Cost of living in Nice, France

Summary of cost of living in Nice

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €3,722
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €1,940
  • Cost of living in Nice is more expensive than in 75% of cities in France (3 out of 8)
  • Cost of living in Nice is cheaper than in 49% of cities in Western Europe (41 out of 83)
  • Cost of living in Nice is more expensive than in 57% of cities in the World (117 out of 271)
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List of prices in Nice
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €16
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €5.19
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.02
12 eggs, large €4.54
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.76
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.35
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.47
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.46
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €6
2 liters of coca-cola €2.49
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.23
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €1,549
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €1,138
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €152
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €789
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €632
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €89
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €25
40” flat screen tv €400
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €106
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €10
Hourly rate for cleaning help €15
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €90
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €33
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €85
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €120
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €21,637
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.44
Monthly ticket public transport €34
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €25
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) €5.81
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €8
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €24
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €4.10
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.02
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €4.26
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.87
Tube of toothpaste €2.05
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €19
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €44
2 tickets to the movies €21
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €65
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €54
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.60
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €5.80
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €592
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.29
1 month of gym membership in business district €51
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €9
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 18 prices entered by 7 different people.
Latest price update: May 23, 2022

Nice position in our World Ranking

the world
117th
out of 271
western europe
41st
out of 83
france
3rd
out of 8

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