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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 66.16% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 65.59% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 64.31% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 94.61% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 47.96% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 34.58% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     20.94 $      +109.40 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     94.23 $      +109.40 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     13.61 $      +109.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.28 $      +79.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.24 $      +4.70 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $     4.54 $      +22.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     4.13 $      +151.42 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     3.47 $      +167.38 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.55 $      +52.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     2.61 $      +6.20 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.12 $     2.55 $      -18.33 %
Eggs (12) 2.38 $     5.37 $      +126.00 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.58 $     20.16 $      +110.46 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.06 $     23.27 $      +188.80 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     3.94 $      +2.56 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     3.46 $      -9.56 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     3.96 $      +1.15 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     2.46 $      -0.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     2.08 $      +29.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.15 $      -35.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.56 $      +4.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.79 $      +3.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.22 $     2.19 $      -1.08 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.38 $      +39.60 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.14 $      +57.05 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     76.43 $      +19.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.49 $      +116.38 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     3.98 $      +156.12 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     63.34 $      +111.15 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.78 $     1.63 $      +109.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     26,175.27 $      +24.64 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.38 $     214.35 $      +35.34 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.41 $      +173.97 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.91 $     47.70 $      +1.68 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.89 $     105.46 $      +178.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.37 $     36.88 $      +100.74 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     18.85 $      +88.46 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.69 $     123.26 $      +202.93 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.69 $     59.50 $      +66.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.44 $     127.55 $      +64.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.86 $     146.46 $      +72.58 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 951.26 $     1,476.08 $      +55.17 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 755.69 $     1,167.09 $      +54.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.77 $     2,732.65 $      +65.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,265.02 $     2,215.87 $      +75.16 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,979.59 $     10,157.17 $      +413.09 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,308.42 $     7,690.64 $      +487.78 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,640.64 $     5,884.48 $      +122.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     1.94      -53.79 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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