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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 82.63% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 78.67% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 69.92% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 114.15% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 72.80% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 7.54% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     22.10 $      +121.04 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     110.52 $      +145.60 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     14.37 $      +121.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.63 $      +89.47 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.53 $      +10.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.66 $     4.82 $      +31.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     4.38 $      +172.99 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.28 $     3.86 $      +200.40 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.61 $      +60.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.83 $      +16.49 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.01 $     2.71 $      -9.69 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     5.92 $      +158.59 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     21.98 $      +130.36 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     25.91 $      +233.74 %
Apples (1kg) 3.80 $     4.33 $      +13.95 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.72 $     4.02 $      +8.16 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.48 $      +16.51 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 $     2.61 $      +9.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.17 $      +37.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.19 $      -32.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.26 $      +10.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.81 $      -21.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     2.15 $      -34.13 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.84 $      +47.36 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.87 $      +93.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     80.68 $      +15.26 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.74 $      +124.73 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     4.20 $      +170.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     66.31 $      +128.67 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.02 $      +110.20 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,807.50 $     28,680.37 $      +37.84 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.70 $     207.95 $      +29.40 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.39 $      +156.92 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.74 $     51.20 $      +9.55 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.53 $     110.50 $      +179.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.46 $     37.98 $      +105.77 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     19.89 $      +98.94 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.14 $     133.78 $      +225.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.54 $     61.48 $      +68.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.94 $     145.89 $      +89.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.42 $     167.60 $      +98.52 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,018.14 $     1,565.44 $      +53.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 765.21 $     1,282.57 $      +67.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,727.88 $     2,953.38 $      +70.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,299.94 $     2,373.57 $      +82.59 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,946.45 $     9,735.70 $      +400.18 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,254.51 $     7,702.51 $      +513.98 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,298.15 $     6,336.95 $      +92.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     1.94      -53.54 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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