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Paris vs Reykjavik
Par vs Rkv

Average net salary (After tax)

Reykjavik
Paris

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Par
Outside city centre
Rkv
Par

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Par
Outside city centre
Rkv
Par

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rkv
Par
Outside city centre
Rkv
Par

Mortgage rates

Reykjavik
4.5%
Paris
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Reykjavik
Paris

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rkv
Par

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Rkv
Par

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rkv
Par

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rkv
Par

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Reykjavik
Paris

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rkv
Par
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Rkv
Par
White bread 500g
Rkv
Par
Eggs 12
Rkv
Par
White rice 1kg
Rkv
Par

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Reykjavik
Paris

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Rkv
Par
Beef round 1kg
Rkv
Par
Local cheese 1kg
Rkv
Par

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rkv
Par
Lettuce 1 head
Rkv
Par
Tomatoes 1kg
Rkv
Par

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rkv
Par
Oranges 1 head
Rkv
Par
Bananas 1kg
Rkv
Par

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Reykjavik
4.5%
Paris
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Reykjavik are 17.14% higher than in Paris

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rkv
Par
Market 0.5L bottle
Rkv
Par

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Par
Market 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Par

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Reykjavik
5
Paris

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rkv
Par

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Rkv
Par

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Rkv
Par
1 pair men's leather shoes
Rkv
Par

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Reykjavik
$15.33
Paris
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth