Cost of Living Comparison Between Italy and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 1.79% lower than in Italy (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 16.20% higher than in Italy
Rent Prices in United States are 78.83% higher than in Italy
Restaurant Prices in United States are 8.29% lower than in Italy
Groceries Prices in United States are 12.33% higher than in Italy
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 74.67% higher than in Italy
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Restaurants
Italy Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(18.15 $)
12.40 €
(15.00 $)
     -17.34 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 €
(66.53 $)
47.12 €
(57.00 $)
     -14.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(9.68 $)
6.61 €
(8.00 $)
     -17.34 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(6.05 $)
4.13 €
(5.00 $)
     -17.34 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(4.84 $)
4.96 €
(6.00 $)
     +24.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.38 €
(1.67 $)
3.53 €
(4.27 $)
     +154.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 €
(2.55 $)
1.56 €
(1.89 $)
     -25.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.05 €
(1.27 $)
1.27 €
(1.53 $)
     +20.33 %
Markets
Italy Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.38 €
(5.30 $)
2.67 €
(3.23 $)
     -39.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.44 €
(1.74 $)
2.03 €
(2.46 $)
     +41.52 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 €
(1.07 $)
1.49 €
(1.80 $)
     +67.74 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.79 €
(3.38 $)
1.92 €
(2.32 $)
     -31.20 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.67 €
(6.86 $)
4.14 €
(5.01 $)
     -27.03 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.79 €
(4.58 $)
3.39 €
(4.10 $)
     -10.46 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.75 €
(8.17 $)
4.68 €
(5.66 $)
     -30.70 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 €
(0.99 $)
1.70 €
(2.06 $)
     +107.59 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 €
(0.91 $)
0.58 €
(0.71 $)
     -22.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 €
(0.99 $)
1.49 €
(1.81 $)
     +83.23 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.90 €
(1.09 $)
1.60 €
(1.93 $)
     +76.89 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 €
(0.67 $)
0.98 €
(1.18 $)
     +76.14 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.59 €
(0.71 $)
0.98 €
(1.19 $)
     +66.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.05 €
(1.27 $)
1.34 €
(1.63 $)
     +27.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.41 €
(0.50 $)
1.49 €
(1.81 $)
     +263.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(6.05 $)
9.92 €
(12.00 $)
     +98.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.33 €
(1.61 $)
1.95 €
(2.36 $)
     +46.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.80 €
(2.18 $)
2.32 €
(2.81 $)
     +28.90 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 €
(6.65 $)
6.61 €
(8.00 $)
     +20.24 %
Transportation
Italy Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(1.81 $)
1.86 €
(2.25 $)
     +24.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 €
(42.34 $)
57.87 €
(70.00 $)
     +65.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(6.05 $)
2.69 €
(3.25 $)
     -46.27 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.09 €
(2.53 $)
2.23 €
(2.70 $)
     +6.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.32 €
(34.26 $)
24.80 €
(30.00 $)
     -12.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.81 €
(7.03 $)
2.10 €
(2.54 $)
     -63.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,300.00 €
(26,976.48 $)
19,012.86 €
(23,000.00 $)
     -14.74 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,451.39 €
(28,369.33 $)
17,767.11 €
(21,493.01 $)
     -24.24 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Italy Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 156.27 €
(189.04 $)
134.65 €
(162.88 $)
     -13.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 €
(0.14 $)
0.11 €
(0.14 $)
     -0.95 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.93 €
(35.00 $)
54.07 €
(65.41 $)
     +86.90 %
Sports And Leisure
Italy Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.38 €
(57.31 $)
30.80 €
(37.26 $)
     -34.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.03 €
(23.02 $)
13.09 €
(15.84 $)
     -31.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.50 €
(10.28 $)
9.92 €
(12.00 $)
     +16.70 %
Childcare
Italy Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 445.97 €
(539.49 $)
775.74 €
(938.42 $)
     +73.94 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,771.28 €
(13,030.10 $)
13,159.91 €
(15,919.64 $)
     +22.18 %
Clothing And Shoes
Italy Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.80 €
(92.90 $)
36.31 €
(43.92 $)
     -52.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.04 €
(37.55 $)
29.32 €
(35.47 $)
     -5.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.24 €
(99.48 $)
62.73 €
(75.88 $)
     -23.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.80 €
(135.24 $)
79.00 €
(95.57 $)
     -29.34 %
Rent Per Month
Italy Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 606.93 €
(734.21 $)
1,122.55 €
(1,357.96 $)
     +84.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 463.73 €
(560.97 $)
900.84 €
(1,089.76 $)
     +94.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,083.56 €
(1,310.79 $)
1,791.69 €
(2,167.42 $)
     +65.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 777.87 €
(940.99 $)
1,428.25 €
(1,727.76 $)
     +83.61 %
Buy Apartment Price
Italy Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 321.95 €
(389.46 $)
271.22 €
(328.10 $)
     -15.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 189.03 €
(228.67 $)
162.42 €
(196.48 $)
     -14.08 %
Salaries And Financing
Italy Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,439.90 €
(1,741.86 $)
2,922.59 €
(3,535.48 $)
     +102.97 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.91 4.15      +117.04 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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