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Cost of Living Comparison Between France and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 0.77% higher than in France
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 15.10% higher than in France
Rent Prices in United States are 62.07% higher than in France
Restaurant Prices in United States are 1.66% higher than in France
Groceries Prices in United States are 8.49% higher than in France
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 25.05% higher than in France
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(12.71 $)
12.26 €
(12.99 $)
     +2.18 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.50 €
(48.20 $)
47.19 €
(50.00 $)
     +3.72 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(8.48 $)
6.61 €
(7.00 $)
     -17.41 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(5.30 $)
3.78 €
(4.00 $)
     -24.49 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(4.24 $)
4.72 €
(5.00 $)
     +17.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.64 €
(2.80 $)
3.65 €
(3.86 $)
     +38.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.35 €
(2.49 $)
1.62 €
(1.72 $)
     -30.88 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.56 €
(1.65 $)
1.30 €
(1.37 $)
     -17.02 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.57 €
(3.79 $)
3.15 €
(3.34 $)
     -11.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.18 €
(1.25 $)
2.18 €
(2.31 $)
     +84.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.76 €
(0.81 $)
1.61 €
(1.70 $)
     +110.94 %
Eggs (12) 2.67 €
(2.83 $)
2.49 €
(2.64 $)
     -6.63 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.09 €
(6.45 $)
4.61 €
(4.88 $)
     -24.28 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.64 €
(4.92 $)
3.67 €
(3.89 $)
     -20.88 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.41 €
(7.86 $)
4.96 €
(5.25 $)
     -33.17 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.11 $)
1.81 €
(1.92 $)
     +73.38 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 €
(0.90 $)
0.66 €
(0.70 $)
     -21.95 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.99 €
(1.04 $)
1.65 €
(1.75 $)
     +67.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.06 €
(1.12 $)
1.69 €
(1.79 $)
     +59.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.66 €
(0.70 $)
1.08 €
(1.15 $)
     +64.81 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.79 €
(0.83 $)
1.08 €
(1.14 $)
     +36.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.04 €
(1.10 $)
1.45 €
(1.53 $)
     +39.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.64 €
(0.68 $)
1.67 €
(1.77 $)
     +160.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(6.36 $)
11.33 €
(12.00 $)
     +88.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.54 €
(1.63 $)
1.81 €
(1.92 $)
     +17.17 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.57 €
(1.66 $)
2.35 €
(2.49 $)
     +49.62 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 €
(7.42 $)
6.14 €
(6.50 $)
     -12.35 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €
(1.70 $)
2.12 €
(2.25 $)
     +32.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 €
(63.57 $)
66.07 €
(70.00 $)
     +10.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(5.30 $)
2.83 €
(3.00 $)
     -43.37 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 €
(2.90 $)
2.40 €
(2.54 $)
     -12.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €
(31.78 $)
26.43 €
(28.00 $)
     -11.90 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.79 €
(5.07 $)
2.14 €
(2.27 $)
     -55.30 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(21,188.82 $)
20,340.92 €
(21,550.00 $)
     +1.70 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,180.91 €
(22,439.92 $)
18,947.94 €
(20,074.23 $)
     -10.54 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 141.97 €
(150.41 $)
141.01 €
(149.39 $)
     -0.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 €
(0.22 $)
0.09 €
(0.10 $)
     -53.75 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 26.59 €
(28.17 $)
49.44 €
(52.38 $)
     +85.95 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.75 €
(42.11 $)
35.06 €
(37.14 $)
     -11.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.42 €
(16.33 $)
15.30 €
(16.21 $)
     -0.73 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(10.59 $)
10.38 €
(11.00 $)
     +3.83 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 550.00 €
(582.69 $)
757.52 €
(802.55 $)
     +37.73 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,000.00 €
(25,426.58 $)
16,990.09 €
(18,000.00 $)
     -29.21 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.79 €
(87.72 $)
39.21 €
(41.54 $)
     -52.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.33 €
(40.61 $)
33.01 €
(34.97 $)
     -13.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.53 €
(88.49 $)
69.61 €
(73.74 $)
     -16.67 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 103.86 €
(110.03 $)
86.66 €
(91.81 $)
     -16.57 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 666.53 €
(706.15 $)
1,113.62 €
(1,179.82 $)
     +67.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 527.59 €
(558.95 $)
855.06 €
(905.89 $)
     +62.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,144.29 €
(1,212.31 $)
1,834.57 €
(1,943.62 $)
     +60.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 869.17 €
(920.83 $)
1,395.37 €
(1,478.31 $)
     +60.54 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 444.45 €
(470.86 $)
194.49 €
(206.06 $)
     -56.24 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 282.75 €
(299.56 $)
136.30 €
(144.40 $)
     -51.79 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 1,907.67 €
(2,021.06 $)
2,745.84 €
(2,909.06 $)
     +43.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.47 3.93      +59.27 %
Last update: February, 2017February, 2017
Contributors:136520681
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR