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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 72.01% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 69.37% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 63.58% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 102.59% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 61.85% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 7.17% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     20.91 $      +109.12 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     104.56 $      +132.35 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     13.59 $      +109.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.27 $      +79.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.48 $      +9.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.57 $      +24.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     4.13 $      +155.40 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     3.56 $      +175.18 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.53 $      +51.21 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.64 $      +8.83 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     2.51 $      -17.57 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     5.44 $      +134.95 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     21.13 $      +121.54 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     24.86 $      +218.37 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     4.03 $      +5.31 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     3.64 $      -3.28 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.11 $      +7.11 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     2.44 $      +1.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.06 $      +31.23 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.15 $      -34.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.46 $      -12.87 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     1.75 $      -24.04 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 $     2.10 $      -36.38 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.36 $      +39.41 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.66 $      +82.98 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     75.28 $      +9.10 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.38 $      +112.60 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     3.97 $      +155.77 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     63.26 $      +110.86 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.90 $      +98.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     26,139.69 $      +24.47 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.19 $     202.91 $      +26.67 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.40 $      +152.77 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.09 $     48.33 $      +2.63 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     104.63 $      +164.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.87 $     34.88 $      +95.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     18.82 $      +88.21 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.10 $     123.12 $      +199.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.91 $     57.02 $      +58.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.14 $     135.61 $      +75.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.69 $     151.34 $      +78.70 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.44 $     1,488.69 $      +45.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.70 $     1,217.31 $      +57.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.57 $     2,889.08 $      +66.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.01 $     2,325.15 $      +77.90 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,903.73 $     9,536.09 $      +400.92 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,258.09 $     7,393.18 $      +487.65 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,311.76 $     6,011.26 $      +81.51 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     1.95      -53.66 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014October, 2014
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