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Paris vs San Francisco
Par vs Sfo

Average net salary (After tax)

San Francisco
Paris

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Par
Outside city centre
Sfo
Par

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Par
Outside city centre
Sfo
Par

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sfo
Par
Outside city centre
Sfo
Par

Mortgage rates

San Francisco
4.5%
Paris
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

San Francisco
Paris

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sfo
Par

Mobile phone data

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

Sfo
Par

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sfo
Par

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sfo
Par

Fuel prices

Per Litre

San Francisco
Paris

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sfo
Par
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

San Francisco
Paris

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sfo
Par
Lettuce 1 head
Sfo
Par
Tomatoes 1kg
Sfo
Par

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sfo
Par
Oranges 1 head
Sfo
Par
Bananas 1kg
Sfo
Par

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

San Francisco
4.5%
Paris
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in San Francisco are 17.14% higher than in Paris

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sfo
Par
Market 0.5L bottle
Sfo
Par

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Par
Market 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Par

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

San Francisco
5
Paris

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sfo
Par

Summer dress

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

Sfo
Par

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

San Francisco
$15.33
Paris
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth