Cost of Living Comparison Between United Kingdom and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 3.9% higher than in United Kingdom (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 8.1% lower than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in France are 33.4% lower than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in France are 8.9% lower than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in France are 23.9% higher than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in France is 7.6% lower than in United Kingdom
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Restaurants
United Kingdom Edit France Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.51 €)
12.85 £
(15.00 €)
     -14.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(70.05 €)
51.39 £
(60.00 €)
     -14.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(8.17 €)
8.56 £
(10.00 €)
     +22.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(5.25 €)
5.14 £
(6.00 €)
     +14.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(4.67 €)
4.28 £
(5.00 €)
     +7.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.13 £
(3.66 €)
2.56 £
(2.99 €)
     -18.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 £
(2.04 €)
2.34 £
(2.74 €)
     +34.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.26 £
(1.47 €)
1.60 £
(1.86 €)
     +27.0 %
Markets
United Kingdom Edit France Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.69 £
(5.47 €)
3.60 £
(4.20 €)
     -23.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 £
(1.28 €)
1.39 £
(1.62 €)
     +26.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.72 £
(0.84 €)
0.83 £
(0.97 €)
     +15.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.99 £
(3.49 €)
3.19 £
(3.72 €)
     +6.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.11 £
(3.63 €)
6.45 £
(7.53 €)
     +107.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.97 £
(3.47 €)
4.94 £
(5.76 €)
     +65.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.73 £
(5.52 €)
7.37 £
(8.61 €)
     +55.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.11 €)
1.06 £
(1.24 €)
     +12.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.60 €)
0.78 £
(0.91 €)
     +53.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 £
(1.12 €)
1.15 £
(1.34 €)
     +19.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.23 £
(1.44 €)
1.36 £
(1.58 €)
     +10.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.58 €)
0.79 £
(0.92 €)
     +57.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.54 €)
0.80 £
(0.93 €)
     +71.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(0.88 €)
1.17 £
(1.37 €)
     +54.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.06 £
(1.23 €)
0.60 £
(0.70 €)
     -43.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £
(8.76 €)
6.00 £
(7.00 €)
     -20.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.90 £
(2.21 €)
1.85 £
(2.16 €)
     -2.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.37 £
(2.77 €)
2.28 £
(2.66 €)
     -3.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(15.18 €)
9.42 £
(11.00 €)
     -27.5 %
Transportation
United Kingdom Edit France Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(2.92 €)
1.54 £
(1.80 €)
     -38.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 68.00 £
(79.39 €)
59.44 £
(69.40 €)
     -12.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.50 €)
2.44 £
(2.85 €)
     -18.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £
(2.33 €)
2.51 £
(2.93 €)
     +25.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £
(20.32 €)
22.10 £
(25.80 €)
     +27.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.82 £
(6.80 €)
6.02 £
(7.03 €)
     +3.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(33,024.01 €)
26,577.13 £
(31,030.00 €)
     -6.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,459.31 £
(28,557.35 €)
22,774.74 £
(26,590.54 €)
     -6.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Kingdom Edit France Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 254.07 £
(296.63 €)
147.69 £
(172.43 €)
     -41.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.19 £
(14.23 €)
23.91 £
(27.91 €)
     +96.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.51 £
(35.62 €)
25.42 £
(29.68 €)
     -16.7 %
Sports And Leisure
United Kingdom Edit France Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.37 £
(37.79 €)
28.14 £
(32.86 €)
     -13.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.96 £
(12.80 €)
13.05 £
(15.24 €)
     +19.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(11.68 €)
10.28 £
(12.00 €)
     +2.8 %
Childcare
United Kingdom Edit France Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,247.51 £
(1,456.53 €)
575.35 £
(671.75 €)
     -53.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,223.28 £
(16,606.32 €)
8,673.83 £
(10,127.09 €)
     -39.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Kingdom Edit France Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.62 £
(74.28 €)
72.72 £
(84.90 €)
     +14.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.22 £
(36.45 €)
31.68 £
(36.98 €)
     +1.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.28 £
(86.73 €)
75.23 £
(87.84 €)
     +1.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 76.20 £
(88.97 €)
98.90 £
(115.47 €)
     +29.8 %
Rent Per Month
United Kingdom Edit France Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,087.17 £
(1,269.32 €)
671.19 £
(783.65 €)
     -38.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 880.15 £
(1,027.61 €)
495.38 £
(578.38 €)
     -43.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,782.92 £
(2,081.64 €)
1,250.30 £
(1,459.78 €)
     -29.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,363.66 £
(1,592.13 €)
986.53 £
(1,151.82 €)
     -27.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Kingdom Edit France Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 474.51 £
(554.01 €)
539.78 £
(630.22 €)
     +13.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 358.02 £
(418.00 €)
369.53 £
(431.45 €)
     +3.2 %
Salaries And Financing
United Kingdom Edit France Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,323.66 £
(2,712.98 €)
1,973.80 £
(2,304.50 €)
     -15.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.90 3.54      -40.1 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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