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San Francisco vs Paris
Sfo vs Par

Average net salary (After tax)

Paris
San Francisco

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
Sfo
Outside city centre
Par
Sfo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
Sfo
Outside city centre
Par
Sfo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Par
Sfo
Outside city centre
Par
Sfo

Mortgage rates

Paris
4.5%
San Francisco
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Paris
San Francisco

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Par
Sfo

Mobile phone data

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

Par
Sfo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Par
Sfo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Par
Sfo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Paris
San Francisco

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Par
Sfo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Paris
San Francisco

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Paris
4.5%
San Francisco
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Paris
5
San Francisco

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Par
Sfo

Summer dress

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

Par
Sfo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Paris
$15.33
San Francisco
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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