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Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 41.68% lower than in Switzerland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 39.07% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in United States are 32.84% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 44.22% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in United States are 40.48% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 20.77% lower than in Switzerland
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 Fr.
(20.54 $)
11.68 Fr.
(12.00 $)
     -41.58 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.
(102.70 $)
48.69 Fr.
(50.00 $)
     -51.31 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.60 Fr.
(13.97 $)
6.82 Fr.
(7.00 $)
     -49.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 Fr.
(6.68 $)
3.89 Fr.
(4.00 $)
     -40.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(6.16 $)
4.87 Fr.
(5.00 $)
     -18.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.39 Fr.
(4.51 $)
3.68 Fr.
(3.78 $)
     -16.24 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.93 Fr.
(4.04 $)
1.65 Fr.
(1.69 $)
     -58.12 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 Fr.
(3.40 $)
1.32 Fr.
(1.36 $)
     -60.05 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.56 Fr.
(5.71 $)
3.47 Fr.
(3.57 $)
     -37.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.17 Fr.
(2.23 $)
2.26 Fr.
(2.32 $)
     +3.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.10 Fr.
(1.13 $)
1.55 Fr.
(1.59 $)
     +41.42 %
Eggs (12) 5.31 Fr.
(5.45 $)
2.65 Fr.
(2.72 $)
     -50.05 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.35 Fr.
(9.60 $)
4.63 Fr.
(4.75 $)
     -50.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 10.23 Fr.
(10.51 $)
3.83 Fr.
(3.94 $)
     -62.53 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 20.83 Fr.
(21.40 $)
5.28 Fr.
(5.42 $)
     -74.66 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.60 Fr.
(1.65 $)
1.86 Fr.
(1.91 $)
     +15.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.29 Fr.
(1.33 $)
0.73 Fr.
(0.75 $)
     -43.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.42 Fr.
(1.46 $)
1.79 Fr.
(1.84 $)
     +25.89 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.74 Fr.
(1.79 $)
1.77 Fr.
(1.82 $)
     +1.52 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.12 Fr.
(1.15 $)
1.15 Fr.
(1.18 $)
     +2.58 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.09 Fr.
(1.12 $)
1.18 Fr.
(1.22 $)
     +8.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.05 Fr.
(2.11 $)
1.55 Fr.
(1.59 $)
     -24.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.13 Fr.
(1.16 $)
1.71 Fr.
(1.76 $)
     +51.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.
(12.32 $)
11.68 Fr.
(12.00 $)
     -2.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.79 Fr.
(1.84 $)
1.77 Fr.
(1.82 $)
     -0.93 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.26 Fr.
(2.32 $)
2.33 Fr.
(2.40 $)
     +3.33 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.
(8.22 $)
6.28 Fr.
(6.45 $)
     -21.50 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 Fr.
(3.08 $)
2.19 Fr.
(2.25 $)
     -26.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 76.00 Fr.
(78.05 $)
68.16 Fr.
(70.00 $)
     -10.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.50 Fr.
(6.68 $)
2.92 Fr.
(3.00 $)
     -55.06 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.12 Fr.
(6.28 $)
2.43 Fr.
(2.50 $)
     -60.20 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 69.45 Fr.
(71.32 $)
29.21 Fr.
(30.00 $)
     -57.94 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.70 Fr.
(5.85 $)
2.36 Fr.
(2.42 $)
     -58.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,160.00 Fr.
(23,785.56 $)
20,851.79 Fr.
(21,415.00 $)
     -9.97 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 195.68 Fr.
(200.97 $)
144.16 Fr.
(148.05 $)
     -26.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 Fr.
(0.42 $)
0.11 Fr.
(0.11 $)
     -73.19 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.35 Fr.
(50.69 $)
48.50 Fr.
(49.81 $)
     -1.72 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 96.78 Fr.
(99.39 $)
37.00 Fr.
(38.00 $)
     -61.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.16 Fr.
(35.08 $)
16.94 Fr.
(17.39 $)
     -50.42 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.
(18.49 $)
10.71 Fr.
(11.00 $)
     -40.50 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 114.49 Fr.
(117.59 $)
40.69 Fr.
(41.79 $)
     -64.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.22 Fr.
(57.74 $)
34.44 Fr.
(35.37 $)
     -38.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 124.58 Fr.
(127.94 $)
72.89 Fr.
(74.86 $)
     -41.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 159.43 Fr.
(163.73 $)
88.71 Fr.
(91.11 $)
     -44.36 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,550.88 Fr.
(1,592.77 $)
1,137.42 Fr.
(1,168.14 $)
     -26.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,189.06 Fr.
(1,221.18 $)
858.58 Fr.
(881.77 $)
     -27.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,896.39 Fr.
(2,974.62 $)
1,879.75 Fr.
(1,930.52 $)
     -35.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,252.29 Fr.
(2,313.12 $)
1,421.91 Fr.
(1,460.31 $)
     -36.87 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,034.91 Fr.
(1,062.86 $)
205.10 Fr.
(210.64 $)
     -80.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 777.39 Fr.
(798.39 $)
135.75 Fr.
(139.42 $)
     -82.54 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 5,534.07 Fr.
(5,683.55 $)
2,671.50 Fr.
(2,743.66 $)
     -51.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.79 4.08      +128.34 %
Last update: February, 2016February, 2016
Contributors:81716261
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CHF