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Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 44.55% lower than in Switzerland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 44.30% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in United States are 43.76% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 52.67% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in United States are 39.25% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 13.94% lower than in Switzerland

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  Switzerland  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 Fr.     8.81 Fr.      -55.96 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 Fr.     39.64 Fr.      -55.96 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 Fr.     5.73 Fr.      -55.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.05 Fr.     3.08 Fr.      -49.04 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.14 Fr.     4.40 Fr.      -14.35 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.32 Fr.     3.25 Fr.      -24.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.99 Fr.     1.43 Fr.      -64.07 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.46 Fr.     1.14 Fr.      -66.98 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.46 Fr.     0.89 Fr.      -38.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.49 Fr.     2.15 Fr.      -13.68 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.42 Fr.     2.71 Fr.      +11.61 %
Eggs (12) 5.13 Fr.     2.07 Fr.      -59.60 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 20.09 Fr.     8.49 Fr.      -57.72 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 23.59 Fr.     7.04 Fr.      -70.16 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 Fr.     3.39 Fr.      -12.04 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.52 Fr.     3.36 Fr.      -4.62 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 Fr.     3.42 Fr.      -12.61 %
Potato (1kg) 2.36 Fr.     2.15 Fr.      -8.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.01 Fr.     1.41 Fr.      -29.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.11 Fr.     1.57 Fr.      +41.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.     10.57 Fr.      -11.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 Fr.     2.05 Fr.      +19.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.08 Fr.     2.93 Fr.      +41.12 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.     5.29 Fr.      -33.93 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 Fr.     1.76 Fr.      -45.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 Fr.     60.78 Fr.      -13.17 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 Fr.     2.64 Fr.      -55.95 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.80 Fr.     1.37 Fr.      -63.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 61.00 Fr.     26.43 Fr.      -56.68 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.79 Fr.     0.83 Fr.      -53.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 Fr.     18,498.90 Fr.      -26.00 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 196.53 Fr.     139.68 Fr.      -28.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.39 Fr.     0.14 Fr.      -65.02 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.70 Fr.     41.33 Fr.      -9.57 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 99.93 Fr.     34.76 Fr.      -65.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.67 Fr.     15.97 Fr.      -53.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.     8.81 Fr.      -51.06 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 121.84 Fr.     36.37 Fr.      -70.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.75 Fr.     31.60 Fr.      -44.31 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 129.84 Fr.     68.72 Fr.      -47.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 145.00 Fr.     75.09 Fr.      -48.21 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,445.73 Fr.     898.99 Fr.      -37.82 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,171.31 Fr.     680.94 Fr.      -41.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,772.34 Fr.     1,535.74 Fr.      -44.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,205.26 Fr.     1,155.73 Fr.      -47.59 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,319.44 Fr.     1,713.12 Fr.      -81.62 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,341.67 Fr.     1,130.65 Fr.      -84.60 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 5,660.55 Fr.     2,713.30 Fr.      -52.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.95     4.22      +117.04 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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