Cost of Living Comparison Between Italy and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 12.71% higher than in Italy (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 36.22% higher than in Italy
Rent Prices in United States are 108.32% higher than in Italy
Restaurant Prices in United States are 5.63% higher than in Italy
Groceries Prices in United States are 31.86% higher than in Italy
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 71.47% higher than in Italy
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Restaurants
Italy Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(16.02 $)
14.04 €
(15.00 $)
     -6.39 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(64.09 $)
60.85 €
(65.00 $)
     +1.41 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(8.55 $)
7.49 €
(8.00 $)
     -6.39 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(5.34 $)
4.68 €
(5.00 $)
     -6.39 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(4.27 $)
5.62 €
(6.00 $)
     +40.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.44 €
(1.54 $)
4.17 €
(4.45 $)
     +189.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 €
(2.32 $)
1.87 €
(2.00 $)
     -13.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.06 €
(1.13 $)
1.49 €
(1.60 $)
     +41.15 %
Markets
Italy Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.38 €
(4.68 $)
3.19 €
(3.41 $)
     -27.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.45 €
(1.54 $)
2.43 €
(2.59 $)
     +68.00 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.88 €
(0.94 $)
1.70 €
(1.81 $)
     +92.84 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.80 €
(2.99 $)
2.26 €
(2.41 $)
     -19.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.58 €
(5.96 $)
4.78 €
(5.10 $)
     -14.41 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.86 €
(4.12 $)
4.43 €
(4.73 $)
     +14.73 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.73 €
(7.19 $)
5.70 €
(6.08 $)
     -15.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.84 €
(0.89 $)
1.99 €
(2.12 $)
     +137.27 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 €
(0.78 $)
0.67 €
(0.72 $)
     -8.05 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 €
(0.87 $)
1.73 €
(1.85 $)
     +111.29 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.07 €
(1.14 $)
1.84 €
(1.97 $)
     +72.34 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 €
(0.62 $)
1.12 €
(1.19 $)
     +93.91 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.59 €
(0.63 $)
1.12 €
(1.20 $)
     +90.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.06 €
(1.13 $)
1.60 €
(1.71 $)
     +51.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.41 €
(0.44 $)
1.73 €
(1.84 $)
     +318.93 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(5.34 $)
11.23 €
(12.00 $)
     +124.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.38 €
(1.47 $)
2.75 €
(2.94 $)
     +99.72 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 €
(2.01 $)
2.82 €
(3.01 $)
     +49.49 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.70 €
(6.09 $)
7.96 €
(8.50 $)
     +39.60 %
Transportation
Italy Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(1.60 $)
2.34 €
(2.50 $)
     +56.02 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 €
(37.39 $)
64.86 €
(69.28 $)
     +85.30 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(5.34 $)
3.00 €
(3.20 $)
     -40.09 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.01 €
(2.15 $)
2.43 €
(2.60 $)
     +20.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 €
(28.84 $)
28.08 €
(30.00 $)
     +4.01 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.15 €
(8.71 $)
3.68 €
(3.94 $)
     -54.80 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,250.00 €
(24,836.69 $)
22,466.76 €
(24,000.00 $)
     -3.37 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,926.55 €
(26,627.66 $)
20,941.47 €
(22,370.62 $)
     -15.99 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Italy Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 165.99 €
(177.31 $)
160.59 €
(171.55 $)
     -3.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 €
(0.17 $)
0.14 €
(0.15 $)
     -16.28 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.59 €
(30.54 $)
63.32 €
(67.64 $)
     +121.49 %
Sports And Leisure
Italy Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.63 €
(49.82 $)
34.74 €
(37.11 $)
     -25.51 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.88 €
(20.17 $)
16.28 €
(17.39 $)
     -13.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.50 €
(9.08 $)
11.23 €
(12.00 $)
     +32.16 %
Childcare
Italy Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 440.02 €
(470.05 $)
958.70 €
(1,024.13 $)
     +117.88 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,535.64 €
(10,186.40 $)
14,754.64 €
(15,761.57 $)
     +54.73 %
Clothing And Shoes
Italy Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.09 €
(80.21 $)
41.65 €
(44.49 $)
     -44.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.65 €
(33.81 $)
33.26 €
(35.53 $)
     +5.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.04 €
(86.57 $)
72.56 €
(77.52 $)
     -10.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.92 €
(114.22 $)
92.18 €
(98.47 $)
     -13.79 %
Rent Per Month
Italy Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 695.69 €
(743.17 $)
1,451.80 €
(1,550.87 $)
     +108.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 521.11 €
(556.67 $)
1,156.12 €
(1,235.02 $)
     +121.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,316.20 €
(1,406.02 $)
2,560.07 €
(2,734.78 $)
     +94.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 915.77 €
(978.27 $)
2,016.51 €
(2,154.13 $)
     +120.20 %
Buy Apartment Price
Italy Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 361.91 €
(386.61 $)
393.52 €
(420.37 $)
     +8.73 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 209.83 €
(224.15 $)
184.64 €
(197.24 $)
     -12.01 %
Salaries And Financing
Italy Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,453.66 €
(1,552.87 $)
3,395.48 €
(3,627.20 $)
     +133.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.65 4.40      +167.49 %
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