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Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 44.33% lower than in Switzerland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 43.23% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in United States are 40.64% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 52.61% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in United States are 41.08% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 7.27% lower than in Switzerland

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  Switzerland  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 Fr.     9.19 Fr.      -54.05 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.     41.36 Fr.      -58.64 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 13.00 Fr.     5.97 Fr.      -54.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 Fr.     3.22 Fr.      -46.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 Fr.     4.60 Fr.      -8.09 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 Fr.     3.37 Fr.      -22.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.99 Fr.     1.48 Fr.      -62.89 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.50 Fr.     1.18 Fr.      -66.15 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.46 Fr.     0.92 Fr.      -36.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.52 Fr.     2.23 Fr.      -11.41 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.42 Fr.     2.76 Fr.      +13.84 %
Eggs (12) 5.28 Fr.     2.11 Fr.      -60.02 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 20.18 Fr.     8.75 Fr.      -56.63 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 23.32 Fr.     7.13 Fr.      -69.42 %
Apples (1kg) 3.91 Fr.     3.50 Fr.      -10.44 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.60 Fr.     3.43 Fr.      -4.87 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.01 Fr.     3.52 Fr.      -12.26 %
Potato (1kg) 2.38 Fr.     2.20 Fr.      -7.41 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.97 Fr.     1.44 Fr.      -26.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.07 Fr.     1.62 Fr.      +51.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.     11.03 Fr.      -8.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.67 Fr.     2.12 Fr.      +26.98 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.00 Fr.     3.01 Fr.      +50.27 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.     5.51 Fr.      -31.07 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Fr.     1.84 Fr.      -47.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 73.00 Fr.     64.34 Fr.      -11.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.20 Fr.     2.76 Fr.      -55.53 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.80 Fr.     1.43 Fr.      -62.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Fr.     27.39 Fr.      -54.35 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.83 Fr.     0.88 Fr.      -51.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 Fr.     19,131.07 Fr.      -23.48 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 189.72 Fr.     147.25 Fr.      -22.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.36 Fr.     0.14 Fr.      -60.26 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.42 Fr.     43.16 Fr.      -7.03 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 101.03 Fr.     36.20 Fr.      -64.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.59 Fr.     17.09 Fr.      -50.60 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.     9.19 Fr.      -48.94 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 119.20 Fr.     37.97 Fr.      -68.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.05 Fr.     33.29 Fr.      -40.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 132.15 Fr.     70.96 Fr.      -46.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 150.59 Fr.     77.60 Fr.      -48.47 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,435.67 Fr.     938.63 Fr.      -34.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,162.54 Fr.     705.57 Fr.      -39.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,696.38 Fr.     1,589.73 Fr.      -41.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,165.34 Fr.     1,198.69 Fr.      -44.64 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,938.69 Fr.     1,758.40 Fr.      -80.33 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,980.77 Fr.     1,156.29 Fr.      -83.44 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 5,758.63 Fr.     3,031.57 Fr.      -47.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.94     4.20      +116.64 %
 
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