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Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 44.90% lower than in Switzerland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 43.71% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in United States are 40.89% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 53.01% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in United States are 41.84% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 6.77% lower than in Switzerland

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  Switzerland  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 Fr.     9.10 Fr.      -54.48 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.     40.97 Fr.      -59.03 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 13.00 Fr.     5.92 Fr.      -54.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 Fr.     3.19 Fr.      -46.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 Fr.     4.55 Fr.      -8.96 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 Fr.     3.34 Fr.      -23.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.97 Fr.     1.47 Fr.      -63.10 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.51 Fr.     1.17 Fr.      -66.63 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.46 Fr.     0.91 Fr.      -37.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.55 Fr.     2.21 Fr.      -13.45 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.44 Fr.     2.73 Fr.      +11.96 %
Eggs (12) 5.38 Fr.     2.09 Fr.      -61.18 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 20.10 Fr.     8.70 Fr.      -56.73 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 23.58 Fr.     7.07 Fr.      -70.03 %
Apples (1kg) 3.87 Fr.     3.47 Fr.      -10.32 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.61 Fr.     3.40 Fr.      -5.97 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.02 Fr.     3.49 Fr.      -13.25 %
Potato (1kg) 2.35 Fr.     2.18 Fr.      -7.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.97 Fr.     1.43 Fr.      -27.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.07 Fr.     1.61 Fr.      +49.83 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.     10.92 Fr.      -8.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.65 Fr.     2.10 Fr.      +26.98 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.99 Fr.     2.98 Fr.      +49.77 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.     5.46 Fr.      -31.72 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Fr.     1.82 Fr.      -47.98 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 73.00 Fr.     63.73 Fr.      -12.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 Fr.     2.73 Fr.      -54.48 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.80 Fr.     1.41 Fr.      -62.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Fr.     26.40 Fr.      -56.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.83 Fr.     0.88 Fr.      -52.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,450.00 Fr.     18,936.32 Fr.      -25.59 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 188.62 Fr.     146.04 Fr.      -22.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.36 Fr.     0.14 Fr.      -61.55 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.33 Fr.     42.77 Fr.      -7.68 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 100.10 Fr.     35.92 Fr.      -64.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.17 Fr.     16.93 Fr.      -50.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.     9.10 Fr.      -49.42 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 120.11 Fr.     37.53 Fr.      -68.76 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 55.74 Fr.     33.12 Fr.      -40.59 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 132.15 Fr.     70.10 Fr.      -46.95 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 149.85 Fr.     76.80 Fr.      -48.75 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,428.57 Fr.     929.46 Fr.      -34.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,162.14 Fr.     698.83 Fr.      -39.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,689.34 Fr.     1,578.72 Fr.      -41.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,153.78 Fr.     1,187.24 Fr.      -44.88 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,853.55 Fr.     1,765.15 Fr.      -80.06 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,025.93 Fr.     1,145.67 Fr.      -83.69 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 5,726.21 Fr.     3,005.15 Fr.      -47.52 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.96     4.19      +113.86 %
 
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