Cost of Living Comparison Between Italy and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 26.5% higher than in Italy (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 49.1% higher than in Italy
Rent Prices in United States are 121.0% higher than in Italy
Restaurant Prices in United States are 27.0% higher than in Italy
Groceries Prices in United States are 32.2% higher than in Italy
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 82.9% higher than in Italy
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Restaurants
Italy Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(15.92 $)
18.84 €
(20.00 $)
     +25.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(63.68 $)
70.66 €
(75.00 $)
     +17.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(10.61 $)
10.07 €
(10.69 $)
     +0.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(5.31 $)
5.65 €
(6.00 $)
     +13.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 €
(4.78 $)
6.60 €
(7.00 $)
     +46.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.58 €
(1.68 $)
4.81 €
(5.10 $)
     +203.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.42 €
(2.57 $)
2.34 €
(2.49 $)
     -3.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.13 €
(1.19 $)
1.94 €
(2.06 $)
     +72.8 %
Markets
Italy Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.55 €
(5.89 $)
3.78 €
(4.01 $)
     -31.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.81 €
(1.92 $)
3.05 €
(3.24 $)
     +68.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 €
(1.25 $)
1.95 €
(2.07 $)
     +65.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.43 €
(3.64 $)
3.51 €
(3.73 $)
     +2.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.97 €
(6.33 $)
5.50 €
(5.84 $)
     -7.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.86 €
(5.16 $)
5.20 €
(5.52 $)
     +7.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.82 €
(8.30 $)
6.87 €
(7.29 $)
     -12.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.92 €
(0.98 $)
2.27 €
(2.41 $)
     +145.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 €
(0.90 $)
0.72 €
(0.76 $)
     -15.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.02 €
(1.09 $)
1.92 €
(2.04 $)
     +88.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.27 €
(1.35 $)
2.10 €
(2.23 $)
     +64.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.71 €
(0.75 $)
1.29 €
(1.37 $)
     +81.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.67 €
(0.71 $)
1.30 €
(1.38 $)
     +94.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.30 €
(1.38 $)
2.03 €
(2.16 $)
     +56.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.44 €
(0.46 $)
2.06 €
(2.19 $)
     +371.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(6.37 $)
14.13 €
(15.00 $)
     +135.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.50 €
(1.59 $)
1.66 €
(1.77 $)
     +10.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 €
(2.19 $)
3.35 €
(3.55 $)
     +62.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.00 €
(6.37 $)
9.42 €
(10.00 $)
     +57.0 %
Transportation
Italy Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.70 €
(1.80 $)
2.36 €
(2.50 $)
     +38.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 €
(37.15 $)
67.84 €
(72.00 $)
     +93.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(5.31 $)
3.53 €
(3.75 $)
     -29.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 €
(2.56 $)
2.64 €
(2.80 $)
     +9.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.82 €
(31.65 $)
28.26 €
(30.00 $)
     -5.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.82 €
(7.24 $)
3.44 €
(3.65 $)
     -49.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 €
(26,534.74 $)
31,091.31 €
(33,000.00 $)
     +24.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,976.38 €
(28,632.45 $)
24,574.10 €
(26,082.69 $)
     -8.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Italy Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 199.93 €
(212.20 $)
194.69 €
(206.64 $)
     -2.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.74 €
(13.52 $)
49.39 €
(52.42 $)
     +287.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.56 €
(29.25 $)
67.07 €
(71.19 $)
     +143.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Italy Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.34 €
(51.31 $)
45.30 €
(48.08 $)
     -6.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.08 €
(21.31 $)
21.47 €
(22.79 $)
     +6.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(9.55 $)
13.19 €
(14.00 $)
     +46.6 %
Childcare
Italy Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 520.85 €
(552.83 $)
1,298.54 €
(1,378.25 $)
     +149.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,162.99 €
(9,725.50 $)
21,704.21 €
(23,036.62 $)
     +136.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Italy Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.00 €
(82.79 $)
49.56 €
(52.60 $)
     -36.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.21 €
(35.24 $)
41.26 €
(43.79 $)
     +24.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.15 €
(89.31 $)
83.92 €
(89.07 $)
     -0.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 112.26 €
(119.16 $)
109.04 €
(115.73 $)
     -2.9 %
Rent Per Month
Italy Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 768.40 €
(815.57 $)
1,673.10 €
(1,775.81 $)
     +117.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 573.61 €
(608.82 $)
1,376.92 €
(1,461.45 $)
     +140.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,365.57 €
(1,449.40 $)
2,804.23 €
(2,976.38 $)
     +105.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 957.31 €
(1,016.08 $)
2,276.92 €
(2,416.70 $)
     +137.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Italy Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 376.61 €
(399.72 $)
320.89 €
(340.59 $)
     -14.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 231.01 €
(245.19 $)
252.64 €
(268.15 $)
     +9.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Italy Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,579.32 €
(1,676.27 $)
4,306.37 €
(4,570.73 $)
     +172.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.80 6.56      +36.7 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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