France vs Poland - Cost of Living Comparison

France Poland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1363
$814
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3344
$1866
🏠 One person rent
$708
$468
🏘️ Family rent
$1318
$783
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$226
🚐 Transport expenses
$90.3
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2346
$899
💸 GDP per capita
$39037
$15742
😃 Human freedom index
8.34
7.96
❤️ Life expectancy
82.2
76.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
71
56
🌐 English speaking %
35.2%
37.1%
🎓 Higher education
87
83
😀 Quality of life
74
66
🏙️ Population
67.1M
38.4M

The average cost of living in France ($1363) is 68% more expensive than in Poland ($814). France ranked 29th vs 99th for Poland 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 1.1 months in Poland. Ranked 26th and 42nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in France vs Poland

We calculate prices for France and Poland as a population-weighted mean of 151 and 79 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 Poland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.5
$5.88
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.2
$27.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.27
$5.12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.58
$2.14
 Cappuccino
$2.99
$2.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.54
$1.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$699
$405
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$557
$333
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1385
$693
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1086
$583
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.3
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$142
$166
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.4
$11.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.55%
5.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5659
$2845
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4292
$2061
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.72
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.6
$23
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.6
$6.08
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.88
$1.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.08
$0.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.51
$0.79
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$2.26
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$5.81
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.6
$8.01
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.79
$0.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.7
$1.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$2.32
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.07
$0.67
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.56
$5.14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.18
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.1
$3.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.27
$4.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.83
$2.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.07
$1.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.06
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.2
$24.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.5
$5.38
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26
$30
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.1
$8.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.5
$64.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.8
$61.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$653
$239
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9101
$5917

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Cities Comparison in France vs Poland

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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 Poland

City Cost of living Population
Warsaw
$1046
1.79M
Krakow
$855
767K
Wroclaw
$902
639K
Lodz
$837
690K
Poznan
$873
534K
Gdansk
$950
464K
Szczecin
$864
404K
Bydgoszcz
$957
347K
Lublin
$818
340K
Katowice
$840
276K
Bialystok
$732
298K
Gdynia
$867
248K
Radom
$744
220K
Czestochowa
$717
223K
Torun
$660
201K
Gliwice
$754
178K
Sosnowiec
$709
200K
Rzeszow
$680
183K
Kielce
$615
192K
Rybnik
$738
141K
Bytom
$769
172K
Olsztyn
$637
174K
Tychy
$709
128K
Opole
$734
128K
Zabrze
$729
174K
Ruda Slaska
$723
139K
Dabrowa Gornicza
$713
123K
Zielona Gora
$707
141K
Bielsko-Biala
$725
173K
Gorzow Wielkopolski
$709
123K