Cost of Living Comparison Between Italy and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 18.0% higher than in Italy (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 44.4% higher than in Italy
Rent Prices in United States are 131.3% higher than in Italy
Restaurant Prices in United States are 15.5% higher than in Italy
Groceries Prices in United States are 36.9% higher than in Italy
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 74.4% higher than in Italy
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Restaurants
Italy Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(16.10 $)
15.84 €
(17.00 $)
     +5.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(64.41 $)
65.21 €
(70.00 $)
     +8.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(8.59 $)
8.85 €
(9.50 $)
     +10.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(5.37 $)
4.66 €
(5.00 $)
     -6.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(4.29 $)
6.06 €
(6.50 $)
     +51.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.49 €
(1.60 $)
4.33 €
(4.65 $)
     +190.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.26 €
(2.42 $)
2.14 €
(2.29 $)
     -5.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.08 €
(1.15 $)
1.69 €
(1.81 $)
     +57.0 %
Markets
Italy Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.61 €
(4.95 $)
3.59 €
(3.86 $)
     -22.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.54 €
(1.65 $)
2.75 €
(2.95 $)
     +78.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.93 €
(1.00 $)
1.75 €
(1.88 $)
     +87.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.93 €
(3.15 $)
3.70 €
(3.97 $)
     +26.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.72 €
(6.14 $)
4.92 €
(5.29 $)
     -13.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.17 €
(4.47 $)
5.01 €
(5.38 $)
     +20.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.90 €
(7.41 $)
6.33 €
(6.80 $)
     -8.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.87 €
(0.93 $)
2.03 €
(2.18 $)
     +133.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 €
(0.81 $)
0.68 €
(0.73 $)
     -9.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.86 €
(0.93 $)
1.74 €
(1.87 $)
     +102.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.10 €
(1.18 $)
1.91 €
(2.05 $)
     +73.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.59 €
(0.64 $)
1.15 €
(1.24 $)
     +93.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 €
(0.64 $)
1.16 €
(1.24 $)
     +92.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.09 €
(1.17 $)
1.82 €
(1.96 $)
     +67.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.42 €
(0.45 $)
1.79 €
(1.92 $)
     +322.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.50 €
(5.90 $)
12.11 €
(13.00 $)
     +120.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.42 €
(1.53 $)
2.49 €
(2.67 $)
     +74.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 €
(2.12 $)
3.10 €
(3.33 $)
     +56.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.90 €
(6.33 $)
8.37 €
(8.99 $)
     +41.9 %
Transportation
Italy Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(1.61 $)
2.33 €
(2.50 $)
     +55.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 €
(37.57 $)
65.21 €
(70.00 $)
     +86.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(5.37 $)
3.26 €
(3.50 $)
     -34.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.09 €
(2.25 $)
2.52 €
(2.70 $)
     +20.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.85 €
(29.90 $)
27.95 €
(30.00 $)
     +0.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.40 €
(7.94 $)
3.52 €
(3.78 $)
     -52.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 €
(25,763.51 $)
23,288.75 €
(25,000.00 $)
     -3.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,450.53 €
(27,320.62 $)
21,618.13 €
(23,206.62 $)
     -15.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Italy Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 182.82 €
(196.25 $)
169.47 €
(181.93 $)
     -7.3 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 €
(0.17 $)
0.15 €
(0.16 $)
     -4.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.03 €
(30.09 $)
64.57 €
(69.32 $)
     +130.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Italy Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.48 €
(49.89 $)
39.00 €
(41.87 $)
     -16.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.36 €
(20.78 $)
17.18 €
(18.44 $)
     -11.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(9.66 $)
11.18 €
(12.00 $)
     +24.2 %
Childcare
Italy Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 456.33 €
(489.86 $)
1,083.85 €
(1,163.49 $)
     +137.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,956.61 €
(10,688.21 $)
15,439.46 €
(16,573.95 $)
     +55.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Italy Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.98 €
(82.63 $)
43.12 €
(46.29 $)
     -44.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.28 €
(34.65 $)
33.97 €
(36.46 $)
     +5.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.03 €
(89.13 $)
74.49 €
(79.97 $)
     -10.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 109.10 €
(117.11 $)
102.72 €
(110.26 $)
     -5.8 %
Rent Per Month
Italy Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 653.39 €
(701.40 $)
1,589.16 €
(1,705.94 $)
     +143.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 508.90 €
(546.30 $)
1,281.41 €
(1,375.57 $)
     +151.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,243.60 €
(1,334.98 $)
2,647.91 €
(2,842.48 $)
     +112.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 882.56 €
(947.41 $)
2,089.03 €
(2,242.53 $)
     +136.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Italy Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 343.11 €
(368.32 $)
389.10 €
(417.69 $)
     +13.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 207.76 €
(223.02 $)
262.60 €
(281.90 $)
     +26.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Italy Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,549.44 €
(1,663.29 $)
3,901.25 €
(4,187.91 $)
     +151.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.83 5.37      +193.7 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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