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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 65.68% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 65.76% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 65.95% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 94.56% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 47.26% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 19.68% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     20.97 $      +109.73 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     94.38 $      +109.73 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     13.63 $      +109.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.29 $      +79.77 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.24 $      +4.87 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $     4.51 $      +22.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     4.09 $      +151.24 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     3.44 $      +166.35 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.54 $      +51.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     2.62 $      +6.92 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.09 $     2.55 $      -17.47 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 $     5.20 $      +120.85 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.58 $     20.63 $      +115.34 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.02 $     23.29 $      +190.48 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 $     4.01 $      +4.33 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     3.60 $      -5.83 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.90 $     4.09 $      +4.71 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     2.48 $      +0.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $     2.12 $      +32.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.15 $      -35.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.49 $      -12.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.35 $     1.82 $      -22.57 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.39 $     2.24 $      -33.84 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.39 $      +39.82 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.15 $      +57.30 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     76.55 $      +19.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.50 $      +116.72 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     3.98 $      +156.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.90 $     68.16 $      +127.97 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.82 $     1.69 $      +105.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     26,216.44 $      +24.84 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.50 $     212.38 $      +34.84 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.41 $      +168.57 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.89 $     47.23 $      +0.72 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.15 $     105.48 $      +176.51 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.43 $     36.35 $      +97.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     18.88 $      +88.76 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.84 $     126.10 $      +208.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.69 $     59.23 $      +65.97 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.46 $     130.78 $      +68.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.88 $     147.69 $      +73.98 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 951.05 $     1,489.65 $      +56.63 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 749.87 $     1,183.82 $      +57.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.05 $     2,750.92 $      +66.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,255.51 $     2,226.86 $      +77.37 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,939.63 $     9,992.22 $      +415.16 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,298.77 $     7,698.90 $      +492.78 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,967.07 $     5,886.26 $      +98.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     1.98      -53.07 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015February, 2015
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