French Polynesia is 18.6% more expensive than Washington.

If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Washington, you would:

pay 9.2% more for restaurants

 
Washington
French Polynesia
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.02
 
$16.64
CFPF1,743
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.41
 
$10.21
CFPF1,070
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.88
 
$2.27
CFPF238

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pay 71.8% more for groceries

 
Washington
French Polynesia
Bread
1 loaf
$2.78
 
$2.57
CFPF269
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.23
 
$6.01
CFPF629
Milk (1 gallon) $2.99
 
$11.02
CFPF1,154

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pay 26.4% more for transportation

 
Washington
French Polynesia
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.00
 
$4.13
CFPF433
Monthly public transit pass $66.05
 
$25.38
CFPF2,659
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,700.38
 
$45,174.47
CFPF4,733,155

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pay 8.1% more for housing

 
Washington
French Polynesia
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$64.36
 
$98.72
CFPF10,344
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,293.33
 
$915.06
CFPF95,875
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,133.51
 
$829.04
CFPF86,863

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pay 76.6% less for childcare

 
Washington
French Polynesia
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $984.64
 
$406.06
CFPF42,545
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $17,990.96
 
$1,015.16
CFPF106,363

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pay 32.4% more for entertainment and sports

 
Washington
French Polynesia
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.74
 
$5.00
CFPF524
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.49
 
$3.83
CFPF401
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$9.51
 
$11.94
CFPF1,251

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pay 59.2% more for clothing

 
Washington
French Polynesia
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$44.69
 
$92.63
CFPF9,706
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$35.56
 
$49.06
CFPF5,140
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$76.22
 
$104.05
CFPF10,902

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