $)
112.35 €
(120.61 $)
     -14.3 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,285.42 €
(1,379.97 $)
3,039.52 €
(3,263.11 $)
     +136.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 958.78 €
(1,029.31 $)
2,402.90 €
(2,579.66 $)
     +150.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,870.11 €
(3,081.23 $)
5,354.18 €
(5,748.04 $)
     +86.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,937.65 €
(2,080.18 $)
4,102.70 €
(4,404.50 $)
     +111.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,167.05 €
(1,252.90 $)
996.28 €
(1,069.56 $)
     -14.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 818.38 €
(878.58 $)
892.52 €
(958.17 $)
     +9.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,660.77 €
(2,856.50 $)
5,667.33 €
(6,084.22 $)
     +113.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.83 5.02      +174.5 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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