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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 73.43% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 70.55% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 64.22% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 104.74% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 62.74% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 8.62% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     21.21 $      +112.09 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     106.04 $      +135.65 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     13.79 $      +112.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.36 $      +81.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.33 $      +6.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.64 $      +26.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     4.20 $      +159.37 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     3.62 $      +180.16 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.55 $      +53.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.68 $      +10.41 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     2.55 $      -16.44 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     5.52 $      +138.35 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.53 $     21.43 $      +125.03 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.80 $     24.80 $      +217.79 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     4.09 $      +6.73 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     3.69 $      -1.76 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.85 $     4.17 $      +8.22 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     2.48 $      +2.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.09 $      +33.08 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.17 $      -34.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.60 $      -11.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.78 $      -23.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     2.13 $      -35.59 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.48 $      +41.39 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.71 $      +85.58 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.50 $     76.35 $      +9.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.47 $      +115.62 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     4.03 $      +159.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     64.16 $      +113.86 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.93 $      +101.55 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     26,511.13 $      +26.24 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.37 $     205.79 $      +28.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.41 $      +157.43 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.06 $     49.02 $      +4.16 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.47 $     106.11 $      +168.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.96 $     35.38 $      +96.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     19.09 $      +90.88 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.17 $     124.87 $      +203.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.96 $     57.83 $      +60.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.21 $     137.54 $      +78.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.58 $     153.49 $      +81.48 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.26 $     1,504.97 $      +46.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.49 $     1,229.92 $      +59.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,735.61 $     2,900.25 $      +67.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.79 $     2,337.85 $      +79.04 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,897.93 $     9,591.52 $      +405.37 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,255.03 $     7,498.23 $      +497.46 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,300.46 $     6,114.23 $      +85.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     1.94      -53.82 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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