Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Paris 

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Consumer Prices in Paris are 1.84% higher than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Paris are 10.87% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Paris are 27.61% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Paris are 6.06% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Paris are 29.65% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Paris is 9.36% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Paris Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.52 €)
12.84 £
(15.00 €)
     -14.37 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(70.07 €)
51.38 £
(60.00 €)
     -14.37 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(7.01 €)
7.71 £
(9.00 €)
     +28.45 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.84 €)
5.35 £
(6.25 €)
     +7.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(5.25 €)
5.14 £
(6.00 €)
     +14.18 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.95 £
(3.45 €)
3.19 £
(3.72 €)
     +7.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 £
(1.75 €)
2.56 £
(2.98 €)
     +70.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 £
(1.35 €)
1.77 £
(2.06 €)
     +53.25 %
Markets
London Edit Paris Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.58 £
(4.18 €)
3.44 £
(4.01 €)
     -3.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 £
(1.07 €)
1.38 £
(1.62 €)
     +51.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.68 £
(0.79 €)
0.73 £
(0.86 €)
     +8.47 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.21 £
(2.58 €)
3.22 £
(3.76 €)
     +45.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.14 £
(3.67 €)
6.44 £
(7.52 €)
     +104.98 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.81 £
(3.29 €)
4.89 £
(5.71 €)
     +73.87 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.59 £
(5.36 €)
7.71 £
(9.00 €)
     +68.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.01 £
(1.18 €)
1.09 £
(1.27 €)
     +7.91 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.58 €)
0.77 £
(0.89 €)
     +53.42 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.91 £
(1.06 €)
1.09 £
(1.28 €)
     +20.21 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.15 £
(1.34 €)
1.24 £
(1.45 €)
     +7.80 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.62 €)
0.79 £
(0.92 €)
     +48.94 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.62 €)
1.01 £
(1.18 €)
     +88.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £
(0.91 €)
1.25 £
(1.46 €)
     +59.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 £
(1.07 €)
0.71 £
(0.83 €)
     -22.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.34 €)
6.42 £
(7.50 €)
     -19.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.85 £
(2.16 €)
1.49 £
(1.74 €)
     -19.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 £
(2.43 €)
2.12 £
(2.48 €)
     +1.94 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.50 £
(14.60 €)
8.56 £
(10.00 €)
     -31.49 %
Transportation
London Edit Paris Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.27 €)
1.63 £
(1.90 €)
     -41.89 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 158.00 £
(184.51 €)
64.22 £
(75.00 €)
     -59.35 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.50 €)
4.28 £
(5.00 €)
     +42.72 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.19 €)
2.07 £
(2.41 €)
     -24.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(33.63 €)
35.15 £
(41.05 €)
     +22.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.64 £
(5.42 €)
4.91 £
(5.73 €)
     +5.74 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,017.50 £
(26,879.18 €)
17,683.26 £
(20,650.00 €)
     -23.17 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,012.74 £
(26,873.62 €)
22,129.05 £
(25,841.67 €)
     -3.84 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Paris Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.04 £
(199.73 €)
152.98 £
(178.65 €)
     -10.56 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.15 €)
0.23 £
(0.26 €)
     +74.86 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.12 £
(37.51 €)
23.14 £
(27.03 €)
     -27.96 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Paris Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.55 £
(54.36 €)
32.08 £
(37.47 €)
     -31.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.46 £
(11.05 €)
16.91 £
(19.75 €)
     +78.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.97 £
(17.49 €)
9.42 £
(11.00 €)
     -37.10 %
Childcare
London Edit Paris Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,399.77 £
(1,634.61 €)
693.63 £
(810.00 €)
     -50.45 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,196.00 £
(21,248.77 €)
12,348.31 £
(14,420.00 €)
     -32.14 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Paris Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.91 £
(68.79 €)
80.82 £
(94.38 €)
     +37.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.81 £
(32.48 €)
32.00 £
(37.37 €)
     +15.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.00 £
(82.91 €)
77.58 £
(90.59 €)
     +9.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.56 £
(99.91 €)
128.45 £
(150.00 €)
     +50.14 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Paris Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,656.90 £
(1,934.88 €)
1,060.09 £
(1,237.94 €)
     -36.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,270.47 £
(1,483.62 €)
756.25 £
(883.12 €)
     -40.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,240.62 £
(3,784.31 €)
2,496.95 £
(2,915.87 €)
     -22.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,090.86 £
(2,441.65 €)
1,665.46 £
(1,944.87 €)
     -20.35 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Paris Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,043.37 £
(1,218.41 €)
1,102.07 £
(1,286.97 €)
     +5.63 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 514.16 £
(600.42 €)
822.27 £
(960.23 €)
     +59.93 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Paris Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,116.56 £
(3,639.43 €)
2,517.57 £
(2,939.95 €)
     -19.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.55 1.17      -54.20 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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