Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 25.5% higher than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 51.8% higher than in Paris
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 103.9% higher than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 21.7% higher than in Paris
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 26.5% higher than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 69.9% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 €
(19.14 $)
23.52 €
(25.00 $)
     +30.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 72.50 €
(77.07 $)
94.07 €
(100.00 $)
     +29.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 €
(12.76 $)
11.29 €
(12.00 $)
     -5.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 €
(7.44 $)
7.53 €
(8.00 $)
     +7.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(7.44 $)
7.53 €
(8.00 $)
     +7.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.31 €
(4.58 $)
5.23 €
(5.56 $)
     +21.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.39 €
(3.60 $)
2.56 €
(2.72 $)
     -24.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 €
(2.93 $)
2.18 €
(2.32 $)
     -20.8 %
Markets
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.47 €
(5.82 $)
5.56 €
(5.91 $)
     +1.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.56 €
(1.65 $)
4.03 €
(4.29 $)
     +159.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.10 $)
2.76 €
(2.93 $)
     +166.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.57 €
(4.86 $)
4.85 €
(5.15 $)
     +6.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.59 €
(10.19 $)
8.79 €
(9.34 $)
     -8.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.45 €
(6.86 $)
7.02 €
(7.46 $)
     +8.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.92 €
(10.55 $)
8.49 €
(9.03 $)
     -14.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.44 €
(1.53 $)
2.85 €
(3.02 $)
     +97.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.10 $)
1.38 €
(1.47 $)
     +33.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.56 €
(1.66 $)
2.23 €
(2.37 $)
     +42.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 €
(1.92 $)
3.18 €
(3.39 $)
     +76.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.00 €
(1.07 $)
1.70 €
(1.81 $)
     +69.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.08 €
(1.15 $)
1.42 €
(1.51 $)
     +31.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.53 €
(1.63 $)
2.80 €
(2.97 $)
     +82.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 €
(0.95 $)
2.20 €
(2.34 $)
     +147.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 €
(8.50 $)
16.70 €
(17.75 $)
     +108.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.36 €
(2.51 $)
2.12 €
(2.25 $)
     -10.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.52 €
(3.74 $)
2.68 €
(2.85 $)
     -23.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 €
(12.76 $)
12.23 €
(13.00 $)
     +1.9 %
Transportation
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.12 €
(2.26 $)
2.70 €
(2.88 $)
     +27.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 €
(90.36 $)
92.18 €
(98.00 $)
     +8.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.25 €
(6.64 $)
3.76 €
(4.00 $)
     -39.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.11 €
(3.30 $)
3.29 €
(3.50 $)
     +6.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 46.00 €
(48.90 $)
44.21 €
(47.00 $)
     -3.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.15 €
(7.60 $)
4.83 €
(5.14 $)
     -32.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 €
(31,892.43 $)
30,101.18 €
(32,000.00 $)
     +0.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,332.22 €
(32,245.61 $)
25,714.38 €
(27,336.48 $)
     -15.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 214.91 €
(228.46 $)
238.95 €
(254.02 $)
     +11.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.95 €
(16.95 $)
49.02 €
(52.11 $)
     +207.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.44 €
(31.30 $)
61.74 €
(65.64 $)
     +109.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.14 €
(40.55 $)
107.92 €
(114.73 $)
     +183.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.86 €
(17.92 $)
24.93 €
(26.50 $)
     +47.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 €
(13.82 $)
15.99 €
(17.00 $)
     +23.0 %
Childcare
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 769.50 €
(818.04 $)
2,508.43 €
(2,666.67 $)
     +226.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,222.22 €
(16,182.46 $)
29,474.08 €
(31,333.33 $)
     +93.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.31 €
(98.13 $)
57.92 €
(61.57 $)
     -37.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.60 €
(43.16 $)
44.21 €
(47.00 $)
     +8.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 100.08 €
(106.39 $)
101.01 €
(107.38 $)
     +0.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.59 €
(149.46 $)
125.40 €
(133.32 $)
     -10.8 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,411.09 €
(1,500.10 $)
2,997.75 €
(3,186.85 $)
     +112.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 963.66 €
(1,024.45 $)
2,525.32 €
(2,684.62 $)
     +162.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,049.14 €
(3,241.48 $)
5,427.01 €
(5,769.35 $)
     +78.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,186.11 €
(2,324.01 $)
4,564.45 €
(4,852.38 $)
     +108.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,106.28 €
(1,176.07 $)
1,086.46 €
(1,154.99 $)
     -1.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 797.41 €
(847.71 $)
978.80 €
(1,040.55 $)
     +22.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,820.80 €
(2,998.73 $)
7,275.24 €
(7,734.17 $)
     +157.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.78 6.57      +74.1 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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