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Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 42.00% lower than in Switzerland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 40.96% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in United States are 38.54% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 50.27% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in United States are 38.84% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 6.74% lower than in Switzerland

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  Switzerland  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 Fr.     9.67 Fr.      -51.65 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.     43.52 Fr.      -56.48 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 13.00 Fr.     6.29 Fr.      -51.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 Fr.     3.38 Fr.      -47.93 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.31 Fr.     4.84 Fr.      -8.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.40 Fr.     3.56 Fr.      -18.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.99 Fr.     1.57 Fr.      -60.63 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.42 Fr.     1.25 Fr.      -63.31 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.47 Fr.     0.98 Fr.      -33.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.53 Fr.     2.35 Fr.      -7.02 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.45 Fr.     2.97 Fr.      +21.20 %
Eggs (12) 5.22 Fr.     2.25 Fr.      -56.88 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 20.75 Fr.     9.24 Fr.      -55.48 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 24.38 Fr.     7.58 Fr.      -68.89 %
Apples (1kg) 3.95 Fr.     3.70 Fr.      -6.44 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.59 Fr.     3.66 Fr.      +1.71 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.02 Fr.     3.71 Fr.      -7.67 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 Fr.     2.35 Fr.      -2.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.02 Fr.     1.54 Fr.      -23.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.11 Fr.     1.72 Fr.      +55.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.     11.60 Fr.      -3.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 Fr.     2.23 Fr.      +29.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.06 Fr.     3.20 Fr.      +55.28 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.     5.80 Fr.      -27.47 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Fr.     1.93 Fr.      -44.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 73.00 Fr.     67.69 Fr.      -7.27 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 Fr.     2.90 Fr.      -51.65 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.80 Fr.     1.50 Fr.      -60.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.50 Fr.     28.82 Fr.      -52.37 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.82 Fr.     0.92 Fr.      -49.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 Fr.     20,307.00 Fr.      -18.77 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 197.75 Fr.     153.73 Fr.      -22.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 Fr.     0.15 Fr.      -62.13 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.62 Fr.     45.50 Fr.      -2.42 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 99.52 Fr.     38.28 Fr.      -61.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.91 Fr.     17.25 Fr.      -49.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.     9.67 Fr.      -46.28 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 120.14 Fr.     39.62 Fr.      -67.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.07 Fr.     34.67 Fr.      -38.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 130.70 Fr.     74.88 Fr.      -42.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 147.07 Fr.     82.09 Fr.      -44.18 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,434.98 Fr.     991.60 Fr.      -30.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,167.04 Fr.     747.83 Fr.      -35.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,774.32 Fr.     1,682.79 Fr.      -39.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,248.58 Fr.     1,264.39 Fr.      -43.77 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,162.67 Fr.     1,852.84 Fr.      -79.78 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,195.83 Fr.     1,217.93 Fr.      -83.07 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 5,809.45 Fr.     3,198.71 Fr.      -44.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.98     4.21      +112.88 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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