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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 66.10% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 64.98% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 62.49% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 95.44% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 46.50% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 35.97% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(9.47 Fr.)
    21.13 $
(20.00 Fr.)
     +111.26 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(42.60 Fr.)
    95.07 $
(90.00 Fr.)
     +111.26 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(6.15 Fr.)
    13.73 $
(13.00 Fr.)
     +111.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(3.31 Fr.)
    6.34 $
(6.00 Fr.)
     +81.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(4.73 Fr.)
    5.81 $
(5.50 Fr.)
     +16.19 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $
(3.52 Fr.)
    4.54 $
(4.30 Fr.)
     +22.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(1.55 Fr.)
    4.12 $
(3.90 Fr.)
     +151.65 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.32 $
(1.25 Fr.)
    3.45 $
(3.26 Fr.)
     +161.61 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.86 $
(3.65 Fr.)
    5.89 $
(5.57 Fr.)
     +52.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.24 $
(2.12 Fr.)
    2.38 $
(2.25 Fr.)
     +6.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.42 $
(1.35 Fr.)
    1.17 $
(1.11 Fr.)
     -17.61 %
Eggs (12) 2.40 $
(2.27 Fr.)
    5.53 $
(5.24 Fr.)
     +130.55 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.38 $
(4.14 Fr.)
    9.14 $
(8.66 Fr.)
     +108.84 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.70 $
(3.51 Fr.)
    10.45 $
(9.90 Fr.)
     +182.31 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.76 $
(1.67 Fr.)
    1.80 $
(1.70 Fr.)
     +2.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.76 $
(1.66 Fr.)
    1.62 $
(1.54 Fr.)
     -7.62 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(1.68 Fr.)
    1.82 $
(1.72 Fr.)
     +2.32 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.15 $
(1.09 Fr.)
    1.13 $
(1.07 Fr.)
     -1.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $
(1.50 Fr.)
    2.15 $
(2.04 Fr.)
     +35.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $
(1.68 Fr.)
    1.15 $
(1.09 Fr.)
     -35.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(11.36 Fr.)
    11.62 $
(11.00 Fr.)
     -3.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $
(1.62 Fr.)
    1.83 $
(1.73 Fr.)
     +7.20 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.26 $
(2.14 Fr.)
    2.27 $
(2.14 Fr.)
     +0.25 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(5.68 Fr.)
    8.45 $
(8.00 Fr.)
     +40.84 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.89 Fr.)
    3.17 $
(3.00 Fr.)
     +58.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(60.59 Fr.)
    79.22 $
(75.00 Fr.)
     +23.79 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.84 Fr.)
    6.55 $
(6.20 Fr.)
     +118.30 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.37 Fr.)
    6.46 $
(6.12 Fr.)
     +158.39 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(28.40 Fr.)
    64.43 $
(61.00 Fr.)
     +114.78 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.94 $
(2.78 Fr.)
    6.23 $
(5.90 Fr.)
     +112.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(19,880.70 Fr.)
    26,407.52 $
(25,000.00 Fr.)
     +25.75 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 159.06 $
(150.58 Fr.)
    219.03 $
(207.36 Fr.)
     +37.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.15 Fr.)
    0.43 $
(0.41 Fr.)
     +176.27 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.06 $
(44.55 Fr.)
    49.00 $
(46.39 Fr.)
     +4.12 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.00 $
(35.97 Fr.)
    106.80 $
(101.10 Fr.)
     +181.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.56 $
(17.57 Fr.)
    37.55 $
(35.55 Fr.)
     +102.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(9.47 Fr.)
    19.01 $
(18.00 Fr.)
     +90.13 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.65 $
(38.49 Fr.)
    124.90 $
(118.24 Fr.)
     +207.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.97 $
(34.05 Fr.)
    61.18 $
(57.91 Fr.)
     +70.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.70 $
(73.55 Fr.)
    129.41 $
(122.51 Fr.)
     +66.56 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.17 $
(80.63 Fr.)
    148.64 $
(140.71 Fr.)
     +74.51 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 976.76 $
(924.70 Fr.)
    1,520.80 $
(1,439.74 Fr.)
     +55.70 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 766.04 $
(725.21 Fr.)
    1,185.34 $
(1,122.16 Fr.)
     +54.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,691.66 $
(1,601.50 Fr.)
    2,770.14 $
(2,622.49 Fr.)
     +63.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,295.93 $
(1,226.85 Fr.)
    2,244.05 $
(2,124.44 Fr.)
     +73.16 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 205.02 $
(194.10 Fr.)
    1,034.11 $
(978.99 Fr.)
     +404.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 134.02 $
(126.88 Fr.)
    772.66 $
(731.47 Fr.)
     +476.51 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,695.03 $
(2,551.38 Fr.)
    6,045.39 $
(5,723.17 Fr.)
     +124.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     1.97      -53.01 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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