Quality of life in Toulouse

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

8
94/265
Details
Large apartment$1200.00
Medium apartment$930.00
Rent index [score]0.77
Small apartment$670.00

Cost of Living

5
211/248
Details
5km taxi ride$11.00
A Cappuccino$3.00
A beer$1.50
A kilogram of Apples$2.40
Bread$0.65
Inflation [score]0.46
Lunch$15.00
Monthly fitness club membership$43.00
Monthly public transport$62.00
Movie ticket$13.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$76.82

Startups

4
169/264
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups2
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.27
Coworking spaces [score]0.30
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co17
Meetups [score]0.32
Meetups groups79
Meetups members28393
Number of investors2
Number of startup events in the last 12 months32
Number of upcoming meetup events41
Startup climate scene [score]0.40
Startup events6
Startup events [score]0.27
Startups [score]0.45
Total number of startups200

Venture Capital

2
150/192
Details
Venture capital [score]0.20

Travel Connectivity

5
59/266
Details
Airport hub47
Airport hub [score]0.27
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.76

Commute

5
133/255
Details
Traffic handling [score]0.80

Business Freedom

8
146/264
Details
Business freedom78.40
Business freedom [score]0.73
Freedom from corruption69.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.72
Lack of labor restrictions43.50
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.16
Time to open a business3.50
Time to open a business [score]0.98

Safety

7
151/266
Details
Crime rate [score]0.56
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year3
Guns per 100 residents31
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.92
Lack of guns [score]0.83
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.88

Healthcare

9
14/265
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.87
Healthcare quality [score]0.96
Life expectancy (years)82.43
Life expectancy [score]0.94

Education

4
113/240
Details
Best university in rankingToulouse 1 Capitole University
Best university ranking325
Country mean scores in PISA math test496.35
Country mean scores in PISA reading test505.48
Country mean scores in PISA science test498.97
PISA math ranking (high school)20
PISA ranking19
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.78
PISA reading (high school)14
PISA science (high school)20
Percent of happy students0.78
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.22
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.19
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.19
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.13
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.13
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.08
University quality [score]0.11

Environmental Quality

5
177/266
Details
Air quality [score]0.52
Cleanliness [score]0.47
Drinking water quality [score]0.60
Urban greenery [score]0.43

Economy

4
186/263
Details
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area0.85
Currency for urban areaEUR
GDP growth rate0.00
GDP growth rate [score]0.19
GDP per capita$40374.53
GDP per capita [score]0.65

Taxation

3
244/266
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.20
Income tax level [score]0.33
Profit tax (% of profit)0.63
Time overhead to file company taxes139
VAT (Sales Tax)0.20

Internet Access

5
170/266
Details
Download speed (Mbps)14.07
Internet access (download) [score]0.26
Internet access (upload) [score]0.66
Upload speed (Mbps)18.68

Leisure & Culture

4
218/264
Details
Art galleries58
Art galleries [score]0.32
Cinemas36
Cinemas [score]0.40
Comedy clubs36
Comedy clubs [score]0.67
Concert venues52
Concerts [score]0.22
Historical sites36
Historical sites [score]0.41
Museums31
Museums [score]0.42
Performing art venues60
Performing arts [score]0.36
Sport venues86
Sports [score]0.45
Zoos6
Zoos [score]0.49

Tolerance

8
90/266
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.77
LGBT Equality Index84.44
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.86
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✖ Not banned
LGBT discrimination legality✔ Illegal
LGBT employment discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, but requires surgery
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.66

Outdoors

3
218/266
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.18
Median peak in meters315.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)150.00
Water access [score]0.49
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Cost of living

Costs of living in Toulouse are in the most expensive 20 percent of all 248 Teleport cities. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$43
Movie ticket$13
Broadband internet connection$30
Monthly public transport$62
Lunch$15
-20%
compared to
San Francisco
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Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$28,141
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