France vs Iran - Cost of Living Comparison

France Iran
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1363
$723
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3344
$1849
🏠 One person rent
$708
$357
🏘️ Family rent
$1318
$769
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$237
🚐 Transport expenses
$90.3
$35.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2346
$347
💸 GDP per capita
$39037
$2422
😃 Human freedom index
8.34
4.53
❤️ Life expectancy
82.2
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
71
25
🌐 English speaking %
35.2%
12%
🎓 Higher education
87
80
😀 Quality of life
74
44
🏙️ Population
67.1M
80M

The average cost of living in France ($1363) is 89% more expensive than in Iran ($723). France ranked 29th vs 117th for Iran in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in France compared to 0.5 months in Iran. Ranked 26th and 116th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in France vs Iran

We calculate prices for France and Iran as a population-weighted mean of 151 and 102 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

France Iran
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.5
$5.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.2
$33.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.27
$4.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.58
$0.99
 Cappuccino
$2.99
$1.82
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.54
$0.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$699
$436
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$557
$279
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1385
$993
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1086
$638
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.3
$25
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$142
$38.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.4
$21.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.55%
20.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5659
$2252
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4292
$1269
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.72
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.6
$17.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.6
$3.37
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.88
$0.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.08
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.51
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$3.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$1.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$5.22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$4.35
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.6
$11.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.79
$1.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
$1.87
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.7
$1.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$0.9
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.07
$0.64
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.56
$1.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.18
$0.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.1
$2.82
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.27
$4.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.83
$4.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.07
$3.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.06
$2.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.2
$27.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.5
$3.92
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26
$31.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.1
$8.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.5
$54.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.8
$134
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$653
$119
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9101
$1191

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Cities Comparison in France vs Iran

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In France

City Cost of living Population
Paris
$2095
2.17M
Marseille
$1329
871K
Lyon
$1379
523K
Toulouse
$1327
493K
Montpellier
$1252
296K
Nice
$1419
343K
Nantes
$1214
319K
Strasbourg
$1131
287K
Lille
$1229
234K
Bordeaux
$1315
261K
Boulogne-Billancourt
$1308
122K
Rennes
$1153
220K
Reims
$1326
181K
Toulon
$1259
179K
Angers
$1161
156K
Le Havre
$1124
168K
Aix-en-Provence
$1402
145K
Grenoble
$1211
158K
Clermont-Ferrand
$1225
148K
Saint-Etienne
$952
174K
Le Mans
$1239
144K
Nimes
$1051
149K
Tours
$1142
137K
Villeurbanne
$1329
152K
Dijon
$1100
158K
Annecy
$1567
131K
Limoges
$1105
131K
Brest
$1052
140K
Versailles
$1406
84.8K
Amiens
$1150
135K

In Iran

City Cost of living Population
Tehran
$839
8.69M
Tabriz
$1049
1.56M
Mashhad
$668
3M
Hamadan
$943
554K
Shiraz
$724
1.57M
Isfahan
$605
1.96M
Kermanshah
$627
946K
Karaj
$688
1.59M
Ahvaz
$490
1.18M
Qazvin
$1104
403K
Qom
$993
1.2M
Ardabil
$842
529K
Bandar Abbas
$675
527K
Rasht
$915
680K
Sari
$529
347K
Eslamshahr
$588
448K
Kerman
$680
538K
Babol
$424
250K
Zanjan
$516
433K
Kashan
$600
433K
Abadan
$630
231K
Sanandaj
$755
413K
Arak
$567
521K
Khorramabad
$639
373K
Yazd
$809
530K
Urmia
$449
736K
Gorgan
$591
312K
Shahriar
$669
310K
Qods
$668
310K
Malard
$670
281K