Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United Kingdom Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United Kingdom are 3.8% lower than in France (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 7.8% higher than in France
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 45.6% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 9.9% higher than in France
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 19.2% lower than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 10.0% higher than in France
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Restaurants
France Edit United Kingdom Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(12.84 £)
17.53 €
(15.00 £)
     +16.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(51.34 £)
70.12 €
(60.00 £)
     +16.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(8.56 £)
8.18 €
(7.00 £)
     -18.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 €
(5.13 £)
5.26 €
(4.50 £)
     -12.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 €
(4.28 £)
4.91 €
(4.20 £)
     -1.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.04 €
(2.60 £)
3.69 €
(3.15 £)
     +21.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.77 €
(2.37 £)
2.02 €
(1.73 £)
     -27.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 €
(1.64 £)
1.46 €
(1.25 £)
     -23.6 %
Markets
France Edit United Kingdom Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.26 €
(3.65 £)
5.46 €
(4.67 £)
     +28.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.58 €
(1.35 £)
1.29 €
(1.10 £)
     -18.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.98 €
(0.84 £)
0.84 €
(0.71 £)
     -14.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.79 €
(3.24 £)
3.46 €
(2.96 £)
     -8.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.65 €
(6.55 £)
3.68 €
(3.15 £)
     -51.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.80 €
(4.96 £)
3.47 €
(2.97 £)
     -40.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.55 €
(7.31 £)
5.56 €
(4.76 £)
     -34.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.25 €
(1.07 £)
1.12 €
(0.96 £)
     -10.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 €
(0.79 £)
0.60 €
(0.52 £)
     -34.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.34 €
(1.15 £)
1.12 €
(0.96 £)
     -16.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 €
(1.32 £)
1.41 €
(1.20 £)
     -9.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 €
(0.79 £)
0.59 €
(0.50 £)
     -36.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.93 €
(0.80 £)
0.55 €
(0.47 £)
     -40.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 €
(1.16 £)
0.90 €
(0.77 £)
     -33.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 €
(0.60 £)
1.23 €
(1.06 £)
     +75.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €
(5.99 £)
8.76 €
(7.50 £)
     +25.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.19 €
(1.87 £)
2.23 €
(1.91 £)
     +2.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 €
(2.30 £)
2.76 €
(2.36 £)
     +2.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 €
(9.41 £)
15.19 €
(13.00 £)
     +38.1 %
Transportation
France Edit United Kingdom Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 €
(1.54 £)
2.80 €
(2.40 £)
     +55.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.00 €
(56.48 £)
79.23 €
(67.80 £)
     +20.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 €
(2.40 £)
3.51 €
(3.00 £)
     +25.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.93 €
(2.51 £)
2.33 €
(2.00 £)
     -20.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 €
(23.96 £)
20.33 €
(17.40 £)
     -27.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.90 €
(5.91 £)
6.67 €
(5.71 £)
     -3.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,060.00 €
(26,578.88 £)
33,053.77 €
(28,285.00 £)
     +6.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,931.65 €
(23,046.13 £)
28,976.67 €
(24,796.11 £)
     +7.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
France Edit United Kingdom Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 176.26 €
(150.83 £)
292.22 €
(250.06 £)
     +65.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 26.46 €
(22.64 £)
14.37 €
(12.30 £)
     -45.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.53 €
(25.27 £)
35.60 €
(30.46 £)
     +20.6 %
Sports And Leisure
France Edit United Kingdom Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.97 €
(28.21 £)
37.86 €
(32.40 £)
     +14.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.77 €
(13.49 £)
12.84 €
(10.99 £)
     -18.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(10.27 £)
11.69 €
(10.00 £)
     -2.6 %
Childcare
France Edit United Kingdom Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 680.71 €
(582.50 £)
1,450.36 €
(1,241.11 £)
     +113.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,301.86 €
(8,815.58 £)
17,065.46 €
(14,603.37 £)
     +65.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
France Edit United Kingdom Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.31 €
(73.01 £)
74.80 €
(64.01 £)
     -12.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.32 €
(31.94 £)
36.47 €
(31.21 £)
     -2.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.80 €
(75.99 £)
86.08 €
(73.66 £)
     -3.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.44 €
(99.64 £)
87.62 €
(74.98 £)
     -24.7 %
Rent Per Month
France Edit United Kingdom Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 793.19 €
(678.75 £)
1,235.87 €
(1,057.57 £)
     +55.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 586.98 €
(502.30 £)
1,018.26 €
(871.35 £)
     +73.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,486.61 €
(1,272.13 £)
2,056.33 €
(1,759.66 £)
     +38.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,170.80 €
(1,001.89 £)
1,570.04 €
(1,343.52 £)
     +34.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
France Edit United Kingdom Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 547.65 €
(468.64 £)
548.96 €
(469.76 £)
     +0.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 417.79 €
(357.51 £)
412.39 €
(352.90 £)
     -1.3 %
Salaries And Financing
France Edit United Kingdom Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,308.75 €
(1,975.66 £)
2,738.19 €
(2,343.14 £)
     +18.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.56 5.90      +65.8 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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