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Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 42.07% lower than in Switzerland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 41.22% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in United States are 39.25% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 50.09% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in United States are 38.85% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 5.18% lower than in Switzerland

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  Switzerland  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 Fr.     9.73 Fr.      -51.33 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 97.50 Fr.     43.80 Fr.      -55.07 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 13.00 Fr.     6.33 Fr.      -51.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 Fr.     3.41 Fr.      -47.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.50 Fr.     4.87 Fr.      -11.51 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.38 Fr.     3.60 Fr.      -17.87 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.97 Fr.     1.58 Fr.      -60.09 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.44 Fr.     1.26 Fr.      -63.33 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.47 Fr.     0.98 Fr.      -33.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.54 Fr.     2.38 Fr.      -6.39 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.45 Fr.     2.99 Fr.      +21.76 %
Eggs (12) 5.18 Fr.     2.28 Fr.      -55.99 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 20.61 Fr.     9.34 Fr.      -54.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 24.30 Fr.     7.69 Fr.      -68.34 %
Apples (1kg) 3.98 Fr.     3.73 Fr.      -6.15 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.61 Fr.     3.70 Fr.      +2.38 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.07 Fr.     3.77 Fr.      -7.36 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 Fr.     2.38 Fr.      -0.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.02 Fr.     1.54 Fr.      -23.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.11 Fr.     1.73 Fr.      +55.93 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.     11.68 Fr.      -2.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 Fr.     2.26 Fr.      +31.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.09 Fr.     3.25 Fr.      +55.29 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.     5.84 Fr.      -27.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.30 Fr.     1.95 Fr.      -41.01 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 73.00 Fr.     67.16 Fr.      -7.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 Fr.     2.92 Fr.      -51.33 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.80 Fr.     1.51 Fr.      -60.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Fr.     29.01 Fr.      -51.65 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.81 Fr.     0.93 Fr.      -48.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 Fr.     20,441.40 Fr.      -18.23 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 198.08 Fr.     154.93 Fr.      -21.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 Fr.     0.15 Fr.      -61.70 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.41 Fr.     45.72 Fr.      -1.49 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 99.88 Fr.     38.48 Fr.      -61.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.42 Fr.     17.43 Fr.      -49.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.     9.73 Fr.      -45.92 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 121.73 Fr.     39.95 Fr.      -67.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 57.31 Fr.     34.82 Fr.      -39.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 131.17 Fr.     75.58 Fr.      -42.38 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 148.19 Fr.     82.82 Fr.      -44.11 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,456.38 Fr.     998.62 Fr.      -31.43 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,176.64 Fr.     753.55 Fr.      -35.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,786.86 Fr.     1,689.68 Fr.      -39.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,247.33 Fr.     1,272.34 Fr.      -43.38 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,222.34 Fr.     1,853.68 Fr.      -79.90 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,291.30 Fr.     1,221.64 Fr.      -83.25 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 5,787.66 Fr.     3,225.73 Fr.      -44.27 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.99     4.22      +112.10 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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