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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 72.46% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 69.58% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 63.27% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 103.27% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 62.08% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 7.96% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     20.99 $      +109.93 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     104.96 $      +133.26 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     13.65 $      +109.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.30 $      +79.94 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.35 $      +7.02 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.59 $      +24.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     4.15 $      +156.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     3.59 $      +177.34 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.54 $      +51.96 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.65 $      +9.23 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     2.52 $      -17.11 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     5.46 $      +135.87 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.52 $     21.22 $      +122.77 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     24.77 $      +217.13 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     4.04 $      +5.79 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     3.65 $      -2.87 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.12 $      +7.29 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     2.45 $      +2.02 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.07 $      +31.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.16 $      -34.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     10.50 $      -12.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.76 $      -23.85 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     2.11 $      -36.19 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.40 $      +39.95 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.67 $      +83.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     75.57 $      +9.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.40 $      +113.43 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     3.99 $      +156.77 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     63.50 $      +111.68 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.91 $      +99.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     26,241.21 $      +24.96 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.39 $     203.70 $      +27.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.40 $      +153.75 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.08 $     48.52 $      +3.06 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     105.03 $      +165.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.83 $     35.02 $      +96.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     18.89 $      +88.94 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.15 $     123.60 $      +200.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.97 $     57.24 $      +59.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.23 $     136.14 $      +76.28 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.68 $     151.93 $      +79.43 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.07 $     1,490.13 $      +44.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.24 $     1,217.40 $      +57.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,737.26 $     2,890.60 $      +66.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.67 $     2,314.44 $      +76.99 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,896.73 $     9,570.24 $      +404.56 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,254.10 $     7,421.89 $      +491.81 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,301.41 $     6,044.16 $      +83.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     1.94      -53.79 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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