Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Italy Reverse

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Cost of Living in Italy is 20.0% lower than in United States (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Italy is 32.0% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Italy are 53.9% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Italy are 20.5% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Italy are 23.8% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Italy is 44.9% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Italy Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(18.64 €)
16.10 $
(15.00 €)
     -19.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(69.90 €)
64.38 $
(60.00 €)
     -14.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 $
(10.25 €)
10.73 $
(10.00 €)
     -2.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(5.59 €)
5.37 $
(5.00 €)
     -10.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(6.52 €)
5.37 $
(5.00 €)
     -23.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.11 $
(4.76 €)
1.71 $
(1.60 €)
     -66.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $
(2.32 €)
2.61 $
(2.43 €)
     +4.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 $
(1.91 €)
1.21 $
(1.13 €)
     -41.0 %
Markets
United States Edit Italy Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.99 $
(3.72 €)
5.91 $
(5.51 €)
     +48.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.23 $
(3.01 €)
1.95 $
(1.82 €)
     -39.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.05 $
(1.91 €)
1.25 $
(1.17 €)
     -39.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.66 $
(3.41 €)
3.66 $
(3.41 €)
     -0.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.82 $
(5.43 €)
6.40 $
(5.97 €)
     +10.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.46 $
(5.08 €)
5.16 $
(4.81 €)
     -5.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.26 $
(6.76 €)
8.24 $
(7.68 €)
     +13.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.40 $
(2.24 €)
1.00 $
(0.93 €)
     -58.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(0.71 €)
0.91 $
(0.85 €)
     +19.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.03 $
(1.89 €)
1.09 $
(1.02 €)
     -46.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 $
(2.07 €)
1.36 $
(1.27 €)
     -38.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.35 $
(1.26 €)
0.78 $
(0.73 €)
     -42.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(1.29 €)
0.73 $
(0.68 €)
     -47.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.16 $
(2.02 €)
1.38 $
(1.29 €)
     -36.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $
(2.04 €)
0.47 $
(0.44 €)
     -78.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.98 €)
6.44 $
(6.00 €)
     -57.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $
(1.67 €)
1.62 $
(1.51 €)
     -9.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.51 $
(3.27 €)
2.20 $
(2.05 €)
     -37.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(9.32 €)
6.44 $
(6.00 €)
     -35.6 %
Transportation
United States Edit Italy Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(2.33 €)
1.82 $
(1.70 €)
     -27.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(65.24 €)
37.56 $
(35.00 €)
     -46.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(3.26 €)
5.37 $
(5.00 €)
     +53.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.76 $
(2.57 €)
2.59 $
(2.41 €)
     -6.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(27.96 €)
32.09 $
(29.91 €)
     +7.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.65 $
(3.40 €)
7.32 $
(6.82 €)
     +100.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,272.00 $
(31,007.31 €)
26,825.93 $
(25,000.00 €)
     -19.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,101.05 $
(24,324.45 €)
29,128.77 $
(27,146.09 €)
     +11.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Italy Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 204.17 $
(190.28 €)
215.43 $
(200.77 €)
     +5.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 52.99 $
(49.39 €)
13.38 $
(12.47 €)
     -74.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.54 $
(65.74 €)
29.54 $
(27.53 €)
     -58.1 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Italy Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.51 $
(43.34 €)
51.98 $
(48.44 €)
     +11.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.57 $
(20.10 €)
21.79 $
(20.31 €)
     +1.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(13.05 €)
9.66 $
(9.00 €)
     -31.0 %
Childcare
United States Edit Italy Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,382.78 $
(1,288.66 €)
545.42 $
(508.30 €)
     -60.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,376.42 $
(20,853.35 €)
9,992.16 $
(9,312.03 €)
     -55.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Italy Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.04 $
(48.50 €)
83.10 $
(77.44 €)
     +59.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.57 $
(39.68 €)
35.49 $
(33.07 €)
     -16.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.46 $
(82.44 €)
90.61 $
(84.44 €)
     +2.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 113.73 $
(105.99 €)
119.38 $
(111.26 €)
     +5.0 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Italy Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,755.62 $
(1,636.13 €)
814.53 $
(759.09 €)
     -53.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,444.17 $
(1,345.87 €)
614.70 $
(572.86 €)
     -57.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,942.31 $
(2,742.04 €)
1,467.98 $
(1,368.06 €)
     -50.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,385.07 $
(2,222.73 €)
1,036.46 $
(965.91 €)
     -56.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Italy Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 308.24 $
(287.26 €)
398.17 $
(371.07 €)
     +29.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 250.99 $
(233.91 €)
246.57 $
(229.79 €)
     -1.8 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Italy Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,526.33 $
(4,218.24 €)
1,695.67 $
(1,580.25 €)
     -62.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 4.76      -27.5 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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