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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 3.46% lower than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 9.93% higher than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 53.58% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 3.45% lower than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 4.33% higher than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 26.52% higher than in France
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(13.40 $)
11.64 €
(13.00 $)
     -2.96 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.50 €
(50.80 $)
44.79 €
(50.00 $)
     -1.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(8.93 $)
6.27 €
(7.00 $)
     -21.62 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(5.58 $)
3.58 €
(4.00 $)
     -28.34 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(4.47 $)
4.48 €
(5.00 $)
     +11.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.64 €
(2.95 $)
3.47 €
(3.88 $)
     +31.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.35 €
(2.62 $)
1.54 €
(1.72 $)
     -34.23 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.55 €
(1.73 $)
1.23 €
(1.37 $)
     -20.81 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.55 €
(3.96 $)
2.95 €
(3.30 $)
     -16.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.20 €
(1.33 $)
2.07 €
(2.31 $)
     +73.23 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.75 €
(0.83 $)
1.54 €
(1.72 $)
     +106.86 %
Eggs (12) 2.65 €
(2.95 $)
2.33 €
(2.60 $)
     -11.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.13 €
(6.84 $)
4.35 €
(4.86 $)
     -28.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.59 €
(5.13 $)
3.48 €
(3.88 $)
     -24.26 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.07 €
(7.89 $)
4.69 €
(5.23 $)
     -33.71 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.03 €
(1.15 $)
1.71 €
(1.91 $)
     +66.36 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 €
(0.94 $)
0.62 €
(0.70 $)
     -25.91 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 €
(1.06 $)
1.56 €
(1.74 $)
     +64.70 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.16 $)
1.60 €
(1.79 $)
     +54.38 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.66 €
(0.74 $)
1.02 €
(1.14 $)
     +54.39 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.77 €
(0.86 $)
1.01 €
(1.13 $)
     +31.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.03 €
(1.15 $)
1.37 €
(1.53 $)
     +32.71 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 €
(0.70 $)
1.58 €
(1.77 $)
     +153.68 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(6.70 $)
10.75 €
(12.00 $)
     +79.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.58 €
(1.77 $)
1.77 €
(1.97 $)
     +11.59 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.65 €
(1.84 $)
2.31 €
(2.58 $)
     +40.20 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 €
(7.81 $)
5.82 €
(6.50 $)
     -16.82 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €
(1.79 $)
2.02 €
(2.25 $)
     +25.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 56.00 €
(62.52 $)
60.91 €
(68.00 $)
     +8.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.35 €
(4.86 $)
2.69 €
(3.00 $)
     -38.22 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 €
(3.05 $)
2.28 €
(2.55 $)
     -16.51 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €
(33.49 $)
25.08 €
(28.00 $)
     -16.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.81 €
(5.37 $)
2.08 €
(2.32 $)
     -56.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(22,327.58 $)
19,258.69 €
(21,500.00 $)
     -3.71 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,230.00 €
(23,700.73 $)
18,060.48 €
(20,162.35 $)
     -14.93 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 137.23 €
(153.20 $)
132.95 €
(148.43 $)
     -3.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 €
(0.24 $)
0.09 €
(0.10 $)
     -57.85 %
Internet (60 Mbps or more, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 26.27 €
(29.32 $)
47.15 €
(52.64 $)
     +79.52 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.47 €
(42.95 $)
32.79 €
(36.60 $)
     -14.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.77 €
(17.60 $)
14.15 €
(15.80 $)
     -10.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(11.16 $)
9.85 €
(11.00 $)
     -1.47 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 475.00 €
(530.28 $)
762.74 €
(851.51 $)
     +60.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,000.00 €
(26,793.10 $)
16,123.55 €
(18,000.00 $)
     -32.82 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.64 €
(91.14 $)
37.06 €
(41.37 $)
     -54.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.72 €
(40.99 $)
31.17 €
(34.79 $)
     -15.11 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.26 €
(92.95 $)
65.76 €
(73.41 $)
     -21.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 102.98 €
(114.96 $)
82.11 €
(91.66 $)
     -20.27 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 644.03 €
(718.99 $)
1,046.58 €
(1,168.38 $)
     +62.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 524.62 €
(585.68 $)
808.39 €
(902.47 $)
     +54.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,142.37 €
(1,275.32 $)
1,718.11 €
(1,918.07 $)
     +50.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 873.65 €
(975.32 $)
1,317.84 €
(1,471.21 $)
     +50.84 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 410.81 €
(458.62 $)
182.67 €
(203.92 $)
     -55.54 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 270.57 €
(302.06 $)
128.98 €
(143.99 $)
     -52.33 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,925.83 €
(2,149.96 $)
2,678.39 €
(2,990.10 $)
     +39.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.37 3.94      +66.44 %
Last update: May 2017May 2017
Contributors:144021921
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR