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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 63.64% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 63.32% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 62.61% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 91.45% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 45.65% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 34.76% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     20.57 $      +105.66 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     92.54 $      +105.66 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     13.37 $      +105.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.17 $      +76.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.40 $      +7.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     4.44 $      +19.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     4.06 $      +147.54 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     3.40 $      +161.91 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.52 $      +49.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $     2.57 $      +4.62 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.10 $     2.48 $      -19.94 %
Eggs (12) 2.37 $     5.20 $      +119.57 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     20.09 $      +110.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.03 $     22.92 $      +185.53 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     3.86 $      +0.60 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     3.40 $      -11.00 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     3.89 $      -0.47 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     2.43 $      -1.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     2.08 $      +29.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.13 $      -36.86 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.31 $      -5.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $     1.76 $      +2.23 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.19 $     2.16 $      -1.46 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.23 $      +37.10 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.08 $      +54.24 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     75.06 $      +17.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.38 $      +112.51 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     3.91 $      +151.54 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     62.21 $      +107.37 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.81 $     1.64 $      +101.63 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     25,706.94 $      +22.41 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.75 $     210.90 $      +33.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.41 $      +174.62 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.90 $     46.31 $      -1.26 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.01 $     104.28 $      +174.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.37 $     36.22 $      +97.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     18.51 $      +85.09 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.76 $     122.25 $      +199.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.70 $     58.19 $      +62.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.39 $     127.23 $      +64.41 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.74 $     144.82 $      +70.89 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 952.80 $     1,445.08 $      +51.67 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 754.89 $     1,153.54 $      +52.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,652.10 $     2,720.11 $      +64.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,262.30 $     2,181.83 $      +72.85 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,950.71 $     9,990.64 $      +412.15 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,293.08 $     7,613.54 $      +488.79 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,625.38 $     5,778.40 $      +120.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     1.94      -53.87 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015March, 2015
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