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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 2.87% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 12.15% higher than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 59.60% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 2.22% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 0.24% higher than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 36.57% higher than in France
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 €
(14.35 $)
13.59 €
(15.00 $)
     +4.56 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(55.18 $)
45.31 €
(50.00 $)
     -9.38 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(8.83 $)
6.34 €
(7.00 $)
     -20.71 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 €
(6.62 $)
4.08 €
(4.50 $)
     -32.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 €
(4.97 $)
5.44 €
(6.00 $)
     +20.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.66 €
(2.93 $)
3.72 €
(4.11 $)
     +40.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 €
(2.68 $)
1.64 €
(1.81 $)
     -32.61 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 €
(1.77 $)
1.33 €
(1.47 $)
     -17.10 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.69 €
(4.07 $)
2.82 €
(3.12 $)
     -23.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.19 €
(1.31 $)
2.15 €
(2.38 $)
     +81.18 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.74 €
(0.82 $)
1.59 €
(1.75 $)
     +113.68 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.70 €
(2.98 $)
2.06 €
(2.27 $)
     -23.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.87 €
(7.58 $)
4.27 €
(4.71 $)
     -37.81 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.81 €
(5.31 $)
3.51 €
(3.88 $)
     -27.03 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.22 €
(7.97 $)
4.75 €
(5.24 $)
     -34.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.13 €
(1.25 $)
1.83 €
(2.02 $)
     +61.66 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.89 €
(0.98 $)
0.62 €
(0.68 $)
     -30.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.06 €
(1.17 $)
1.64 €
(1.80 $)
     +53.61 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.18 €
(1.30 $)
1.65 €
(1.82 $)
     +40.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.75 €
(0.82 $)
1.06 €
(1.17 $)
     +41.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 €
(0.91 $)
1.05 €
(1.16 $)
     +28.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.12 €
(1.24 $)
1.41 €
(1.56 $)
     +25.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 €
(0.68 $)
1.61 €
(1.78 $)
     +160.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(6.62 $)
10.87 €
(12.00 $)
     +81.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.68 €
(1.85 $)
1.92 €
(2.12 $)
     +14.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 €
(2.29 $)
2.59 €
(2.85 $)
     +24.44 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 €
(8.83 $)
6.80 €
(7.50 $)
     -15.04 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €
(1.77 $)
2.04 €
(2.25 $)
     +27.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 51.00 €
(56.28 $)
63.43 €
(70.00 $)
     +24.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(5.52 $)
3.08 €
(3.40 $)
     -38.38 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 €
(2.66 $)
2.49 €
(2.75 $)
     +3.23 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.20 €
(38.84 $)
24.92 €
(27.50 $)
     -29.20 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.56 €
(6.13 $)
2.51 €
(2.77 $)
     -54.86 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(22,070.43 $)
19,936.18 €
(22,000.00 $)
     -0.32 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,890.38 €
(24,156.50 $)
18,715.29 €
(20,652.72 $)
     -14.50 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.94 €
(155.53 $)
137.94 €
(152.22 $)
     -2.13 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 €
(0.19 $)
0.11 €
(0.12 $)
     -36.66 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.07 €
(29.88 $)
57.13 €
(63.04 $)
     +111.01 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.71 €
(39.41 $)
32.66 €
(36.04 $)
     -8.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.44 €
(17.04 $)
13.44 €
(14.83 $)
     -12.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(11.04 $)
10.87 €
(12.00 $)
     +8.74 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 654.58 €
(722.34 $)
808.95 €
(892.70 $)
     +23.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,620.68 €
(11,720.14 $)
14,603.68 €
(16,115.47 $)
     +37.50 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.26 €
(88.57 $)
39.01 €
(43.05 $)
     -51.39 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.40 €
(35.75 $)
31.43 €
(34.68 $)
     -2.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.81 €
(92.48 $)
66.90 €
(73.82 $)
     -20.18 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 112.80 €
(124.48 $)
85.26 €
(94.09 $)
     -24.41 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 664.53 €
(733.33 $)
1,171.23 €
(1,292.48 $)
     +76.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 519.84 €
(573.66 $)
926.11 €
(1,021.99 $)
     +78.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,297.71 €
(1,432.05 $)
1,900.48 €
(2,097.22 $)
     +46.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 953.84 €
(1,052.59 $)
1,486.00 €
(1,639.84 $)
     +55.79 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 587.61 €
(648.44 $)
219.08 €
(241.76 $)
     -62.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 353.76 €
(390.38 $)
158.08 €
(174.44 $)
     -55.31 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,892.19 €
(2,088.07 $)
2,898.28 €
(3,198.32 $)
     +53.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.69 4.35      +157.61 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:180725020
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR