France vs Israel - Cost of Living Comparison

France Israel
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1363
$1748
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3344
$4126
🏠 One person rent
$708
$942
🏘️ Family rent
$1318
$1609
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$555
🚐 Transport expenses
$90.3
$83.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2346
$2609
💸 GDP per capita
$39037
$44178
😃 Human freedom index
8.34
7.66
❤️ Life expectancy
82.2
82.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
71
59
🌐 English speaking %
35.2%
85%
🎓 Higher education
87
92
😀 Quality of life
74
72
🏙️ Population
67.1M
9.19M

The average cost of living in France ($1363) is 22% less expensive than in Israel ($1748). France ranked 29th vs 17th for Israel 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 1.5 months in Israel. Ranked 26th and 32nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in France vs Israel

We calculate prices for France and Israel as a population-weighted mean of 151 and 67 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 Israel
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.5
$17.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.2
$72.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.27
$15.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.58
$8.28
 Cappuccino
$2.99
$3.74
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.54
$2.6
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$699
$915
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$557
$751
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1385
$1621
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1086
$1321
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.3
$131
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$142
$201
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.4
$27.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.55%
3.62%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5659
$7706
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4292
$6086
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.72
$1.66
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.6
$60.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.6
$16.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.88
$2.02
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.08
$1.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.51
$2.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.54
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$3.86
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$14.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$10.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.6
$19.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.79
$3.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
$2.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.7
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.73
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.29
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.07
$1.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.97
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.56
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.56
$12.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.18
$2.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.1
$10.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.27
$8.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.83
$5.5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.07
$2.28
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.06
$3.33
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.2
$66.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.5
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26
$112
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.1
$13.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.5
$86.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.8
$116
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$653
$844
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9101
$8647

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Cities Comparison in France vs Israel

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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 Israel

City Cost of living Population
Jerusalem
$1871
919K
Tel Aviv
$2256
452K
Haifa
$1568
281K
Rishon LeZion
$1760
250K
Petah Tikva
$1861
236K
Netanya
$1764
217K
Beersheba
$1541
209K
Bnei Brak
$1671
194K
Ramat Gan
$2080
153K
Holon
$1770
189K
Ashkelon
$1599
134K
Rehovot
$1739
133K
Herzliya
$1712
94K
Beit Shemesh
$1585
114K
Bat Yam
$1873
129K
Kfar Saba
$1648
101K
Nazareth
$1372
83.4K
Hadera
$1548
91.7K
Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut
$1649
90K
Givatayim
$2015
59.5K
Ra'anana
$1646
74K
Ramat HaSharon
$1848
46.7K
Rahat
$1653
64.5K
Lod
$1500
75.7K
Nahariya
$1643
60K
Hod HaSharon
$2055
56.7K
Rosh HaAyin
$1641
56.3K
Kiryat Ata
$1341
55.5K
Umm al-Fahm
$1641
55.3K
Kiryat Gat
$1611
55K