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Cost of Living in France

Cost of Living in France

Cost of Living in France

Summary:

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs are  (3,050.65€) without rent.
  • A single person estimated monthly costs are  (848.92€) without rent.

 

Restaurants
                                                     Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 9.50 20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 40.00 80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 8.00 10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 € 3.92 8.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 € 3.50 7.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.86 € 1.40 5.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.61 € 2.00 4.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 € 1.00 3.00

 

Markets
                                                     Range
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 € 0.77 1.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.50 € 0.88 3.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.85 € 1.00 3.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.07 € 1.30 4.80
Local Cheese (1kg) 15.58 € 7.00 30.00
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 10.25 € 5.00 15.00
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.06 € 10.20 25.00
Apples (1kg) 2.56 € 1.20 3.90
Banana (1kg) 1.92 € 1.00 3.00
Oranges (1kg) 2.42 € 1.00 4.00
Tomato (1kg) 2.90 € 1.40 4.50
Potato (1kg) 1.73 € 0.75 3.00
Onion (1kg) 1.93 € 1.00 3.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.14 € 0.90 2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.69 € 0.20 1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 € 4.00 12.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.07 € 1.00 3.30
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.38 € 1.00 4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 € 10.00 11.00

 

Transportation
                                                     Range

 

One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 € 1.40 2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 € 38.00 75.20
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.40 € 2.00 5.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 € 1.60 2.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.20 € 21.60 34.72
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.99 € 1.99 2.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,999.00 € 20,000.00 27,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,972.19 € 22,000.00 27,000.00

 

 Utilities (Monthly)
                                                     Range

 

Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 151.23 € 100.00 261.54
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 € 0.05 0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.94 € 20.00 40.00

 

  Sports And Leisure
                                                     Range

 

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.09 € 20.00 50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.50 € 9.50 20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 € 8.00 13.50

 

Childcare
                                                     Range

 

Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 606.24 € 300.00 1,031.94
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,876.35 € 5,000.00 20,000.00

 

Clothing And Shoes
                                                     Range

 

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.59 € 35.00 110.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 35.00 € 20.00 59.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.87 € 50.00 120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 109.85 € 50.00 180.00

 

Rent Per Month
                                                     Range

 

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 792.77 € 550.001,490.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 611.52 € 400.001,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,653.03 € 900.003,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,128.42 € 750.002,000.00

 

Buy Apartment Price
                                                     Range

 

Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,705.07 € 3,000.00 – 13,000.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,504.33 € 2,000.00 9,125.51

 

Salaries And Financing
                                                     Range

 

Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,265.54 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.49 1.00 2.00

 

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