Cost of Living Comparison Between France and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 49.5% lower than in France (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 47.5% lower than in France
Rent Prices in China are 40.8% lower than in France
Restaurant Prices in China are 64.3% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in China are 46.2% lower than in France
Local Purchasing Power in China is 27.0% lower than in France
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Restaurants
France Edit China Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(116.87 ¥)
3.21 €
(25.00 ¥)
     -78.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(467.49 ¥)
23.10 €
(180.00 ¥)
     -61.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(77.91 ¥)
4.72 €
(36.75 ¥)
     -52.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 €
(46.75 ¥)
0.90 €
(7.00 ¥)
     -85.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 €
(38.96 ¥)
2.31 €
(18.00 ¥)
     -53.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.98 €
(23.21 ¥)
3.13 €
(24.36 ¥)
     +5.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.73 €
(21.28 ¥)
0.43 €
(3.35 ¥)
     -84.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 €
(14.49 ¥)
0.27 €
(2.14 ¥)
     -85.3 %
Markets
France Edit China Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.20 €
(32.76 ¥)
6.91 €
(53.85 ¥)
     +64.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.63 €
(12.74 ¥)
1.37 €
(10.64 ¥)
     -16.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.97 €
(7.53 ¥)
0.41 €
(3.16 ¥)
     -58.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 €
(29.09 ¥)
1.62 €
(12.59 ¥)
     -56.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.53 €
(58.69 ¥)
5.52 €
(43.04 ¥)
     -26.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.78 €
(45.06 ¥)
1.52 €
(11.82 ¥)
     -73.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.63 €
(67.26 ¥)
5.01 €
(39.00 ¥)
     -42.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.25 €
(9.72 ¥)
0.76 €
(5.96 ¥)
     -38.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.91 €
(7.10 ¥)
0.57 €
(4.44 ¥)
     -37.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.34 €
(10.47 ¥)
0.66 €
(5.13 ¥)
     -51.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.58 €
(12.33 ¥)
0.51 €
(3.94 ¥)
     -68.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 €
(7.15 ¥)
0.33 €
(2.56 ¥)
     -64.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.93 €
(7.24 ¥)
0.39 €
(3.03 ¥)
     -58.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.37 €
(10.68 ¥)
0.59 €
(4.56 ¥)
     -57.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 €
(5.48 ¥)
0.52 €
(4.03 ¥)
     -26.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €
(54.54 ¥)
10.59 €
(82.50 ¥)
     +51.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.16 €
(16.84 ¥)
0.75 €
(5.83 ¥)
     -65.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.66 €
(20.76 ¥)
1.65 €
(12.89 ¥)
     -37.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 €
(85.71 ¥)
3.21 €
(25.00 ¥)
     -70.8 %
Transportation
France Edit China Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 €
(14.02 ¥)
0.39 €
(3.00 ¥)
     -78.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.40 €
(540.73 ¥)
25.67 €
(200.00 ¥)
     -63.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.85 €
(22.21 ¥)
1.28 €
(10.00 ¥)
     -55.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.93 €
(22.82 ¥)
0.52 €
(4.02 ¥)
     -82.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.80 €
(201.02 ¥)
6.42 €
(50.00 ¥)
     -75.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.03 €
(54.75 ¥)
4.16 €
(32.41 ¥)
     -40.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,030.00 €
(241,769.96 ¥)
19,251.77 €
(150,000.00 ¥)
     -38.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,590.54 €
(207,179.92 ¥)
17,205.39 €
(134,055.64 ¥)
     -35.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
France Edit China Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 172.56 €
(1,344.48 ¥)
49.71 €
(387.33 ¥)
     -71.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 27.80 €
(216.60 ¥)
11.96 €
(93.15 ¥)
     -57.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.70 €
(231.42 ¥)
11.33 €
(88.29 ¥)
     -61.9 %
Sports And Leisure
France Edit China Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.87 €
(256.07 ¥)
40.25 €
(313.58 ¥)
     +22.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.24 €
(118.72 ¥)
14.60 €
(113.79 ¥)
     -4.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(93.50 ¥)
6.42 €
(50.00 ¥)
     -46.5 %
Childcare
France Edit China Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 671.75 €
(5,233.91 ¥)
480.11 €
(3,740.76 ¥)
     -28.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,127.09 €
(78,905.14 ¥)
18,838.70 €
(146,781.55 ¥)
     +86.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
France Edit China Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.03 €
(662.54 ¥)
49.28 €
(383.99 ¥)
     -42.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.98 €
(288.15 ¥)
30.78 €
(239.80 ¥)
     -16.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.84 €
(684.39 ¥)
71.33 €
(555.75 ¥)
     -18.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.47 €
(899.71 ¥)
78.47 €
(611.42 ¥)
     -32.0 %
Rent Per Month
France Edit China Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 785.81 €
(6,122.66 ¥)
469.95 €
(3,661.62 ¥)
     -40.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 579.16 €
(4,512.53 ¥)
256.87 €
(2,001.41 ¥)
     -55.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,459.78 €
(11,373.89 ¥)
1,087.70 €
(8,474.79 ¥)
     -25.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,147.25 €
(8,938.82 ¥)
538.27 €
(4,193.96 ¥)
     -53.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
France Edit China Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 631.22 €
(4,918.17 ¥)
627.33 €
(4,887.82 ¥)
     -0.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 430.49 €
(3,354.15 ¥)
335.47 €
(2,613.80 ¥)
     -22.1 %
Salaries And Financing
France Edit China Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,304.50 €
(17,955.50 ¥)
883.19 €
(6,881.38 ¥)
     -61.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.54 4.68      +32.3 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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