United States is 46.2% more expensive than Athens.

If you lived in United States instead of Athens, you would:

pay 42.6% more for restaurants

 
Athens
United States
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $12.11
€10.62
$14.25
 
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.27
€6.37
$7.75
 
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.04
€1.79
$1.90
 

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pay 97.0% more for groceries

 
Athens
United States
Bread
1 loaf
$0.92
€0.80
$2.71
 
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.02
€4.40
$5.56
 
Milk (1 gallon) $5.44
€4.77
$3.22
 

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pay 14.0% more for transportation

 
Athens
United States
Gasoline (1 gallon) $6.82
€5.98
$2.62
 
Monthly public transit pass $36.34
€31.87
$63.05
 
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,228.09
€21,245.64
$23,189.08
 

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pay 90.9% more for housing

 
Athens
United States
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$39.72
€34.83
$67.11
 
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $484.56
€424.91
$1,225.46
 
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $425.56
€373.18
$1,034.80
 

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pay 76.4% more for childcare

 
Athens
United States
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $496.19
€435.11
$891.12
 
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $8,768.06
€7,688.72
$15,195.09
 

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pay 20.0% more for entertainment and sports

 
Athens
United States
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.85
€4.25
$4.52
 
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.45
€3.03
$4.18
 
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.57
€4.89
$7.90
 

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pay 17.5% less for clothing

 
Athens
United States
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$85.68
€75.13
$43.02
 
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$34.71
€30.44
$35.26
 
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$87.04
€76.33
$75.54
 

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