Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 21.1% higher than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 46.8% higher than in Paris
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 98.3% higher than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 20.5% higher than in Paris
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 22.5% higher than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 61.0% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 €
(19.54 $)
23.03 €
(25.00 $)
     +27.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 €
(75.99 $)
92.12 €
(100.00 $)
     +31.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 €
(13.03 $)
11.05 €
(12.00 $)
     -7.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 €
(8.14 $)
7.37 €
(8.00 $)
     -1.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(7.60 $)
7.37 €
(8.00 $)
     +5.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.14 €
(4.49 $)
5.02 €
(5.45 $)
     +21.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.26 €
(3.54 $)
2.51 €
(2.73 $)
     -23.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.63 €
(2.85 $)
2.07 €
(2.25 $)
     -21.0 %
Markets
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.42 €
(5.88 $)
5.52 €
(5.99 $)
     +1.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.71 €
(1.86 $)
4.05 €
(4.40 $)
     +136.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 €
(1.08 $)
2.59 €
(2.81 $)
     +159.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.43 €
(4.81 $)
4.73 €
(5.14 $)
     +6.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.93 €
(9.69 $)
9.12 €
(9.90 $)
     +2.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.27 €
(6.80 $)
6.74 €
(7.32 $)
     +7.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.45 €
(11.34 $)
7.96 €
(8.65 $)
     -23.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.53 €
(1.66 $)
2.67 €
(2.90 $)
     +74.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.01 €
(1.10 $)
1.24 €
(1.35 $)
     +22.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.55 €
(1.68 $)
2.10 €
(2.28 $)
     +35.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.82 €
(1.98 $)
3.08 €
(3.35 $)
     +69.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.99 €
(1.07 $)
1.65 €
(1.79 $)
     +67.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 €
(1.16 $)
1.39 €
(1.51 $)
     +30.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 €
(1.73 $)
2.71 €
(2.94 $)
     +70.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 €
(0.90 $)
2.11 €
(2.29 $)
     +154.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 €
(8.68 $)
15.66 €
(17.00 $)
     +95.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.26 €
(2.45 $)
1.87 €
(2.03 $)
     -17.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.45 €
(3.75 $)
2.46 €
(2.67 $)
     -28.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.75 €
(12.76 $)
11.98 €
(13.00 $)
     +1.9 %
Transportation
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.10 €
(2.28 $)
2.53 €
(2.75 $)
     +20.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.82 €
(92.08 $)
90.27 €
(98.00 $)
     +6.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.25 €
(6.78 $)
3.68 €
(4.00 $)
     -41.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €
(3.26 $)
3.22 €
(3.50 $)
     +7.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.50 €
(49.39 $)
35.93 €
(39.00 $)
     -21.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.17 €
(7.78 $)
4.64 €
(5.03 $)
     -35.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 €
(32,567.49 $)
29,477.25 €
(32,000.00 $)
     -1.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,748.75 €
(32,294.74 $)
25,181.38 €
(27,336.48 $)
     -15.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 208.11 €
(225.92 $)
226.01 €
(245.35 $)
     +8.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.61 €
(20.20 $)
43.14 €
(46.83 $)
     +131.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.52 €
(33.13 $)
57.92 €
(62.88 $)
     +89.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.80 €
(41.03 $)
93.50 €
(101.50 $)
     +147.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.07 €
(16.36 $)
24.41 €
(26.50 $)
     +62.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 €
(14.11 $)
15.66 €
(17.00 $)
     +20.5 %
Childcare
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 779.50 €
(846.21 $)
2,456.44 €
(2,666.67 $)
     +215.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,375.00 €
(16,690.84 $)
28,863.14 €
(31,333.33 $)
     +87.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.27 €
(100.17 $)
56.14 €
(60.95 $)
     -39.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.94 €
(44.45 $)
40.30 €
(43.75 $)
     -1.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.77 €
(106.13 $)
99.87 €
(108.42 $)
     +2.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.73 €
(146.26 $)
124.87 €
(135.56 $)
     -7.3 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,406.70 €
(1,527.09 $)
2,886.74 €
(3,133.80 $)
     +105.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 955.83 €
(1,037.64 $)
2,391.19 €
(2,595.83 $)
     +150.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,967.59 €
(3,221.57 $)
5,219.74 €
(5,666.46 $)
     +75.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,130.21 €
(2,312.52 $)
4,298.77 €
(4,666.67 $)
     +101.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,115.86 €
(1,211.36 $)
982.57 €
(1,066.66 $)
     -11.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 788.12 €
(855.57 $)
875.10 €
(949.99 $)
     +11.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,878.54 €
(3,124.90 $)
6,804.39 €
(7,386.73 $)
     +136.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.79 6.53      +72.2 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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