Cost of Living Comparison Between Italy and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 2.16% lower than in Italy (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 16.53% higher than in Italy
Rent Prices in United States are 84.32% higher than in Italy
Restaurant Prices in United States are 7.06% lower than in Italy
Groceries Prices in United States are 11.54% higher than in Italy
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 75.10% higher than in Italy
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Restaurants
Italy Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(18.21 $)
12.35 €
(15.00 $)
     -17.64 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 €
(66.78 $)
49.42 €
(60.00 $)
     -10.15 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(9.71 $)
6.59 €
(8.00 $)
     -17.64 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.90 €
(5.95 $)
4.12 €
(5.00 $)
     -15.96 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(4.86 $)
4.94 €
(6.00 $)
     +23.54 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.39 €
(1.69 $)
3.53 €
(4.29 $)
     +153.26 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 €
(2.57 $)
1.57 €
(1.90 $)
     -25.86 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.04 €
(1.27 $)
1.27 €
(1.54 $)
     +21.51 %
Markets
Italy Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.38 €
(5.32 $)
2.66 €
(3.23 $)
     -39.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.44 €
(1.75 $)
2.04 €
(2.48 $)
     +41.32 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 €
(1.08 $)
1.48 €
(1.80 $)
     +66.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.80 €
(3.40 $)
1.90 €
(2.31 $)
     -32.20 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.66 €
(6.87 $)
4.12 €
(5.01 $)
     -27.13 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.81 €
(4.63 $)
3.41 €
(4.14 $)
     -10.44 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.75 €
(8.19 $)
4.69 €
(5.70 $)
     -30.48 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 €
(1.00 $)
1.69 €
(2.05 $)
     +104.41 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 €
(0.92 $)
0.58 €
(0.71 $)
     -23.14 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 €
(1.00 $)
1.48 €
(1.80 $)
     +80.42 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.92 €
(1.12 $)
1.59 €
(1.93 $)
     +73.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 €
(0.69 $)
0.96 €
(1.17 $)
     +69.43 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 €
(0.73 $)
0.97 €
(1.18 $)
     +61.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.06 €
(1.29 $)
1.35 €
(1.64 $)
     +27.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.42 €
(0.50 $)
1.49 €
(1.81 $)
     +258.25 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(6.07 $)
9.88 €
(12.00 $)
     +97.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.31 €
(1.60 $)
2.00 €
(2.43 $)
     +52.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 €
(2.22 $)
2.32 €
(2.82 $)
     +27.33 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 €
(6.68 $)
6.59 €
(8.00 $)
     +19.80 %
Transportation
Italy Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(1.82 $)
1.85 €
(2.25 $)
     +23.54 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 €
(42.50 $)
53.53 €
(65.00 $)
     +52.96 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(6.07 $)
2.68 €
(3.25 $)
     -46.47 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.01 €
(2.44 $)
2.17 €
(2.63 $)
     +7.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.60 €
(33.51 $)
24.71 €
(30.00 $)
     -10.48 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.77 €
(7.01 $)
2.10 €
(2.55 $)
     -63.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,500.00 €
(27,318.69 $)
18,943.08 €
(23,000.00 $)
     -15.81 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,743.84 €
(28,828.92 $)
17,781.21 €
(21,589.30 $)
     -25.11 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Italy Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.86 €
(192.88 $)
135.45 €
(164.46 $)
     -14.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 €
(0.14 $)
0.11 €
(0.14 $)
     -1.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.98 €
(35.19 $)
54.15 €
(65.75 $)
     +86.86 %
Sports And Leisure
Italy Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.55 €
(56.51 $)
30.53 €
(37.07 $)
     -34.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.36 €
(23.50 $)
12.91 €
(15.67 $)
     -33.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.50 €
(10.32 $)
9.88 €
(12.00 $)
     +16.27 %
Childcare
Italy Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 445.26 €
(540.62 $)
770.10 €
(935.03 $)
     +72.96 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,740.43 €
(13,040.64 $)
12,924.79 €
(15,692.82 $)
     +20.34 %
Clothing And Shoes
Italy Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.49 €
(92.87 $)
36.10 €
(43.83 $)
     -52.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.83 €
(37.44 $)
29.23 €
(35.48 $)
     -5.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.07 €
(98.43 $)
62.56 €
(75.95 $)
     -22.84 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 109.16 €
(132.54 $)
79.08 €
(96.01 $)
     -27.56 %
Rent Per Month
Italy Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 593.07 €
(720.08 $)
1,102.15 €
(1,338.19 $)
     +85.84 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 448.41 €
(544.44 $)
890.26 €
(1,080.93 $)
     +98.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,031.07 €
(1,251.89 $)
1,773.14 €
(2,152.88 $)
     +71.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 743.26 €
(902.44 $)
1,428.80 €
(1,734.79 $)
     +92.23 %
Buy Apartment Price
Italy Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 301.03 €
(365.50 $)
274.08 €
(332.78 $)
     -8.95 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 180.92 €
(219.66 $)
163.61 €
(198.65 $)
     -9.57 %
Salaries And Financing
Italy Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,432.12 €
(1,738.83 $)
2,922.14 €
(3,547.95 $)
     +104.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.89 4.05      +114.07 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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