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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Paris 

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Consumer Prices in Paris are 7.09% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Paris are 33.14% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Paris are 57.00% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Paris are 3.34% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Paris are 16.71% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Paris is 47.64% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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  San Francisco, CAParisDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(13.26 €)
16.97 $
(15.00 €)
     +13.12 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(70.72 €)
62.78 $
(55.50 €)
     -21.53 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(7.07 €)
9.05 $
(8.00 €)
     +13.12 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(5.30 €)
6.79 $
(6.00 €)
     +13.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 $
(6.63 €)
6.79 $
(6.00 €)
     -9.51 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.43 $
(3.92 €)
3.71 $
(3.28 €)
     -16.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 $
(2.00 €)
3.27 $
(2.89 €)
     +44.26 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.93 $
(1.70 €)
2.39 $
(2.11 €)
     +23.78 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.25 $
(3.75 €)
4.96 $
(4.38 €)
     +16.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.44 $
(3.04 €)
1.52 $
(1.34 €)
     -55.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.11 $
(1.86 €)
1.06 $
(0.93 €)
     -49.86 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.34 $
(2.95 €)
3.75 $
(3.31 €)
     +12.11 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.05 $
(9.77 €)
9.19 $
(8.12 €)
     -16.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.05 $
(5.35 €)
6.06 $
(5.35 €)
     +0.05 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.21 $
(7.26 €)
8.76 $
(7.75 €)
     +6.70 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.96 $
(1.73 €)
1.47 $
(1.30 €)
     -24.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.16 $
(1.03 €)
1.05 $
(0.93 €)
     -9.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.47 $
(1.30 €)
1.30 $
(1.15 €)
     -11.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.28 $
(2.01 €)
1.38 $
(1.22 €)
     -39.60 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.61 $
(1.42 €)
0.88 $
(0.77 €)
     -45.59 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.26 $
(1.11 €)
1.14 $
(1.01 €)
     -8.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.71 $
(1.52 €)
1.57 $
(1.39 €)
     -8.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $
(1.52 €)
1.04 $
(0.92 €)
     -39.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.26 €)
7.92 $
(7.00 €)
     -47.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.86 $
(1.64 €)
1.98 $
(1.75 €)
     +6.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.71 $
(2.39 €)
2.65 $
(2.35 €)
     -1.93 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.75 $
(8.62 €)
9.05 $
(8.00 €)
     -7.19 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.43 €)
2.15 $
(1.90 €)
     -21.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 78.00 $
(68.96 €)
84.84 $
(75.00 €)
     +8.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(3.09 €)
5.66 $
(5.00 €)
     +61.59 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.10 $
(2.74 €)
2.37 $
(2.09 €)
     -23.66 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $
(29.17 €)
40.50 $
(35.80 €)
     +22.71 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.77 $
(3.33 €)
6.67 $
(5.90 €)
     +76.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,040.00 $
(19,484.59 €)
23,754.15 $
(21,000.00 €)
     +7.78 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,129.88 $
(18,680.00 €)
24,934.79 $
(22,043.75 €)
     +18.01 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 116.09 $
(102.63 €)
172.66 $
(152.64 €)
     +48.72 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(0.08 €)
0.27 $
(0.23 €)
     +181.93 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.81 $
(58.18 €)
33.22 $
(29.37 €)
     -49.52 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 80.84 $
(71.47 €)
45.12 $
(39.89 €)
     -44.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.00 $
(16.80 €)
19.74 $
(17.45 €)
     +3.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(12.38 €)
12.44 $
(11.00 €)
     -11.12 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,173.68 $
(1,921.66 €)
974.99 $
(861.94 €)
     -55.15 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,190.00 $
(23,153.43 €)
13,073.74 $
(11,557.92 €)
     -50.08 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.67 $
(53.64 €)
95.00 $
(83.98 €)
     +56.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.05 $
(37.17 €)
40.15 $
(35.50 €)
     -4.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.29 $
(76.28 €)
102.62 $
(90.73 €)
     +18.94 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.29 $
(120.49 €)
153.58 $
(135.77 €)
     +12.68 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,369.47 $
(2,978.80 €)
1,311.58 $
(1,159.51 €)
     -61.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,736.89 $
(2,419.56 €)
961.60 $
(850.11 €)
     -64.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,743.88 $
(5,077.91 €)
2,809.73 $
(2,483.96 €)
     -51.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,356.71 $
(3,851.57 €)
1,886.04 $
(1,667.36 €)
     -56.71 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,163.16 $
(1,028.30 €)
1,110.25 $
(981.52 €)
     -4.55 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 893.36 $
(789.78 €)
803.53 $
(710.36 €)
     -10.06 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,145.51 $
(5,432.97 €)
2,151.20 $
(1,901.78 €)
     -65.00 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.32 1.79      -58.57 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:396501
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD