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Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 38.72% lower than in Switzerland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 38.84% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in United States are 39.11% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 47.85% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in United States are 31.05% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 16.04% lower than in Switzerland

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  Switzerland  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 Fr.     9.73 Fr.      -51.35 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 Fr.     43.78 Fr.      -51.35 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 Fr.     6.32 Fr.      -51.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 Fr.     3.41 Fr.      -43.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 Fr.     4.86 Fr.      -2.70 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.31 Fr.     3.60 Fr.      -16.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.90 Fr.     1.59 Fr.      -59.33 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 Fr.     1.26 Fr.      -61.64 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.47 Fr.     0.99 Fr.      -32.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.49 Fr.     2.38 Fr.      -4.20 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.43 Fr.     3.01 Fr.      +23.74 %
Eggs (12) 4.96 Fr.     2.30 Fr.      -53.74 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 19.67 Fr.     9.32 Fr.      -52.64 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 22.21 Fr.     7.79 Fr.      -64.91 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 Fr.     3.75 Fr.      -2.00 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.43 Fr.     3.72 Fr.      +8.48 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.90 Fr.     3.81 Fr.      -2.27 %
Potato (1kg) 2.37 Fr.     2.40 Fr.      +1.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.03 Fr.     1.56 Fr.      -22.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.10 Fr.     1.74 Fr.      +58.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 Fr.     11.68 Fr.      +16.76 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.74 Fr.     2.29 Fr.      +32.12 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.14 Fr.     3.30 Fr.      +54.62 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.     5.84 Fr.      -27.03 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 Fr.     1.95 Fr.      -35.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 73.00 Fr.     62.27 Fr.      -14.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.20 Fr.     2.92 Fr.      -52.92 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.80 Fr.     1.51 Fr.      -60.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 61.00 Fr.     29.00 Fr.      -52.47 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.61 Fr.     0.80 Fr.      -50.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 Fr.     20,433.00 Fr.      -18.27 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 202.52 Fr.     153.29 Fr.      -24.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.39 Fr.     0.15 Fr.      -62.01 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.04 Fr.     45.63 Fr.      +1.30 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 101.04 Fr.     37.12 Fr.      -63.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.67 Fr.     17.91 Fr.      -48.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.     9.73 Fr.      -45.94 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 120.24 Fr.     39.70 Fr.      -66.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.48 Fr.     34.71 Fr.      -38.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 124.71 Fr.     75.32 Fr.      -39.60 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 140.83 Fr.     82.58 Fr.      -41.36 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,423.20 Fr.     925.80 Fr.      -34.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,134.19 Fr.     729.89 Fr.      -35.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,637.47 Fr.     1,609.77 Fr.      -38.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,131.88 Fr.     1,221.49 Fr.      -42.70 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,538.83 Fr.     1,880.71 Fr.      -80.28 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,341.67 Fr.     1,260.21 Fr.      -82.83 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 5,630.24 Fr.     2,891.38 Fr.      -48.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.98     4.22      +112.96 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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