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Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 39.84% lower than in Switzerland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 39.64% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in United States are 39.19% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 48.62% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in United States are 32.44% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 25.94% lower than in Switzerland

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  Switzerland  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 Fr.     9.54 Fr.      -52.31 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 Fr.     42.92 Fr.      -52.31 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 Fr.     6.20 Fr.      -52.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 Fr.     3.34 Fr.      -44.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 Fr.     4.77 Fr.      -4.62 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.33 Fr.     3.53 Fr.      -18.42 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.94 Fr.     1.57 Fr.      -60.28 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 Fr.     1.24 Fr.      -62.68 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.48 Fr.     0.97 Fr.      -34.72 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.49 Fr.     2.34 Fr.      -6.02 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.44 Fr.     2.97 Fr.      +22.12 %
Eggs (12) 5.13 Fr.     2.27 Fr.      -55.79 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 19.25 Fr.     9.12 Fr.      -52.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 22.22 Fr.     7.69 Fr.      -65.41 %
Apples (1kg) 3.76 Fr.     3.66 Fr.      -2.67 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.30 Fr.     3.64 Fr.      +10.32 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.78 Fr.     3.73 Fr.      -1.43 %
Potato (1kg) 2.35 Fr.     2.35 Fr.      +0.21 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.98 Fr.     1.53 Fr.      -22.86 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.10 Fr.     1.70 Fr.      +55.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.     11.45 Fr.      -4.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.71 Fr.     1.65 Fr.      -3.54 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.10 Fr.     2.11 Fr.      +0.85 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.     5.72 Fr.      -28.47 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 Fr.     1.91 Fr.      -36.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 73.00 Fr.     61.04 Fr.      -16.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.20 Fr.     2.86 Fr.      -53.85 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.80 Fr.     1.48 Fr.      -61.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.50 Fr.     28.61 Fr.      -52.70 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.56 Fr.     0.74 Fr.      -52.42 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 Fr.     20,029.80 Fr.      -19.88 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 204.73 Fr.     151.10 Fr.      -26.20 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.39 Fr.     0.14 Fr.      -63.84 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.56 Fr.     44.76 Fr.      -1.76 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 100.72 Fr.     36.12 Fr.      -64.14 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.22 Fr.     17.49 Fr.      -50.34 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.     9.54 Fr.      -47.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 117.72 Fr.     38.77 Fr.      -67.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.83 Fr.     34.00 Fr.      -40.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 121.82 Fr.     73.82 Fr.      -39.41 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 139.88 Fr.     80.93 Fr.      -42.15 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,409.80 Fr.     906.06 Fr.      -35.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,114.69 Fr.     720.11 Fr.      -35.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,609.96 Fr.     1,578.34 Fr.      -39.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,116.38 Fr.     1,204.66 Fr.      -43.08 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,701.11 Fr.     1,884.68 Fr.      -80.57 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,345.33 Fr.     1,245.25 Fr.      -83.05 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 5,620.27 Fr.     2,512.30 Fr.      -55.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.94     4.20      +116.34 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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