Cost of Living Comparison

EUR
COMPARED TO
GBP

Paris is 23.6% cheaper than London.

If you lived in London instead of Paris, you would:
local_dining

pay 7.1% less for restaurants

  Paris help_outline London help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $16.79
€14.72
$18.96
£14.65
+12.9%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.51
€8.34
$7.58
£5.86
-20.3%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $3.25
€2.85
$1.76
£1.36
-45.8%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $2.34
€2.05
$1.34
£1.03
-42.8%

Paris vs. London - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 34.4% less for groceries

  Paris help_outline London help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.68
€1.47
$1.38
£1.07
-18.0%
Local cheese (8 oz) $9.35
€8.20
$4.36
£3.37
-53.4%
Milk (1 gallon) $4.94
€4.33
$4.65
£3.59
-5.9%
Eggs
1 dozen
$3.60
€3.16
$2.62
£2.03
-27.1%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $6.12
€5.37
$3.63
£2.81
-40.7%
Apples (1 lb) $1.50
€1.31
$1.14
£0.88
-24.1%
Bananas (1 lb) $1.09
€0.95
$0.66
£0.51
-39.5%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.29
€1.13
$1.22
£0.94
-5.7%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.41
€1.23
$1.37
£1.06
-2.3%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.92
€0.80
$0.64
£0.50
-29.7%
Onions (1 lb) $1.14
€1.00
$0.56
£0.43
-50.7%

Paris vs. London - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 8.0% more for transportation

  Paris help_outline London help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $6.64
€5.82
$6.23
£4.81
-6.2%
Monthly public transit pass $84.17
€73.81
$189.59
£146.48
+125.2%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,506.23
€20,612.64
$25,278.06
£19,530.33
+7.5%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $17.24
€15.12
$36.65
£28.32
+112.6%

Paris vs. London - Cost of transportation
home

pay 63.6% more for housing

  Paris help_outline London help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$30.81
€27.01
$40.64
£31.40
+31.9%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,284.81
€1,126.65
$2,172.04
£1,678.16
+69.1%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $934.83
€819.75
$1,535.59
£1,186.43
+64.3%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$140.55
€123.25
$162.41
£125.48
+15.6%

Paris vs. London - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 65.2% more for childcare

  Paris help_outline London help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $926.51
€812.46
$1,648.65
£1,273.78
+77.9%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $13,270.58
€11,636.98
$21,804.75
£16,846.79
+64.3%

Paris vs. London - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 26.1% more for entertainment and sports

  Paris help_outline London help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $7.56
€6.63
$6.32
£4.88
-16.4%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.64
€3.19
$3.47
£2.68
-4.8%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$8.95
€7.85
$13.90
£10.74
+55.3%
Monthly membership at local gym $42.05
€36.87
$53.88
£41.63
+28.1%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $12.31
€10.80
$16.43
£12.69
+33.4%

Paris vs. London - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 21.6% less for clothing

  Paris help_outline London help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$96.50
€84.62
$84.78
£65.51
-12.1%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$39.83
€34.93
$40.40
£31.22
+1.4%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$102.21
€89.63
$85.48
£66.04
-16.4%
Men's business shoes (leather) $155.51
€136.37
$98.44
£76.06
-36.7%

Paris vs. London - Cost of clothing
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