Cost of living in Paris, France

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district €15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €8
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €7
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.27
12 eggs, large €4.33
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.84
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.32
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes €1.40
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.92
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €8
2 liters of Coca-Cola €2.06
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.32
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €2,478
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €162
Internet 8MB (1 month) €26
40” flat screen TV €520
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt €139
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €10
Hourly rate for cleaning help €13
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €105
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) €39
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) €96
1 pair of leather business shoes €145
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new €23,721
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.41
Monthly ticket public transport €67
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) €16
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) €4.43
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €4.25
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.44
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €4.94
4 rolls of toilet paper €2.40
Tube of toothpaste €2.54
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €21
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €41
2 tickets to the movies €20
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €72
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert €61
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €11
Capuccino in expat area of the city €4.61
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €7
iPod nano 16GB €187
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.23
1 month of gym membership in business district €81
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €7
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 7,821 prices entered by 971 different people.
Latest price update: March 26, 2015.

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