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Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 39.51% lower than in Switzerland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 39.33% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in United States are 38.93% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 48.22% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in United States are 32.18% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 26.01% lower than in Switzerland

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  Switzerland  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 Fr.     9.62 Fr.      -51.89 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 Fr.     43.30 Fr.      -51.89 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 Fr.     6.25 Fr.      -51.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 Fr.     3.37 Fr.      -43.87 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.25 Fr.     4.81 Fr.      -8.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.31 Fr.     3.57 Fr.      -17.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.94 Fr.     1.58 Fr.      -60.05 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 Fr.     1.25 Fr.      -62.24 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.48 Fr.     0.98 Fr.      -34.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.50 Fr.     2.36 Fr.      -5.43 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.41 Fr.     2.99 Fr.      +23.84 %
Eggs (12) 5.09 Fr.     2.28 Fr.      -55.17 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 19.53 Fr.     9.18 Fr.      -53.01 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 22.29 Fr.     7.73 Fr.      -65.33 %
Apples (1kg) 3.78 Fr.     3.70 Fr.      -2.05 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.31 Fr.     3.67 Fr.      +10.89 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.80 Fr.     3.76 Fr.      -1.03 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 Fr.     2.38 Fr.      -0.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.02 Fr.     1.54 Fr.      -23.73 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.10 Fr.     1.72 Fr.      +56.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.     11.55 Fr.      -3.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 Fr.     1.66 Fr.      -3.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.10 Fr.     2.11 Fr.      +0.67 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.     5.77 Fr.      -27.84 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 Fr.     1.92 Fr.      -35.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 73.00 Fr.     61.58 Fr.      -15.64 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.20 Fr.     2.89 Fr.      -53.44 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.80 Fr.     1.49 Fr.      -60.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.50 Fr.     28.87 Fr.      -52.29 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.60 Fr.     0.78 Fr.      -50.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 Fr.     20,206.20 Fr.      -19.18 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 205.10 Fr.     151.56 Fr.      -26.10 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 Fr.     0.14 Fr.      -63.97 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.04 Fr.     45.12 Fr.      +0.19 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 101.42 Fr.     36.59 Fr.      -63.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.22 Fr.     17.65 Fr.      -49.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.     9.62 Fr.      -46.54 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 118.89 Fr.     39.20 Fr.      -67.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.59 Fr.     34.40 Fr.      -39.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 123.73 Fr.     74.51 Fr.      -39.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 140.83 Fr.     81.53 Fr.      -42.11 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,408.40 Fr.     916.65 Fr.      -34.92 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,126.77 Fr.     726.52 Fr.      -35.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,631.69 Fr.     1,591.99 Fr.      -39.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,121.83 Fr.     1,215.93 Fr.      -42.69 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,710.13 Fr.     1,875.07 Fr.      -80.69 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,404.17 Fr.     1,241.67 Fr.      -83.23 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 5,625.11 Fr.     2,525.07 Fr.      -55.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.94     4.21      +116.94 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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Currency: CHF