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Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 42.58% lower than in Switzerland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 41.60% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in United States are 39.34% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 51.28% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in United States are 38.91% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 7.56% lower than in Switzerland

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  Switzerland  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 Fr.     9.43 Fr.      -52.85 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.     42.43 Fr.      -57.56 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 13.00 Fr.     6.13 Fr.      -52.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 Fr.     3.30 Fr.      -44.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.01 Fr.     4.72 Fr.      -5.90 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.37 Fr.     3.47 Fr.      -20.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.96 Fr.     1.53 Fr.      -61.44 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.42 Fr.     1.22 Fr.      -64.31 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.46 Fr.     0.95 Fr.      -34.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.53 Fr.     2.29 Fr.      -9.43 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.40 Fr.     2.88 Fr.      +19.68 %
Eggs (12) 5.21 Fr.     2.18 Fr.      -58.05 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 20.21 Fr.     8.98 Fr.      -55.56 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 23.60 Fr.     7.36 Fr.      -68.82 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 Fr.     3.61 Fr.      -6.30 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.48 Fr.     3.54 Fr.      +1.79 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.93 Fr.     3.63 Fr.      -7.60 %
Potato (1kg) 2.33 Fr.     2.27 Fr.      -2.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.98 Fr.     1.48 Fr.      -24.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.10 Fr.     1.67 Fr.      +51.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 Fr.     11.32 Fr.      +13.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.67 Fr.     2.18 Fr.      +30.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.01 Fr.     3.12 Fr.      +55.24 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.     5.66 Fr.      -29.28 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Fr.     1.89 Fr.      -46.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 Fr.     65.54 Fr.      -8.97 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.10 Fr.     2.83 Fr.      -53.62 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.80 Fr.     1.46 Fr.      -61.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.50 Fr.     28.29 Fr.      -53.24 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.82 Fr.     0.90 Fr.      -50.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 Fr.     19,803.00 Fr.      -20.79 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 194.06 Fr.     151.23 Fr.      -22.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.38 Fr.     0.15 Fr.      -61.15 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.22 Fr.     44.37 Fr.      -4.00 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 100.06 Fr.     37.22 Fr.      -62.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.36 Fr.     16.94 Fr.      -49.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.     9.43 Fr.      -47.61 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 117.75 Fr.     38.82 Fr.      -67.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 54.53 Fr.     33.91 Fr.      -37.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 129.70 Fr.     72.81 Fr.      -43.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 144.74 Fr.     79.76 Fr.      -44.90 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,419.09 Fr.     969.65 Fr.      -31.67 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,159.82 Fr.     728.45 Fr.      -37.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,743.99 Fr.     1,636.68 Fr.      -40.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,204.47 Fr.     1,231.36 Fr.      -44.14 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,110.37 Fr.     1,789.75 Fr.      -80.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,070.83 Fr.     1,183.49 Fr.      -83.26 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 5,765.59 Fr.     3,112.34 Fr.      -46.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.94     4.21      +116.55 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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