Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and San Francisco, CA 

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Cost of Living in San Francisco, CA is 25.7% higher than in Paris (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in San Francisco, CA is 54.6% higher than in Paris
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 122.6% higher than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 24.9% higher than in Paris
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 24.0% higher than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 31.0% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 €
(19.60 $)
22.96 €
(25.00 $)
     +27.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 €
(76.24 $)
110.18 €
(120.00 $)
     +57.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 €
(13.07 $)
11.02 €
(12.00 $)
     -8.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 €
(7.62 $)
7.35 €
(8.00 $)
     +4.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(7.62 $)
7.35 €
(8.00 $)
     +4.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 €
(4.44 $)
5.07 €
(5.52 $)
     +24.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.56 €
(3.88 $)
2.52 €
(2.74 $)
     -29.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 €
(3.00 $)
2.06 €
(2.24 $)
     -25.3 %
Markets
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.27 €
(5.74 $)
5.49 €
(5.98 $)
     +4.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.68 €
(1.83 $)
3.97 €
(4.32 $)
     +136.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.07 €
(1.16 $)
2.67 €
(2.91 $)
     +149.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.63 €
(5.05 $)
4.83 €
(5.26 $)
     +4.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.82 €
(10.70 $)
8.87 €
(9.66 $)
     -9.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.39 €
(6.96 $)
6.27 €
(6.83 $)
     -1.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.05 €
(10.95 $)
8.51 €
(9.26 $)
     -15.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.47 €
(1.60 $)
2.80 €
(3.04 $)
     +89.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.00 €
(1.08 $)
1.30 €
(1.41 $)
     +30.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.55 €
(1.69 $)
2.09 €
(2.28 $)
     +34.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.73 €
(1.88 $)
3.01 €
(3.28 $)
     +74.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.03 €
(1.12 $)
1.89 €
(2.05 $)
     +83.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 €
(1.16 $)
1.62 €
(1.76 $)
     +51.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 €
(1.69 $)
2.75 €
(3.00 $)
     +77.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 €
(1.01 $)
2.33 €
(2.54 $)
     +152.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 €
(8.71 $)
16.07 €
(17.50 $)
     +100.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.27 €
(2.48 $)
2.34 €
(2.54 $)
     +2.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.51 €
(3.82 $)
2.97 €
(3.23 $)
     -15.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 €
(13.07 $)
12.63 €
(13.75 $)
     +5.2 %
Transportation
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.15 €
(2.34 $)
2.34 €
(2.55 $)
     +8.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 86.00 €
(93.66 $)
84.93 €
(92.50 $)
     -1.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 €
(7.62 $)
3.81 €
(4.15 $)
     -45.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.16 €
(3.44 $)
2.98 €
(3.25 $)
     -5.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 46.00 €
(50.10 $)
35.81 €
(39.00 $)
     -22.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.24 €
(7.88 $)
4.78 €
(5.20 $)
     -34.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,500.00 €
(34,306.03 $)
29,382.59 €
(32,000.00 $)
     -6.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,623.75 €
(33,351.72 $)
24,127.58 €
(26,276.87 $)
     -21.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 223.09 €
(242.96 $)
235.74 €
(256.74 $)
     +5.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.90 €
(17.32 $)
48.82 €
(53.17 $)
     +207.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.39 €
(33.09 $)
57.00 €
(62.08 $)
     +87.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.41 €
(40.75 $)
86.13 €
(93.80 $)
     +130.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.49 €
(19.05 $)
16.71 €
(18.20 $)
     -4.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 €
(14.16 $)
15.15 €
(16.50 $)
     +16.5 %
Childcare
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 743.89 €
(810.15 $)
2,711.77 €
(2,953.33 $)
     +264.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,375.00 €
(17,833.69 $)
28,770.45 €
(31,333.33 $)
     +75.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 95.43 €
(103.93 $)
56.67 €
(61.72 $)
     -40.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.37 €
(45.06 $)
42.08 €
(45.83 $)
     +1.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 104.14 €
(113.41 $)
96.96 €
(105.60 $)
     -6.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.58 €
(147.65 $)
124.07 €
(135.12 $)
     -8.5 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,305.07 €
(1,421.32 $)
3,047.70 €
(3,319.19 $)
     +133.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 966.86 €
(1,052.99 $)
2,779.95 €
(3,027.59 $)
     +187.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,037.12 €
(3,307.67 $)
5,756.27 €
(6,269.04 $)
     +89.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,155.65 €
(2,347.67 $)
5,032.48 €
(5,480.77 $)
     +133.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,085.20 €
(1,181.87 $)
1,681.16 €
(1,830.92 $)
     +54.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 783.26 €
(853.04 $)
1,527.49 €
(1,663.56 $)
     +95.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,159.78 €
(3,441.25 $)
6,398.37 €
(6,968.34 $)
     +102.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.53 7.50      +112.3 %
Last update: July 2024July 2024
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