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Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 42.05% lower than in Switzerland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 41.05% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in United States are 38.70% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 50.31% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in United States are 38.89% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 6.29% lower than in Switzerland

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  Switzerland  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 Fr.     9.70 Fr.      -51.52 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.     43.64 Fr.      -56.36 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 13.00 Fr.     6.30 Fr.      -51.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 Fr.     3.39 Fr.      -47.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.30 Fr.     4.85 Fr.      -8.47 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.40 Fr.     3.57 Fr.      -18.69 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.99 Fr.     1.58 Fr.      -60.51 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.42 Fr.     1.26 Fr.      -63.21 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.47 Fr.     0.98 Fr.      -33.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.54 Fr.     2.36 Fr.      -7.09 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.43 Fr.     2.97 Fr.      +22.33 %
Eggs (12) 5.22 Fr.     2.26 Fr.      -56.75 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 20.75 Fr.     9.26 Fr.      -55.40 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 24.38 Fr.     7.61 Fr.      -68.79 %
Apples (1kg) 3.95 Fr.     3.71 Fr.      -6.07 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.59 Fr.     3.66 Fr.      +1.95 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.02 Fr.     3.73 Fr.      -7.32 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 Fr.     2.35 Fr.      -2.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.02 Fr.     1.54 Fr.      -23.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.11 Fr.     1.72 Fr.      +55.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.     11.64 Fr.      -3.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 Fr.     2.24 Fr.      +29.98 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.06 Fr.     3.21 Fr.      +55.86 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.     5.82 Fr.      -27.27 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Fr.     1.94 Fr.      -44.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 73.00 Fr.     67.88 Fr.      -7.02 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 Fr.     2.91 Fr.      -51.52 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.80 Fr.     1.51 Fr.      -60.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.50 Fr.     28.90 Fr.      -52.24 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.82 Fr.     0.92 Fr.      -49.08 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 Fr.     20,295.82 Fr.      -18.82 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 197.75 Fr.     154.26 Fr.      -21.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 Fr.     0.15 Fr.      -61.88 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.62 Fr.     45.62 Fr.      -2.15 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 99.52 Fr.     38.35 Fr.      -61.46 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.91 Fr.     17.30 Fr.      -48.98 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.     9.70 Fr.      -46.13 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 120.14 Fr.     39.72 Fr.      -66.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.07 Fr.     34.77 Fr.      -37.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 130.70 Fr.     75.07 Fr.      -42.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 147.07 Fr.     82.30 Fr.      -44.04 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,437.41 Fr.     994.26 Fr.      -30.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,171.72 Fr.     750.06 Fr.      -35.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,783.60 Fr.     1,688.47 Fr.      -39.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,248.53 Fr.     1,268.72 Fr.      -43.58 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,162.00 Fr.     1,854.49 Fr.      -79.76 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,195.83 Fr.     1,221.33 Fr.      -83.03 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 5,809.52 Fr.     3,209.66 Fr.      -44.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.98     4.21      +112.97 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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