Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 3.20% higher than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 42.44% higher than in Paris
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 117.97% higher than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 6.17% higher than in Paris
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 9.15% higher than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 55.10% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(18.19 $)
16.49 €
(20.00 $)
     +9.96 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(72.76 $)
65.97 €
(80.00 $)
     +9.96 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(10.91 $)
8.25 €
(10.00 $)
     -8.37 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 €
(7.28 $)
6.60 €
(8.00 $)
     +9.96 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(7.28 $)
7.01 €
(8.50 $)
     +16.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.73 €
(4.52 $)
3.88 €
(4.70 $)
     +4.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.08 €
(3.74 $)
1.96 €
(2.38 $)
     -36.28 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 €
(2.66 $)
1.59 €
(1.93 $)
     -27.55 %
Markets
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.05 €
(4.91 $)
3.84 €
(4.66 $)
     -5.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.67 €
(2.03 $)
2.90 €
(3.52 $)
     +73.80 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.93 €
(1.13 $)
2.02 €
(2.44 $)
     +117.01 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.77 €
(4.57 $)
3.13 €
(3.80 $)
     -16.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.73 €
(9.37 $)
5.82 €
(7.06 $)
     -24.68 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.82 €
(7.06 $)
5.29 €
(6.42 $)
     -9.07 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.12 €
(11.06 $)
5.76 €
(6.99 $)
     -36.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.29 €
(1.57 $)
2.55 €
(3.09 $)
     +97.25 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 €
(1.09 $)
0.80 €
(0.97 $)
     -11.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.28 €
(1.55 $)
1.89 €
(2.29 $)
     +47.84 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.41 €
(1.71 $)
2.69 €
(3.27 $)
     +91.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 €
(1.12 $)
1.54 €
(1.87 $)
     +67.40 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 €
(1.43 $)
1.30 €
(1.57 $)
     +10.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.49 €
(1.81 $)
1.62 €
(1.97 $)
     +8.68 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.84 €
(1.02 $)
1.68 €
(2.04 $)
     +100.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 €
(9.09 $)
12.37 €
(15.00 $)
     +64.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.88 €
(2.28 $)
2.44 €
(2.96 $)
     +30.08 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 €
(3.01 $)
2.60 €
(3.16 $)
     +4.98 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 €
(12.13 $)
9.07 €
(11.00 $)
     -9.28 %
Transportation
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 €
(2.30 $)
2.47 €
(3.00 $)
     +30.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 €
(90.94 $)
68.86 €
(83.50 $)
     -8.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(6.06 $)
2.89 €
(3.50 $)
     -42.27 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 €
(2.93 $)
2.47 €
(3.00 $)
     +2.49 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 41.05 €
(49.78 $)
27.21 €
(33.00 $)
     -33.70 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.67 €
(6.87 $)
3.19 €
(3.86 $)
     -43.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,325.00 €
(25,858.45 $)
20,617.05 €
(25,000.00 $)
     -3.32 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,469.23 €
(30,883.70 $)
17,452.64 €
(21,162.88 $)
     -31.48 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.42 €
(211.50 $)
142.94 €
(173.33 $)
     -18.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 €
(0.27 $)
0.12 €
(0.14 $)
     -46.47 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.12 €
(32.88 $)
52.77 €
(63.99 $)
     +94.58 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.34 €
(45.28 $)
66.68 €
(80.86 $)
     +78.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.34 €
(23.45 $)
14.49 €
(17.57 $)
     -25.07 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 €
(13.34 $)
12.37 €
(15.00 $)
     +12.46 %
Childcare
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 810.00 €
(982.20 $)
2,013.14 €
(2,441.11 $)
     +148.54 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,400.00 €
(18,673.86 $)
28,486.93 €
(34,542.92 $)
     +84.98 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.84 €
(112.58 $)
47.14 €
(57.16 $)
     -49.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.37 €
(45.31 $)
35.03 €
(42.48 $)
     -6.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.97 €
(110.31 $)
72.12 €
(87.45 $)
     -20.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 150.00 €
(181.89 $)
112.87 €
(136.86 $)
     -24.75 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,220.89 €
(1,480.43 $)
2,560.31 €
(3,104.61 $)
     +109.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 858.93 €
(1,041.53 $)
2,065.68 €
(2,504.82 $)
     +140.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,829.28 €
(3,430.75 $)
6,218.90 €
(7,540.96 $)
     +119.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,816.22 €
(2,202.33 $)
3,814.15 €
(4,625.00 $)
     +110.00 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,280.41 €
(1,552.61 $)
1,022.05 €
(1,239.32 $)
     -20.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 964.66 €
(1,169.74 $)
750.93 €
(910.57 $)
     -22.16 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,871.15 €
(3,481.53 $)
6,343.17 €
(7,691.65 $)
     +120.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.16 3.58      +207.54 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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