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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 83.17% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 79.02% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 69.88% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 114.26% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 73.74% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 7.48% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     22.12 $      +121.17 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     110.58 $      +145.74 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     14.38 $      +121.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.63 $      +89.57 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.53 $      +10.58 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.66 $     4.82 $      +31.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 $     4.37 $      +172.52 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.28 $     3.86 $      +200.59 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.62 $      +61.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.83 $      +16.47 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.01 $     2.73 $      -9.08 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     5.96 $      +160.20 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     22.12 $      +131.75 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.77 $     26.09 $      +236.01 %
Apples (1kg) 3.80 $     4.36 $      +14.71 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.71 $     4.04 $      +8.83 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.49 $      +16.98 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 $     2.63 $      +9.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.18 $      +38.90 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.19 $      -32.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.27 $      +10.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     1.81 $      -21.97 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     2.15 $      -34.11 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.85 $      +47.44 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.87 $      +93.52 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     80.73 $      +15.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.63 $      +121.17 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     4.20 $      +170.51 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     66.35 $      +128.79 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.02 $      +110.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,807.50 $     28,751.52 $      +38.18 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.74 $     208.86 $      +29.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.39 $      +155.95 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.76 $     50.96 $      +8.97 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     111.04 $      +181.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.42 $     37.70 $      +104.74 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     19.90 $      +99.05 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.12 $     134.15 $      +226.27 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.54 $     62.00 $      +69.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.92 $     146.61 $      +90.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.41 $     167.88 $      +98.90 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,018.94 $     1,570.34 $      +54.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 765.69 $     1,284.44 $      +67.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,729.74 $     2,952.61 $      +70.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,300.24 $     2,371.70 $      +82.40 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,943.35 $     9,839.05 $      +406.29 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,252.72 $     7,815.99 $      +523.92 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,298.56 $     6,346.84 $      +92.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     1.94      -53.63 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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