Cost of Living Comparison Between Germany and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 5.9% higher than in Germany (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 0.2% higher than in Germany
Rent Prices in France are 15.0% lower than in Germany
Restaurant Prices in France are 8.4% higher than in Germany
Groceries Prices in France are 19.6% higher than in Germany
Local Purchasing Power in France is 18.5% lower than in Germany
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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 € 15.00 €      +20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 60.00 €      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.80 € 10.00 €      +2.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 6.00 €      +50.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 5.00 €      +25.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.28 € 3.00 €      -8.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.67 € 2.74 €      +2.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.39 € 1.88 €      -21.6 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.10 € 4.22 €      +3.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.74 € 1.61 €      -7.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.23 € 0.96 €      -21.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.28 € 3.75 €      +14.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.52 € 7.59 €      +37.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.82 € 5.80 €      -15.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.76 € 8.61 €      +27.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.07 € 1.26 €      +17.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.92 €      +51.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 € 1.34 €      +42.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.78 € 1.58 €      +101.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.70 € 0.92 €      +31.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.93 €      +13.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.73 € 1.36 €      -21.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.69 € 0.71 €      +2.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.99 € 7.00 €      +40.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.92 € 2.18 €      +137.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 € 2.68 €      +66.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 € 11.00 €      +34.1 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 1.80 €      -40.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 € 69.40 €      +41.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.40 € 2.85 €      -35.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 2.93 €      -9.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 25.80 €      -14.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.62 € 7.02 €      +6.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,180.00 € 31,060.00 €      +14.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,477.66 € 26,726.77 €      -2.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 297.59 € 173.28 €      -41.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.64 € 27.61 €      +40.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.57 € 29.60 €      -36.4 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.78 € 32.98 €      -2.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.36 € 15.37 €      -24.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 12.00 €      0.0 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 397.12 € 689.99 €      +73.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,947.94 € 10,112.84 €      -15.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.01 € 84.46 €      +8.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.02 € 36.81 €      -0.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.68 € 88.52 €      +5.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.26 € 114.77 €      +3.2 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 934.86 € 781.07 €      -16.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 702.62 € 579.19 €      -17.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,711.62 € 1,454.61 €      -15.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,318.75 € 1,152.53 €      -12.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 552.37 € 624.62 €      +13.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 451.34 € 427.06 €      -5.4 %
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,823.43 € 2,305.40 €      -18.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.98 3.54      -11.1 %
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