Cost of Living Comparison

WST
COMPARED TO
EUR

Samoa is 21.2% more expensive than France.

If you lived in France instead of Samoa, you would:
local_dining

pay 2.0 times more for restaurants

  Samoa help_outline France help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.69
WST14.44
$14.66
€12.85
+157.4%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.45
WST16.36
$9.26
€8.12
+43.4%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.95
WST2.41
$2.57
€2.26
+171.0%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.70
WST1.76
$1.75
€1.53
+150.9%

Samoa vs. France - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 12.0% less for groceries

  Samoa help_outline France help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
?? $1.48
€1.29
Local cheese (8 oz) ?? $7.55
€6.62
Milk (1 gallon) $4.31
WST10.93
$4.03
€3.53
-6.6%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.66
WST6.74
$2.68
€2.35
+1.0%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) ?? $4.89
€4.29
Apples (1 lb) $1.38
WST3.49
$1.19
€1.04
-13.9%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.52
WST1.31
$0.99
€0.87
+91.4%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.38
WST3.49
$1.12
€0.98
-18.6%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $2.58
WST6.55
$1.25
€1.09
-51.7%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.52
WST1.31
$0.85
€0.74
+64.0%
Onions (1 lb) $0.86
WST2.18
$0.79
€0.69
-8.6%

Samoa vs. France - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 17.8% less for transportation

  Samoa help_outline France help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.71
WST9.40
$6.07
€5.32
+63.7%
Monthly public transit pass ?? $48.62
€42.64
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $27,334.85
WST69,310.14
$22,466.78
€19,701.14
-17.8%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) ?? $20.24
€17.75

Samoa vs. France - Cost of transportation
home

pay 37.0% less for housing

  Samoa help_outline France help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$56.95
WST144.40
$30.15
€26.44
-47.0%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,518.60
WST3,850.56
$642.18
€563.13
-57.7%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $189.83
WST481.32
$512.04
€449.01
+169.7%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$299.39
WST759.14
$117.18
€102.75
-60.9%

Samoa vs. France - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 3.7 times more for childcare

  Samoa help_outline France help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $170.84
WST433.19
$639.54
€560.82
+274.3%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters ?? $16,851.68
€14,777.26

Samoa vs. France - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 2.6% more for entertainment and sports

  Samoa help_outline France help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.90
WST4.81
$6.03
€5.29
+217.6%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.04
WST7.70
$2.76
€2.42
-9.2%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
?? $8.73
€7.66
Monthly membership at local gym $47.46
WST120.33
$40.06
€35.13
-15.6%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.69
WST14.44
$10.78
€9.45
+89.3%

Samoa vs. France - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 34.8% less for clothing

  Samoa help_outline France help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
?? $88.34
€77.46
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$60.74
WST154.02
$36.59
€32.09
-39.8%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$132.88
WST336.92
$89.56
€78.53
-32.6%
Men's business shoes (leather) ?? $122.42
€107.35

Samoa vs. France - Cost of clothing
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