New Jersey is 3.8 times more expensive than French Polynesia.

If you lived in New Jersey instead of French Polynesia, you would:

pay 20.7% more for restaurants

 
French Polynesia
New Jersey
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $14.20
CFPF1,488
$17.71
 
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$11.42
CFPF1,196
$8.73
 
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.11
CFPF221
$2.08
 

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pay 12.5% less for groceries

 
French Polynesia
New Jersey
Bread
1 loaf
$2.27
CFPF238
$2.95
 
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.93
CFPF517
$5.67
 
Milk (1 gallon) $9.57
CFPF1,002
$3.93
 

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pay 76.4% more for transportation

 
French Polynesia
New Jersey
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.62
CFPF484
$4.16
 
Monthly public transit pass $26.45
CFPF2,771
$114.16
 
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,919.34
CFPF2,401,374
$22,776.02
 

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pay 38.2% more for housing

 
French Polynesia
New Jersey
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$96.38
CFPF10,098
$68.31
 
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $963.83
CFPF100,985
$1,824.65
 
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $852.13
CFPF89,282
$1,353.63
 

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pay 19.6 times more for childcare

 
French Polynesia
New Jersey
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly ?? $1,408.13
 
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $881.51
CFPF92,361
$17,310.00
 

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pay 0.9% less for entertainment and sports

 
French Polynesia
New Jersey
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.93
CFPF516
$5.80
 
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.40
CFPF356
$4.14
 
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$11.81
CFPF1,238
$9.24
 

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pay 31.6% less for clothing

 
French Polynesia
New Jersey
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$89.62
CFPF9,390
$42.34
 
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$59.50
CFPF6,234
$37.35
 
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$92.56
CFPF9,698
$75.08
 

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