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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 69.18% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 66.81% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 61.58% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 96.42% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 60.26% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 6.43% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     20.33 $      +103.25 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     99.09 $      +120.19 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     13.21 $      +103.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.61 $      +88.73 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.59 $      +11.79 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     4.45 $      +20.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     4.03 $      +147.81 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     3.50 $      +169.81 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.50 $      +48.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.44 $     2.58 $      +5.71 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     2.49 $      -18.78 %
Eggs (12) 2.34 $     5.26 $      +124.72 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.59 $     20.95 $      +118.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.91 $     24.70 $      +212.39 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     4.04 $      +5.33 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.80 $     3.67 $      -3.42 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.88 $     4.14 $      +6.75 %
Potato (1kg) 2.44 $     2.44 $      -0.29 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     2.05 $      +29.37 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.13 $      -36.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.20 $      +1.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     1.75 $      -24.62 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 $     2.12 $      -36.36 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.13 $      +35.50 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.35 $      +67.68 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     74.19 $      +7.52 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.10 $      +103.25 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     3.86 $      +148.60 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     60.98 $      +103.25 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.84 $      +93.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     25,406.50 $      +20.98 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.24 $     201.30 $      +26.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.40 $      +158.26 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.94 $     47.16 $      +0.46 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.53 $     101.50 $      +156.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.99 $     34.98 $      +94.46 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     18.29 $      +82.93 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.10 $     123.71 $      +201.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.79 $     58.24 $      +62.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.73 $     133.30 $      +71.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.15 $     150.60 $      +76.87 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.29 $     1,481.01 $      +44.31 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 774.36 $     1,195.83 $      +54.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,736.26 $     2,833.48 $      +63.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.02 $     2,294.16 $      +75.39 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,899.79 $     9,387.94 $      +394.16 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,253.45 $     7,409.86 $      +491.16 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,314.85 $     5,884.90 $      +77.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     1.99      -52.86 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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