Cost of living index in France

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.14 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 8.65 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.32 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.09 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 16.22 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 11.28 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 18.06 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.35 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.82 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.93 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.43 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.1 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.24 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.32 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.78 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 8.04 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.38 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.52 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 11.48 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 9.85 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 14.77 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 54.05 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 1.77 (USD)
Cup of coffee 3.18 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 2.85 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.28 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 5.52 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 94.7 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 125.04 (USD)
High quality jeans 90.6 (USD)
womens summer dress 37.3 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 3.9 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 1.86 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 30.17 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 1.85 (USD)
One month pass 64.79 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.73 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 24759.4 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 25657.3 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 40.9 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 18.2 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 11.26 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 771.4 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1609.5 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 566.76 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 1168.28 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 7800.49 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 4917.4 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 166.21 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 30.58 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.22 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 735.5 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 13622.1 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 2238.51 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 1.54 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in France

On average a signle person can spend arround 192 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in France

325 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in France

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 514 (USD) per month in France, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in France for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in France for arround 1113 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 192 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 567 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 325 (USD).

Average living cost in France for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in France can average 1804 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 850 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 325 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 444 (USD).

Average living cost in France for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in France for about 4691 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 1636 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 1635 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 514 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 237 (USD).




Cost of living by city in France