Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Paris 

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Consumer Prices in Paris are 9.40% higher than in London (without rent)
Rent Prices in Paris are 28.16% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Paris are 1.73% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Paris are 44.26% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Paris is 14.79% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(16.76 €)
13.42 £
(15.00 €)
     -10.52 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(67.06 €)
53.69 £
(60.00 €)
     -10.52 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.71 €)
8.05 £
(9.00 €)
     +34.21 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.59 €)
6.26 £
(7.00 €)
     +25.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.59 €)
5.37 £
(6.00 €)
     +7.37 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.98 £
(3.33 €)
3.21 £
(3.59 €)
     +7.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 £
(1.70 €)
2.79 £
(3.11 €)
     +82.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 £
(1.29 €)
2.06 £
(2.30 €)
     +78.73 %
Markets
London[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.60 £
(4.02 €)
3.67 £
(4.10 €)
     +1.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.93 £
(1.04 €)
1.43 £
(1.60 €)
     +54.74 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 £
(0.74 €)
0.91 £
(1.02 €)
     +37.90 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.17 £
(2.43 €)
3.45 £
(3.86 €)
     +58.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.02 £
(3.37 €)
7.32 £
(8.18 €)
     +142.46 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.83 £
(3.17 €)
5.14 £
(5.75 €)
     +81.48 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.24 £
(4.73 €)
8.15 £
(9.11 €)
     +92.35 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 £
(1.07 €)
1.24 £
(1.39 €)
     +30.23 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.61 €)
0.85 £
(0.95 €)
     +55.66 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.00 €)
1.20 £
(1.34 €)
     +33.58 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.09 £
(1.22 €)
1.28 £
(1.44 €)
     +17.59 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.62 €)
0.85 £
(0.95 €)
     +53.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.58 €)
1.05 £
(1.17 €)
     +100.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £
(0.87 €)
1.32 £
(1.47 €)
     +69.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 £
(0.96 €)
0.91 £
(1.01 €)
     +5.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(8.94 €)
6.26 £
(7.00 €)
     -21.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.97 £
(2.20 €)
1.94 £
(2.17 €)
     -1.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 £
(2.24 €)
2.31 £
(2.58 €)
     +14.82 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(13.41 €)
8.95 £
(10.00 €)
     -25.44 %
Transportation
London[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.13 €)
1.70 £
(1.90 €)
     -39.28 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(167.64 €)
67.11 £
(75.00 €)
     -55.26 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.35 €)
4.47 £
(5.00 €)
     +49.13 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.04 £
(3.40 €)
2.16 £
(2.41 €)
     -28.93 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(32.19 €)
36.26 £
(40.52 €)
     +25.89 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.72 £
(5.28 €)
5.28 £
(5.90 €)
     +11.81 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,247.50 £
(24,864.14 €)
20,579.54 £
(23,000.00 €)
     -7.50 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,669.38 £
(25,335.64 €)
23,804.13 £
(26,603.85 €)
     +5.01 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.34 £
(200.43 €)
143.88 £
(160.80 €)
     -19.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.14 €)
0.23 £
(0.26 €)
     +81.62 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.33 £
(35.02 €)
24.01 £
(26.83 €)
     -23.37 %
Sports And Leisure
London[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.58 £
(48.71 €)
35.30 £
(39.45 €)
     -19.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.78 £
(12.05 €)
17.24 £
(19.27 €)
     +59.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(14.53 €)
9.84 £
(11.00 €)
     -24.29 %
Childcare
London[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,470.00 £
(1,642.89 €)
741.59 £
(828.81 €)
     -49.55 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,145.45 £
(20,279.63 €)
12,705.63 £
(14,200.00 €)
     -29.98 %
Clothing And Shoes
London[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.12 £
(75.02 €)
77.58 £
(86.70 €)
     +15.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.94 £
(36.82 €)
32.83 £
(36.69 €)
     -0.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.56 £
(79.98 €)
80.93 £
(90.45 €)
     +13.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.75 £
(103.66 €)
111.87 £
(125.03 €)
     +20.62 %
Rent Per Month
London[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,702.47 £
(1,902.70 €)
1,079.90 £
(1,206.91 €)
     -36.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,248.84 £
(1,395.72 €)
776.36 £
(867.67 €)
     -37.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,150.71 £
(3,521.29 €)
2,436.86 £
(2,723.47 €)
     -22.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,068.75 £
(2,312.07 €)
1,577.02 £
(1,762.50 €)
     -23.77 %
Buy Apartment Price
London[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,066.09 £
(1,191.47 €)
1,011.20 £
(1,130.14 €)
     -5.15 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 561.28 £
(627.29 €)
751.60 £
(840.00 €)
     +33.91 %
Salaries And Financing
London[ Edit ] Paris[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,820.32 £
(3,152.03 €)
2,238.87 £
(2,502.20 €)
     -20.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.80 1.31      -53.01 %
Last update: December 2020November 2020
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