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Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 42.01% lower than in Switzerland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 41.03% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in United States are 38.75% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 50.80% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in United States are 38.30% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 7.37% lower than in Switzerland

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  Switzerland  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 Fr.     9.53 Fr.      -52.37 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.     42.87 Fr.      -57.13 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 13.00 Fr.     6.19 Fr.      -52.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 Fr.     3.33 Fr.      -44.43 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.10 Fr.     4.76 Fr.      -6.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.38 Fr.     3.51 Fr.      -19.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.96 Fr.     1.54 Fr.      -61.06 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.42 Fr.     1.23 Fr.      -63.94 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.46 Fr.     0.96 Fr.      -34.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.53 Fr.     2.31 Fr.      -8.45 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.40 Fr.     2.90 Fr.      +20.65 %
Eggs (12) 5.21 Fr.     2.21 Fr.      -57.60 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 20.21 Fr.     9.07 Fr.      -55.11 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 23.60 Fr.     7.44 Fr.      -68.47 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 Fr.     3.64 Fr.      -5.47 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.48 Fr.     3.58 Fr.      +2.95 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.93 Fr.     3.66 Fr.      -6.80 %
Potato (1kg) 2.33 Fr.     2.29 Fr.      -1.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.97 Fr.     1.50 Fr.      -24.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.10 Fr.     1.69 Fr.      +52.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 Fr.     11.43 Fr.      +14.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.67 Fr.     2.20 Fr.      +31.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.01 Fr.     3.15 Fr.      +56.72 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.     5.72 Fr.      -28.55 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Fr.     1.91 Fr.      -45.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 Fr.     65.74 Fr.      -8.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.10 Fr.     2.86 Fr.      -53.15 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.80 Fr.     1.48 Fr.      -61.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.50 Fr.     28.58 Fr.      -52.76 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.82 Fr.     0.91 Fr.      -49.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 Fr.     20,006.70 Fr.      -19.97 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 194.06 Fr.     152.81 Fr.      -21.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.38 Fr.     0.15 Fr.      -60.59 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.22 Fr.     44.85 Fr.      -2.97 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 100.06 Fr.     37.63 Fr.      -62.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.36 Fr.     16.99 Fr.      -49.09 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.     9.53 Fr.      -47.07 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 117.75 Fr.     39.20 Fr.      -66.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 54.53 Fr.     34.27 Fr.      -37.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 129.70 Fr.     73.58 Fr.      -43.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 144.74 Fr.     80.67 Fr.      -44.27 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,419.64 Fr.     979.45 Fr.      -31.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,159.81 Fr.     736.66 Fr.      -36.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,753.88 Fr.     1,655.09 Fr.      -39.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,204.97 Fr.     1,245.82 Fr.      -43.50 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,117.57 Fr.     1,807.02 Fr.      -80.18 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,070.83 Fr.     1,194.78 Fr.      -83.10 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 5,758.27 Fr.     3,145.26 Fr.      -45.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.94     4.21      +116.41 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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